Meghnad Desai, Lord Desai

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Advisor to IDEAglobal Group, parent company of IDEAcarbon


Meghnad Desai, Lord Desai, joined IDEAcarbon’s Advisory Board in 2007. Lord Desai is a member of the House of Lords and is Chairman of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) Advisory Board. OMFIF is an independent think tank for central banking, economic policy and public investment, providing a neutral platform for public and private sector engagement worldwide.

Lord Desai has been an advisor to IDEAcarbon since 2018.

Key contributions and insights

Lord Desai has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in the Republic of India, in 2008.

Lord Desai serves as the founder chairman of the Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics in Mumbai (MDAE).