About The Speaker

About The Speaker [Amarjeet Singh]


Amarjeet Singh
Executive Director, Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI)



Mr. Amarjeet Singh, working with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for the last 29 years, has extensive experience in development and regulation of securities markets. He is presently working as Executive Director in charge of Market Regulation Department responsible for policy formulation and supervision of Market Infrastructure Institutions (MIIs). He also heads the Office of International Affairs at SEBI apart from dealing with securities market issues relating to financial stability.

Previously, Mr. Singh headed the Corporation Finance Department dealing with primary market reforms and made impactful contribution in the areas of issuance and listing of securities, Sustainability Reporting, Corporate governance etc. He also led SEBI’s initiative on conceptualizing and implementing the Social Stock Exchange in India. In his earlier roles, he has headed the front office of Chairman, SEBI as his Executive Assistant, the Office of International affairs and the Northern Regional Office of SEBI.

Mr. Singh has been involved in various international regulatory initiatives, including that of International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). He played a leadership role in the Assessment Committee of IOSCO since its formation in 2012 till 2018 (vice-chair:2012-16; chair 2016-18). He steered several thematic reviews on FSB driven reform areas post GFC and designed a new assessment program for monitoring implementation of IOSCO Principles and Standards at the global level.

He has also represented SEBI on numerous Committees set up by Reserve Bank of India and Government of India. He currently represents SEBI on the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, set up by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. He is a Member of the India Advisory Board, Newcastle University Business School, UK. Apart from an MBA, he holds a Master’s degree in Economic Policy Management from Columbia University, NY, USA.

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