Dr. Latha Chari is a Doctorate in Finance from BITS Pilani, Post Graduate in Commerce and a FCMA (Fellow Member of the Institute for Cost Accountants of India). She has an experience of about two decades equally divided between academia and industry. She started her academic career as a Fellow with IILM, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
Before joining NISM, Dr. Chari has worked with Institute for Technology and Management and ITM Institute of Financial Markets for more than a decade. She joined ITM as lecturer and grew up the hierarchy to become the Deputy Director, heading ITM Institute of Financial Markets. During her academic tenure she has published papers in various national and international journals and has conducted MDPs in the areas of financial asset valuation, strategic cost management, trading and operations in equity markets, performance evaluation of mutual funds and the like.
Dr.Chari’s areas of research interests include strategic cost management, corporate valuations, shareholder value enhancement and similar studies. She has special interests in establishing finance labs and in design, development and delivery of lab based courses in the areas of banking and financial markets.