Mr. Padmanabh Pundrikray Vora, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and is a Chartered Accountant by profession. Mr. Vora is an eminent person in banking and financial markets. He is also a member of the ICAI and Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers and has over 39 years, experience in finance, banking and management. He was also the Chairman of National Housing Bank, the Regulatory body for housing finance in India. During his long and illustrious career as banker, he has held several prestigious positions in the industry such as serving as the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the Industrial Development Bank of India from which he retired in 2003. He served as a consultant at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Private Limited and also served as a member of clearing council at BSE limited (Bombay Stock Exchange Limited) and holds directorship in many other reputed companies in diversified fields.