PhD in Strategic Management and Corporate Sustainability. Other interest areas include Entrepreneurship and Public-Private Partnerships. Recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship and past visiting doctoral scholar at S.C. Johnson School of Business, Cornell University.
Formerly Senior Director, in CRISIL Ltd, India's largest and premier full service ratings and information services company, and now a subsidiary of Standard & Poor's. (www.crisil.com). Headed up various ratings and advisory divisions in CRISIL spanning including financial sector ratings, manufacturing sector ratings, Micro Finance Institution ratings, Rating Criteria Development, Infrastructure Advisory, and Banking & Credit Risk Management Advisory.
Successfully established a new rating agency in the Caribbean, CariCRIS in 2004, the world's first regional credit rating agency (www.caricris.com); served as its CEO and Chief Rating Officer till mid-2007 taking it from inception to a high level of visibility across 19 countries in the Caribbean. Currently serve on its Board of Directors.
Specialties: Corporate Sustainability; Business Strategy; Credit Risk and Ratings, Credit Analysis, Business and Franchise Development, Risk Management Models, P-P-P frameworks for Transportation/Infrastructure Development.
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