Mr. Sandip Ghose is the Director of the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM), an educational initiative of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). He provides strategic leadership to NISM’s seven School of Excellence engaged in Securities Education, Research, Certification of Market Intermediary, Corporate Governance, Investor Education and Financial Literacy. He also oversees the School of Regulatory and Supervisory studies which acts as a staff college for SEBI officers.
Prior to taking over as Director of NISM, Mr. Ghose was Head of Human Resources in the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). A central banker by profession, Mr. Ghose was Chief of Staff and Advisor to three successive RBI Governors - Dr. C. Rangarajan, Dr. Bimal Jalan, and Dr. Y.V. Reddy - over a period of nine years, i.e. 1996-2004. He was also the Principal, Bankers' Training College, Mumbai, between 2004-2007 where he was responsible for grooming and capacity building of the top management of the commercial banks in India. He has also served as Principal of College of Agricultural Banking, Pune and Regional Director of the RBI, Delhi.
His knowledge of job markets and work place effectiveness, coupled with his experience both within the country and abroad, provide a comprehensive perspective to institutions in formulating policies on training, performance and talent management.
During his career, Mr. Ghose has received several prestigious awards including an Honorary Doctoral Degree by the Sikkim University.
Mr. Ghose is Member on the boards of national and international training institutions and business schools.