Madhav Das Nalapat (M.D. Nalapat) is an Indian academician and columnist. Currently, he is the Editorial Director of Itv network (India) & The Sunday Guardian. He is also the Vice-Chair of Manipal Advanced Research Group and Director of the Department of Geopolitics & International Relations at Manipal University . He has been the Coordinating Editor of the Times of India and editor of the Mathrubhumi.
Apart from his work, he has played a key role in the literacy movement in Kerala, as the first honorary coordinator of the Kerala Association for Non-formal Education and Development. Being the honorary secretary of the Kerala Children’s Film Society and Kerala Forestry Board, he has actively contributed to the betterment of the society.
He has excelled as the Advisory Board member and Associate member in various institutions. He is also the member of the Resource Board, Centre for International Relations, Washington D.C.
He has also contributed to leading publications across the world and has written six books extensively on security, policy and international affairs. He is a Gold Medallist in Economics from the University of Mumbai.