Rakesh Singh is the Chief Executive Officer of Aditya Birla Finance Limited since July 2011. He has 24 years of experience in the financial services industry cutting across both large Banking and Non-Banking financial institutions. He also serves as a director on the board of Aditya Birla Housing Finance Limited and Aditya Birla Money Mart and also responsible for leading the wealth management business.
Rakesh is a part of several industry forums, including Confederation of Indian Industry and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and lends his expertise as a member of FICCI’s Banking and Financial Institutions Committee. He is also on the board as a member for the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
He joined ABFL from Standard Chartered Bank where he spent 16 years, starting in Retail Assets (Mumbai and Kolkata) and moving on to become Head for Mortgages, India. His last assignment with Standard Chartered Bank was as General Manager & Head SME Banking, India and South Asia.
Rakesh has done Advance Management Program from the Harvard Business School and is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and also holds a post-graduation degree in International Relations.