Mr. Anand Sinha

Independent Director

Anand Sinha joined the Reserve Bank of India in July 1976 and rose to become Deputy Governor in January 2011. He was Adviser in RBI up to April 2014 after demitting the office of Deputy Governor in RBI on 18th January 2014. As Deputy Governor, he was in-charge of regulation of commercial banks, Non-Banking Financial Companies, Urban Cooperative Banks and InformationTechnology, among others. He has been closely associated with the banking sector reforms in India. He has represented the Reserve Bank of India in various Committees/Groups of BIS such as Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), Policy Development Group (PDG), Macro Prudential Supervision Group (MPG), Macro Variable Task Force (MVTF) and Committee on Global Financial Systems (CGFS). He represented India on the G20 Working Group on Enhancing Sound Regulation & Strengthening Transparency. He was the Chairman, Governing Council of the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), a research and development institution on financial sector technology, set up by the Reserve Bank of India. He was also a member on the Board of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

Mr. Sinha was RBI's nominee director on the boards of Dena Bank, Allahabad Bank, Bank of Baroda, Indian Overseas Bank, Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation, and Export Credit and Guarantee Corporation at different phases of his career.

Mr. Sinha holds Masters Degree in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi.

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