Tanvi Ratna is a 2019 India-U.S. Fellow at New America. Ratna is a policy analyst and engineer, managing blockchain projects with a leading global consulting firm, based in India. She helped design the blockchain policy framework of the Government of Karnataka, home to India’s Silicon Valley, and helps advise the central government in India on blockchain regulation. Her research focuses on designing effective regulatory frameworks for blockchain.
She has deep and global experience in policy design and execution, having worked on Capitol Hill, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and with a host of central and state level ministries and departments in India, including the Ministries of External Affairs, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Agriculture, the National Innovation Commission, and others. Ratna holds a master in public policy from Georgetown University and the LKY School of Public Policy, and a bachelor in engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.