In a policy brief for Japan's G20 Presidency in 2019, Purvaja Modak, Akshay Mathur and K.N. Vaidyanathan discuss the need to encourage the development and adoption of processes and methods that can quantify the costs of using natural resources
Member, Board of Advisors and Adjunct Senior Fellow, Geoeconomics Studies Programme
KN 'Vaidy' Vaidyanathan is the EVP & Chief Risk Officer of the Mahindra Group since Dec 2011. Immediately prior to the Mahindra Group, Vaidy was the Executive Director at the Securities and Exchange Board (SEBI) of India, in charge of institutional investors portfolio, including domestic (MF) and foreign (FII). Vaidy has over 25 years experience in financial services, primarily in the realm of asset management. He is an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and holds a Bachelors's Degree in Commerce from the University of Madras. Vaidy is on the Finance Board of IIM Ahmedabad and on the Board of Center for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship of IIMA. He is the Chairman of RMNext, an association of Risk Management Professionals in India. He has been appointed as a member of Mutual Fund Advisory Committee of SEBI.
MBA, Indian Institute Of Management, Ahmedabad
international economics, international financial regulation
Last modified: April 26, 2019
In a policy brief for Argentina's G20 Presidency in 2018, K.N. Vaidyanathan, Akshay Mathur and Purvaja Modak discuss the challenge and propose policy recommendations for transparency in cross-border financial transactions
India’s equity markets are a success story in the country’s 70th year of independence, and there are two prominent state institutions responsible for this, the Securities and Exchange Board of India and the National Stock Exchange. SEBI has played an extraordinary role in bringing in market efficiency, but as the equity market regulator, it must have the corporate surveillance function as well
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A Google Hangout Panel Discussion on the views on India's elections from ASEAN and a foreign policy agenda for the next government's engagement with ASEAN
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