Padmalatha Suresh

Padmalatha Suresh is an alumnus of the IIM Ahmedabad. She is Adjunct Faculty at IIM Kozhikode and visiting faculty at IIM Indore. She also holds an LLB and CAIIB. She has more than two decades of industry experience at senior levels, primarily in banking, and briefly in the IT sector. Her long exposure to the banking sector has enabled her to evaluate banking and financing strategies, risk entailments and options for redressing them as also commentate on banking, in general, and infrastructure finance, in particular. She is an independent finance consultant and Director, DMS Financial Services Pvt. Ltd, a firm specializing in strategic financial consultancy, outsourcing of financial services, corporate training and recruitment in the finance area. She is a visiting/ adjunct professor of finance at the IIMs and other reputed B-Schools, where she teaches the courses on Bank Management and Infrastructure financing. She also teaches at Executive and Management Development Programs. She has edited a popular professional reference book titled Project Finance - Concepts and Applications. Her several articles on banking and infrastructure financing have been published in popular business dailies, magazines, and refereed journals in India and abroad. Her views / interviews on banking and infrastructure financing issues have been published in leading business magazines