Nurani Subramanian Vishwanathan

Nurani Subramanian Vishwanathan

Nurani Subramanian Vishwanathan
Independent Director & Non Executive (Part-time) Chairman
- Axis Bank

Nurani Subramanian Vishwanathan, aged 64 years, has been a career Central Banker. He joined the Reserve Bank of India (“RBI”) in 1981 as a Direct Recruit Officer and rose through the rank and retired as Deputy Governor in March 2020.   

He has varied experience as a central banker including handling administrative functions for RBI. As the Deputy Governor, he has handled the Banking, non-banking and cooperative banking regulation, governance, internal control, risk management functions and human resource management of RBI and enforcement. 

During his illustrious career, he handled the role of Director - Supervision Bank of Mauritius (Central Bank of Mauritius) and acted as the Chief Vigilance Officer and Head of Internal Audit, Industrial Financial Corporation of India. He was also a member of the Board of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) between July 2016 till March 2020. 

He has been invited to be a member of various international committees and organisations and has also been part of various domestic bodies / committees.   

He holds a master’s degree in economics and a bachelor’s degree in arts from Bangalore University and has completed advanced leadership programme from Judge Business School, Cambridge University, UK.