"His services on the expert committees on Corporate Governance for the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and on Governance of Banks for The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have established him as one of the chief architects of corporate governance and banking reforms in India. He serves as a member of SEBI’s Standing Committees on Alternative Investment Policy, Primary Markets, Secondary Markets and Research," as mentioned on the website.
He has a PhD from Chicago Booth School of Business and is a top-ranking IIT-IIM alumnus. He is one of the world’s leading experts in banking, corporate governance and economic policy.
Subramanian worked as a consultant with JPMorgan Chase in New York before starting his career in academics.
Krishnamurthy Subramanian took charge as his predecessor, Arvind Subramanian, abruptly left the country's finance ministry in June.