E15 Experts are leading thinkers and practitioners from developed and developing countries reflecting a wide range of perspectives on trade and sustainable development. The experts’ participation in any E15 activity is on a personal basis and does not represent an official commitment of the organisations they are affiliated with.
Master’s degree in physics, University of Allahabad. Independent Director, Max Life Insurance Co. Ltd. Former: Secretary, Department of Financial Services, India, where he was responsible for overseeing Banking, Insurance and Pension policies of India; Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs; Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce; Chief negotiator of India for WTO negotiation; Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce. Supervised all multilateral Preferential Tariff negotiations, development and operation of SEZs in India and FDI and Overseas Investment from India. Has hands on experience in Infrastructure, International Trade, Urban Development, Renewable Energy, Agriculture Development and Micro- Credit, Corporate Governance, Banking, Insurance, Pension and Finance.