Durgesh Tinaikar

Senior Adjunct Faculty


Dec’89 - Ph.D. (Economics), The American University, Washington, DC

Specialization: International Finance & Economics, Development Economics and Econometrics.

  • Dissertation: “An Econometric Estimation of the Yen - Dollar Risk Premium in a Portfolio Model with Rational Expectations.” Excerpts published in Journal of Foreign Exchange & International Finance, NIBM, March, 1991.
  • Simon Nadel Dissertation Fellowship for outstanding dissertation proposal; The American University, 1987.

Executive Program in Investment Banking and Corporate Finance, Nov-Dec’98, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago.

Apr’83- M.M.S. (Finance), Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, University of Mumbai, India

Jul’76-Apr’80- B.E. (Electrical), V.J.T.I., University of Mumbai, India


Nearly four decades of work experience in Corporate and Investment Banking as senior client coverage banker, having worked with several international financial institutions in senior management roles. Retired in March 2019 as Managing Director & Head of Mizuho Bank Ltd India, which belongs to the Japanese Mega Financial Group, Mizuho.


  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Fixed Income and Debt Markets
  • Futures & Options
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Futures & Options
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Financial Institutions
  • Markets and Commercial Bank Management

Also taught a course on International Finance as visiting / guest faculty in the PGDM programs at several premier Indian Business Schools including the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru , and S.P. Jain Institute of Management Studies & Research.

Expertise and Research Interest

Bring to the class nearly four decades of experience in corporate banking, investment banking, and international banking . Discuss case studies based on real life work situations much of the information being confidential and not in the public domain.


  • President of Mizuho Bank Ltd’s special award for outstanding contribution towards business promotion in India during the years 2007; 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2013, and 2015.
  • Simon Nadel Dissertation Fellowship, The American Uiversity, Washington D.C. for outstanding dissertation proposal.
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