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Harish is a lawyer and founding partner of the law firm, Samvad Partners, headquartered in Bengaluru. Harish has extensive experience in advising on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, banking, corporate financing, private equity, projects, regulatory, and dispute resolution matters. Harish is a trustee of the Singamma Sreenivasan Foundation and the Punarchith Collective. He is also a member of the Karnataka Election Watch and National Election Watch.
Harish has a BA, LLB (Hons.) from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, a BCL from the University of Oxford (where he was a Radhakrishnan Scholar), and a BA (Philosophy) from the University of London.
Ragamalika Karthikeyan is the Editor, Special Projects & Experiments at The News Minute. She writes about gender, sexuality and the law. She has previously worked with Times Now, NDTV-Hindu, and Deccan Chronicle. As a Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) fellow, she has worked on drafting The Good Samaritan (Protection from Civil and Criminal Liabilities) and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill for Ms Kirron Kher, Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha.
Prakash Belawadi is a noted film and theatre actor / director, filmmaker, journalist, media and television personality. He is co-founder of the Centre for Film and Drama, Bangalore, and launched the Suchitra School of Cinema and Dramatic Arts in 2012. He has made several documentary films and Kannada TV serials (‘Garva’, ‘Illiruvudu Summane’) in addition to acting and directing numerous Kannada and English plays. He has also acted in Hindi films such as Airlift, Talwar, Madras Cafe and other. He is recipient of the National Award for his feature film Stumble (2002), and the Karnataka Nataka Academy Award (2012)
Professor Sudhir Krishnaswamy has been appointed Vice-Chancellor of National Law School of India University, Bengaluru. His research focus is on constitutional law and politics and the empirical analysis of the legal system. He is a Founder and Trustee of the Centre for Law and Policy Research, Bengaluru.