ISB Professor Krishnamurthy Subramanian Becomes The New Chief Economic Adviser

| December 7 , 2018 , 18:02 IST

ISB Professor Krishnamurthy Subramanian was on Friday appointed as the new Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) for a period of three years, a position that had been vacant for the last five months.

According to a government notification,“The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved for the appointment of Dr Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Associate Prof. and ED (CAF), ISB, Hyderabad, to the post of Chief Economic Adviser.”

Krishnamurthy Subramanian is widely known as a banking expert. Over the last decade, he has been a part of expert committees on corporate governance for SEBI’s Standing Committees on Alternative Investment Policy, Primary Markets, Secondary Markets and Research.

Subramanian teaches at Indian School of Business (ISB) as an associate professor of finance (with tenure). He has a PhD from Chicago-Booth and is an expert in banking, corporate governance and economic policy, says his profile page on Indian School of Business’s website.

As part of his corporate policy work, he served on the boards of Bandhan Bank, the first bank to be licensed after independence in eastern India, the National Institute of Bank Management, and the RBI Academy.

He has also worked as a consultant with JPMorgan Chase in New York and has also served in a management role at ICICI Ltd.