Speeding up reforms: Madhabi Puri Buch's first year as Sebi chief

As first woman at the helm of Sebi, Madhabi Puri Buch brought in a data-driven approach and made regulation more nimble

Madhabi Puri Buch
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Madhabi Puri Buch (ILLUSTRATION: AJAYA MOHANTY)

Khusboo TiwariSamie Modak Mumbai
From overseeing India’s largest-ever public float to facing harsh criticism for not acting in the Adani affair, the first year in office for Madhabi Puri Buch as chairperson of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has been anything but dull.

For Buch — who achieved many firsts by becoming the first woman to helm the country’s capital markets regulator — speed has been of essence. Having spent three years as a whole-time member, the youngest Sebi chief was able to hit the ground running since she moved into the corner office on March 1.

She began her role during

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First Published: Feb 28 2023 | 7:31 PM IST

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