JK Lakshmipat University

Jyoti Raj Nair
Institute of Management


Jyoti Raj Nair

Associate Professor
Institute of Management

Area/ Specialisation

Accounts/ Finance/ Business Statistics



Member of JKLU faculty since

11th May 2022

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  • Currently pursuing PhD from O P Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana
  • Masters in Professional Business Studies (Finance) from AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Masters in Business Management (Finance) from the University of Calcutta


Mr. Nair is Associate Professor at the Institute of Management, JKLU. He has been a Banker in India and New Zealand, predominantly in credit and debt management. He commenced his career with Escorts Finance Ltd. and moved on to multinational institutions like Citigroup in India and ANZ Bank in New Zealand. He has 23+ years of industry experience and 6+ years in academics. He was also an entrepreneur briefly, before moving to academics in 2017. He was a part-time lecturer and a university rank holder in 3 subjects at AUT University, Auckland. He has conducted many Management Development Programs for JSPL employees.

Teaching Interests
  • Corporate Finance
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Financial Derivates
  • Business Statistics
Research Interests

Price Dynamics in the Commodity Derivative Markets in different market conditions

Honours, Awards, and Affiliations
  • Best student researcher award at O P Jindal Global University
  • Awarded for detection of fraud at ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd
  • Outstanding Credit Officer Award at Citigroup
Selected Publications

Nair, J. R., Kumar, B., and Inani, S. (2021). Market Backwardation and The Theory of Storage: An Empirical Investigation of Indian Gold Futures Markets. Global Business Review, 097215092110463. https://doi.org/10.1177/09721509211046337