2016 Nov 04

The Singapore Venture Club - 8th Entrepreneurship Workshop

Friday, 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm, T-Lab, Level 10 Lounge, 5A Engineering Drive 1, T-Lab Building, singapore - 117581
2016 Nov 04

Dr Subbarao’s visit - In conjunction with the Optimum Me programme lead by Professor T. Venkatesan & Advisors from the Centre for Future-ready Graduates, we extended invitation to Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at NUS & ex-RBI Governor of India to give a talk on “Leadership Challenges: Experiences from the Reserve Bank of India”. 

Dr. Duvvuri Subbarao served as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India for five years (2008-13) finishing his term in September 2013.Prior to that, Dr. Subbarao was Finance Secretary to the Government of India 2007-08 and Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council 2005-07. 

As a career civil servant for over 30 years, Subbarao worked in various positions in the state government of Andhra Pradesh and in the federal government of India acquiring hands on experience in public finance management at national and sub-national levels. On leave of absence from the civil service, he went to the World Bank as a Lead Economist during 1999-2004 where his job involved advising developing countries on macroeconomic management.

Dr.  Subbarao went in as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India just a week before the global financial crisis erupted in mid-September 2008, and he led the effort to mitigate the impact of the crisis on the Indian economy and to institute economic and financial sector reforms reflecting the lessons of the crisis.

Dr. Subbarao has written and spoken extensively on issues in macroeconomic management, public finance and financial sector reforms. He is recognized in international forums as a leading exponent of global economy and central banking issues from an emerging market perspective.

Dr. Subbarao is currently a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the National University of Singapore.

An interesting aside, Dr. Subbarao studied Physics - BSc (Hons) and MS from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur and IIT Kanpur respectively - before joining the Indian Administrative Services.


The Singapore Venture Club - 8th Entrepreneurship Workshop

Date / Day: 04 Nov 2016, Friday

Time: 05:00 pm

Venue: T-Lab, Level 10 Lounge, 5A Engineering Drive 1, T-Lab Building

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