Vidhu Shekhar, CFA

Vidhu Shekhar, CFA, is the country head of CFA Institute in India, where he is responsible for advancing the CFA Institute mission in India and supporting CFA® charterholders in the country. He is a seasoned financial and investment professional with nearly 30 years of industry experience in India and abroad. Previously, he served as vice president of new products and business excellence at the National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India, senior vice president at IDBI Capital Markets, and managing director at E*Trade Systems India Limited. Mr. Shekhar also served on various committees contributing to the development of Indian financial markets, including the Dr. Patil Committee on Corporate Bonds and Securitisation and the Raghuram Rajan Committee on Financial Sector Reforms. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Delhi and a postgraduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.