Sujan Hajra joined the Anand Rathi Group in 2006 and is currently the Executive Director, Chief Economist of the Group. He also heads the research team of Institutional Equity. He previously worked with the Reserve Bank of India for 16 years. The last post he held at the Reserve Bank was Director, Department of Economic Analysis & Policy.
The Institutional Investor poll rates Sujan as one of the top economists in India and within the top 20 in Asia (excluding Japan). Before joining the Reserve Bank of India, Sujan was a Research Fellow of the University Grant Commission (UGC) and was declared National Scholar twice.
Sujan has been a part of various official Committees and Groups and represented India and the Reserve Bank of India at various national and international forums including the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the United Nations Commission on Trade & Development (UNCTAD), the World Bank and the World Trade Organisation (WTO). He led the Indian delegates at the inaugural conference of Young Economists with the Nobel Prize Winners in Economics.
Sujan is the author of a book (Re-emerging India: A Global Perspective) and over 20 technical articles on economics and finance in referred national and international journals. He is an M. Phil in International Trade & Development and M.A. in Economics, from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.