Pralok Gupta is a Consultant and Assistant Professor of Services and Investment at the Centre for WTO Studies at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. He received a PhD in Economics and Social Sciences from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore. He has been appointed as an Expert Member of various Inter-Ministerial Groups on Services Trade by the Government of India and also of the FICCI National Council on Services by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). His research interests include trade policy and regulations, the WTO, services trade, investment, e-commerce, and international migration. His publications include the co-authored volume Globalization of Legal Services and Regulatory Reforms: Perspectives and Dynamics from India (2015) and the co-edited volume India-EU People Mobility: Historical, Economic and Regulatory Dimensions (2015).