Arindam Banerjee

Assistant Professor of Finance


  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Finance, ICFAI University, India (2002)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors), Calcutta University, India (1999)

Subject Taught/ Student Project Mentor

  • Corporate Finance
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Advance Financial Statement Analysis

Academic experience

  • Visiting Professor of Finance, Institute of Chartered Financial Analyst of India, Dubai (August-December 2007)
  • Faculty Member, Finance, Institute of Chartered Financial Analyst of India (January 2003-July 2007)
  • Visiting Faculty, Institute of the Chartered Accountants of India, Apex Accounting Body in India (April 2004-April 2007)

Consulting experience

  • Consulting Editor, Portfolio Organizer Magazine
  • Editorial Panel of Tata McGraw Hill Publication (Indian arm of McGraw Hill Publications)
  • Corporate Trainer to Indian Blue Chip Companies (Infosys, CSC & Satyam Computers)

Research & publications

  • Article: “Study Identifies Key Areas for Foreign Direct Investments” Gulf News (April 2010)
  • Article: “What it Means to Invest in Equities” Gulf News (July 2009)
  • Article: “How to Buy and Sell Shares” Gulf News (July 2009)
  • Article: “How to Get the Right Portfolio” Money Works Magazine (July 2009)
  • Article: “Gold ETFs a Sound Option for Investors Seeking Safe Haven” Gulf News (June 2009)
  • Article: “The Trick is Not to Lose Sight of Value Stocks” Gulf News (May 2009)
  • Research Article: “Private Equity in Developing Nations” Journal of Asset Management (Special issue), Volume 9, No: 2, Palgrave Macmillan (July 2008)
  • Research Article: “Wealth Management and Private Banking” Indian Banker, Journal of the Indian Bankers Association (October 2006)
  • Research Article: “FDI in China and its Economic impact” Journal of World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development (WREMSD), Volume 2 - Issue 1/2 – 2006, pp. 36 – 56 (2006)
  • Research Article: “Corporate Governance: A Relook into the Indian Banking System” Corporate Finance: Governance, Corporate Control & Organization
  • Research Article: “The Measures of the Quality of Trading in a Stock: Empirical Evidence from the National Stock Exchange (INDIA)” Journal of: Market Microstructure
  • Case Study: “Starbucks’ Turnaround Strategies”
  • Case Study: “Emirates Airlines: Flying High in Tough Times”
  • Case Study: “Sovereign Wealth Funds and the Dominance of the GCC”
  • Case Study: “Teaching Management the Shakespeare Way”

Conference papers presented

  • “Viability of the Establishment of the GCC Monetary Union, Lessons from the Euro Zone” 10th International Conference on Technology & Business Management, (Association of Indian Management Scholars) Dubai (2010)
  • Panelist: “Policy Forum Armenia (PFA) Conference Series, High Level Economic Forum Armenia” Weathering the Global Storm, Yerevan, Armenia (May 25, 2009)
  • “Wealth Management and the Dominance of the GCC” Eighth International Conference of Middle East Economic Association (MEEA), Nice, France (2009)
  • “Technology and Indian Banking, the Way Forward” Seventh AIMS (Association of Indian Management Scholars) International Conference on Management, IIM Bangalore, India (2009)
  • “Information Technology in Indian Banking”

Editorial & reviewer activities

  • Editor: “FDI: Issues in Emerging Economies”
  • Editor: “Islamic Investments: Issues and Country Experiences”
  • Editor: “Indian Capital Markets: Trends and Reforms”


  • Honorary Member, The Association of Certified Treasures (ACT), UK
  • Middle East Economic Association (MEEA)
  • Investment Advisory Board, ICFAI University, India (January 2005-July 2007)

Awards & recognition

  • Recipient of Dubai Government’s recognition for Research Findings and Rendering Suggestions in areas of Attracting and Retaining Foreign Investors in Recessionary Times (2010)
  • Awarded “Distinguished Scholar Service Award 2009” All India Association of Management Scholars International at Indian Institute of Bangalore, for Outstanding Contribution towards Academic Research and Innovative Teaching (2009)
  • Recipient of “Award of Appreciation” from NASDAQ – Dubai on suggesting Policy Measures for Development of a Bond Market in UAE
  • Outstanding Performance Award at Secondary Level (1994)