Mr. Raghavan. M S, aged 62 years holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Post Graduate Diploma in Management as well as Financial Management.
He is currently on the Boards of Indian Financial Technology and Allied Services, Ana Arc Private Limited and MSE Financial Services Limited. Mr. Raghavan. M. S has had an illustrious career spanning 38 years in the Banking Industry, where he held top decision-making positions in Public Sector Banks. He has extensively dealt with big and small projects in India and has interacted with all major Multi-lateral Organizations such as World Bank, ADB, KfW, JICA, AfD, etc. and a number of foreign and domestic financers and developers. His key areas of expertise include rich and diversified experience in infrastructure financing, management, finance, treasury & funding, accounts,IT, HR etc.
He started his professional career in Banking in 1976 as Manager at Indian Overseas Bank and rose to the position of General Manager (October 1976 to December 2011).
He was the Executive Director - Bank of India during the period December 2011 to July 2013. During his tenure with Bank of India, he served as Director on the Boards of Bank of India’s subsidiaries abroad such as Bank of India (New Zealand) Ltd and Bank of India (Tanzania) Ltd. He has also served as Director on the Board of Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd, Member of Governing Council of IDRBT Financial Services Technology Consortium, Member of Working Group of IBA on Model e-Governance Plan for the organization under Department of Financial Services etc.
He was the Chairman & Managing Director of IDBI Bank Ltd during the period July 2013 to June 2015. As CMD of IDBI Bank Limited, he held the position of Director of the Governing Board of Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific [ADFIAP], an international body of DFIs. He was also a member of the Search Committee for Selection of Chairman & Member of BIFR and Chairman & Member of Central Electricity Authority. He also held the position of Chairman on the Boards of IDBI Capital Market Services Ltd, IDBI Mutual Fund, IDBI Trusteeship Services Ltd, etc and Director on the Boards of Export-Import Bank of India, IDBI Federal Life Insurance Company Ltd etc and was also a Member of Indian Banks’ Association. He also served on Committees set up by Government/RBI/IBA such as Selection of Member - Central
Electricity Regulatory Commission, Payment Systems and Banking Technology, Risk Management & Basel Implementation Committee, etc.