RBI-ED Shri G. Gopalakrishna, takes voluntary retirement from RBI to take charge as Director, CAFRAL
April, 21st 2014
Shri G. Gopalakrishna, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) voluntarily retired from the service of the Reserve Bank on April 20, 2014 to take over charge as Director, Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) with effect from April 21, 2014.
A career central banker, Shri Gopalakrishna joined the Reserve Bank in August 1980 and in a distinguished career spanning more than 33 years has worked in the areas of regulation and supervision of the banking sector, foreign exchange management, supervision of non-banking finance companies sector, payments systems, etc. He was appointed as Executive Director on October 26, 2007 and has been in charge of areas relating to banking supervision, financial stability and communication before seeking retirement from the Reserve Bank. He also had a stint as the Executive Director of the Deposit Insurance & Credit Guarantee Corporation.
Shri Gopalakrishna has been Chairman and Member of several working groups set up by the Reserve Bank/Government of India. Some of these are: Working Group on Information Security, Electronic Banking Technology, Risk Management and Cyber Frauds, Technical Group to Review Supervisory Rating Framework for banks in India, etc. He was the Regional Director, Kerala from April 2001 to March 2004 and Vice-Principal/Member of Faculty in the Reserve Bank Staff College during 1989-1995.
Shri Gopalakrishna has served the Reserve Bank with great distinction and dedication, and the Reserve Bank looks forward to his continued success as Director of CAFRAL.