Kaushik Desarkar

0832 2366743

Python, Julia, Matlab


B.Sc. (Economics – Honors), PGDM (SPJIMR), M.Sc. (Finance – Distinction, UK), FRM

Areas of Expertise

Fixed Income Securities & Derivative Pricing, Financial Risk

Kaushik Desarkar

0832 2366743

Profile & History

Completed MBA from SPJIMR, Mumbai and began career with Tata Steel Limited. Later moved to Strathclyde University, UK to complete M.Sc. in Finance securing a Distinction. Worked with Morgan Stanley (UK) in Operational Risk Management for the EMEA Region at Glasgow UK. In 2008/09, successfully cleared and declared a fully certified FRM (USA). Began academic career as a faculty member at Universal Business School (MH). Areas of interest include fixed income securities, financial derivatives and risk management. Currently working on Python and Julia applications in finance. 

  • Courses taught: Experienced faculty at professing on Financial Derivatives, Fixed Income Securities and Financial Risk Management.
  • Also teaches at: Taught at BITS Pilani, Goa, S P Jain School of Global Management, Sydney Australia and Universal Business School, Karjat , Maharashtra.



  • Presented paper on “Relationship between under-pricing and post IPO performance: Evidence from Indian IPOs” at the World Finance Conference, Venice, Italy Summer 2014.


11+ years of industry experience with Tata Steel India, Morgan Stanley plc UK. 9 years in Academics.