Prof Prabal K. Sen is a well-known professor in Economics, particularly in Development Finance. He started his career in teaching at Burdwan University and then shifted as senior bank management official with the United Bank of India. He occupied the prestigious Chair Professorship of Bank of Baroda in the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) and then he came to XLRI of Jamshedpur and became the Founder Chairperson of Entrepreneurship Development Centre from where he superannuated in the year in 2017. He has been awarded as best teacher by Bombay Management Association. He sits in the Board of Directors in a number of small banks and Non- Banking Finance Companies (NBFC) across the country. He is also a Visiting Professor in different IIMs.