Board Of Directors

Shri Sivasubramanian Ramann

Shri Sivasubramanian Ramann

Shri Sivasubramanian Ramann, belongs to 1991 batch of Indian Audit & Accounts Service (IA&AS). He joined as Chairman & Managing Director, Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) from 19th April 2021. Before joining SIDBI, he was MD & CEO of National E-Governance Services Limited (NeSL) from December 2016. Prior to joining NeSL, Shri Ramann was the Principal Accountant General (Audit), Jharkhand, Ranchi during 2015-2016. He worked with SEBI as CGM and later Executive Director between 2007 & 2013.

He held various positions in the offices under the C&AG of India in various States and also worked as Executive Secretary to the C&AG of India. He worked as First Secretary, at Indian High Commission, London for auditing the accounts of various Indian Embassies in Europe. He is BA (Hons) Economics from St Stephens College and MBA from FMS, Delhi University. He has done M. Sc. in Regulations from London School of Economics and Certified Internal Auditor from IIA Florida. He completed LLB from Mumbai University and Post Graduate Diploma in Securities Law.

Shri V. Satya Venkata Rao

Shri V. Satya Venkata Rao

Shri V. Satya Venkata Rao has more than 29 years of working experience in two All India Financial Institutions. He is a Post Graduate in Law with distinction of securing a Gold Medal from Andhra University in Masters of Law. He has handled several critical matters in areas such as Legal, Human Resource, Corporate Communications and also worked as Central Public Information Officer and Appellate Authority under the Right to Information Act. Shri Rao has participated in International Conferences in London and Beijing. He has also spent considerable time in the areas of legal matters with special emphasis on recovery through legal route and has been successful in resolution of huge NPAs. Shri Rao has functioned as a Nominee Director on the Boards of listed and non-listed Companies.  He has also served as a Director on the Boards of Venture Capital Company, Real Estate Company and Societies registered under the Societies Registration Act.

Shri Sudatta Mandal

Shri Sudatta Mandal

Shri Sudatta Mandal joined as Deputy Managing Director, Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) on 3rd May 2021. Before joining SIDBI, he was the Chief General Manager & Chief Financial Officer of the Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank). He has experience of more than 25 years across different verticals (Assets, Liabilities, Risk Management, Compliance and Strategy) in Exim Bank including more than 20 years of operational experience in International Trade and Investment Finance, Project Finance, SME lending including Cluster Finance, Trade Finance, and cross-border Development Finance. He is a B-Tech. in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management with specialization in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Shri Devendra Kumar Singh

Shri Devendra Kumar Singh

Shri Devendra Kumar Singh, IAS, is currently Secretary General of National Human Rights Commission of India. Earlier, he was Secretary to Ministry of Cooperation. He held a number of important assignments in the State of Kerala in different areas. Prior to joining Ministry of Cooperation, he was working as Additional Secretary, Ministry of MSME and DC (MSME). Earlier, he has worked as Additional Chief Secretary (Agriculture) and Agriculture Production Commissioner. He also worked as Secretary (Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying) and was District Collector, Wayanad and Kollam, besides working in Department of Health.

While on Central deputation Shri Devendra Kumar Singh held important portfolios in the Ministry of Home Affairs (1999-2004) / Ministry of DONER. He was Additional Director General (Foreign Trade), Directorate General of Foreign Trade, New Delhi (2011-2016). During his stint in Directorate General of Foreign Trade, he has been assigned the work related to formulation of Foreign Trade Policy to enhance transparency, enhance e-governance, greater trade facilitation, digitization of processes from start to end of the process chain and working towards the concept of whole of Government of India in the foreign trade governance so as to achieve larger objective of bringing national interest in focus. He was also the Member Secretary of the Second Taskforce on Transaction Cost in Exports which is aimed to evolve a strategy towards reducing transaction cost in terms of specific problems for export and import.

Shri Devendra Kumar Singh worked as Chairman, APEDA (2017-July, 2018) where he focused on preparation of agricultural export policy, measures to open exports from North East Region and creation of export infrastructure.

Shri Lalit Kumar Chandel

Shri Lalit Kumar Chandel

Shri Lalit Kumar Chandel (Indian Economic Service), Economic Adviser, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, is a postgraduate in Economics, MBA and Fellow in Insurance. He has served at various positions in Government of India, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) and the State Government of Telangana.

As Executive Director and Financial Adviser, Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India, Shri Chandel was responsible for overall financial discipline in the organization and was also the Head of other Departments viz: Consumer Affairs Department and Enforcement Department. He has also worked as Director (Finance) in the Telangana State Power Generation Corporation (TSGENCO), Hyderabad and played a crucial role in finalization of plan for bifurcation of assets and liabilities between demerged TSGENCO and APGENCO.

In the Department of Financial Services, Shri Chandel has handled matters relating to reforms in the insurance sector, administration of insurance sector legislations, monitoring the performance of Government owned Insurance Companies and Social Sector Insurance Schemes. He is currently looking after the key portfolio of Industrial Finance in the Department and monitoring of various schemes under Aatm Nirbhar Bharat.

Shri B. Sankar

Shri B. Sankar

Shri B. Sankar is a seasoned banker, with a rich experience of more than 32 years in various capacities in State Bank of India. A postgraduate in Management Studies from FMS Banaras Hindu University, he joined SBI in 1988 as a Probationary Officer. He worked in Stressed Assets Management Group of SBI at Mumbai during 2003-10, was RM Warangal during 2010-12, DGM Nagpur during 2012-16, GM NCR Delhi during 2016-19 GM Chennai South in 2019-20 and CGM Chennai Circle in 2020-21. He Currently occupies the position of CGM SME at SBI Corporate Centre, Mumbai, incharge for the SME portfolio of the Bank.

Shri Krishna Singh Nagnyal

Shri Krishna Singh Nagnyal

Shri Krishna Singh Nagnyal is graduate from Ewings Christian College, Allahabad University. He joined LIC of India as an officer and has wide experience in LIC having worked in various zones handling varied assignments such as Sr. Divisional Manager and Regional Manager. He has served the Corporation in various capacities and held prestigious positions at different parts of the country. He was Regional Manager, Marketing of Eastern Zone, Regional Manager (OS) and Regional Manager, Personnel and Industrial Relations of North Zone. He has headed Central Zone, Bhopal and Eastern Zone Kolkata as Zonal Manager Incharge. Thereafter, he was posted at Central Office as Executive Director, Corporate Communications. He has special interest in sports and is inclined towards Social Service.

Shri Monomoy Mukherjee

Shri Monomoy Mukherjee

Shri Monomoy Mukherjee is presently working as Chief General Manager in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and holds the charge of Secretary’s Department. He is also the Chief Compliance Officer of NABARD and its First Appellate Authority under RTI Act.

He has done his M.Sc in Chemistry from Delhi University and M.Tech (Catalysis Technology) from IIT, Kharagpur. He is Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers and Certified Consultant for Training Need Assessment and Design of Training.

He has experience of 34 years across various offices and departments of NABARD including Faculty Member for 6 years. He has experience in development finance across Non-Farm Sector, Microfinance & Climate Space; Banking Technology and Human Resource Development.

Shri G. Gopalakrishna

Shri G. Gopalakrishna

Shri G. Gopalakrishna was the Director, Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) from 21st April 2014 to 20th April 2017. CAFRAL was set up by Reserve Bank of India to develop into a world class global institution for research and learning in banking and finance.

Before joining CAFRAL, he was Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Shri Gopalakrishna, a career Central Banker for over 33 years, mainly worked in the area of Banking and Non-Banking Regulation and Supervision.

He was the Chairman and Member of several Working Groups set up by the RBI/Government of India. During 2011, he Chaired the Working Group on Information Security, Electronic Banking Technology, Risk Management and Cyber Frauds, the recommendations of which have been implemented April 2011. The RBI guidelines has become benchmark standard for the Industry in information security, information audit, I.T. Governance and Cyber frauds. He authored the Central Credit Registry created by RBI in 2014 for reporting large value credits. In 2014 Shri Gopalakrishna Chaired the Committee constituted to examine the recommendations of FSLRC relating to Capacity Building in Banks and non-banks. The report has been accepted and implemented by the Reserve Bank of India.

Shri Ashish Gupta

Shri Ashish Gupta

Shri Ashish Gupta, is the Managing Director and Head of India Research at the Credit Suisse Securities India Pvt. Ltd. He earlier served as the Portfolio Manager of Legatum Capital and also as an analyst in CLSA covering sectors like cement, banking and auto. Shri Gupta is regarded for his insights on the Indian Banking sector and has authored several marquee reports including the “House of Debt” series. He is instrumental in publishing the Corporate Health Tracker, which is actively followed across the banking sector.

Ms. Nupur Garg

Ms. Nupur Garg

Ms. Nupur Garg is a leading investor in private equity and venture capital and an expert advisor to large institutional investors. She is the founder of WinPE (https://winpeforum.com), a not-for-profit initiative to enhance gender diversity in the investing ecosystem. Ms. Nupur serves as Chairperson of the Board of Kids Clinic India Limited and an independent director on the Boards of companies including Indigo Paints Limited, Kerala Infrastructure Fund Management Limited. She is an independent member of the investment committee at the Fund of Funds managed by the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), the quasi sovereign wealth fund sponsored by the government of India, and an advisor to and a member of the investment committee for the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF). an investment fund of Dutch government for investments in SMEs in frontier markets across 75 countries. She has served as an external expert on the investment committee for the INR 10,000 crore Fund of Fund for Start-ups for investing in the Indian start-up ecosystem. Ms. Nupur advises select fund managers on matters related to institutionalization, best practices and governance. She also mentors female entrepreneurs across various platforms. Ms. Nupur was listed in the BW VC World Most Influential Women 2022, Forbes W-Power list of Self Made Women 2020, among India’s top 100 Women Leaders in Finance (AIWMI 2019), awarded the Women Empowerment Entrepreneur Award 2019-20 and the Business Excellence and Innovative Best Practices - Academia Award 2019. In her last full time role, Ms. Nupur led the private equity and venture capital funds business in the region, for IFC and is widely credited with establishing IFC’s brand and credibility as one of the most respected institutional investors in this space. Ms. Nupur is a CA and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, with executive education from Harvard Business School.

Shri Amit Tandon

Shri Amit Tandon

Shri Amit Tandon is the founder Institutional Investor Advisory Services India Limited (IiAS) and its managing director since July 2011. Before IiAS, Shri Amit was the managing director and CEO of Fitch Ratings: India from October 2001 to June 2011. He also had oversight over Fitch Ratings Lanka. Prior to joining Fitch, he was with the ICICI group for 17 years (from May 1984 – September 2001), where he rotated through various roles and businesses including project finance, leasing, and the merchant banking division. His last role with the ICICI group was as head of investment banking at ICICI Securities. He has been a member of the Reserve Bank of India’s Technical Advisory Committee on Money, Foreign Exchange and Government Securities Markets, a member of one of the working groups convened by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to review comments received on the Companies Act and the Kotak Committee on Corporate Governance constituted by SEBI. Shri Amit studied economics at St Stephens College, Delhi and has an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi and has an MPhil degree from the University of Cambridge, UK.