Sujeet Kumar
BJD Member of Parliament (RajyaSabha)
Speaker at Copenhagen Democracy Summit 2024

Sujeet Kumar is a Member of Parliament (MP) in the Rajya Sabha, representing the state of Odisha, and a Lawyer specialising in the areas of Technology Laws, IP, Arbitration, Environmental, Commercial and Constitutional Laws.

He is the Chairman of the Petitions Committee of Rajya Sabha, becoming one of the youngest MPs to head a Parliamentary Committee. He is also a Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, Parliamentary Consultative Committee on External Affairs, Press Council of India and the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA).

An Engineer turned Lawyer, Kumar is currently practising law at the Supreme Court of India and various High Courts & Tribunals. He is the founder and Managing partner of LexMantra LLP (www.lexmantra.net), a boutique law firm. Previously, he worked at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Geneva, Switzerland, and for United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and for Infosys Technologies Ltd. in India.

He studied for the mid-career Master in Public Administration (MPA) at the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School- Harvard University. He also has an MBA degree from Said Business School- University of Oxford, having the distinction of receiving the inaugural Skoll Scholarship there. He also holds two Bachelor degrees from India: Bachelor of Engineering (BE) (from Burla, Odisha) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB). Recipient of numerous accolades, awards and citations, he won the “Youth Inspiration Award 2018”.