Siddhartha Sanyal

Chief Economist & Head Research at Bandhan Bank Ltd


Siddhartha Sanyal is currently the Chief Economist & Head Research at Bandhan Bank Ltd. Previously, they worked at Barclays from October 2010 to July 2019, where they were the Director & Chief India Economist.

Sanyal's research focuses on analyzing and forecasting key macro variables such as growth, inflation, fiscal situation, interest rates, liquidity, foreign trade, balance of payments, and exchange rate. Siddhartha also tracks international economic and financial market trends, and produces detailed thematic research reports on economic trends and public policy. Noted for several contrarian views, eg., on monetary policy, interest rates and INR), Sanyal has had a strong impact on the field of economics.

Sanyal has also advised clients (mutual funds, hedge funds, insurance, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, corporate treasury, corporate strategy) in India, Asia-Pacific, Europe and US. Siddhartha has been ranked as one of the top India economists in multiple occasions (eg., FinanceAsia Fixed Income Research polls), and is a regular presenter at investor conferences and industry meets (national/ international).

In addition to their work in the private sector, Sanyal is also regularly involved in public discourse on economic issues. Siddhartha has presented their research views on national and international TV channels/ Newswires (CNBC, ET Now, Bloomberg, Reuters, BBC, Channel NewsAsia), and has written opinion columns for leading financial dailies (Economic Times,

Siddhartha Sanyal has a Master of Arts in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Siddhartha is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India. Siddhartha is also a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB) from the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance.

Siddhartha Sanyal works with Indranil Banerjee - Company Secretary, Santanu Banerjee - Head, Human Resources, and Sudheer Reddy Govula - Chief Compliance Officer. Siddhartha Sanyal reports to Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, Managing Director & CEO.


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