Dr. Omkar Goswami
Dr. Omkar Goswami is Founder and Chairman of CERG Advisory Private Limited, a consulting and advisory firm. He taught and researched economics for 18 years at Oxford, Delhi School of Economics, Harvard, Tufts, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Rutgers University and the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi. In March 1997, he moved away from formal academics to become the Editor of Business India, one of the country’s most prestigious business magazines. From August 1998 up to March 2004, Dr. Goswami served as Chief Economist of the Confederation of Indian Industry – the premier apex industry organization of India. He also holds directorship in Infosys Limited, Crompton Greaves Limited, IDFC Limited, Ambuja Cements Limited, Cairn India Limited, DSP Black Rock Investment Managers Private Limited, Godrej Consumer Products Limited, Bajaj Finance Ltd., Infosys BPO Limited and Avantha Power and Infrastructure Limited.
A professional economist, Dr. Goswami did his Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and his D.Phil (Ph.D.) from Oxford University.
Other than his regular columns for newspapers and magazines, Goswami has authored three books and over 70 research papers on economic history, industrial economics, public sector, bankruptcy laws and procedures, economic policy, corporate finance, corporate governance, public finance, tax enforcement and legal reforms.