Kishore Mahbubhani is dean and professor in the practice of public policy in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS. A former diplomat with more than 30 years’ service, he was included in Foreign Policy’s list of Top 100 Global Thinkers in 2010 and 2011. His fourth book, The Great Convergence: Asia, the West and the Logic of One World , will be launched in 2013. He has three children with Anne King Markey
Mahbubhani was previously a member of the 21st Century Council and The WorldPost Advisory Council.