Amarendra Sahoo

Amarendra Sahoo

Dr Amarendra Sahoo, Chairman Atom Technologies Ltd, Mumbai based, till recently Professor at SRM University-AP has been consultant with many companies. He has been Belpay India Managing Director, headquartered at Brussels dealing with Business-to-Business Payments and comprehensive solutions to risk management. and Vice President Cambridge Global Partners, an international strategy and business consultancy on risk management. He was formerly a consultant with HCL Infosystem, World Bank, Washington DC, and visiting Professor, City University of New York.

Dr Sahoo was a veteran central banker with over three decades experience in public policy in India and abroad. He was Chief General Manager and Regional Director of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Dean Academics and Professor Finance, IMT Ghaziabad, Secretary General Apparel Export Promotion Council, Gurgaon. During his association with the RBI, Dr. Sahoo held many administrative and policy framing posts. He is a leading expert on bank regulation and supervision having interacted with the monetary authorities of Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Korea. He was involved with the team negotiating on Financial Services in the India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA), a member of World Bank's Supervision Mission on Financial Sector Development Project. As the head of RBI in North East, Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand, he was responsible for creating a robust payment system infrastructure in the regions.

Dr. Sahoo was nominee Director on Boards of State Bank of Patiala, Gramin Banks, State Finance Corporation, Sikkim Bank Ltd, with sound global experience in bank regulation and supervision. He represented India in Asian and Pacific Regional Agri Credit Association meets at Malaysia and Philippines. He was Member Secretary of Financial Sector Plan for the North East India, coordinator of the High Level delegation to study financial and corporate restructuring at Thailand and Korea in the aftermath of the East Asian crisis and helped formulating the stressed asset resolution framework in India.

Dr. Sahoo holds a Ph. D. in Economics from IIT, Bombay for his work on Financial Market and Structure of Interest rates, Masters from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, USA (as RBI Golden Jubilee Scholar). He participated in the leadership and corporate excellence programme at Kellogg School of Management. He has a number of publications to his credit on areas, such as, payment system, financial inclusion. corporate finance, banking, etc.

Dr Sahoo specializes in BankTech, EmergeTech and Financial markets. He can be reached at ;