Veeresh Kanduri is a recipient of the Republic of China’s (Taiwan) Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) Fellowship. Currently, he is associated with Forum for Integrated National Security (FINS) in India as a Young National Security Fellow and Hawaii’s Pacific Forum as a Young Leader Fellow. Previously, Veeresh worked for Tel Aviv-based MAX-Security’s Intelligence Division as an Intelligence Analyst-China Specialist and Pangoal Institution (盘古智库) in Beijing as a Research Assistant. He graduated from Peking University’s Yenching Academy as a Yenching Scholar in Politics and International Relations and also holds a graduate degree in Development studies from Tata Institute of Social Science.