Dr Samiran Chakraborty

Managing Director and Chief Economist – India

Before joining Citigroup, Samiran was the Head of South Asia Macro Research at Standard Chartered for 6 years. His expertise is in analysing macro fundamental of the Indian economy and an in-depth knowledge of Indian financial markets. He regularly makes media appearances in business channels like CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC and contributes to leading dailies on matters relating to economic policy issues. Samiran sits in CII and FICCI’s Economic Affairs Sub-Committee and CNBC’s Citizen’s Monetary Policy Committee.

Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank, Samiran was Chief Economist for ICICI Bank for 5 years, looking after a team of economists covering different aspects of the global economy with special reference to India. Before moving into the corporate sector, Samiran was a faculty of the Delhi School of Economics for 5 years.