Saumya Dash

Dean (Programmes), IIM Indore

Dr. Saumya Ranjan Dash is currently working as Professor in the Finance and Accounting area of IIM Indore. His current academic leadership roles include Dean (Programmes) and Chair Accreditation. Responsibilities include academic administration of 8 flagship programmes of IIM Indore. He is also continuing as Board of Directors for IIM Indore Alumni Association (IIMIAA). During his tenure at IIM Indore, Dr. Dash's contribution has been substantial as a teacher, researcher, and academic administrator. His exceptional people orientation, hard-working and sincere nature, and passion for his professional responsibilities are phenomenal and remarkably visible in his professional achievements. Dr. Dash is an excellent finance scholar. His recent publication profile is strong, with 29 research papers in reputed national and international journals. Most of his works are in the domain of behavioral finance. A noteworthy feature is his sustained record of academic research and publications in areas related to investor sentiment and his enduring commitment to teaching and scholarship in top management schools in India. His active academic research pursuit has enabled him to understand the varied effects of investor sentiments on corporate decisions and asset prices. In pursuance of the broader academic interest, his enduring commitment to teaching also includes providing management development training programmes to public sector companies and private corporate organizations. Along with Indian executives, he frequently takes international corporate training assignments in Dubai and other GCC countries.