(Part Time)


  • Ph.D. coursework in Development Economics and International Political Economy at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Dual Master's degrees in Public Administration and International Relations at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelors ofArts (Hons) in Economics from St. Stephen's College (Delhi)


Subjects taught/student project mentor

  • Macro Economics

Academic experience

  • Adjunct Faculty at S P Jain School of Global Management (January 2008 to Present)
  • International Relations and the Political Economy of Development to undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania in 1989-1991


Corporate Experience

  • Chief ASEAN Economist and Head of Malaysia equity research, Macquarie Securities, Kuala Lumpur, In 2015 and 1Q 2016
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Tata Capital Pte. Ltd, 2014
  • Chief Economist for Asia, Daiwa Securities, Singapore, May 2007 - February 2012
  • Chief Economist (and co-head of investment research/strategy), Khazanah Nasional Bhd., Kuala Lumpur, 2005
  • Chief Economist, Credit Suisse First Boston, April 2003 
  • Associate Director and ASEAN Economist for UBS, Singapore, November 1994
  • Director of the Asia Service, Wharton Econometrics, 1994
  • Associate Economist in the Asia Service, Wharton Econometrics in Philadelphia, September 1991