Professor Banerji received his BTech degree in Mechanical Engineering and his MTech degree in Industrial Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. He was awarded an ICI Commonwealth Scholarship and studied for his PhD in Operations Research at Cambridge and the University of Manchester.
Professor Banerji is now responsible for all education programmes at WMG, including Full-Time Masters, Professional and Executive Programmes and Overseas Programmes.
Before joining WMG, Professor Banerji spent more than 30 years with IBM, publishing 80 major internal papers and winning numerous awards for his work. He was CIO and Vice-President of IBM (India) where he increased the revenue, profits and employee numbers dramatically. He created a major centre in Bangalore to provide IT services in the USA and Europe.
Professor Banerji moved from industry to academia in 2004 when he became Practice Associate Professor of Operations Management at Singapore Management University.
In 2010, Professor Banerji was presented with the Glory of India Award by the India International Friendship Society.