Tushar Poddar

  • Tushar Poddar

    MD & Chief Economist, Goldman Sachs

    Tushar is chief India economist for Goldman Sachs in Mumbai and is a senior member of the Asia Economics, Commodities and Strategy Research team. He has written thematic pieces on a wide range of topics, including India's growth potential, urbanization, infrastructure, demographics, and developing the corporate bond market in India. Tushar joined Goldman Sachs in 2006 and was named managing director in 2011.


    Prior to joining the firm, Tushar was an economist at the International Monetary Fund for five years in the Middle-East, African, and Fiscal Affairs departments. He has published papers on international trade, monetary and fiscal policy.


    Tushar is a member of a policy group on capital flows for infrastructure financing led by the Reserve Bank of India. Tushar earned a PhD and MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.