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Area of Specialisation

Prof. Barkha Jadwani

Prof Barkha Jadwani is a Commerce graduate, Cost Accountant (ACMA), Financial Risk Manager from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (USA), Masters in Financial Management (MFM) from Mumbai University and CAIIB. She is currently pursuing her PhD from Symbiosis International University, Pune. 

She has over 19 years’ experience in Banking and Education Industry. She is currently teaching as a finance faculty in VESIM. Prior to joining VESIM she was working with The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd (HSBC) as Vice President Credit Operations. 

Since July 2013, she is teaching as a finance faculty and has taught the following subjects - Banking and Insurance, Wealth Management, Treasury Management, Financial Management, Financial Accounting, Financial Risk Management, Financial Markets and Institutions and Banking Operations Management. She has also taught Mutual Fund Distributors Certification, NISM Investment Adviser (Level 1) Certification and Equity Sales Certification in NCCSM and NVIAP weekend programs. 

During her stint in HSBC (April 1998 – July 2013) she had worked in various departments such as Finance, Corporate Banking and Operations. In her last assignment, she was Heading Bank Guarantees Operations Unit, strong and professional team responsible for providing the highest level of Operational Support to Global Trade and Receivable Finance business within the framework of the security and control aspects. From 2007 to 2010 she was working as Assistant Vice President – Global Banking handling Client Service for client base of over 50 Global Banking Clients. Notable names within the portfolio – Tata Chemicals, Tata Realty, Infiniti Retail, Indian Hotels and other Tata Group companies; Mahindra Group companies; AC Nielsen Group companies, ISS Integrated etc. She had also worked as MIS Manager involved in preparation of profit and loss and balance sheet as per HK GAAP, statutory profit and loss accounts, MIS pack for the Assets and Liabilities committee (ALCO), customer/product Group MIS and Annual Operating plan.

Educational Qualifications
MFM from Mumbai University
FRM from Global Association of Risk Professionals (USA)
CAIIB from Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF)
CMA from Institute of Cost Accountants of India
B.Com from Mumbai University (N.M.College)

Academic Affiliation
Head Centre of Excellence Banking and Finance, VESIM

Professional Affiliation
Member, Institute of Cost Accountants of India
Banking and Insurance
Wealth Management
Financial Accounting
Financial Management
Commodity Markets
Financial Markets and Institutions
Treasury Management
Banking Operations Management
Financial Management
Financial Risk Management
NISM Mutual Fund Distributors
Equity Sales
NISM Investment Adviser (level 1)

Area of Research
Corporate Governance

Current Research
Operational Risk Management in Indian Banks

Research Papers
“Mergers in Banking Industry: A case study analysis of the merger of Kotak Mahindra Bank and ING Vysya Bank”, 2015, Journal of Development Research, Vol 8, Issue 2 pp 41-49 (ISSN 2229-7561)
"Impact of Fintech companies on the banking sector in India", 2015-16, Journal of Development Research, Vol 9, Issue 1, pp 1-6 (ISSN 2229-7561)
"A comparative study of Public and Private Sector Banks through Technological Initiatives", 2016, Bigdata Analytics & Smartcities International Conference 2016, pp 65-74 (ISBN 978-93-85537-00-4)

Publications in Book Chapters/Others 


Conference Presentations
"Corporate Governance in Banks" on 7 February 2015 at SIMSR Finance Conference SIFICO 2015, Mumbai
"Impact of Fintech companies on the banking sector in India" on 12-14 Feb 2016 at International Research Conference on Entrepreneurship, VESIM, Mumbai
"A comparative study of Public and Private Sector Banks through Technological Initiatives" on 10-12 Nov 2016 at BASIC 16, VESIM, Mumbai

Seminars and Workshops Attended
FDP on "Creating Joyful Learning and Teaching Experience", 6 Sep 2014
FDP on "Big Data and Big Data Analytics", 27-29 April 2015
FDP on "Outcome based Learning Objectives", 24-25 Jun 2015
Training on Harrison Assessment Test for Students Development, 01 Aug 2015
Conference "FIBAC 2015", 25-26 Aug 2015
Seminar on Big Data Analytics "Turning Complexity into Simplicity", 9 October 2015
Programme on Derivatives - Equity & Commodities, 7-8 Sep 2016
Workshop on Structural Equation Modeling and Advanced Data Analysis Technique, 13-17 Dec 2016
Operational Risk Management: An advanced approach, 19-20 Dec 2016

Working Papers

Work in Committees and Groups


Custom Programs

Speaking Engagements

Awards & Honours