Has over 10 years of experience in banking and financial services and has completed nine years as an academician. He has received CFA charter from CFA Institute, USA. His academic interests include financial markets, asset pricing, behavioural finance, risk management and quantitative methods. Specialises in the areas of investment research, corporate finance and financial derivatives. Has presented papers during various conferences and also attended workshops on econometrics and computational finance. He is a keen follower of political economy and developments in the field of education.