Uday Sankar Das is a senior journalist who worked for over two decades as radio broadcaster for BBC World Service Radio (Bangla) in London and is presently based in his home city of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Hailing from a respectable and well-known family in Chittagong, he did his schooling from St Placid's School and later completed his Masters in Accounting from the University of Chittagong. He later went to the UK for higher studies and upon successful completion of his course, worked as a professional accountant and also was involved with radio broadcasting.

Presently, he is working as consultant and writes for two leading national English dailies of Bangladesh, The Daily Star and The daily Observer. He also writes for a local Bangla daily in Chittagong, Suprobhat Bangladesh.

Uday Sankar Das is socially and culturally very active. He is involved with the world's largest non-government charitable organisation, Rotary International being President of his club in London, Rotary Club of Tower Hamlets, twice. In Bangladesh, he has joined the Rotary Club of Agrabad, and is entrusted with the responsibility of being the District Editor and a member of District Training team. He comes from a very culturally well-known family, with his siblings being renowned in their respective fields.

Uday Sankar Das is also a reputed elocutionist and has penned a number of scripts on Tagore songs for musical soirees which have been performed and staged in Chittagong, Dhaka and Kolkata.