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SBI Foundation - Board Of Directors



Shri Rajnish Kumar - (Chairman, SBI)

Shri Rajnish Kumar

(Chairman, SBI)

Shri Rajnish Kumar is Chairman of State Bank of India, the largest bank of India. His appointment as Chairman followed a 40-year business career at SBI. He has served as Managing Director (National Banking Group), a position he was given on 2 November 2015 and the Managing Director (Compliance & Risk) of SBI. Prior to becoming Managing Director in SBI, Shri Kumar also headed the SBI Capital Markets Limited (the Merchant Banking arm of State Bank of India) as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. A post-graduate in Physics and a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers, he has served in various capacities in handling large credit, project finance, foreign exchange and retail banking. He has managed several critical projects of the SBI group in Canada and the UK and has proved himself as an excellent asset to the team.


Shri Parveen Kumar Gupta - (Managing Director- Retail & Digital Banking, SBI)

Shri Parveen Kumar Gupta

(Managing Director- Retail & Digital Banking, SBI)

Shri P.K. Gupta is head of Retail & Digital Banking division at SBI, which works on the latest initiatives in Payments and Digital Banking. In addition to his professional career at SBI, Shri Gupta was appointed as a Managing Director of Compliance and Risk division. He joined SBI in 1982 and has worked on some of the most challenging assignments and has held several key positions such as the Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the bank. He is the ex-Chairman of Forex Exchange Dealers Association of India (FEDAI). He has also served as a member of the MSME Experts Committee constituted by the Reserve Bank of India.

 


Shri Dinesh Kumar Khara - (Managing Director- Risk, IT and Subsidiaries, SBI)

Shri Dinesh Kumar Khara

(Managing Director- Risk, IT and Subsidiaries, SBI)

Shri Dinesh Kumar Khara is the Managing Director at SBI, overseeing the business of non-banking subsidiaries, Risk & Information Technology. Prior to being appointed as Managing Director of State Bank of India, Shri Dinesh was heading the SBI Funds Management Pvt. Ltd. (SBIMF). Under his leadership the company became the 5th largest AMC in India and grew its market share by 3%. Shri Dinesh joined SBI as a Probationary officer in 1984 and has over 35 years of experience across all facets of Commercial Banking such as Retail Credit, SME/ Corporate Credit, deposit mobilization, international banking operations, branch management etc. and has aided SBI in expanding its enormous footprint across the globe.
Shri Khara, did his MBA from FMS New Delhi and is a Post-graduate in Commerce. He is also a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).


Shri Alok Kumar Choudhary - (DMD (HR) & CDO, SBI)

Shri Alok Kumar Choudhary

(DMD (HR) & CDO, SBI)

Shri Alok Kumar Choudhury has varied experience in many areas of Banking such as operations, credit and human resources and has served in various geographical locations spread across different circles. He is also the youngest DMD on the board of State Bank of India Group.  Shri Alok Kumar Choudhury joined as a probationary officer back in 1987.  He has a dynamic personality and under his leadership as CGM, Delhi Circle registered excellent growth against all odds in Banking Sector. Shri Choudhary is also the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) of the Bank. The subject of Sustainability is quite close to Shri Choudhary’s heart and he very keenly follows the varied sustainable interventions. Being the CSO of the largest Public Sector Bank in India, he is keen to drive further the sustainability initiatives in the Bank.


Shri Mahendra Kumar Rekhi - (Managing Director  and CEO, SBI Foundation)

Shri Mahendra Kumar Rekhi

(Managing Director and CEO, SBI Foundation)

Shri Mahendra Kumar Rekhi assumed charge of SBI Foundation as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer in 2017. He is a post-graduate in commerce and is an experienced sustainability and CSR executive. An MBA in Finance, Shri Rekhi joined the Bank as Probationary Officer in the year 1984. He has 35 years of solid experience in Banking operations, Development Sector, Corporate Communication. Shri Rekhi has been actively involved in scaling up SBI’s social media presence as a General Manager. During his stint, the bank’s social media witnessed a transformation and growth. It was judged as the number 1 Brand in the world among Banks using social media as per the Financial Brand’s Power 100 Ranks - Banks Q1 2017. He was awarded as one of the top 5 CMOs of the country for two consecutive years, 2013 and 2014 by IAA (International Advertising Association). He is keenly interested in social welfare and is a key leader in planning initiatives for the SBI Foundation. Under his guidance, SBI Foundation has touched the lives of more than 10 lakh beneficiaries through various projects and received due accolades for the CSR initiatives from reputed institutions like ETNOW, ABP News, CMAI and many others.



Shri Ishaat Hussain - (Independent Director)

Shri Ishaat Hussain

(Independent Director)

Shri Ishaat Hussain has spent close to 3 decades at the Tata group. He is the former director of Tata Sons and has also worked as finance director with both - Tata Sons and Tata Steels. He has also been the chairman of Voltas, the consumer durables company of Tata that has delivered superlative shareholder returns during his tenure. Shri Hussain is a graduate in Economics from the Delhi University and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales (ICAEW). He has also attended the Advanced Management Programme at the Harvard Business School.


Shri Luis Miranda - (Independent Director)

Shri Luis Miranda

(Independent Director)

Shri Luis Miranda is chairman of CORO and Centre for Civil Society. Shri Luis received an MBA from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has served as the president and the chief executive officer of IDFC Private Equity Company Limited. Shri Luis is also a Senior Advisor to Morgan Stanley Infrastructure and Advisor to the Nadathur Group. Shri Luis founded IDFC Private Equity in 2002 and was earlier a senior member of the start-up team at HDFC Bank. Shri Luis Miranda spends a good amount of his time connecting the dots, using his network to help the organisations he is connected to. He is a member of the Global Advisory Board of Chicago Booth and is an eminent blogger for Forbes India. 


Shri Sanjiv Chadha - (Managing Director & CEO, SBI CAP)

Shri Sanjiv Chadha

(Managing Director & CEO, SBI CAP)

Shri Sanjiv Chadha is Deputy Managing Director of the State Bank of India (SBI) and is on deputation to SBI Capital Markets Limited. He joined hands with the SBI in 1987. He has wide-ranging experience in areas like Retail Banking, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking and International Banking. He has been instrumental in expanding the bank’s presence across UK, and in boosting wider bilateral ties in financial services.



Shri Ashwani Bhatia - (Managing Director & CEO, SBI Mutual Fund)

Shri Ashwani Bhatia

(Managing Director & CEO, SBI Mutual Fund)

Shri Ashwani Bhatia is Deputy Managing Director of the State Bank of India (SBI) and is on deputation to SBI Funds Management Private Limited. He started his career as a probationary officer in 1985 and has been with the SBI since then. He has rich experience in various facets of commercial banking such as forex and treasury, retail credit and liability and corporate credit. He has prior experience of being the President and Chief Operating Officer at SBI Capital Market Limited and Chief General Manager (SME) at SBI. A visionary leader, Shri Ashwani Bhatia is responsible for overseeing the future growth of SBI Mutual fund.