Dr R K Mishra, Senior Professor, ONGC Subir Raha Chair Professor at the Institute of Public Enterprise, is a graduate of International Management Programme, SDA Bocconi, Milan, Italy. He has been a Fellow of British Council and Commonwealth Secretariat. He has had research stints at London Business School and Maison Des Sciences De L’ Hommes, Paris. He has taught at the University of Bradford, United Kingdom and was a visiting Professor at Maison Des Sciences De L’ Hommes, Paris, University of Technology Mara, Malaysia, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is a member of the UN Task Force on Standards of Excellence in Public Administration and Education. He has been a Management Consultant to several organizations including DFID, Deloitte, Adam Smith Institute, ADB and Centre for Good Governance. He was associated with the UNDP project on Macro Economics of Poverty Reduction carried out by RBI Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Banking and Research.
He is on the Steering Committee of Network of AsiaPacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance supported by the Asian Development Bank. He has handled assignments for the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Power, Ministry of Trade and Commerce, Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises, and Ministry of Finance (Department of Disinvestment). He was also a member of the working group on privatization set up by the International Institute of Administrative Sciences, Belgium. He was been a researcher for Planning Commission. Finance Commission, Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, OECD, United Nations University – World Institute for Economic Development Research, International Civil Service Consortium, State Bureaus of Public Enterprises, Financial Institutions and Banks. He was on the Boards of few Public and Private Sector Enterprises. Member, ‘Panel of Experts on Reforms in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs)’ set up by the Planning Commission, Govt of India; Member, Adhoc Task Force set up by the Cabinet Secretariat, Govt of India to review the Results Framework Documents (RFD) of the various ministries of the Govt of India; Regional Vice President, Executive Board, Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS); Member, Ad hoc Task Force on Memorandum of Understanding, Government of India; Member, Working Group on Review of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Guidelines of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs), Government of India, etc. He is a member of Editorial Board of many international and national journals published. He has supervised Doctoral Research for several Universities in Public Administration, Management, Economics, Commerce and has taught at the National Management Programme, GoI-MDI, M.Phil and M.B.A programmes for more than three decades.
His current interests include corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, modernization of State, civil service systems, financial administration, environmental administration, privatization, SOE reforms, restructuring, poverty management, and good governance.