Mr. Mitra is Master of Science in Mathematics and MBA. He is a well known financial services professional in India. He was actively involved in setting up the Merchant Banking Divisions of Bank Of India and Standard Chartered Bank in India. He was then the Country Head, Corporate and Investment Banking in American Express Bank. He was thereafter the Managing Director of GIC Mutual Fund. In 1994 he joined the Aditya Birla Group as the Director, Financial Services and set up a very successful financial services business for the Group.
He is currently Director, Advisor with a large number of companies in different industries. He is also involved with several reputed NGOs. He is a regular contributor to domestic and international publications and is a regular speaker in various forums. He has also been active in several important Committees and Chambers in India.