Ram Kumar Mishra is Director, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, India. He graduated from the International Management Programme, SDA Bocconi, Milan, Italy. He has been a fellow of the British Council and the Commonwealth Secretariat. He has been working on key assignments with Indian Government including Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Power, Ministry of Trade and Commerce, Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises, and Ministry of Finance (Department of Disinvestment).
He has also been a researcher for Planning Commission. Finance Commission, Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, State Bureaus of Public Enterprises, Financial Institutions and Banks. He is on the Boards of Govt of India Enterprises viz., Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited, Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Limited and Non Ferrous Materials Technology Development Centre. He has also worked extensively with International organizations including OECD, United Nations University - World Institute for Economic Development Research, International Civil Service Consortium. Prof. Mishra has supervised more than 50 doctoral researchers from several Universities in the areas of Public Administration, Management, Economics, and Commerce and trained In-service officers both from government and industry for the past three decades. His current areas of interest include Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, International Management, Management Controls, Management Education, Infrastructure Development, Restructuring, Economic Reforms, Social Sector Management, Good Governance and Economic Environment.