Soumya Kanti Ghosh
State Bank of India
As chief economist at ICRA, Aditi Nayar leads research in policy assessment, fiscal analysis and debt sustainability at the sovereign and sub-sovereign levels. She has been a part of credit rating exercises for sub-sovereign debt in India like power distribution companies and urban local bodies. Previously, Nayar worked as a research analyst with the World Bank, where her focus was on fiscal and macroeconomic issues. She holds masters degrees in philosophy and economics from the University of Oxford.
Before taking over as chief India economist at JP Morgan, Sajjid Chinoy worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and was a Senior Associate at McKinsey & Company. Earlier, he also served as a member of the Reserve Bank of India’s ‘Expert Committee to Revise and Strengthen the Monetary Policy Framework’, which proposed inflation targeting, and was a consultant with the FRBM Review Committee, which recently proposed a new fiscal anchor. Chinoy has authored several publications on the Indian economy and co-edited Reforming India’s External, Fiscal and Financial Policies, a book on Indian economic reforms, with Dr Anne O Krueger. He received his PhD. in Economics at Stanford University in 2001.
Before joining Citigroup as its chief economist for India, Samiran Chakraborty was the head of South Asia Macro Research at Standard Chartered. His expertise ranges from analysing macro fundamentals of the Indian economy to Indian financial markets. A member of industry bodies CII and Ficci’s economic affairs sub-committee and CNBC’s Citizen’s Monetary Policy Committee, Chakraborty has also served as a faculty member at Delhi School of Economics (1998 to 2004), and as chief economist at ICICI Bank (2004 to 2009).
First Published: Oct 29 2023 | 5:54 PM IST