Tulsi Jayakumar

Chairperson, Family Managed Business Program
S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR)

Tulsi Jayakumar is a Professor of Economics and the Chairperson of the Family Managed Business at the S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research. SPJIMR’s FMB programme is a pioneer post-graduate management programme for scions of family managed businesses, in its 20th year. An alumnus of the prestigious Delhi School of Economics, Dr. Jayakumar has a rich experience of teaching across various Institutes and business schools across the country in her academic career spanning more than 25 years.

Dr. Jayakumar is a well-reputed scholar in her field. She regularly contributes to business newspapers including the Mint, Financial Express, Hindu Business Line and the Free Press Journal. Her articles have been widely discussed and deliberated upon in the social media as well. Her cases published with global case repositories like Ivey and distributed by Harvard are used across top B-schools in the world, and have been re-published in international text books. Her recent case on a Family Managed Business, Agarwal Packers & Movers won critical acclaim and was featured by the Case Centre. She also has contributed to national and international journals including the Economic & Political Weekly, Journal of Business Strategy, Competitiveness Review and the South Asian Journal of Management. Recently she has co-authored a book on Financial Markets and Institutions, published by Pearson.