Pankaj has about 23 years of professional experience including a six-year stint with banking and financial service industry at fortune 500 banks like SBI. He is double doctorate in finance and management- a fellow of XLRI Jamshedpur and a Ph. D in (Business Management) - MBA (FMSU), CFA (ICFAI) and CAIIB (Gold Medalist).
He regularly publishes in the business press viz. The Financial Express and has also published/presented several papers in international conferences and ABDC/Scopus listed journals.
He has conducted a number of MDPs for clients like Energy Efficiency Services Limited, Coca Cola, CII, ASSOCHAM, PNB, NTPC and U P Government. Also, he has successfully convened several international and national conferences.
His academic and research interests include Asset Pricing, Derivatives & Risk Management, Financial Econometrics, Financial Modeling with Excel & R, Corporate Finance, Microfinance, Banking and Capital Markets.
He has won many awards, namely, First Position in National Big Data Championship under scheme of Department of Biotechnology, "Bank of India Prize" & "M P Srivastava Memorial Prize" for outstanding performance in banking sector and Best Writer in Finance from CNX123. He is a Life Member of The Indian Econometrics Society (TIES), Indian Commerce Association and Indian Economic Association.