Mr. Saugata Bhattacharya is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Axis Bank. He was previously with Unilever in India and with Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC). He has studied at the Delhi School of Economics and Oxford University.
He was a member of the RBI’s Group on of Monetary Policy (2010) and the Finance Ministry Group on Estimating Foreign Savings (2011). He was part of the Core Group supporting the Percy Mistry Committee on Making Mumbai an International Financial Centre in 2007.
He is a member of the CII National Growth and Investment Council and a Special Invitee to the CII Western Region Council. He is a columnist for the Financial Express, and a regular contributor to other newspapers.