V.R. Narasimhan, PhD

V.R. Narasimhan, PhD

V.R. Narasimhan, PhD started has 40 years of work experience in Financial and Capital Markets in India. At present he is with National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) as Dean.

He started his career as a lecturer. Thereafter he worked with AP State Finance Corporation (APSFC), Public Enterprise Management Board, Government of Andhra Pradesh, SEBI, National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL), Kotak Mahindra Bank and NSE (National Stock Exchange).

While he was working with India’s first securities depository NSDL, he was responsible for spreading the demat concept amongst all issuers and investors in the country. In addition to being a part of senior management team of NSDL, he played key role in new products and services like setting up National Skill Registry for NASSCOM, biometric based investor registration system called MAPIN (now abandoned), conceptualization of Central Record Keeping Agency for PFRDA etc.

While he was with Kotak Mahindra Bank, he played multiple roles including setting up Kotak Mahindra Pension Fund Company, setting up Kotak Commodity Derivatives Exchange, Group head for capital market compliance etc.

He served NSE as its Chief Regulatory Officer from 2013 till 2018 and retired from its service.

At present he is working as Dean School of Corporate Governance and Regulatory Studies at National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM), an education initiative of SEBI.

Dr. Narasimhan is a post graduate in Commerce, MBA (Finance) and a Ph. D and a member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India.