Raghuvir Srinivasan

Raghuvir Srinivasan, Editor, Business Line, is a chartered accountant and cost accountant with 28 years of experience in journalism, all of them in The Hindu Group.

 

He was Business Editor of The Hindu before he took over as Editor of Business Line in September 2020. Raghuvir is an avid watcher of the economy and tracks the automobiles and energy sector, among many others, closely. He has written several editorials over the years on the economy, markets, central banking etc. apart from analytical articles on selected companies and comment pieces in the editorial pages of Business Line and The Hindu.

 

Raghuvir began his journalism career in Business Line as a research analyst joining the newspaper when it was launched in 1993.

 

He was awarded the Chevening Scholarship for Young Journalists by the British’s government’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 2000. He spent a semester studying journalism at the University of Westminster, London.

 

As part of the scholarship, he interned at The Economist in London, which published three of his articles.

 

In 2010, he won the prestigious Thomas Jefferson Fellowship of the East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A., which is awarded to a journalist each from select Asian countries.

 

Fifty-four-year-old Raghuvir is a Fellow of the Foreign Press Center, Tokyo, Japan.