Staff

Prasanna Tantri

I am an Associate Professor in the Finance area and Executive Director of the Centre for Analytical Finance at ISB. My research areas include- banking, financial inclusion, financial contagion, regulation, and the relationship between politics and finance. I teach a course on Indian financial systems.

Email id: prasanna_tantri@isb.edu

Anand Shekhar

Anand completed PGP (MBA) with major in Finance from Indian School of Business where he graduated in the Dean’s list. He completed his engineering with major in Mechanical Engineering along with a minor in Finance from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani Campus where he graduated as the third rank holder of the department and a merit scholarship awardee(top 3% in batch). Anand has also won the prestigious OP Jindal Engineering & Management Scholarship (OPJEMS) and is a GE Foundation Scholar Leader. Post engineering Anand worked with JSW Group in their leadership rotation program. Currently he is heading research and development at CAF. Anand’s research interests lie in corporate finance and corporate governance.

Head- R&D

Email id: Anand_Shekhar@isb.edu

Avinash Kumar Pandey

Avinash Kumar Pandey graduated from IIT-BHU, Varanasi in 2018 with an Integrated Dual Degree in Mechanical Engineering and held Department Rank 2 position in his batch. His Master’s research was based on Applied Extreme Value Theory (EVT). Before joining ISB as a Research Associate, he was a research engineer at Computational Engineering R&D Dept. of Bajaj Auto Limited. His research interests primarily include Financial Econometrics, Asset Pricing, Climate Finance & Deep Learning applications in finance.

Research Associate​

Email id : Avinash_panday@isb.edu

​​Harsh Vimal

Harsh studied chemical engineering at BITS Pilani and had a short stint as a derivatives trader before coming to the Centre for Analytical Finance at the Indian School of Business. His research interests lie in banking, financial inclusion, and welfare economics, and the role finance must play in it. He loves to read and learn as much as he can about policy and the economy, and looks forward to working on the toughest research problems and teaching his own finance class someday.

Research Associate​

Email id: harsh_vimal@isb.edu

Mohan Ramanath Abbaraju

Mohan Ram holds integrated masters degree with specialization in Economics from University of Hyderabad. Before joining as Analyst with the Center for Analytical Finance, he was associated as a Research Analyst with the Woxsen Group.

Analyst

Email id: Mohan_Ramanath@isb.edu

 

Nithin Mannil

Nithin holds a B.Tech and M.Tech degree from IIT Bombay and an MBA from IIM Calcutta. He worked in a private sector bank as a product manager and strategy analyst for 4 years. His research interests lie in empirical corporate finance with a focus on banking, household finance and corporate governance. He is also interested in understanding how these interact with political economy and public policy.

 

Research Associate

Email id: nithin_mannil@isb.edu

Vaibhav Grewal

A graduate of IIM Ahmedabad and BITS Pilani (Pilani Campus), Vaibhav joined CAF in Nov 2020. Prior to joining, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at HSBC Securities & Capital Markets, where he worked on transactions across M&A, debt and equity capital markets.

 

Research Associate

Email id: Vaibhav_Grewal@isb.edu

Ramulu D

Senior Associate

Email ID: Ramulu_D@isb.edu

Niranjana R

Manager

Email ID: Niranjana_r@isb.edu

Aditya Muralidharan

Aditya holds bachelor's in science degree in Economics from Shiv Nadar University. His focus lies in application of research insights in industry operations. His research interests primarily include fintech, financial inclusion, household finance and applied economics.

Consultant

Email ID: aditya_m@isb.edu