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Neeraj Swaroop

Visiting Faculty

Finance & Economics

Prof. Neeraj Swaroop is a visiting faculty in Finance & Economics at SPJIMR. He has an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad, and a B. Tech from IIT, Delhi. In addition, he has obtained a PG Diploma in Retail Banking from the University of Virginia, USA.

Prior to joining academics in 2017, he held senior leadership roles at C-level within FMCG and Banking industry in India and Southeast Asia. In his industry experience spanning 35 years, he has had leadership roles in Sales, Marketing, and General Management.

He is currently an independent director on the board of a few companies and an advisor to some leading financial services institutions. His areas of teaching expertise include Marketing, Financial Services, General Management, and Strategy.

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University of Virginia, USA

PG Diploma in Retail Banking, 1999
Major: Retail Banking

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

PGDM, 1982
Focus: Marketing / Finance

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

BTech, 1980
Major: Mechanical


    Strategy for financial

    Services business

    Services marketing


    S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai

    Adjunct Faculty – Marketing (July 2020 – Present).

    Associate Professor, SPJIMR. (April 2017 – June 2020)

    Administrative Assignments

    Head, Centre for Financial Services, Centre. (October 1, 2017 – Present).


    Various advisory / Consulting Assignments (2016 – Present).

    Standard Chartered Bank, India, Singapore, S E Asia. (2005 – 2015)

    Chief Executive Officer

    Hdfc Bank, Mumbai (1999 – 2005)

    Head Consumer Banking

    Bank of America (1991 – 1999)

    Head Marketing and Sales

    Ponds India, Hindustan Lever (1982 – 1991)

    Regional Sales Manager, Product Manager


    For Profit Organization, Operating partner Kedaara Capital, Mumbai. (2020 – present.)

    For Profit Organization, Singapore Stock Exchange, Mumbai. (2016-17).

    For Profit Organization, Aion Capital, Mumbai. (2016).

    For Profit Organization, Warburg Pincus, Mumbai. (2016).


    Management/Executive Development, MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., 14 participants. (June 5, 2018 – June 8, 2018).

    Management/Executive Development, CGI, India, 33 participants. (July 6, 2017 – September 15, 2017).


    Chairman, Board of Directors, Avanse Financial Services. (2019 – Present)

    Independent Director, SBFC Finance Pvt Ltd. (2017 – Present).

    Independent Director, PNB Metlife India (2017 – 2021).



    General Management

    Financial Services



    Managing Committee Member, Association of Banks in Singapore. (2014 – 2015)

    Managing Committee member, Indian Bank’s Association. (2005 – 2011)

    Member Banking Committee, FICCI. (2008 – 2010)

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