Mr. Mathur is an Indian Administrative Service Officer of the 1986 batch. A First Class Graduate in Economics and an MBA in Finance, Mr. Mathur has worked with Golden Tobacco and Associated Cement Companies in Mumbai between 1982 – 1984 before joining the Indian Revenue Services (Income Tax) in 1984 and then the IAS in 1986, topping his batch.
He has had long stints in various positions in the Finance Department including Principal Secretary Finance, Government of Rajasthan. During his postings under the Department of Economic Affairs (2001-2003) at Cote dIvoire and Tunisia, Mr. Mathur worked as Assistant to the Executive Director (representing India, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Switzerland) of African Development Bank. He was then actively engaged with the Export-Import Bank of India in enhancing and promoting business opportunities for Indian companies in the African continent through Technical Cooperation Agreements and served as the Chairman and Managing Director of Export-Import Bank of India since February 20, 2014 until February 22, 2017.
Currently he serves as Additional Secretary to Government of India at NITI Aayog.