Prof. Gautam K Majumdar
Gautam Majumdar is primarily an Investment Banking professional with substantial Senior and Board level industry experience in the United Kingdom and India.
Prof. Majumdar completed his Master of Business Management degree with Distinction from the Asian Institute of Management in Manila and had previously obtained a Bachelor of Business degree with a First Division from the Banaras Hindu University.
He began his career with Citibank in India and had extensive exposure to the areas of Corporate and Investment Banking. He headed Citibank’s Capital Markets Group for South Asia in addition to other important corporate banking positions.
Prof. Majumdar subsequently had a long career in London in merchant and investment banking, first with Standard Chartered Merchant Bank and then with Westdeutsche Landesbank (at that time Germany’s largest Landesbank) specialising in international mergers and acquisitions and in corporate advisory transactions.
He was then Managing Director of Vanguard Capital Limited, a London based corporate advisory boutique and was then on the Board of an international PLC in London with extensive operations in Eastern Europe and Latin America.
Prof. Majumdar also has substantial exposure to the BPO industry in India, serving first as Senior Vice President of Global BPO Sales in Mphasis and then as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Optimus, the BPO subsidiary of Polaris.
During his career Prof Majumdar has led Indian Financial Services delegations to the United States and been a member of British Government trade delegations to India.
Prof. Majumdar also has experience working in the Third Sector, as an advisor with the Citizens Advice Bureau in the U.K. which is that country’s most well-known charity NGO advising on a wide range of issues of concern to ordinary people, from welfare claims and immigration issues to consumer activism and complaints.
Prof. Majumdar is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in London.