Sujit Choudhry is the Director of The Center for Constitutional Transitions. An expert in comparative law, Choudhry has been involved in the drafting of new constitutions for numerous countries all over the world. The group he currently heads has operations in over 25 countries and association with other multilateral partners, it aims at providing outstanding services to decision makers. He recently sat for an interview to give an insight on this responsibility and also share his experiences so far.
A dedicated expert committed to providing proven policy options, Choudhry faced difficulties in accessing updated research which hindered his job. To fill the void, Choudhry created the organization to advance the effectiveness of constitutional advice.
Sujit has impressively contributed to the field of comparative constitutional law, and it is something he enthusiastically expounds on. Of interest is his view on the prevailing situation around the world particularly the stress facing constitutional democracies. The Oxford schooled scholar believes the need for a progressiveness to prevent failures in our systems.
Just like any other job, Choudhry faces challenges in his endeavours. When the question arose on how he deals with these challenges especially having to work with people from different cultural backgrounds, he hints on the importance of excellent interpersonal skills with the people one interacts with.
A focused professional genuinely passionate about his job, Choudhry intimates that he is dynamic and regularly changes his vision. He had to learn to use every setback as an opportunity to learn and formulate up something even better. Without continually going back to the drawing board he is confident he couldn’t have achieved this much.
About Sujit Choudhry
Sujit Choudhry was born in 1970 in Delhi, India and holds multiple degrees in law from world-renowned universities including Oxford and Harvard Law School. He has had a long and fruitful career holding various positions. However, Choudhry is much associated with producing viable policy for decision-makers.
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Sujit has a vast array of publications to his name, and he has also won numerous awards because of his outstanding contributions (law.nyu.edu). However, his most notable achievement has been the founding of The Center for Constitutional Transitions which has produced rapporteurs that have been cited by respected bodies such as the UNHCR.