Dr. Prakash Singh is an Associate Professor of Banking at IIM Lucknow where he has been teaching in the Finance and Accounting area since 2006. He is a B.E in Mechanical Engineering from HBTI, Kanpur, MBA from Lucknow University and holds a PhD from BITS, Pilani. He teaches courses related to Commercial Banking, Risk Management and Financing Start-ups. His research interests include Performance and Regulation of Banks, Risk Management in Financial Institutions, Microfinance, and Valuation of Start-ups. His research contributions have been published in various peer reviewed journals including The Journal of Prediction markets, PRAJNAN, South Asian Journal of Management, International Journal of Developmental issues, Vikalpa, International Journal of Financial Services, IUP Journal of Applied Finance, Udyog Pragati etc., among others. He also serves as Independent Director on the Board of NBFC- MFIs and also on advisory Board of UP Power Corporation, PICUP, SIDBI, LMA and many other organizations. He has done various training and consulting assignments with SIDBI, NABARD, UPPCL, PCDF, Indian Army, HUDCO, GAIL, NTPC, BHEL, IRS, Kotak, Maruti, SAIL, MCDEX, ONGC, Indian Railways etc.
He is also the Faculty Convener at SCIFI, an IIM, Lucknow - SIDBI/ DFID sponsored Incubation centre promoting Start-ups in the space of Fintech
Earlier he has worked with Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd (Now Kotak Bank) and Escorts Yamaha Motors Ltd. He has also taught at BITS, Pilani before joining IIM Lucknow.