Our visiting faculty team is drawn from a pool of experts who are academicians as well as practitioners. This adds invaluable experiential learning to the programme.
Mr. G. Mahalingam
Mr Mahalingam is Executive Director and former regional director of Reserve Bank of India. He is associated with RBI from last 30 years with various roles as Inspecting officer, Chief Forex dealer, Chief Investment Dealer, Head of Internal Debt Management Department. He was also advisor to Central Bank of Oman for monetary operations. Currently, he is involved with RBI in monitoring and surveillance of money/Forex/GSec/ Derivative Markets Intervention Operations and conduct of Liquidity Operations, Forex Intervention Operations and Open Market Operations. Moreover, he was six years faculty in Reserve Bank Officers Training College. He is M.Sc. in Statistics and Operations research from IIT, Kanpur and an MBA in International Banking and Finance from Birmigham Business School, UK. He teaches various financial engineering and risk management issues in Indian Market context.
Prof. Surendra Sundararajan
Prof. Surendra Sundararajan, a Professor at MS Baroda University, is an MA (Economics), LLB, MBA (Wisconsin), and a PhD. He is an expert in Securities Markets and Risk Management & Derivatives. He is also a visiting faculty at SP Jain Institute of Management and Great Lakes Institute of Management. He has taught Financial Derivative in PGPFERM Programme.
Prof. M. Venkateshwarlu
Prof. Venkateshwarlu, M.Com and PhD, is a Professor at National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE). He has also pioneered the development of the CRISIL Certified Analyst Programme. His areas of interest are Financial Economics, Valuation and Risk Management. He has several research articles at refereed international and national journals, besides conference papers. He teaches Financial Economics in PGPFERM Programme.
Prof. Neeraj Hatekar
Prof. Neearaj, M.A. and Ph.D., is a Professor at Departmentof Economics (Autonomous), Centre of Advance Studies, University of Mumbai. His area of interest is Econometrics, Game Theory and Experimental Economics. He has been fellow at University of Cambridge and University of Ulster, UK. He has several publications in the journals of international repute. He teaches Game Theoretic Applications in Financial Engineering in PGPFERM Programme.
Mr. B. Venkatesh
Mr. Venkatesh is a CFA (USA) and FRM (GARP), in addition to being a Chartered Accountant and a Cost & Management Accountant. He is an expert in Securities Analysis Portfolio Management and Behavioural Finance. A former Editor (Financial Markets) at Business Line (a Hindu Group) publications, he is the Founder Director of Navera Consulting, a firm that specializes in portfolio performance evaluation. Previously, he has been a visiting faculty at IIM Bangalore and Great Lakes Institute of Management. He has taught Financial Engineering Applications in PGPFERM Programme.
Mr. Suneel Sarswat
Mr. Suneel Sarswat is an MSc in Statistics and Informatics from the Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay. Before joining NISM, he worked on Financial Analytics at Bank of America (now BoFA Merrill Lynch). He has keen interest in Mathematics, Computational Finance and Financial Computing. He has done vital projects such as the application of neural networks in financial analysis, credit ratings and trading algorithms involving pattern recognition. He has participated in national and international workshops and conferences. Currently, he is pursuing his doctorate in Computer Science from TIFR. He teaches Computational Finance in PGPFERM Programme.
Mr. Ramesh B. Thimmaraya
Ramesh Babu Thimmaraya is an ME from IIT Madras, MBA from NITIE, Bombay and has attained the FRM Certification from GARP. He has worked at CENDAC Labs, USA and at GE, Bangalore. He has written 18 research papers in many peer reviewed international journals in the areas of Applied Mathematics, Quantitative Finance and Economics.Two of his research papers on mathematical statistics are in reputed international journals; one of the papers is among the top-25 cited articles in the world in the area of Time Series Analysis and Dynamics. He teaches Statistics for Quantitative Risk Management and Financial Engineering Applications in PGPFERM Programme.
Mr. Sanjoy Choudhury
Sanjoy Choudhury is Principal – Radiant Consultingspear heading it's Treasury and Risk Consulting, Training and Research business including product and services offering to clients across all asset classes. He is an experienced financial market professional in the Banking & Financial Services Industry with over 16 years of experience spread across various organizations. He is a multi-skilled OTC Derivatives and Financial Risk professional with extensive knowledge and experience of Pricing, Valuation, Financial Derivatives Modelling, Hedging and Risk of Interest Rate, FX, Equity and Credit Derivatives including financial research, analysis and training. He teaches Risk Management in PGPFERM Programme.
Mr. Chandresh Shah
Chandresh Shah has more than 15 years of experience in Banks and Financial Institutions. He is currently working with Aviva as the Head of Risk Management. His past assignments include Risk Management and Compliance role with Tata Capital, Standard Chartered, HSBC and SEBI. He is a qualified accountant and a post graduate in management from the University of Mumbai. He also holds CFA charter and FRM designation. He teaches Risk Management in PGPFERM Programme.
Mr. Chirag Shah
Mr. Chirag Shah is a Derivatives expert, and has worked for 6 years as a fund manager and advisor. He has worked with some prominent brokerage houses like Axis Securities and Angel Broking. He has conducted workshops and seminars on derivatives across 30 cities in India. He is also a visiting faculty for derivatives at Mumbai University and other B Schools. He is postgraduate in Finance and pursuing hisPhD. He has developed many derivatives strategies and algorithms. He teaches Trading Aspects of Derivatives in PGPFERM Programme.
Dr. Kavitha Laghate
Dr. Kavitha Laghate, MSc (Statistics) and Ph.D., is a Professor and Director at Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. Her areas of interest are Statistics and Quantitative Finance.
Mr. B. Renganathan
Mr. Renganathan is a Cost Accountant and Fellow of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is a Senior Vice President - Compliance and Legal, at Edelweiss. His areas of specialisation are Corporate Laws, Securities Markets regulation and Mergers & Acquisitions.