Suvam has been an international journalist with over 15 years of experience in working in three of the most ethnically unique and culturally diverse countries in the world - China, India, and South Africa. He is currently based in Beijing and has been working in China for the past four years. Previously, he worked for some of the leading media organizations in India and South Africa and has published a number of books with reputed international publishing houses like HarperCollins and Routledge. He has got hands-on experience in working in all forms of media, including print, radio, television and digital/web and has published articles in three different languages English, Hindi, and Bengali.
Suvam was raised in Santiniketan in West Bengal, India, and studied from Visva Bharati, a global university founded by Asia’s first-ever Nobel laureate and world-renowned author Rabindranath Tagore. He also pursued his journalism degree from India’s premier media-learning centre, the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) in Delhi. He has recently undertaken an independent project of making a documentary on Late Prof Tan Yun-shan and his son, Prof Tan Chung, and how they built a strong bridge of partnership between China and India for many decades. He has also been delivering talks on Tagore and his global perspective at different institutions and organizations in India and China.
As an intrepid traveler, Suvam has crisscrossed many territories and countries, including India, China, South Africa, Australia, France, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Russia, Japan, South Korea, Mongolia, Finland, Norway, Estonia, The UAE, Thailand, Kazakhstan, The Philippines, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan), Hong Kong SAR & Macao SAR, and has been to some of the most unique destinations such as Mount Everest North Base Camp in Tibet, China, Panmunjom in DMZ in South Korea, the Great Barrier Reef & Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Australia, Gobi Desert in Mongolia, Hiroshima & Nagasaki in Japan and Kruger National Park in South Africa. He has also visited both the eastern and western ends of the Great Wall at Laolongtou (Shanhaiguan) and Jiayuguan respectively.