G Arun Kumar, Ph.D. is presently Professor and Head at Department of Management Studies, IIT- Madras. He has completed his Ph. D. from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. His area of interest includes Cost and Management Accounting, Project Finance, Corporate Governance and other Finance related subjects. He has published numerous articles in National and International journals , attended and presented papers at global Conferences. Prof. Arun has co-authored 2 books on Finance area and his area of research includes Development Finance, Joint Ventures& Alliances and High Frequency Finance.