Dr. Rajeev Lochan Bishnoi, 62, is a credit specialist and advises corporates and banks on balance sheet stress, risk processes and improving the overall financial health of the enterprise. He was till recently a Government of India nominee Director on the Board of one of India’s largest Government owned banks viz. Bank of India, where he also served as the Chairman of its Audit Committee and a member of its Board Committees on Credit, Human Resource, Wilful Defaulters, Risk Management, Customer Service and Remuneration & Nomination. He was director on the board and in various board level committees of BOI Merchant Bankers Limited as Independent Director until March 2021.
Rajeev is an Independent Director on the Boards of VLS Finance Ltd, VLS Securities Ltd, VLS Capital Ltd and South Asian Enterprises Ltd . He is a life member of Non-Executive Directors in Conversation Trust (NEDICT) promoted by Mr. M. Damodaran, former UTI Chairman & Secretary (Banking), working to establish the best practices for Boards & NEDs. He is an advisor to the J.P. Mathur Charitable Trust, New Delhi, where research is carried out in fields of economic policy and governance with an emphasis on banking. He was a lead organizer of two national level conclaves i.e. Economic Conclave in 2017 and Banking Conclave in 2018 under aegis of the India Policy Foundation and Centre for Economic Research.
Rajeev has a deep interest in Education and is a member of the Board of Management of Shobhit University (U.P.). With a strong commitment to Renewable and Sustainable Energy Development, Rajeev founded, ADS Greenlife Foundation – devoted in the field of clean and green technologies.
A Former Advisor to the UP Export Corporation Ltd., Rajeev was invited by the Government of Kazakhstan to deliver the Keynote Address at a seminar on ‘The Role of Small & Medium Enterprises in the National Economy’ held at Kazakhstan. As a firm believer in the philosophy that economic activity at the bottom of the pyramid is the backbone of the ecosystem of an emerging nation, Rajeev completed his doctoral research work on “Vision and Strategy for Development of Entrepreneurship through Micro Finance and Micro Enterprises in Developing World”. He also continuously researches Ancient Indian Economy and History to find lessons for today’s economic conundrums. This is another field of research and study for him now.
Rajeev is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and was member of its Professional Development Committee. Currently, he is a partner in Chartered Accountancy firm M/S Jain & Malhotra, New Delhi. Rajeev is a hobby poet and has recently written a book of his poetry and Dohas in Hindi, titled “Man Laago Mero Yaar Fakiri Mein” published by Sahitya Bhandar, Allahabad.