In his four-decade long career as a journalist, A.K. Bhattacharya has held leadership positions in several publications including Financial Express, The Economic Times, The Pioneer and Business Standard. At present, he is the editorial director at Business Standard. His fortnightly columns – New Delhi Diary and Raisina Hill – takeing a close look at implications of policy making and government affairs. A winner of Shriram Lifetime Achievement Award For Excellence In Financial Journalism in 2017, he is also the General Secretary of the Editors Guild of India. He is the author of The Rise of Goliath- Twelve Disruptions That Changed India, published by Penguin in July 2019.