Mr. Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, Managing Director & CEO Bandhan Bank, India
Mr Ghosh has been one of foremost proponents of microfinance in India. He has more than 30 years of experience in the microfinance and development terrain. He founded Bandhan in 2001 as a not-for-profit enterprise that stood for financial and women empowerment through sustainable livelihood creation. He was on the forefront of its transformation into an NBFC-MFI and finally a universal bank in August 2015.
Mr. Ghosh is the past Chairman, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Eastern Region. He is also Past Chairman of CII’s Economic Affairs, Finance & Taxation Committee, presently a Member at the same. He also Co-Chairs the Financial Inclusion Committee of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
He is the past president of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCC&I). Mr. Ghosh was elected as “Senior Ashoka Fellow’ in 2007 by Ashoka Foundation (social entrepreneurship award). An M.Sc in Statistics, he also attended the HBS-ACCION programme on Strategic Leadership at Harvard Business School in April 2006. He has completed a Certification programme in IT & Cyber Security conducted by institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), established by the Reserve Bank of India. source official site