Ms Anna Roy is a 1992-batch officer of the Indian Economic Service. She was a lecturer at Delhi University and TERI before joining the IES. In the government she has worked in the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Civil Aviation, and NITI Aayog. She has held various positions like Deputy Director, Joint Director, Director in Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance and also Ministry of Civil Aviation during the period from 1996 to 2012. She was Officer on Special Duty to the Finance Minister and the Finance Secretary during 2009-2012. She has also served as Joint Secretary in the Department of Financial Services. She has worked in important sectors like Infrastructure reforms, public-private partnerships, the financial sector, and the banking sector.
At NITI Aayog she heads the frontier technologies /data management & analysis verticals. In this role, she has led teams, which have brought out major reports like the National Strategy on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain- the India Strategy, Approach Paper on AIRAWAT, Responsible AI- Principles & Enforcement Mechanism, the Data Empowerment & Protection Architecture (DEPA) etc.. Ms. Roy also heads the Women Entrepreneurship Platform, a NITI flagship that works towards developing the entrepreneurial ecosystem for women.