Prof. Samir Barua, 66 years, is an Independent Director of the Bank since 22nd July 2011. He has a Master’s degree in Technology (Industrial Engineering) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) and Doctorate in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A). After a short stint in the industry, he joined IIM, Ahmedabad as faculty member in 1980.
Prof. Samir Barua’s academic and professional pursuits cut across several disciplines inmanagement, including corporate strategy, corporate governance, international finance, financial markets and decision sciences. He has taught as visiting professor to academic institutions in several other countries including USA, Netherlands, and Singapore. He has taught extensively innational and international executive training programs. He has authored over two hundred papers,articles, books / book chapters and monographs, over seventy case studies in management, and several management games.
He has been a consultant to many public and private organizations, in the manufacturing, banking and financial services sectors. He has been intimately associated with the Indian financial andbanking sector for over two and a half decades and the petroleum sector for over a decade and ahalf. He has been associated in various advisory capacities with RBI, SEBI, NSE, BSE and several ministries of Government of India. He has served on several policy making Committees of Government.
He served as Director, IIM-A (November 2007 – March 2013) and Professor, IIM-A (1980-2016). He has served as board member of international organizations and many Indian companies.