Krishnan Chidambaram is a senior banking professional with specialisation in Credit & Enterprise Risk Management. Over the last 25 years, he had the opportunity to hold senior management roles in various banks in India, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait. His last full-time role (till June 2013) was General Manager & Senior Head-Enterprise Risk Management, Gulf Bank, Kuwait.
During 2003-2007, he had brief stints in Tata Consultancy Services as their Head-Risk Management in the Banking & Financial Services Industry (BFSI) vertical, and a specialised Risk Management Consultancy company, Aptivaa Consulting.
For 23 years he has worked at the Career Bank, ANZ Banking Groups, including roles in Corporate and SME Lending in ANZ Grindlays Bank in India and Australia, as well as being the Country Head of the Bank’s Retail Lending operations in India. He has also been involved in training and presentations to bankers in Corporate Banking, Credit, Risk Management, GRC and Basel II/III.
Krishnan Chidambaram joined the Institute of Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Chennai as Advisor & Consultant-Banking & Financial Services in a part time capacity in July 2013. Since 2018, he has assumed the role of Executive Director – Institutional Development, KREA University / IFMR B School.