Prof. Bhagwati Prakash Sharma is an economist and expert on Global Trade Scenario, the WTO, Free Trade Agreements, Economic Globalization, etc.

He is currently the Chairman of the Governing Board of UNESCO MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) which is the first and only category 1 Research Institute in Asia Pacific and an integral part of UNESCO.

He is also a member of the High Powered Committee on Indian Knowledge System, Ministry of Education and Chairperson of the Committee of Experts for Revamping Technical Teachers Training Sector & 4 National Institutes of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTRs)

He has 44 years of teaching experience and served as the Vice Chancellor of Gautam Buddha University from 2018-2021. He also served as the President of the Pacific Academy of Higher Education and Research University, Udaipur from 2013-2018.

He is a prolific writer and has authored 14 books and 350+ research articles.