Board Members

Why bank with us – ICICI Bank UK PLC

We offer you a range of personal, business, corporate and investment banking services in the UK and Europe. We’re a wholly owned subsidiary of ICICI Bank Ltd, an award-winning global bank.

 

We are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority (Registration Number: 223268).

Mr. Sandeep Batra

Mr. Sandeep Batra
Executive Director
ICICI Bank Limited

Mr. Sandeep Batra is an Executive Director on the Board of ICICI Bank since December 23, 2020. Mr. Batra, a Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary, has been with the ICICI Group since 2000. He holds responsibilities of the Corporate Centre at the Bank.

 

He is responsible for the Operations and Customer Service Group, Phone Banking Group, Human Resource Management Group, Infrastructure Management Services Group, Technology Group, Legal Group, Corporate Communications, Secretarial Group and Government & Strategic Relations function. He also oversees regulatory and Board related matters for International Banking business. He is also administratively responsible for Risk function, Internal Audit and Financial Crime Prevention Group and Compliance Group.

 

Mr. Batra chairs the Board of ICICI Bank UK PLC. He is also on the boards of several ICICI Group companies – ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited, ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited, ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited and ICICI Venture Funds Management Company Limited.

 

In his previous stint with ICICI Bank, Mr. Batra was Group Compliance Officer. He has been a founder member of the ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited where he worked as Chief Financial Officer from September 2000 till 2006 and then as Executive Director and a member of its Board from January 2014 till July 2018. At ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited, he was responsible for finance, investments, actuarial and risk, and compliance functions. He was also instrumental in leading the company to India’s first IPO in the insurance space.

Mr. Sriram H. Iyer

Mr. Sriram H. Iyer
Head International Banking Group

ICICI Bank Limited

Mr. Sriram H. Iyer is a member of ICICI Bank UK Board and the Bank’s Risk, Credit and Governance committees.

 

Mr. Iyer leads the International Banking Group of the Parent Bank, ICICI Bank Limited. As part of this role, he is responsible for all of the Bank’s international operations. He also spearheads the Global Remittances and NRI business of the Bank. Mr. Iyer is a member of ICICI Bank Canada’s Board of Directors and the Bank’s Audit, Risk and Conduct Review committees.

 

Mr. Iyer joined ICICI Bank in India in 1996 and has since held a number of key management positions. He was a core member of the executive team that established ICICI Bank in Canada in 2003 and served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Bank Canada between April 2008 and July 2019. Under his leadership, the Bank achieved significant growth in both asset base and profitability.

 

During his tenure with ICICI Bank Canada, Mr. Iyer actively supported a number of business and not-for-profit organizations and served on several boards including Toronto Global and Conference Board of Canada. In 2008, he was named to Canada’s Top 40 under 40™, a program that celebrates Canadians who have reached significant success before the age of 40 in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. In 2012, Mr. Iyer received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce named him Corporate Executive of the Year.

 

Mr. Iyer holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the National Institute of Technology and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He is also a certified corporate director and has completed the Directors Education Program from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

 

Mr. Loknath Mishra

Mr. Loknath Mishra
Managing Director and CEO

Mr. Loknath Mishra is the Managing Director and CEO of ICICI Bank UK PLC.

 

Mr. Mishra has been with the ICICI Bank for over 22 years and has extensive experience in corporate and transaction banking services. Most recently, he provided leadership to a large team managing relationships with some of the largest corporate clients in India. Prior to that, he was responsible for transaction banking domestically and internationally at ICICI Bank Limited, where he oversaw the development and launch of some industry leading digital and technological trade platforms. Mr. Mishra also has experience of leading the structured finance, capital market and custody business of ICICI Bank Limited.

 

Mr. Mishra has an MBA (Finance) and is also a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).

 

Mr. John Burbidge

Mr. John Burbidge
Independent Non-Executive Director

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

Mr. Huw Morgan
Independent Non-Executive
Director

Mr. 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. Mr Morgan is the Senior Independent Director for Finance Wales, he Chairs Help me Compare Ltd and also sits on the board as an NED for Inspiretec Ltd. 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. Mr. Morgan holds an MPhil in Economics from Aberystwyth University and he now sits on the University´s development board.

Sir Alan Collins, KCVO CMG

Sir Alan Collins , KCVO CMG
Independent Non-Executive Director

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

 

Sir 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, Sir 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, Sir Alan was the British Ambassador in the Philippines. He has also been the Head of the British Trade and Cultural Office in Taipei. Sir Alan has served in a variety of jobs in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London and as Deputy Ambassador to Ethiopia.

 

Sir Alan is a non-Executive Director of Prudential Assurance Company Singapore Pte Ltd, Prudential Hong Kong Ltd, Prudential General Hong Kong Ltd and JP Morgan American Investment Trust plc. He is an advisor to a number of companies including, St James’s Place plc, and on the Advisory Council of the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

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