Sanjay Unni leads BRG’s Securities practice. He holds a PhD in economics with a specialty in financial markets.

He has testified in trial and deposition on issues relating to capital markets and securities transactions. He has also authored studies on the valuation of intangibles and has represented firms in Internal Revenue Service appeals proceedings on disputes relating to international taxation. He has appeared before the chief accountant and chief economist of the Securities and Exchange Commission to discuss issues relating to the valuation and expensing of employee stock options.

In addition to his consulting practice, Dr. Unni has taught courses on financial markets and derivatives at several universities, most recently in the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was cited for excellence in teaching. His research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals and has been selected for presentation at leading academic conferences.

Employment History

2007 – 2009

University of California, Berkeley
Haas School of Business
2004 – 2006

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Department of Accounting and Finance
1994 – 2001

University of Texas at Dallas
School of Social Science
1990 – 1994

Southern Methodist University
Department of Economics
1984 – 1989

Areas of Expertise


Southern Methodist University
PhD, Economics, 1994
MA, Economics, 1994

University of Delhi
BA, Economics, 1984 (honors)