Mr. G. Gopalakrishna
Director, Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL)
G Gopalakrishna joined CAFRAL as its Director on 21st April 2014. He brings in rich experience gathered during his 33 years of highly impressive career as central banker. He joined RBI in 1980 and since then, had served in the areas of payments systems, regulation and supervision of banking sector, foreign exchange management and also in regulation and supervision of NBFC sector.
Gopalakrishna was appointed as Executive Director in Oct 2007. Prior to that, he was in-charge of Department of banking supervision. He was also Executive Director, Deposit Insurance & Guarantee Corporation, Mumbai, India during 2011-12.
Gopalakrishna was Chairman and Members of several Working Groups set up by the Bank/Government of India. He also headed the Working Group on Information Security, Electronic Banking Technology, Risk Management and Cyber Frauds, the recommendations of which have been implemented in 2011. He also headed the Technical Group to Review
Supervisory Rating Framework for banks in India which was part of the report of the High Level Steering Committee appointed in 2011 by RBI to review supervisory processes for commercial banks.
Gopalakrishna was the Regional Director, Kerala from 2001 to 2004. He was also Vice-Principal/Member of Faculty in the Reserve Bank Staff College during 1989-1995.