ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Padmalatha Suresh is an alumnus of the IIM Ahmedabad. She also holds a degree in LLB and CAIIB. She has more than three 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, and corporate training in the finance area. She is a visiting/adjunct professor of finance at several Indian Institutes of Management and other reputed B-Schools, where she teaches the courses on Bank management and Project financing. She also teaches at executive and management development programs.
She has edited a 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. She has been on the Advisory Boards for start-up B Schools and magazines relating to infrastructure management.
Professor Justin Paul is known as an author/co-author of eight text books. He is also an author of four Ivey-Harvard case studies, which are used in classrooms worldwide. He is currently the youngest full professor with the graduate school of business University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, USA and a visiting professor with the Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. He has served as a full time faculty member with the University of Washington and as an Associate Professor with the Nagoya University of Commerce, Japan. Dr Justin is serving as Senior Editor of two international journals, European Journal of International Management and, International Journal of Emerging markets, both published from England. He served as Department Chairperson at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), at age 30 and has been a visiting professor to teach full courses at, Aarhus University, Denmark, Deakin University-Australia, Grenoble Eco le de Management, France, Universite De Versailles, France, Vienna University of Economics & Business, ISM University-Lithuania, SP Jain-Dubai and Warsaw School of Economics-Poland. He has published over 50 research papers in reputed journals during last 5 years. Prior to joining academia, he has served as a bank manager for 2.5 years. His website is www.drjustinpaul.com