Dr. Anup Sinha is an economist with a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He has taught at Presidency College and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. He has held visiting appointments at Calcutta University, Indian Statistical Institute, University of Southern California, Washington University at St. Louis, Curtin University at Perth and Kyoto University.

He has served on the Board of NABARD. He is currently the IRDAI representative on the Life Insurance Council of India. He served three terms on the Board of Governors at IIMC and also as the Dean during 2003-06. He received the Best Faculty Award from the IIMC Alumni Association in 2003 and 2004. In 2012, 2014,2015 he won the Most Popular Teacher Award from the outgoing MBA students of IIMC. He served IIMC as Professor of Economics for 25 years .