Dr Krishnan leads a group focused on research and policy outreach in the broad area of regulatory and public economics, including concerns about investor protection and financial sector reforms, land policy and records, public finance and public administration, and law, economics, and justice. He Joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1983 and has served in various field and secretariat positions in India. Trained in economics, finance, and law, Dr Krishnan has chaired or served as a member of several GoI committees. He has taught as a visiting professor at the ISB, at Ashoka University, etc. & he regularly lectures at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration in Mussorie. He has published on a range of public policy issues in books, journals, and the mainstream media. Dr Krishnan holds a B.A. (Hons) in Economics from St Stephen’s College and an LL.B. degree from the University of Delhi, an M.A. in Economics from the University of Mysore, and a FPM/Ph.D. in Economics & Finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.