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Vijay is the Global Energy & Climate Innovation Editor of The Economist. He has produced numerous cover stories and won awards for his reporting. He is also the author of three well-received books and an accomplished public speaker. The Financial Times has declared him to be “a writer to whom it is worth paying attention.” From 2017 to 2021, he served as the New York-based US Business Editor. He opened the magazine’s first Shanghai bureau in 2012, and served as its China Business Editor until mid-2017. Vijay is a Life Member at America’s Council on Foreign Relations and a Member of the Economic Club of New York. He has also served as an advisor on sustainability and innovation to the World Economic Forum/Davos. Vijay is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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