Sundar is a global professional with wide experiences in Banking and Financial Services as well as Manufacturing and other services (mining, pharamaceuticals, software, education etc.). He has advised business interests in India, South-East Asia, Western Europe, Middle East and the African continent. He has done significant work in the fields of strategy, economics and financial markets.
Sundar's best selling book, "Indian Mutual Funds Handbook" [Vision Books (2013, 3rd Edition)], has been featured along with books of Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett, Peter Lynch, George Soros & Jim Rogers in BW's list of Top 10 books that will change the way you look at money.
Sundar is a post-graduate in management from India's premier B-School, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (1986-88). He is also a qualified accountant (Associate of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India) and company secretary (Associate of the Institue of Company Secretaries of India). He is currently persuing his research interests in the School of Management at Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.
Sundar has been associated with leading companies such as Kotak Mahindra (formerly, partner of Goldman Sachs in India) and Bajaj Auto (India's leading motorcycle and three-wheeler manufacturer).
Sundar has trained over 20,000 participants from an array of India’s largest mutual funds, banks, financial services companies, press and the media across a range of innovative programmes.
Sundar is on NISM's Examination Committee for the mandatory licensing examinations for Investment Advisers. He has also co-developed the Level 2 examination. Besides, he has developed the mandatory licensing examination for mutual fund distributors (all 3 Levels).
Sundar is a member of the Banking and Finance Committee and Education Committee of the Indian Merchants' Chamber. He has also been guest faculty with leading B-Schools in India.