Bama Balakrishnan

Bama is currently the Chief Risk Officer of IFMR Capital, has been a part of the IFMR Trust Executive Group since 2014, and is a director on the board of Pudhuaaru Financial Services Private Limited, IFMR Rural Channels’ wholly-owned subsidiary NBFC. Bama has worked extensively in Corporate Banking, Credit Analysis and Investment Banking with responsibility for business development and portfolio credit quality as well as regulatory reporting and compliance.
Bama previously worked with ICICI Bank for 10 years, starting off in the structured finance team and moving on to lead teams in corporate and investment banking in India, USA, and Singapore. She graduated with an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and has a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Madras. She is also a CFA charter holder.