Prof. (Dr.) Rajesh Chakrabarti
Director, MDI Gurgaon
Dr. Rajesh Chakrabarti has taught Finance and Public Policy for over two decades – at the University of Alberta, Canada, Georgia Tech, USA, the Indian School of Business (ISB) and Jindal Global University. Before joining MDI he was Professor and Dean at the Jindal Global Business School, Jindal Global University. As the founding Executive Director of the Bharti Institute of Public Policy at ISB’s Mohali campus, he helped design and launch one of India’s leading public policy programs. He has also been Executive Vice President, Research and Policy at the Wadhwani Foundation. Rajesh has held visiting positions at various places including IIM Calcutta, ISI Delhi, IDF Gurgaon, ICN Nancy, France, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He has authored or edited ten books in addition to authoring several book chapters and articles on Finance, Economics, and Management in leading international scholarly journals. He has been a columnist with the Financial Express and is frequently quoted in the media. His current research interests are in the areas of management and public policy. Rajesh is an alumnus of Presidency College, Calcutta, and IIM Ahmedabad and earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.