Gautam Banerji

Teacher of Global Politics and Theory of Knowledge,
Sustainable Development Coordinator


  • M.A. in English from St Stephen’s College, Delhi
  • LL.B. Faculty of Law, University of Delhi
  • M.Sc.(econ) London School of Economics, London
  • Certificate Programmes in International Studies: State University of St Petersburg, Russia and LSE, London
  • Intermediate Certificate in Japanese Language: Keio University, Tokyo

1973-1985: Lecturer in English, University of Delhi
1985-1995 and 1996-1998: Several professional assignments with UNICEF
1998 - 2014: In private legal practice, India and UK
2014 - Present: IB Diploma Programme Examiner for English B (Higher Level)
2007 - 2013: Commissioner, Commission for Sustainable London 2012
2009 - 2010: Judicial Advisor, Judicial Development Institute, Baghdad, on US State Department Task Order
2014 - 2016: Business and General English Teacher: Ecole Ruban Vert, Libreville, Gabon
2017 - 2018: Short Term Training Advisor, Supreme Court, Kabul on a USAID contract

What is the favourite part of the course you teach?

Which teaching method you prefer and why? 
Experiential learning. My work is primarily outside the classroom setting.

What advice would you give to a student of your subject?
Start with the doable but have the larger picture before you. No achievement is too small.

Who is your role model or mentor or who inspires you?
The weakest link who takes every failure to be a new road to success.

What is your life motto?
Truth alone triumphs!

What are the three things you can't imagine your life without?
Love, Laughter, Loyalty 

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Photography, Music and Painting