Dr. Prannoy Roy, Chairman and Wholetime Director|
Dr. Prannoy Roy, Chairman and Wholetime Director, age 54 years, is one of the leading psephologists and political analysts in India. He is the recipient of the prestigious Leverhulme fellowship for his Doctorate and a scholarship to study at the Haileybury, a leading public school in England. Dr. Roy has a doctorate in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, bachelors in Economics from the Queen Mary College, London University and is a Qualified Chartered Accountant from London.
During 1985-1987, Dr. Roy was associated with the Ministry of Finance, Government of India as Economic Advisor. He has been involved with the television media since 1980 as a commentator on elections and from 1984 as one of the premier anchorpersons in India in terms of credibility, analytical depth and presentational quality. He has been adjudged the television personality of the millennium by the Indian Express poll and has contributed to various national and international publications. He has been felicitated by many organizations. Some of the key awards received by him are: