Dr. Shubhada M. Rao

is the Founder of QuantEco, and brings with her over 32 years of experience in academia and industry. She currently holds Board positions in two Indian companies as an independent director.

Experience: A gold medalist and a PhD in Economics from University of Mumbai, she has worked as Economist/Chief Economist with marquee financial sector entities like ICICI, Times Bank, CRISIL, Bank of Baroda & Kotak Institutional Equities. Prior to setting up QuantEco, she served as a Senior Group President & Chief Economist at YES Bank. Pioneered liquidity forecasting for banking sector.

Past industry association positions: Chairperson-Economics Committee, BCCI; Co-ChairEconomics Committee at ASSOCHAM; Member-CII National Economic Policy Council & Member -Monetary Policy Group-IBA

Global Engagements: Been a regular speaker at IIF (Washington DC) international conferences; Economy presentations to Federal Reserve, Bank of England, Bank of Canada, G20-IIF meetings, Ministers and delegations/ Secretaries of State of the UK, US, Australia, Japan among others; Consul Generals, High Commissioners of Embassies

Media Engagements: Views aired on electronic & print media, both domestic & global.

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