Dr. S.P. Parashar is Director of the Indian Institute of Management Indore. He sits on the Boards of a number of top Corporates and Management Institutions, and high level expert committees of the Government of India, and Government of Madhya Pradesh. He has also held positions that included Head of Research and Studies at Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies, Sharjah, UAE; IFCI
Golden Jubilee Chair Professor of Finance, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon; Associate Professor of Finance, XLRI, Jamshedpur. He has over 35 years of teaching, training, research and consultancy experience.
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