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Keshav Kishor Jain (2013/B Tech/AG/HJB) has received the much coveted Economic Times Young Leaders 2018 award. The EYTL identifies and rewards India’s most promising young managers in the age group of 26 to 32 years and is widely recognized by the corporate world as a gold standard to identify future leaders of India Inc.

Keshav is currently Assistant Vice President at Barclays. As a finance professional, he has worked with various investment banks and financial institutions in the areas of financial modelling, M&A, risk management, risk advisory, derivatives research and financial analysis. He has experience in leading teams for multiple consulting projects in analytics & risk management. Keshav started his career in the Bank of America and has worked with Credit Suisse as Market Risk Manager. His last appointment was with Crisil as Global Research & Analytics Manager.

Committed to sustainable development, Keshav has been President of the IIT Kharagpur chapter of Engineers Without Borders, where he took steps to increase the participation of students in activities related to rural development and environment protection. He continues to contribute and mentor as a professional member of the organisation.

ETYL evaluated around 26,000 contestants before a distinguished panel of CEOs from different companies picked the final Young Leaders list of 46. The panel looked for candidates with a wholesome personality, out-of-the-box thinking and zest to innovate. The felicitation ceremony for the winners was held on January 30, at Trident, Nariman Point, Mumbai.

By Chirosree Basu

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