Sugato has a Master’s in Economics and more than 30 years of experience in banking, Industry chambers of commerce and media. He has also worked with some large corporate groups on economic policy issues. .
He has worked with India’s the oldest Apex Chamber of Commerce: FICCI as Secretary Economic Affairs, apart from serving the largest bank State Bank of India in its Planning and Foreign Exchange divisions in India and in Singapore.
He has represented FICCI before EU committee in Brussels, India’s Parliamentary Standing Committees on Communication and also Finance. He has also attended International Telecom Union summits in Hong Kong and Johannesburg, Forex International In Honolulu and also Indo-US Joint Business Council meeting in Washington.