Mr. Ghyanendra Nath Bajpai, a distinguished leader in Indian business was the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Earlier Mr. Bajpai was Chairman of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). Mr. Bajpai is known for his visionary leadership and exemplary integrity. He has served/serves as non-Executive Chairman and a Director on corporate boards in India and other countries, received awards for contribution to business, and authored several books. Mr. Bajpai has been Chairman of the Corporate Governance Task Force of International Organization of Securities Commissions and the Chairperson of the Insurance Institute of India, (III) a counterpart of Chartered Insurance Institute UK. As Chairman of SEBI, Mr. Bajpai oversaw the orderly functioning of India's securities markets, the tenth largest in the world with a market capitalization of over US$ 1 Trillion and 20 million investors. Currently, Mr. Bajpai is Non-Executive Chairman and Non-Executive Director of several Corporates in India. Mr. Bajpai is on the Board of Advisors of Indian Army Group Insurance Fund and is on the Governing Board of National Insurance Academy. Earlier he has served on the Governing Board of Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. He has been a visiting faculty at leading institutes of Management and Training. He has delivered lectures including at London School of Economics (LSE), Harvard University and MIT and also addressed OECD & IMF seminars.
Currently, he is the visiting Prof. of Middlesex University, London. He has written three books: The Securities Market, Marketing of Insurances, and How to Become a Super Successful Salesman. He received among others the "Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Finance" award from Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh.
Mr. Bajpai holds a Master's Degree in Commerce from the University of Agra and a Degree in Law (LL B) from the University of Indore. Mr. Bajpai is an avid golfer.