Mr. Soubhagya Parija

New York Power Authority

Contact Details

White Plains, NY
United States


Soubhagya Parija is currently the SVP and Chief Risk Officer at the New York Power Authority, nation’s largest public owned power utility. Parija has a diverse experience in risk management involving working in different industries such as retail and energy as well as in a set of large and small companies during a course of more than two decades. Prior to accepting the current position, Parija was in a leadership role in risk management at Walmart’s international division.

Parija started his career in India after obtaining a Master’s degree in Economics from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, one of the top educational institutions in the country. Upon moving to the United States, Parija completed his MBA with a concentration in Finance and Information Systems from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University.

Parija has significant interest in furthering risk management as a discipline which has led him to engage in speaking at various forums and offering his services on a voluntary basis to bodies such as RIMS. Parija was a member of the ERM committee at RIMS from 2008 through 2011.


Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Indiana, United States
Finance, Information Systems
1998 To 2000

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
Economics, Statistics

Job History

Sterling Jewelers Inc.
Director, Enterprise Risk Management
Akron, OH, United States
November 2006 - present

Duke Energy
Director, Enterprise Risk & Portfolio Analysis
Charlotte, NC, United States
July 2000 - November 2006