Prof. (Dr.) Saurabh Agarwal

Prof. (Dr.) Saurabh Agarwal, Ph.D.(FMS,DU), M.Phil, M.Com (DSE,DU) is a highly acclaimed Professor of Accounting and Finance, Indian Institute of Finance ( He has been actively engaged with teaching and research activities at the Indian Institute of Finance (IIF). He has sought his education from some of the Ivy League institutions in India – Delhi School of Economics; Faculty of Management Studies (University of Delhi); Shri Ram College of Commerce (University of Delhi); Modern School and Delhi Public School . .

Prof. Agarwal is the Convener of the Project, Programme and Portfolio Management Committee (ISO/TC 258) of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Government of India. He is a nominated member of Capital Market Committee at Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), expert Sub-Committee of Industry and Finance at Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) and Young Business Leaders Forum of PHDCCI. He is also on the Advisory Committee of ICFIF (2011), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. On the research front, he has Fourteen (14) refereed research publications in indexed/peer reviewed international journals, Two (2) conference publications and Thirty Two (32) book reviews to his credit. He has been awarded Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) by All India Management Association (AIMA) and Best Research Paper Award by Indian Institute of Management (IIM Ahmedabad) in 2010. He is member of the American Finance Association, USA, Professor's Forum of India, India and Indian Econometric Association, India.

He has delivered series of Keynote addresses/Chair at International Conferences hosted by IIT Kharagpur, INDIA ; ASSOCHAM and at the 13th West Lake International Conference on Small & Medium Business (WLICSMB 2011) hosted by the Hangzhou Municipal Government and Zhejiang University of Technology in Hangzhou, CHINA. He has chaired sessions in seminars of Venture Capital Association of India (VCAI) and participated in interactions in over Ten (10) countries on behalf of IIF including OECD Climate Summit (2007 and 2008) and ADB Board of Governors Meeting (2006, 2007 & 2014).He is associated with FITS as co-chairperson of Council on Private Equity & Venture Capital.