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About Prof. R. Vaidyanathan

Professor – Finance & Control, IIM Banglore


UTI Chair Professor, Capital Markets area / National Fellow, ICSSR / FPM (Fellow Programme in Management), Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, M. Stats Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkatta / B.Sc. Loyola College Chennai.

Research Areas:

Corporate Finance; Investments; Portfolio & Risk Management; Pensions

Consultant to various organizations such as LIC, HLL, L&T and several banks

Academic Positions:

IIM Banglore: 1980 – Present

Founder Chairperson of the Centre for insurance Research and Education (CIRE), IIM Banglore,

Centre for Capital Markets and Risk Management (CCMR) IIM Banglore.

Chairperson of the MBA Programme, IIM Banglore (1992-1995)

Visiting Fulbright Fellow, Georgia state University, Atlanta and International Insurance Foundation, Washington D.C, USA

Visiting Professor, Finance, Faculty of Management University of Mauritius,

Fellow of Salzburg Seminar at Austria

Visiting Faculty, Int. Centre for Banking and Financial Services, Manchester Business School

Visiting Fulbright Scholar in Corporate Finance at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign USA

Faculty, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

Other Professional Appointments:

Member, Editorial Board, “ICFAI Journal of Applied Science”

Member, Editorial Board, “Journal of Insurance and Risk Management (JIRM) Published by Birla Institute of Management Technology, Delhi

Member, Editorial Board, IRDA Journal of Insurance, Published by IRDA

Guide to six doctoral students in the last decade at IIM Banglore

Chairman, MBA Programme, IIM Banglore, 1993-1996


Corporate / Public Sector Leadership:

Member, “Advisory Committee” on Secondary Markets of SEBL

Member, Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) on money, foreign exchange and government securities markets of Reserve Bank of Indai (RBI)

Member, Standing Advisory Committee on database of the Indian Economy on the RBI

Member of Board of default committee of National Stock Exchange (NSE)

National Trustee, the New Pension System (NOS) Created by the PFRDA.

Member, International Academic Advisory Board (IAAB) of Singapore College of Insurance (SCI)

Member, the Expert Committee constituted by IRDA to study pension schemes for the unorganized Sector

Member of the Multi-disciplinary high power group to reform EPFO

President of the Asia Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (APRIA) Head-quartered in Singapore.

Member of the Borad of several corporate organizations and banks.

Regular Columnist to several publications such as The Hindu Business Line and DNA Money.


Named one of the best ten professors at all IIMs by Business Today Magazine during 2006-2007

National Feloow of ICSSR – in Recognition to contribution to social sciences.

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