Board of Directors
Pramod Kabra is the Part-time Chairman and Non-Executive Director of our Bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Jodhpur University. He is also a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is currently associated with True North Managers LLP.
Rajeev Yadav is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of our Bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was previously the chief executive officer of G.E. Money Financial Services Private Limited.
Aarthi Sivanandh is an Independent Director of our Bank. She holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Madras, a bachelor’s degree in law from The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University and a master’s degree in law from Tulane University. She is enrolled with the Bar Council of Tamilnadu. She was the co-founder of Vichar Partners, an independent legal firm, which subsequently merged with J. Sagar and Associates. She is presently an equity partner with J. Sagar Associates.
Alok Prasad is an Independent Director of our Bank. He holds a master’s degree in arts from the University of Delhi. He was previously the chief executive officer of Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN), the chairperson and director of South Asia Micro-entrepreneurs Network (SAMN) and has worked with the Reserve Bank of India and the National Housing Bank.
Ms Nanda S Dave has 30+ years of experience in several departments, and across multiple centres of the RBI. She has built expertise in Payment and Settlement Systems, Risk assurance, and Non-Banking Financial Company regulations and supervision. In her last role with the RBI, she was holding the position of Executive Director.
Ms. Dave was actively involved in design, development, regulation, and supervision of innovative, technology-based retail payment systems for India, namely, the Unified Payment Interface, the Bharat Bill Payment System and TReDS. She was also associated with the amendment of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007.
Her most recent responsibilities included the creation and development of strategic plans for the RBI, and the oversight of multiple departments including Information Technology, Currency Management, Human Resource Management and Business Continuity Planning.
She has represented the RBI on many national and international fora. She was the Vice Chair of Regulatory Oversight Committee of the LEI-ROC as also member of the CPMI, Bank for International Settlements, Basle.
She holds a Masters degree in Management and a Bachelors degree in Science. She is also a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).
Ravindran Lakshmanan is a Nominee Director of our Bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Mumbai and a post graduate diploma in management and financial management from the Indira Gandhi National Open University. He is an associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. He has been associated with SIDBI for the last three decades.
Sameer Yogesh Nanavati is a Nominee Director of our Bank. He holds a master’s degree in business administration (marketing management) from the Sardar Patel University, Gujarat. He is one of the founders of our Bank. He has been a director on the board of ILIFE Clinics and Research Private Limited, Barefoot Organics Private Limited and Fincare Community Development Foundation since their inception.
Sunil Satyapal Gulati is an Independent Director of our Bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has previously worked with Bank of America, RBL Bank Limited, Yes Bank Limited, GE Capital Services India and ING Vysya Bank Limited.
Varun Sabhlok is an Independent Director of our Bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree in arts from the University of Bombay, bachelor’s degree in science (Economics) from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He was the founder of AVS Asia Ventures, a management consulting services and has previously worked with Safeguard Real Estate Management Pte. Limited.
Vinay Baijal is an Independent Director of our Bank. He holds a master’s degree in science from University of Allahabad. He is an associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. He was previously associated with the Reserve Bank of India, from where he retired as the chief general manager, Department of Banking Operations and Development. He has also previously worked with the International Monetary Fund, Mizuho Bank Limited, Paypal Payments Private Limited, and Experian Services India Private Limited. He is currently an advisor to BSR & Co. LLP. He has been a member of the MFIN Enforcement Committee, Committee on Investment Pattern for Insurance and Pension Sector, Ministry of Finance, GoI and the Financial Action Task Force, Ministry of Finance, GoI.