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A post-graduate in Geology, Mr. Ravindranath has over 32 years’ experience with SBI, India’s largest Bank, covering different aspects of banking and currently oversees the Domestic Bond treasury portfolio with significant exposure in various market segments including money markets, equities and investments. He has worked in various positions both in India and abroad, including postings in US, Chennai and Hyderabad, in both retail and wholesale operations.

 Mr. B. Prasanna - Vice Chairman

Group Executive Head – Global Markets Group & Proprietary Trading, ICICI Bank

Mr. B. Prasanna is a Group Executive and head of the Global Markets group and Proprietary Trading in ICICI bank. He joined the bank in November 2016 and prior to this appointment he was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Securities Primary Dealership Limited (I-Sec PD). Under his leadership, I-Sec PD has established a leading presence in the fixed income markets. He has more than 22 years of experience in the Indian Treasury markets. He has been instrumental in contributing to a number of developmental efforts in this market with respect to product development, widening and deepening of the Indian Institutional market. He has been a part of various committees formed by RBI, SEBI and FIMMDA including CoBoSAC formed, by SEBI, for the development of corporate bond market.

He is currently serving as a director on the Board of CCIL (Clearing Corp. of India Ltd.), a Director in the Board of FIMMDA (Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India) for the last 4 years and has in the recent past served as the Chairman of the Primary dealers Association of India.

Mr. B. Prasanna is a CFA, 2005 batch, Chartered and Cost Accountant.

  Mr. S.P. Kher-Chief (Investments :M&A) LIC of India  

Mr. S.P. Kher is the Chief (Investment : M&A) at Life Insurance Corporation of India. In the past he has held the post of Regional Manager (Estate), Zonal Vigilance Officer, Regional Manager (F&A) , Area Manager (LIC HFL) among others.

  Mr. M.S. Gopikrishnan – Director  

Managing Director, Head – Financial Markets, India & Financial Markets Sales and Trading, South Asia

  1. Gopi has over 20 years of experience in Financial Markets across Equity Research, FICC Trading and Sales.
  2. He is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and Cost Accountant (AICWA) by qualification.
  3. He joined Standard Chartered Bank in February 2013 as Head of FX, Rates and Credit Trading, South Asia.
  4. He became Head of FM Sales and Trading, South Asia in November 2015.
  5. His role was expanded to Head of Financial Markets for India in October 2017.
  6. His responsibility encompasses Trading, Sales and Structuring across asset class like Fixed Income, Currencies, Credit and Commodities. In addition, he is also responsible for Capital Markets and management of the bank’s balance sheet.
  7. As the Head of FM Sales and Trading, South Asia, he has the responsibility for building FX, Rates and Credit business in the region.
  8. Prior to Standard Chartered Bank he worked with IDBI Capital in Mumbai till 2005 (Head of Rates Sales and Trading), and Deutsche Bank in Mumbai (Head of Rates & FX Trading, South Asia – till February 2013).
  9. Gopi has been part of various RBI and SEBI committees including those on Interest Rate Futures, Development of Corporate Bond Market etc.
  10. He appears in media for views on Financial Markets.
  11. He is passionate about markets, integrity & ethical behaviour, people and innovation.
  Mr. Manoj Rane - Director  

Manoj Rane is the Managing Director and Head – Fixed Income and Treasury at BNP Paribas India. He is responsible for the Bank’s Capital Markets (ex – equity) business in India.  Prior to this, he has worked with multinational banks like Standard Chartered Bank and Bank of America and was part of the initial group that set up the new Private Sector IndusInd Bank Ltd. He has 25 years of experience in the Markets business.  He was part of the initial group involved in setting up the Fixed Income Money Market & Derivatives Association of India (FIMMDA). Currently, he represents BNP Paribas on the FIMMDA Board.


  Mr. Kamal Mahajan – Director  

General Manager – (Head – Treasury & Global Markets) Bank of Baroda

Mr. Kamal K. Mahajan is presently General Manager, Head of Treasury and Global Markets in Bank of Baroda. Mr. Mahajan is having more than 30 Years of Banking experience having joined Bank of Baroda as Probationary Officer in the year 1984. Prior to his present assignment Mr. Mahajan headed Bank of Baroda’s Global Mid Office from December 2013 till July 2016. He is having vast experience of more than 20 Years in various Treasury and treasury related functions including Head of Fixed Income & Derivatives, FX Trader, Money Market operations & various Back Office functions. He was also in charge of the Treasury Operations in Banks Gulf Operations. In addition to the above, Mr. Mahajan has also worked in various Banking operations for 10 years in different branches of the Bank. Mr. Mahajan is M.Com from Delhi University and CAIIB.

  Mr. Moni N.S.S – Director  

PRESENT ASSIGNMENT : Executive Vice President & CFO of SBI DFHI Limited (on deputation from State Bank of Travancore)

Educational Qualification : Bsc, CAIIB

EXPERIENCE : Mr.Moni N.S.S has put in 31 years of service in State Bank of Travancore and has held the following assignments covering various aspects of Banking.

  1. Regional Head of a module covering 38 branches engaged in retail banking, spread over 8 districts in Tamil Nadu.
  2. Assistant General Manager (Tax Administration & Balance sheet) at Head Office, Thiruvananthapuram, responsible for
    • Computation and payment of Service Tax & Income Tax of the Bank, filing of returns and handling tax cases.
    • Preparation / presentation of Balance Sheet of the Bank and coordinating auditing of the Branches/ Bank by Statutory Auditors.
  3. Chief Dealer (Forex - Front office) at Integrated Treasury, Mumbai.
  4. Chief Manager (Forex - Back office) at Integrated Treasury, Mumbai.
  5. Manager (Core Banking Solutions) at Central Data Centre, Mumbai for rolling out and implementation of Core Banking Solutions in the Bank.
  6. Eighteen years of service in branches in various capacities in Accounts, Loans & Advances and International Banking desks.
  Mr Shashikant Rathi - Director  

Mr. Shashikant Rathi is Executive Vice President and Head of Treasury at Axis Bank Ltd. Mr. Rathi, 38, is a rank holding Chartered Accountant with over 18 years of experience in the financial sector and markets. He started his career in Unit Trust of India, the oldest mutual fund in India.

He joined Axis Bank in 2003 in the the capital markets division and worked across fixed income segments covering corporate bond trading & sales, syndication and placements, equity trading etc. Shashikant was instrumental in taking Axis Bank to a leadership position in the Indian Debt Capital Markets. Axis Bank has maintained the top position in the league table consistently over past 8 years and is running one of the largest corporate bond investment portfolio in the industry.

After building a successful corporate bond and equity trading businesses, he took over the overall fixed income portfolio of the Bank along with asset liability management (ALM) and capital markets in 2013. He then moved on to become the Treasurer of the Bank and currently heads all interest rates, forex and derivatives trading, domestic and international debt capital markets businesses, and also ALM which includes the regulatory CRR, SLR, LCR along with overall liquidity, interest rate and currency risk management of the Bank.

  Mr. Baby K.P – Director  

Mr Baby K P is Additional General Manager and Head of Treasury at Federal Bank, Mumbai. He is responsible for Forex, Money Market operations,Derivative Trading, Fixed Income security operations. He has more than 30 years of banking experience including exposures in Credit, Treasury and Retail Banking . A commerce graduate from Kerala University and a Chartered Financial Analyst from ICFAI (India), he headed many Metro, Semi Urban branches and Regions of the Bank. He is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers and has completed FRM I of GARP ( Global Association of Risk Professionals), USA. He had been in the leadership role in successful completion of many projects like Group Housing Projects for Bank officers, Setting up Engineering College etc.

  Mr. Nitesh Ranjan - Director  

Nitesh Ranjan is General Manager at Union Bank of India, heading Treasury & Business Strategy. He has an accomplished career of 17+ years across government sector and banking, having served in important roles such as Chief Economist, Chief Investor Relations Officer, Head of Balance-sheet Management Group, and as Regional Head of bank’s operations across Union Territory of Chandigarh, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.

He is director on board of Fixed Income, Money Market and Derivatives Association of India (FIMMDA) and SBI Global Factors Ltd. He is also a member of Local Forex Committee of India (LFXC). He was earlier associated with CII as working group member of its National Committee on Banking (2016-17), RBI’s committee on review of priority sector norms (2012), and Economics Affairs & Policy Committee of Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry (2011). He has also published an occasional paper with grant assistance from NABARD on ‘role of commodity futures on price stabilization’ (2005).

  Mr.D Suresh Pai – Director  

Name: Shri D Suresh Pai

As Director

  • · SWIFT India Domestic Services Pvt Ltd.
  • · Commonwealth Trust India [P] Ltd
  • · Canara Bank Securities Limited.

On Advisory Board/Committee

  • · M/s. IDFC Private Equity Fund
  • · M/s. India Opportunity Fund – SIDBI
  • · M/s. Tata Capital Health Care Fund
  • · M/s. L & T Infra Investments Partners Fund

Experience in Number of Years: 36 years

Educational Qualification: M.Com, CAIIB

Career Profile

A result oriented Banking professional with more than 36 years of Banking exposure with Canara Bank, a leading Nationalized Bank in India.

Has worked in various types of branches small to metropolitan branches, and also as a Zonal Head.

Inducted into Treasury Operations of the bank in the year 1993. Has been handling the Bond, G-Sec & equity portfolio of the bank for more than 24 years. At present serving as General Manager and Head of Treasury.

He has also served as the Managing Director of Canara Bank’s subsidiary, M/s. Canara Bank Securities Ltd.

  Mr. Bijendra Kumar Singal - Director  

Mr. Bijendra Singal is General Manager, Treasury Department, Central Bank of India. He holds B.Com, ACA and CAIIB qualifications. He is having over 30 years of rich banking experience in various capacities such as Internal Auditor, Financial Analyst, Branch Manager, Regional Manager and Zonal Manager. As General Manager at the Corporate Office Mr. Singal has handled different portfolios like Credit, Resource Mobilization/ATM/Corporate Communications, Central Audit & Inspection, Planning & Development, Accounts & Balance Sheet and Treasury and International Division. Mr. Singal has also worked as Chairman of Regional Rural Bank having its headquarters at Chindwara (MP) and as Head of Credit at Indo-Zambia bank (a joint venture between thte Governments of India and Zambia) for over 4 years.