Dr Madhusoodanan PR

Associate Professor

Dr. Madhusoodanan P R is an Associate Professor at the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad, India, in the Centre for Economics and Finance.


Dr. Madhusoodan P R is an Associate Professor at Administrative Staff College of India.

At ASCI, Dr Madhusoodanan is responsible for training programs, consulting projects and research in areas, namely Sovereign Risk, Enterprise Risk Management, Financial Institutions and Markets, Financial Services, International Finance, Geo-political Risk and AML/CFT. He is also supporting PGDM and PGDHM programs of ASCI.

Dr Madhusoodanan began his career as an Economist in the Planning & Research Division of the Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) in Mumbai. As an economist, he worked in the areas such as Sovereign Risk, Global Capital Flows and Investments, Country Macroeconomic and Financial Profiles, and Country and Regional Analyses. He has also authored the Exim Bank’s Occasional Papers, Working Papers and was also responsible for the Bank’s other think tank initiatives. He has represented the Bank in various external policy discussions, interactions and meetings.

Dr Madhusoodanan, later, moved to the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) to head the Division of Country and Sovereign Risk Management. The Division was involved in thorough financial, macroeconomic and regulatory risk analyses of Asia-Pacific economies including India to assess the credit worthiness, to provide internal ratings and also to set cross-border and in-country exposure limits for the Bank at the global level. The Division was also involved in the preparation of regular analytical reports and updates on global financial and economic risks, stress testing, early-warning and scenario building. Apart from being a line manager for the Division, he has been a key person to interact with senior stake holders of HSBC, which include the CEOs from UK, Hong Kong and other Asia-Pacific countries, in order to finalise sovereign risk assessments and exposure limit settings. He was also responsible for presenting global risk development updates to wider Wholesale and Market Risk (WMR) heads across the HSBC group. He has also worked in London and Hong Kong on various assignments.   

In academia, he had been associated with SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai; Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore; and CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore.

He has a number of national and international policy as well as academic research publications in his credit and indexed in Scopus.

He is a member of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF).


  • Ph. D (Financial Economics)
  • M.A. in Economics and Econometrics