Sumedh Deorukhkar joined BBVA Research in 2011. In his prior capacity as Senior Economist Asia, based in Hong Kong, he published extensively on emerging Asia with a focus on India and Indonesia. He regularly shares economic views across electronic media and his work is quoted in leading business newspapers and magazines. He was the key note speaker at the Asian Banker Conference 2015 held in Jakarta, Indonesia. His paper on India’s Overseas Direct Investments was selected for presentation at the 4thCopenhagen Business School Conference on ‘Emerging Multinationals: Outward Investment from Emerging Economies’ in 2014.
In previous years, Sumedh worked for 4 years with ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank, as an economist in its Treasury department, where he published extensively on the US and Indian financial markets.
Sumedh holds an MSc degree in Economics from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, an advanced research institute established by the Reserve Bank of India. He also holds a specialized degree in Financial Risk Management from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), USA.