Dr Rakesh Mohan is Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University and Distinguished Fellow at Brookings India.
He is also a Senior Adviser to the McKinsey Global Institute and a Non Resident Senior Research Fellow of Stanford University. He was until recently Executive Director on the Board of the International Monetary Fund representing Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Sri Lanka.
He was Chairman of the National Transport Development Policy Committee of the Government of India, with rank of Minister of State 2010-2014. He was Secretary, of the Indian Ministry of Finance, and also Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India between 2002 and 2009. In this capacity he co-chaired the G20 Working Group "Enhancing Sound Regulation and Strengthening Transparency" (2009), and the CGFS Working Group on Capital Flows (2008-09).
Mohan has authored three books on urban economics and urban development; He has also authored two books on monetary policy: 'Monetary Policy in a Globalized Economy: A Practitioner's View' (2009), and "Growth with Financial Stability: Central Banking in an Emerging Market" (Oxford University Press, 2011). His new edited book, "India Transformed: 25 Years of Economic Reforms" (Penguin Random House) is forthcoming in June 2017.
He has a BSc (Eng) from Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London(1969), a BA from Yale University (1971) and a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University.