An MBA from London Business School and Mechanical Engineer from BITS Pilani, Shri Sanjeev Kaushik is currently posted as Additional Secretary in the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India in New Delhi. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Indian Bank, Chennai and the New India Assurance Company, Mumbai. In 2018, Shri Sanjeev Kaushik was appointed Whole Time Member of SEBI on the strength of more than 27 years of experience in the financial sector - both in Indian Public Financial Institutions as well as in Global Capital Markets.
During 2015-18, he was Dy Managing Director of the India Infrastructure Finance Company, New Delhi and also headed the Industrial Finance Co of India, having joined these institutions after a stint at the Ministry of Finance as Director for Capital Markets in the Department of Economic Affairs from 2011-15.
Shri Sanjeev Kaushik has also been Chairman of the Stockholding Corporation of India, Mumbai; Chairman of the Infrastructure Company of India (UK) Ltd in London; Governor on the Board of MDI, Gurgaon amongst various Board positions held by him.
Shri Sanjeev Kaushik has had a rich stint of 12 years in global investment banking as Managing Director of Equities at HSBC and as MD of Lehman Brothers in Mumbai. Prior to that, he worked in Capital Markets at Bank of America Securities in London after completing his MBA in 1999. In the Govt of Kerala, Sanjeev has served in various capacities including State Principal Secretary for Finance, Chairman & MD of Kerala Financial Corporation, Deputy CEO of Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund, CEO of the Vizhinjam Intl Port. He was District Collector of Palakkad and also Founding Director who established the national business school, IIM Kozhikode.