Welcome to our governing board!
Our leadership team's core members form a community that is constantly striving to strengthen the Institute. This leadership team has worked together over the years to make the BSE Institute one of the best financial education institutes in the world. They set and maintain a very high standard of education to strengthen the trust placed in the Institute by students.
Chairman and Director
Shri Sundararaman Ramamurthy is a highly motivated leader and consistent performer with a successful track record of 38 years and strong passion to lead a financial institution and motivate teams in furthering business, governance, and control. He is a Cost Accountant and member of Indian Institute of Bankers along with being a Bachelor of Science.
His diverse experience in the Indian financial markets and banking system includes leading large and complex multi-disciplinary teams, Stake Holder Management, High Corporate Governance Standards, Strong interface with Technology in innovation, implementation and maintenance of complex systems, Strategy Development, Regulatory Relationship Management, Business Development, Stringent Compliance Standards, Organizational Development & Motivation and Business Excellence to name a few.
Shri Sundararaman Ramamurthy, until recently was the MD & Chief Operating Officer in Indian arm of Bank of America (BANA) where his responsibilities included global governance and control of the banking entity in India and the securities segment. He was also a part of various Board/Leadership forums at Bank of America.
With over 20 years of work experience at National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE) and as a senior member of the NSE team since its inception, he was responsible for significant transformation of the Indian capital markets for over two decades. He has also worked with leading Public Sector Banks viz. Industrial Development Bank of India, State Bank of India and Indian Overseas Bank.
Managing Director and CEO
Mr. Ambarish Datta is the founding Managing Director & CEO of the BSE Institute Ltd. He has been instrumental in setting up BSE Institute Ltd. (BIL) as a fully owned subsidiary of Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. He is also the founder of the BSE Institute Ryerson Technology Start-up Incubator Foundation—the world's first start up accelerator housed within a Stock Exchange. He also set up BFSI Sector Skill Council of India, the country's nodal body to implement all National Skill development programs for the BFSI Sector. The accelerator is supported by the Government of India and has incubated more than 200 high-tech start-ups across multiple domains till date. Prior to taking up this assignment, he headed the Technology Aided Learning group at Reliance Retail Limited, during which he was responsible for the nationwide roll out of numerous e-learning and blended learning programs covering a wide range of learners from shop floor staff to senior managers. Before his stint with Reliance Retail, he handled various portfolios in the IT and learning solutions space. He comes with 25+ years of experience in Education and Enterprise Technology across multiple domains.
He has done his SMP from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. In addition, he is a member of the board for BFSI Sector Skill Council of India, BIL RFI, and was also a member of the India Advisory Board of CISI-UK in the past. Moreover, he was elected as the Vice Chairman of the global committee on Financial Literacy at the World Federation of Exchanges—a body of all recognized stock exchanges in the world.
Mr. Neeraj Kulshrestha heads the regulatory functions of the exchange including membership compliance, surveillance, inspection, investigation, regulatory communication, investor services, listing compliance and regulatory legal. At BSE he was earlier responsible for Business Development, Trading, Membership and Listing Operations and Development. He has about 27 years experience in Capital markets, which includes Securities Markets and General Insurance.
Prior to BSE he was an Executive Director in Morgan Stanley India for a decade. He was earlier with National Stock Exchange and has managed various functions like Trading Operations, Inspection and Investigation, Futures and Options Clearing and Trading. He was also the CEO of India Index Services Ltd. and Dotex International Ltd. He has completed his Bachelors in Computer Science from Delhi University and a MBA (Finance) from Indore University.