Group Chief Economic Advisor,
State Bank of India
Soumya Kanti Ghosh is currently Group Chief Economic Advisor, State Bank of India. Previously, he has worked at the Tata AIA, American Express and ICRA among others. Dr. Ghosh has been a co-author in a pioneering work to capture payroll data in India for the first time, both formal and informal. Following his report, EPFO and ESIC has started to give out monthly payroll data.
Dr. Ghosh is currently a member of the Working Group that has been set up by Government of India for the revision of Wholesale Price Index. He serves as a member of the Indian Banks’ Association’s Monetary Policy Group and provided inputs to Reserve Bank of India’s Expert Committee to Revise and Strengthen the Monetary Policy Framework. He is also a member of SEBI Advisory Committee on Research, Insolvency Board Committee on Research, Economic Advisory Council, CII and Editorial Advisory Board of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. Dr. Ghosh is also a member of ALM Committee, Product Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Board at SBI.
For 4 successive years ending 2021, Dr. Ghosh has been ranked as one of the Best Individuals in Research in India by the Asset magazine. He has authored several publications on the Indian economy and recently co-authored chapter in 2 books: (a) a chapter entitled “in ASEAN –India Developed and Co-operation Report, 2015 published by Routledge and (b) a chapter entitled “revisiting Global Governance” in Global Economic Cooperation, 2015 published by Springer. Dr. Ghosh received his PhD in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University.