Mr. G.N. Bajpai, Co-Founder & Special Senior Advisor
Mr. G.N. Bajpai is Special Senior Advisor of EM Capital Management, LLC. Mr. Ghyanendra Nath Bajpai, a distinguished leader in Indian business is known for his visionary leadership and exemplary integrity. He was the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the India securities regulator. Prior to SEBI, Mr. Bajpai was Chairman of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), India's largest portfolio investor and life insurance company that is a unit of the Indian government.
Mr. Bajpai 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.
Mr. Bajpai has been a member of Board of Directors at General Insurance Corporation of India, ICICI Bank, Unit Trust of India, UTI Bank now Axis Bank, Tata Chemicals, Jindal Steel, Thane Electric Supply Co., National Housing Bank, Discount & Finance House, Indian Railway Finance Corporation, India International Insurance Ltd., Singapore and Ken-India Ltd. Nairobi (Africa). Mr. Bajpai was also Non-Executive Chairman of National Stock Exchange, Stock Holding Corporation of India, LIC Housing Finance Ltd, and LIC International EC Bahrain and LIC Nepal Ltd.
Currently, Mr. Bajpai sits on the Board of the several Public Companies and Chairs the Board of Directors of couple of those Companies. Mr. Bajpai is on the Board of Advisors of Indian Army Group Insurance Fund and Governing Board of National Insurance Academy. Earlier he has served on the Governing Board of Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.
Currently, he is the visiting Prof. of Middlesex University, London. He has been a visiting faculty at leading institutes of Management and Training. He is being regularly invited to speak at seminars in India and abroad. He has delivered lectures including at London School of Economics (LSE), Harvard University and MIT and also addressed OECD & IMF seminars. He has written three books: The Securities Market, Marketing of Insurances, and How to Become a Super Successful Salesman.
Mr. Bajpai received among others the CNBC Award “Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Finance” from the hands of Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh. Recently he was conferred “Life Time Achievement Award” by World HRD Congress.
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.