Securities and Exchange Board of India
Mr Ajay Tyagi assumed office as Chairman of Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) with effect from
March 1, 2017.
In a career spanning over 32 years, Mr Tyagi, a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer, has held several responsible positions with distinction in the State and Central Governments.
Prior to assuming office as Chairman, SEBI, Mr Tyagi has served as an Additional Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, handling diverse areas like Capital Markets, Investment, Infrastructure Financing, Financial Sector Reforms, Financial Stability Issues and Coins & Currency. Earlier, he served as a Joint Secretary in the Ministries of Environment & Forests and Petroleum & Natural Gas. He also served as Secretary of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board.
In the Government of Himachal Pradesh, he has served as Principal Secretary in the Departments of Finance, Planning, Industries and Information Technology.
Mr Tyagi did his graduation in Electrical Engineering and post-graduation in Computer Science. He has also done his Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University.