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Mr. Surinder Singh Kohli

Senior Advisor

Shri Surinder Singh Kohli has long experience as a banker, spanning 40 years. He has held the position of Chairman and Managing Director of Punjab & Sind Bank and Punjab National Bank (PNB), which is the third-largest bank in India. He was also the Chairman of India Infrastructure Finance Company (UK) Limited (IIFCL). Under his leadership, IIFCL carved a niche for itself in financing infrastructure projects. He held the chairmanship of Indian Banks’ Association for two terms and has chaired several committees associated with financial sector policy. A recipient of several awards, including the Wharton-Infosys Ltd Enterprise Transformation Award for Technology, Shri Kohli is well recognised in the Indian banking and financial industry for his deep insights and dynamic leadership. He holds directorship in various companies/institutions in India including IL&FS Financial Services Limited and IDFC.

Dr. KC Chakrabarty

Senior Advisor

Dr. Kamalesh Chandra Chakrabarty is a veteran banker who brings with him rich experience of the working of India’s Financial & Banking Industry. He has held senior most positions with some of India’s biggest banks. He was the Deputy Governor of India’s Central Bank – The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) – from 2009 to 2014. Prior to that, Dr. Chakrabarty was the Chairman and Managing Director of Punjab National Bank between 2007 and 2009 and also the Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Bank between 2005 and 2007. He is widely acknowledged for his contributions to the field of financial inclusion and financial literacy in India as well as for his role in championing of rights of banks’ customers.

Mr. Gilbert Gnany

Senior Advisor

Gilbert is currently the Chief Strategy Officer of MCB Group Ltd. Previously, he worked as Senior Advisor on the World Bank Group’s Executive Board where he was responsible for issues relating mainly to the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and to the private and financial sectors. Prior to joining the World Bank, he was the MCB Group Chief Economist after having been the Economic Advisor to the Minister of Finance. During his career, he has been involved in various high-profile boards/committees. Amongst others, he chaired the Stock Exchange of Mauritius, the Statistics Advisory Council and the Statistics Board as well as having been a director of the Board of Governors of the Mauritius Offshore Business Activities Authority and of the Board of Investment. He was also a member of the IMF Advisory Group for sub-Saharan Africa (AGSA). Whilst being Chairperson or Board member of several companies of the MCB Group, he is currently a member of the Senate and of the Court of the University of Mauritius.

Mr. S.A Ibrahim

Senior Advisor

S.A. Ibrahim is chief executive officer of Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN), based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Radian is one of the largest private mortgage insurers of U.S. residential mortgages, with a core focus of protecting mortgage lenders from default-related losses. Prior to joining Radian, Mr. Ibrahim was the CEO of GreenPoint Mortgage Funding based in Novato, California. Under his leadership, GreenPoint Mortgage transformed itself from a small mortgage originator to one of the leading U.S. mortgage originators. Mr. Ibrahim has served on various boards, including the Fannie Mae National Advisory Board and the Mortgage Bankers Association Board of Governors. Currently, he serves on the Board of Trustees of the Institute of International Education in New York, the Wharton Graduate Executive Board, the Academy of the University of Pennsylvania, the Inter Faith Youth Core, Chicago, the Philadelphia Anti-Defamation League, the Auburn (Presbyterian) Seminary, New York and the Center of Interreligious Understanding.