Vikas Srivastava is the ONGC Chair Professor of Finance at IIM Lucknow.Vikas Srivastava is Professor in the area of Finance and Accounts at IIM Lucknow. He is a MBA, PhD and a visiting Doctoral Fellow at the Helsinki School of Economics under a scholarship by the European Union. His primary research areas are Project Finance, Corporate Banking and Credit Risk Management. He has conducted more than 120 specialized training programs for Banks based in India, South Asia, Central Europe and Africa. He was also an Advisor to Axis Bank Corporate Banking and Project Finance Group. He has handled consulting assignment for IFC Washington and ADB Manila on Sustainable Lending, besides giving consulting and training support to RBI, Large Public Sector banks, Centre for Banking Studies, Central Bank of Srilanka and Bangladesh Bank. He has coauthored a text book on Project Finance published by Oxford University Press, besides publications in International Journals and articles in Financial dailies.