Amitabh Pandey studied Economics at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University (1974-77) and the Delhi School of Economics (1977-79). He was a Lecturer at an undergraduate college of Delhi University for three years before joining the Indian Railways (the Indian Railway Traffic Service), where he worked for 24 years, during the course of which he set up and managed the online ticket reservation system (http://irctc.co.in) at the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (2001-2006).
Amitabh took voluntary retirement from government in 2006 and joined Thomas Cook (India) Limited as President and Head eBusiness (2007-2012).
In August 2012, Amitabh left Thomas Cook and moved to NOIDA with his wife, Sandhya to read and write full time.
Amitabh’s first novel, a thriller titled Himalayan White, has been published by Harper Collins (India) in April2016.The second volume in the Himalayan series is under publication and a book on ecommerce is looking for a publisher.
Amitabh also contributes articles on economic issues to online newspapers occasionally.