A Graduate in Science and hold Masters in HRD Management (MHRDM) from University of Mumbai. He has also passed SAS (Civil) for Group B officers of Civil Audit & Accounts cadre, 1992, of CAG. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Management (Finance) from Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth University, Pune. He has a bandwidth of two and half decades experience in accounts, administration and handling large number of international and domestic training programmes and long-term as well as short-term courses including conferences, seminars etc. Prior to joining NISM, he was Senior Officer (Admin) at IICM (former UTI ICM) and served as an Accountant at the Office of Accountant General (Mah-I), A&E, Mumbai. At NISM, he has handled Administration and Programme Office during the past three years. Currently, he is charged with General Services Department (GSD) and Legal/Compliance Departments.