Core Team

Leadership Team: The leadership team of MBI India comprises of highly qualified and experienced Banking professionals.




Pravin Batra
CEO – India

Mr. Pravin Batra has been a professional banker for over 26 years. Prior to becoming part of the MBI family, he was the Head of Commercial Banking for Commonwealth Bank of Australia where he played a key role in setting up the bank's India business and operations. Mr. Batra has worked with leading foreign and private sector banks including Citibank, IndusInd Bank and Development Credit Bank where apart from country responsibilities, he has also been instrumental in re-structuring of business units and new initiatives across different functions. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from DMET, Kolkata and a Master of Management Studies degree from NMIMS, Mumbai.




Mohit Varma
Head Global Banking

Mohit is a dynamic professional with over 13 years of banking experience across segments including Corporate, Investment, Commercial and Retail banking. He has successfully handled new client acquisition and servicing of existing clients with equal ease. Prior to becoming part of the MBI family, Mohit was the Deputy Zonal Manager – Corporate Banking with ICICI Bank Ltd where he was handling & nurturing a large team of professionals that focussed on large corporate clients across the Western Region. Mohit holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical & Electronics from Birla Institute of Technology & Science and a Master in Business Administration degree from Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad.



Mr. S. Ramalingam
Head Operations & Technology

Ramalingam (Rama) is a seasoned banker with over 30 years of experience. Prior to becoming part of the MBI family, Rama was heading Operations & Financial Reporting for Bank of Nova Scotia, Mumbai, India for 20 years. He has previous experience in a nationalized bank and has worked across different geographies and cultures. Ramalingam holds a Master of Commerce degree from Mumbai University and is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB)







L.V. Prasad
Head Treasury

Prasad has over 28 years of experience in Treasury and Forex. Prior to becoming part of the MBI family, Prasad was the Head of Treasury Sales with Bank of Nova Scotia. He has worked across different groups with leading Public and Private sector banks including State Bank of India and IndusInd Bank. Prasad holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Delhi University. He is also a Certified Financial Risk Manager (GARP) and a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).






G. Viswanathan
Head Compliance

Viswanathan 'Vish' is a veteran with 36 years of banking experience behind him. Before becoming part of the MBI family, Vish was Head - Compliance with Bank of Nova Scotia. In his earlier assignment, he worked extensively in International Banking (Trade Finance and Treasury) with Canara Bank, which included overseas stints. Vish holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Madras University and is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).

 



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