FPM Admissions 2021
James Dominic

James Dominic Email-ID : jamesdominic@rajagiri.edu

Dr. James Dominic holds Ph.D. in Finance from IIT Madras. His corporate, academic and research experience spans over 13 years. A CAIIB certified banking professional; he has handled various operational roles in banking industry for seven years prior to pursuing his academic interests. He is an Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) acknowledged by AIMA and SEBI resource person for financial education. His academic and research experience spans over six years with SCMS Business School, Cochin and IIT Madras. He was a recipient of research scholarship from IIT Madras. His research interests include venture capital/private equity, business valuation, corporate finance and capital market investment/technical analysis trading. He has presented research papers in various international conferences at USA and Europe.


Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Finance, IIT Madras
  • Master of Business Administration, MG University, Kerala
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, MS University, TN

Work Experience (Research /Teaching)

Corporate Experience

  • Branch Operations Head at AXIS Bank, January 2011 to March 2014.
  • Branch Operations Manager at Dhanlaxmi Bank, September 2009 to January 2011.
  • Assistant Manager at ICICI Bank, July 2007 to September 2009.

Academic Experience

  • Research scholar and teaching assistant, IIT Madras, July 2015 to December 2019
  • Asst. Professor-Finance at SCMS Business School, Cochin, June 2014 to July 2015

Research Projects

  • Venture capital/Private equity
  • Corporate finance
  • Firm valuation
  • Technical analysis
  • Behavioural finance
  • MDPs in capital market trading

Journal Publication

  • “Is VC market liquid? Evidence from India”, Global Finance Journal, 2019, Volume 41, page 146-157.   (ABDC- A category)

Conferences / MDPs Attended / FDPs Attended

  • “Do VCs time the market? Evidence from India”, UEH International Conference on Business and Finance, Vietnam, August 2019
  • “Investment duration and value creation in Indian VC market”, South Western Finance  Association(SWFA) conference, Houston, USA,  March 2019
  • “Factors affecting VC market liquidity- An Indian perspective”, 9th Annual Financial Market  Liquidity Conference, Budapest, November 2018
  • “Is VC market liquid? Evidence from India”, Econworld, Amsterdam, July 2018

Workshops / Training Attended

  • ‘Teaching summer school in Finance’, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, April 2019
  • ‘Financial research workshop’, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, November 2018
  • ‘SEBI resource person training’, Securities and Exchange Board of India, May 2016


  • CAIIB, 2011
  • Diploma in International Banking and Finance, 2014
  • Certification in AML & KYC, 2009
  • Certification in Banking Codes and Standards, 2013
  • Certification in Trade Finance, 2013
  • NCFM-Depository operations from NSE, 2009
  • NCDO from NSDL, 2010
  • AMFI-Advisors’ module, 2008

Professional Memberships

  • SEBI Resource Person for financial education
  • Accredited Management Teacher(AMT) by All India Management Association
  • Member of All India Management Association