Board Members

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Mr. Kannan N.S

Mr. N.S. Kannan is the Executive Director of ICICI Bank. His responsibilities include Finance, Taxation, Corporate Legal, Treasury, Commercial & Investment Banking Group, Corporate Communications and Corporate Branding. He also has the responsibility for day to day administration of the Compliance and Internal Audit functions.


Prior to his current assignment at ICICI Bank, Mr. Kannan was the Executive Director of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company. He was responsible for the Corporate Centre including the Finance & Accounts functions, Investor/analyst relations, Investment Management, Corporate Strategy, Corporate Communications, Human Resources and Business Intelligence. Prior to ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company, Mr. Kannan was the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of ICICI Bank.


Mr. Kannan has been with the ICICI group for over 19 years. He joined the ICICI group in 1991 as a project officer. During his tenure at the ICICI group he has also handled project finance operations, infrastructure financing, structured finance and treasury operations.


Mr. Kannan is a postgraduate in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore with a gold medal for best all-round performance. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India and an Honours graduate in Mechanical Engineering.

Mr. Vijay K. Chandok

Mr. Vijay Chandok is the Executive Director on the Board of ICICI Bank Limited. He is responsible for the Commercial Banking Group, Small & Medium Enterprises and Corporate Agri Group (SMEAG) and International Banking Group (IBG).


Mr. Chandok joined the ICICI Group in 1993. In his 23 years with the ICICI Group, he has worked in corporate banking, prior to leading the SME business and the International Banking Group. He was also the Head of ICICI Bank’s Retail Assets and Rural & Agri Banking Group and Vice Chairman of ICICI Home Finance Company Limited in 2008-2009. He also led the integration of the erstwhile Sangli Bank with ICICI Bank. He is on the Board of ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited, ICICI Investment Management Company Limited, ICICI Bank UK PLC and ICICI Bank Canada. He also chairs the ICICI Investment Management Company which manages the Emerging India Fund and Private Equity Fund, aimed at the SME segment.


Under Mr. Chandok’s leadership, ICICI Bank has won awards for being India’s Best Bank in SME financing (private sector) in 2008 (by Dun & Bradstreet) and the Asian Banker Award for Excellence in SME Banking in Asia Pacific, Central Asia and Gulf Region in 2009.


In the International Banking space (IBG), Mr. Chandok has been focusing on strengthening the Bank’s franchise across overseas locations (16 locations including subsidiaries in UK & Canada) through leveraging the economic corridors between India and the rest of the world, initiating and developing banking relationships with MNC corporates and building a stable and diversified international funding base. During his tenure, IBG has won several awards including The Best Borrower from India by Finance Asia for four consecutive years (2012 -2015) & Dun & Bradstreet’s Best Bank in Private sector for International Business Development consecutively for five years (2011 to 2015).


Mr. Chandok holds a Master’s degree in Management Studies from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi (formerly IT-BHU).

Mr. Sudhir Dole

Sudhir Dole is the Managing Director and CEO of ICICI Bank UK PLC.


Mr Dole has been with ICICI Bank for over nine years. In his previous roles with ICICI Bank Mr Dole was heading the Asia, Middle East and Africa offices. He has also been in charge of the International Financial Institution Group, offshore banking unit and the credit trading group. Mr Dole was also responsible for the International resource raising activities (Debt and hybrid capital issuance and loan syndication) of ICICI Bank.


Mr. Dole started his career with ANZ Grindlays Bank, India in 1992. He has worked in a variety of roles spanning trade operations, trade finance sales and corporate relationship management. His last role prior to joining ICICI Bank was at Standard Chartered Bank. Mr. Dole is an alumnus of The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Mr. John Burbidge

Mr. John Burbidge retired as Chief Executive of the UK Capital Markets business of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) on July 31, 2011 after successful 27 years in UK Banking Industry. Mr. Burbidge holds a Bachelors degree in Maths & Economics from York University and is a Chartered Accountant.


He has served as a member of RBC’s Global Operating and Capital Markets Committees. He presided over transformational growth, leading and developing people whilst maintaining excellent working relationships with the internal and external stakeholders. This translated into sound financial performance under his leadership, notably through the financial crisis and the subsequent recession. In addition to his well diversified UK experience in RBC, he also has international experience with responsibility for the Asian investment banking operations.


He has served on the Board of CLS Holding for four years and with Bluebay Asset Management as Non Executive Director. He is married and has a son and a daughter.

Mr. Huw Morgan

Huw Morgan is an FCIB banker who spent some 25 years with HSBC plc- latterly as Head of Business banking. Prior to this he held a variety of roles including Relationship Director in Midland Montagu Corporate Banking , Head of Operations on the acquisition of Mid-Med bank in Malta and ,more recently, Regional Director for Wales and the South West responsible for the Retail branch network and Corporate and Commercial banking businesses. Huw is a non-executive director of Gocompare.com and Finance Wales plc. He also sits on the board of the Financial and Professional Services Panel for Wales and the Cardiff Central Enterprise Zone. Both these organisations seek to increase business development Wales. Huw holds an MPhil in Economics from Aberystwyth University and he now sits on the University´s development board. He is also a member of the council for the Princes Trust in Wales.

Sir Alan Collins, KCVO CMG

Alan, who is a career diplomat, led the work on the businessoutcomes from the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics as Managing Director for Olympic Legacy in United Kingdom Trade and Investment.


Alan was Consul-General, New York and Director-General, Trade & Investment USA from 2007 to 2011. He was responsible for British political relations in one of the most important cities in the world, and for the nine trade and investment teams across the US whose job is to promote British business.


From 2003 to 2006, Alan was British High Commissioner to Singapore where he was heavily involved with London's winning bid for the 2012 Olympics and Her Majesty the Queen's State Visit.


He was seconded to Shell in 2002 as Vice President for International Relations responsible for the company's global relationships with governments.


Earlier, Alan was the British Ambassador in the Philippines. He has also been the Head of the British Trade and Cultural Office in Taipei. Alan has served in a variety of jobs in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London and as Deputy Ambassador at the British Embassy in Addis Ababa.


Alan is a non-Executive Director of Amlin plc, Prudential Assurance Company Singapore Pte Ltd and JP Morgan American Investment Trust plc. He is the non-Executive Chairman of Nair&Co Ltd and Powertec Energy Ltd and a Partner in HEC Sports Consultants.


Alan was educated at Strand School and the London School of Economics. He is a member of the MCC and the Royal Commonwealth Society and is a Freeman of the City of London.

Mr. Jonathan Britton

Mr. Jonathan Britton has retired as the Finance Director and Head of Strategy for the Wholesale Division of Lloyds Banking Group. Before joining Lloyds he led a global finance function for a top-tier investment bank, which included running a global strategy function, a merger due diligence and integration function, as well as bringing in new finance systems. At Lloyds, Mr. Britton chaired the Wholesale Asset Reduction Committee and the Equity Valuation Committee; and was a member of the Corporate Real Estate Board as well as the Wholesale Executive Committee.

 

Mr. Britton is a post graduate in Engineering Science from Oxford University and also completed an ACA degree from the UK in 1980. Since then he has gained 32 years of post qualification experience which has included various profiles from Group Controller & Head of Treasury, COO, CFO, Head of Operations, Head of Finance and Finance Director.