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Hari Seshasayee

Former Global Fellow


September 4, 2020 — September 30, 2022

Professional affiliation

Trade Advisor, ProColombia


  • Democracy
  • Economics and Globalization
  • Energy
  • International Development

Wilson Center Projects

India-Venezuela Relations: A Case Study in Oil Diplomacy

Full Biography

Hari Seshasayee is a trade advisor at ProColombia, the Colombian government's official trade and investment promotion agency, and is a Latin America analyst specializing in India-Latin America relations. He previously worked as a senior researcher with Gateway House, a Mumbai-based foreign policy think tank, and also led the Latin America desk at the Confederation of Indian Industry, India's largest business association. He has an M.A. in Latin American Studies from Stanford University, tweets at @haricito and can also be reached at

Major Publications

  • India-Venezuela Relations: A Case Study in Oil Diplomacy (Wilson Center)
  • How to Avoid the Primarization of Trade (Inter-American Development Bank)
  • Recasting South- South Links: Indo– Latin American Relations (Brookings Institution Press)