Vijay Kumar Venkataraman


Mr Vijay Kumar Venkataraman is the managing director and chief executive officer of the exchange since January 18, 2018.With his extensive experience in the commodities markets, will give a strong impetus to NCDEX in contributing towards development and transformation of commodity markets in India.

He holds a B.Tech degree in electrical engineering from IIT Madras and an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. He brings over 25 years of experience in leadership roles in the areas of commodity trading and merchandising along with risk management, logistics and operations. Mr Vijay Kumar’s expertise includes business development, servicing national and

international key accounts, using exchange traded derivatives and design of technology driven marketplaces.Mr Vijay Kumar has held leadership positions with P&L responsibility at firms like Sharp Group, National Bulk Handling Corporation Pvt. Ltd., Reliance Industries,Arthur Andersen, Cargill Inc, ITC and Britannia.

Mr Vijay Kumar was the Chief Business Officer at NCDEX between June 2009 to September 2014, where he led the teams involved in handling Product Design, Business Development, Logistics & Commodity Tracking as well as Quant and Market Structure. His role included strategic planning, policy and regulatory interface with respect to Agri commodity markets, establishing linkages with technology,
market operations and compliance and focus on generating revenue streams to trigger top and bottom line.