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Ghyanendra Nath Bajpai, a distinguished leader in Indian business was the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Earlier, he was the chairman of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). Bajpai is known for his visionary leadership. He has served as a non-executive chairman and a director on corporate boards in India and other countries, received awards for contribution to business and authored several books. He has written four popular books: The Securities Market, Marketing of Insurances, How to Become a Super Successful Salesman and The Essential Book of Corporate Governance. He received a number of awards, most notably the Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Finance Award from the prime minister of India and the W.G. Chirmule Puraskar, 2014 for commendable contribution in the fields of insurance and regulation of stock market.
Bajpai holds a master’s degree in commerce from the University of Agra and a degree in law (LLB) from the University of Indore. He is an avid golfer.