Swaminathan Gurumurthy is a Chartered Accountant by profession and a writer and commentator on national issues by choice. Uncompromising on integrity and courage, he has authored several well researched and thought-provoking articles and books on finace, economics, politics, law and culture.
He is Distinguished Research Professor of Legal Anthropology, SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. Inspired by his analyses of and strong case for an Indian approach to India's economic development, the Shailesh J. Mehta, School of Management, IIT Bombay, invited him to start a course on 'Indian Financial and Business Model'.
He is associated with several socio-economic, cultural and spiritual organisations and think tanks - regional, national and international. He is Member, Managing Committee, Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari.
Gurumurthyji's outstanding knowledge and unconventional insights emanate not only from his wide and ever-updated study of research works, but also from his keen observation of especially the Indian Society which he reveres as a source of constant education.