Academically, Ramesh holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), is a CFA charter holder from the CFA Institute, United States & an ACS from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is also an Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. Professionally, commenced his career with ING Bank and over the last 17 years, has worked in diversified areas of banking including corporate banking, investment banking and risk management covering Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. After working for Middle Eastern and international banks, he is currently with Deutsche Bank as the Chief Risk Officer for the UAE and Regional Head (Credit Risk) for the Middle East, North Africa & Turkey (based out of Dubai).
In his career, he has been part of many landmark transactions in the MEA region involving close interaction with various Governments and Central Banks.
He has been a speaker at various conferences, seminars and panel discussions on various topics.
He is a finalist in the ‘Inspirational Leader’ category in the International Business Excellence Awards 2019.
He is a teacher/trainer by passion and teaches/conducts workshops on corporate finance, leadership, corporate culture & change management for MBA & Executive MBA students of different universities in UAE.
He was recently awarded for his outstanding contribution to the field of education in the UAE.