PCR is an industry expert with over 25 years’ experience in Banking Operations, Operational Risk, Compliance, Assurance, Sales & Training.
A Science Graduate, with a Master's Degree in Business Administration, launched his career in an UK based multinational company as Sales Executive. After that, he has been associated with various organizations, gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience in marketing and product management before joining Standard Chartered Bank in 1994. At Standard Chartered Bank, he has been associated with Group Credit, Operational Risk, Compliance and Group Internal Audit travelling widely on assignments in Asia, Middle East and Africa. Before taking over as the CEO of Eastern Shepherd, he was the Senior VP & Head of Audit for Standard Chartered Bank.
PCR is actively involved in many honorary positions in the society at large. He was a leader in leading the way in Standard Chartered in its community investment agenda. He was a sub-committee member of the Confederation of Indian Industries – CSR & National Council on Affirmative Action. He is well recognized for his contributions as a member of various committees and forums in Chennai like the CII and NASSCOM. He is also in the Board of a couple of educational institutions and is a member of the MCC Association. He continues to be an active contributor to social causes in India. The Chennai City Police Commissioner and the Home Secretary had awarded him with the Corporate Citizen Shield for his services to the Police Community a few years ago. He has also received a special recognition from the Deputy Chief Minister, Government of Tamilnadu, for his lead role in CSR activities in 2010. In March 2012, he was awarded the Promising Citizen of India award in the Corporate Social Responsibility Category, for the role he has played in CSR initiatives in the community in the last decade, from His Excellency the Governor of Tamilnadu, Dr. K. Rosaiah. Currently as Director and CEO of Eastern Shepherd International, he leads the corporate governance consulting council, Banking and Financial Services skill development and financial crime compliance training.