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Krishnan C

Area: Finance & Accounting


Areas of Interest

Name: Krishnan C
Designation: Executive Director - Institutional Development & Strategy


A senior banking professional with over 36 years of hands-on banking experience and specialization in Credit & Enterprise Risk Management. Headed senior management roles in various banks in India, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait. Last full-time role was General Manager & Senior Head-Enterprise Risk Management, Gulf Bank, Kuwait.

Had brief stints in Tata Consultancy Services as their Head-Risk Management in the Banking & Financial Services Industry (BFSI) vertical and a specialized Risk Management Consultancy firm, Aptivaa Consulting Company.

Career bank was the ANZ Banking Group where I worked for about 23 years. The experience there includes several years in Corporate and SME Lending in ANZ Grindlays Bank in India and Australia as well as being the Country Head of the Bank’s Retail Lending operations in India.

In July 2013, joined the Institute of Financial Management and Research (IFMR) as ‘Advisor & Consultant-Banking & Financial Services’ In this role, lead the BFSI initiative in IFMR. Independent member of Indian Bank’s Apex Training Advisory Committee, a Sub-Committee of the Board, to make suitable recommendations on training needs especially in Credit and Risk Management.

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Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2011). Multi Attribute Gain Loss- A new method for reference dependent multi-attribute ranking and selection. Published in the proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Modeling, Optimization and Computing held during 5-7 Dec 2011 at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. 2011
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2014). A New Method to Support Informed Managerial Decisions in Salespeople Performance Evaluation. Published in the proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence during 18-20 Dec 2014 at Indian Institute of Sciences Bangalore. 2014
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2013). MCGL: A new method for modelling the choice behavior of the decision maker. Published in the proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 44th annual meeting at Baltimore, USA. 2013
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2015). An Alternative Preference Elicitation Procedure in Predicting Choice. Published in the proceedings of 4th IIMA International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence during 11-12 April 2015 at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. 2015
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2015). An experiment on the effectiveness of AHP for informed decision-making”. International Conference on Business & Economic Development (ICBED)-2015, New York, U.S.A, The Business and Management review, Vol. 6, Number 2, pp.305. 2015
Academy of Management annual meetings – 2016, California, USA 2016
15th Annual Conference on Money and Finance, IGIDR, Mumbai, India. 2013
14th Annual Conference on Money and Finance, IGIDR, Mumbai, India. 2012
India Finance Conference Since inception!
World Finance Conference, Cyprus 2013
Doctoral Colloquium, IIM Ahmedabad 2013
Mid-West Finance Conference, Las Vegas, USA. 2010
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