Dr. Rachana Baid, is an M.Com and PhD from Osmania University, Hyderabad. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor at NISM, since inception. Prior to NISM, she has worked in UTI’s Indian Institute of Capital Markets (IICM). She has conducted a number of training programmesand research/consulting assignments for market participants, civil servants and international delegations, including for the Commonwealth countries. Her areas of interest are Financial Institutions & Markets, Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance and Behavioural Finance. She is also a visiting faculty at XLRI, IIM Ranchi and SP Jain Dubai and Singapore centres.