Speaker List

Arpita Ghosh is an Associate Professor of Finance and Control group in Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. She joined IIM Calcutta in May 2010. Her research focuses on Corporate Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance, Earnings Management, Banking sector in India, CSR and Corporate Sustainability, Enterprise Risk Management. Arpita received her master degree from University of Calcutta and is a fellow of IIM Calcutta. Prior to joining Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, she was an Assistant Professor at IIM Ahmedabad from November 2008 to May 2010.

Vivek Rajvanshi is an Associate Professor in the Finance and Control group at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. He joined IIM Calcutta in April 2015. Prior to joining IIM Calcutta, he was an Assistant Professor at IIM Lucknow. He has done his masters in Statistics and is a fellow of IIM Calcutta. His teaching areas include Corporate Finance, Derivatives and Fixed Income Markets. His research areas are Derivatives, Market Microstructure, Portfolio Management and Volatility Modeling. His Current Research Interests are Market Microstructure and Futures Markets and Current Consulting Interests is Commodity Futures Markets

Ashok Banerjee joined the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) as Professor (Finance and Control) in August 2004. Prior to joining IIM-C, he was a professor at IIM Lucknow. He is a Postgraduate in Commerce from University of Calcutta and a qualified Chartered Accountant. He obtained his Ph.D. for his research on Economic Value Added as a Performance Measure. At IIM Calcutta, he is a senior Professor in the Finance and Control group, and takes several advanced courses in Finance like Financial Accountancy, Corporate Finance, Corporate Restructuring and Behavioural Finance. He is also the faculty in-charge of the Finance Research and Trading Lab at IIM-C. Banerjee’s primary research interests are in areas of Financial Time Series, Operational Risk Management, News Analytics and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Ashok Banerjee is the author of the book Financial Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis, which is widely used as a text book in Finance and Accountancy courses in Indian Business schools. In addition to this, Banerjee has also authored several research papers in major Finance & Management research journals.

Dr. Sudhakara Reddy is currently assistant professor in the Finance and Control group of IIM Calcutta. He was a visiting scholar to Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University during 2011-2012. His current areas of research are Market Microstructure, Corporate finance with an emphasis on corporate governance mechanisms, Initial public Offerings and primary capital markets, etc. He has several research papers to his credit in reputed journals. He has conducted several MDP programs for reputed companies and trained several faculty members in the area of research in financial economics and research methods. He won couple of research awards from reputed institutes as well as Best faculty award from IBS Alumni federation. He participated and presented papers at several international conferences. He is currently the consulting editor of IUP journal of Applied Finance and ad-hoc reviewer for International Review of Economics & Finance, Managerial Finance, International Journal of Managerial Finance, Afro-Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting, and Global Business Review