Sundeep Waslekar is a thought leader on the global future. He has worked with sixty-five countries under the auspices of the Strategic Foresight Group, an international think tank he founded in 2002. He began his journey by mobilizing world leaders to prepare a blueprint for the post–Cold War world order in 1991 and an action plan for nuclear disarmament in 1993. In the 1990s, he mediated between parties to various intractable conflicts in South Asia. In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the war on terror, from 2004 to 2006, he co-chaired International Roundtables on Deconstructing Terror, bringing together political leaders of Western and Islamic countries at the European Parliament. In 2009 his report measuring the cost of conflict in the Middle East was launched at the United Nations. In 2016 he was invited to address the United Nations Security Council session 7818 on water, peace and security. In 2019, he was a co-signatory of the Normandy Manifesto for World Peace, along with several Nobel peace laureates.