Dr. P. Kotaiah, a Gold Medalist in MA (Mathematical Economics and Agricultural Economics) from Andhra University, is a member of the Certified Association of Indian Institute of Bankers. He has varied experience in the Banking Sector with specialization in the fields of agriculture and rural development. His past experience includes working with international/multilateral institutions including the International Fund for Agricultural Development, Rome, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations and the World Bank. He was also awarded the Special Honour Award in 1996 by the World Association of Small and Medium Enterprises in recognition of his special contribution towards the promotion of small and medium enterprises. He was conferred the Doctor of Letters by Andhra University in 1997 in recognition of his special contribution to the areas of rural finance and development.
Dr.P.Kotaiah is a Director on the Boards of various prestigious companies including Lanco Infratech Limited, Zen Technologies Limited, Andhra Sugars Limited, Pridhvi Asset Reconstruction and Securitisation Company Limited, Nuziveedu Seeds Sugars Limited,