Tamal Bandyopadhay is a journalist and author. His weekly column `Banker's Trust' in Mint, India's second largest business daily, is widely read for its analysis and opinion on banking policies.
His three books on finance, namely `A Bank for The Buck', `Sahara: The Untold Story' and `Bandhan: The Making of a Bank' have been non-fiction best sellers.
His latest book, a Penguin publication, `From Lehman to Deomenitisation: A Decade of Disruptions, Reforms and False Promises' will be released in the first week of December.
Incidentally, he had to fight a Rs200 crore defamation suit that the Sahara group had slapped against him to stop the publication of the book on shadow banking in India.
He is also one of the contributors to the `Oxford Handbook on Indian Economy'. Linkedin, the global professional network, has nominated him as one of the top ten finance voices in the world for two successive years -- 2015 and 2016.
Thinkers magazine has listed him one of the top 50 influential minds that have made indeliable contributions in the field of economics and governance in India in 2017.
Bandyopadhyay is currently a consulting editor with Mint and an adviser, strategy, with Bandhan Bank Ltd