Meena Hemchandra is a career central banker having retired as Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India in November 2017, after serving the organization for over 35 years. She has multifaceted experience in the areas of forex reserve management, foreign exchange management, large corporate finance, supervision of banks, non-banking finance companies and co-operative banks, training – both as faculty and Principal. She was closely associated with risk-based supervision. She was associated during the early years of setting up of the note printing presses of RBI. She has over six years’ experience as nominee director on boards of large banks/FIs and is currently on two boards as Independent Director.
She is a Masters degree holder in Economics, and her professional qualifications include CAIIB, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) (India), Wharton EDP in Advanced Risk Management and various study tours, seminars and conferences in India and abroad.
Her areas of competence cover corporate governance and board effectiveness, strategy formulation and implementation, risk management systems and assessment thereof, large corporate finance, financial appraisals and analytics, internal controls and systems, documentation and manual preparations, financial markets and financial instruments, training related skills, IT governance and matters relating to Financial Inclusion and small finance.