Board of Advisors

M. S. Sahoo

Dr. M. S. Sahoo completed his five-year tenure as the Chairperson of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) on September 2021. Prior to this, he has had a professional experience of over three decades, which includes several coveted positions such as – Member of the Competition Commission of India, Secretary of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India, and Economic Adviser with the National Stock Exchange of India Limited. His academic qualifications include M. Phil, M.A. (Economics), LL.B., FCS, and PGDM, leading to him having a brief but eventful legal practice.
He has also substantially influenced policies and reforms in financial markets, and brought about major reforms particularly in the Insolvency arena, like: establishing the IBBI (2016), insolvency profession (2016), corporate insolvency framework (2017), valuation profession (2018), Graduate Insolvency Programme (2019), individual insolvency framework (2019), resolution of financial service providers (2019), pre-packaged insolvency resolution (2021) and building institutions of markets (1994-2021). As the flag-bearer of the Indian insolvency and restructuring industry, we are extremely honoured to have him on board with us.