Sanjeev Kumar is a respected numismatist and author whose encyclopaedic book and research on the coinage of the Gupta Empire is a comprehensive and widely-referenced book for the history and gold coins from the 4th-6th century AD. As an expert on the ancient coinage of India, Kumar provides guidance to museums worldwide.
He is Chairman of the Shivlee Trust, which supports the preservation and study of Indian history, art and artefacts. Prior to his retirement, Kumar spent 32 years in international finance and private equity as Chairman and Managing Director for Shivlee Holdings Ltd., which owned and operated companies in USA, Canada, China and India. He is also a founding trustee of the Bharatiya temple of Northwest Indiana, USA as well as a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain.