Finance & Economics
Director – Finance & Accounts
Suresh Lalwani holds a Ph.D. from the University of Mumbai, with a doctoral research theme on the Operational Dynamics of Credit Derivative Markets. He is a Professor in the area of Finance at SPJIMR.
In his career spanning 45 years, he led senior roles in the Banking and Mutual Fund industry in India for 25 years before he transitioned into Academics. Lalwani is a Co-Promoter and Founder Member of the Fixed Income Money Markets and Derivatives Association (FIMMDA), India.
In his 20 years of academic career, he has passionately conducted research on topics including Indian Money Markets, Banking System, Money, Debt & Forex Market, De-Regulation, and Risk Management Systems. He has currently been appointed as the Director, Finance and Accounts at SPJIMR.
Focus: Economics & Finance. Theme ‘Operational Dynamics of Credit Derivative Markets – Constraints, Challenges & Solutions in the Indian Context’
Major: Accounts and Financial and Cost Accounting
Major: Accounting and Economics
Dhir, V. L., Lalwani, S. (2006). The Indian Cricket Saga (pp. 16). Case Centre, ECCH. International Publication of Case Study and Teaching Note which seeks to draw parallels between performance on the cricket field and in the corporate sector with a focus on team dynamics, change in leadership and culture, conflict management, etc. (Topics: Team performance; Leadership; Conflict management; Group dynamics; Power and politics; Culture)
Sivaraman, V., Lalwani, S., Jalan, R. (2006). Morepen Laboratories Limited Transforming to a Healthcare Company (pp. 17). Case Centre, ECCH. International Publication of Case Study and Teaching Note calls for an assessment of the business direction and pace at which a change-oriented pharmaceutical company is headed. The case presents a canvass to assess Corporate Strategy, Financial Analysis, Financing Alternatives & Capital Structure (Topics: Business Strategy and Corporate Finance)
|Title /Topic||Panelists / Speakers|
|Tapping the Business Potential in Financial Services in India (2013)||
|Rethinking Financial Services in a Changing Landscape (2014)||
|Indian Derivatives Market – Striking a Balance Between Risk Protection And Liquidity (2015)||
Professor – Finance
Financial Controller, Business School. (May 24, 2019 – Present).
Chairperson, PGPM, Program. (April 1, 2015 – January 2018).
Area Head, Finance (June 1, 2013 – January 2015)
Group Head – Money Markets
Fund Manager & Chief Dealer (Money Markets)
Academic, Advisory Board of Mahindra Leadership University, Finance Academy. (2014 – Present)
Member of Academic Advisory Council, N.L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra. (2020 – 2021)
|C-Suite Programme for CXOs – Personalized / Customized Finance Coaching for Senior Executives of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (April 15, 2019 – June 2020)||Program Coordinator / Faculty|
|Case Writing Workshop for Employees of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Mar.-Nov 18)||Faculty Coordinator|
|MDPs for the Welspun Group of Companies (Nov. – Dec. 2009)||Faculty / Module Coordinator|
|MDPs for Area Managers of ‘ GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd’- Topic: Assessing Business Performance – Interpreting Financial Statements (Sep. 2009)||Faculty|
|MDPs for Finance Executives of ‘Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited’- Topic: Financial Markets (Feb. 2009)||Faculty|
|MDPs for ‘Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India’ (FIMMDA) – Topic: Debt Securities and Treasury Management (Jan. ’04 – Oct. ’05)||Faculty / Module Coordinator|
Articles Published in the Media:
|Sr. No||Type||Name of Author/ Co-Author(s)||Title||Published in|
|1||Article||Lalwani, S.||The “Chrysalis Stage”- Changes in Indian Money Markets (Area: Financial Markets)||The Economic Times|
|2||Article||Lalwani, S.||“A Matter of Squeeze” -Impact of de- regulation on banking system (Area: Financial Markets)||The Economic Times|
|3||Article||Lalwani, S.||Dynamics of An “Irrational” Market – Discerning sense from seemingly irrational behaviour of market players (Area: Financial Markets)||The Economic Times|
|4||Article||Lalwani, S.||“To Be or Not To Be” – Gauging the co- relation between Money, Debt & Forex markets (Area: Financial Markets)||The Economic Times|
|5||Article||Lalwani, S.||Remove Barriers – Let Funds Flow – Need for integration between market segments (Area: Financial Markets)||The Economic Times|
|6||Article||Lalwani, S.||“Open Sesame” – Impact of RBI’s bids through OMOs (Area: Financial Markets)||The Economic Times|
|7||Article||Lalwani, S.||“The Winner Guards Them All”– A Proactive approach on Risk Management in the Bond Markets (Area: Financial Markets)||The Economic Times|
|8||Article||Lalwani, S. Gersappa, R.||“Custom-make your Model”– Need for designing Risk Management Systems in context of Indian markets (Area: Financial Markets)||The Economic Times|
|9||Article||Lalwani, S. Gersappa, R.||“No LAFing Matter This….”– Implications of the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) of RBI (Area: Financial Markets)||The Economic Times|
|10||Article||Lalwani, S. Gersappa, R.||“In a Mid-life Crisis” – A take on performance expectations on the Indian Mutual Fund industry (Area: Financial Markets)||The Economic Times|
|11||Article||Lalwani, S. Gersappa, R.||“Beware of the Pot-holes”– Need for a sobering effect amidst profit potential of declining interest rates (Area: Financial Markets)||The Economic Times|
|12||Article||Lalwani, S. Gersappa, R.||“In Sync or Out?” – Imperfect correlation between interest rate differentials & forward premia in the Indian markets (Area: Financial Markets)||The Economic Times|
Financial Markets, Commercial Banking, Managerial Accounting, Financial Analysis for Decision Making, Financial Risk Management, Debt Securities & Treasury Management, Banking Regulation & Practice, Credit Derivatives.
Joint Promoter and founder member of FIMMDA http://www.fimmda.org/>a self-regulatory organization of banks, primary dealers, financial institutions, The Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association (FIMMDA). (1997 – 1998).
Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB), Indian Institutes of Banking & Finance. (May 1985 – Present).