The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed Dr. Deepak Kumar as Executive Director (ED) with effect from January 03, 2022.
Prior to being promoted as ED, Dr. Deepak Kumar was heading the Department of Information Technology of the Reserve Bank of India.
Dr. Kumar has, over a span of three decades, worked in RBI’s Central Office Departments covering policy making and project management functions in the areas of information technology, cyber security, payment systems, currency management, human resource management, banking supervision, foreign exchange management.
As Executive Director, Dr. Kumar will look after Foreign Exchange Department, Department of Communication and Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the RBI.
Dr. Kumar holds a Ph.D. on the subject ‘Impact of Computerisation on Banking Industry during Nineties - an Evaluation’. He is a Post Graduate Diploma in International Marketing from Delhi School of Economics, besides having earned professional qualifications including Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (CAIIB).