Dr. Soumya Kanti Ghosh is the Group Chief Economic Adviser, SBI. Prior to this, he was Senior Fellow, ICRIER, India’s leading think tank and was also Chief Economist, FICCI. His areas of interest are financial markets, monetary economics, public finance and risk management. Soumya has more than two and a half decades of experience with the corporate world, academic institutions, research bodies and an industry chamber. Soumya has worked with reputed MNCs in leadership positions on areas related to economics, risk management and Basel II implementation for banks in India, Middle East & South Asia. He has an extensive list of publications in Indian journals and is a leading opinion and policy maker in India. He is also on the peer group of the IIT Jodhpur evaluation committee, and a member of the IBA monetary policy committee. Soumya is also a member of the ALM Committee and the Product Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Board at SBI.