Commodore Somen Banerjee is currently a Senior Fellow at National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi. He has had extensive operational exposure in the Indo-Pacific region including the Command of frontline warships of the Indian Navy. He has served in Staff billets in Naval Headquarters and as Director (Military Affairs) in the Ministry of External Affairs. He has also been a Senior Fellow in Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi.
At the Track 1.0 level the officer has represented the country at the Conference on Disarmament, United Nations in Geneva and at ASEAN forums.
He has participated in the Young Leaders Fellowship Program sponsored by Institute of Unification Education, Ministry of Unification, South Korea in 2019.