P.R. Jaishankar

Managing Director, IIFCL

Shri Padmanabhan Raja Jaishankar brings with him a rich experience of over 32 years in Development Banking and Financial domains, handling Top Management and Board Level roles in the Infrastructure, Mortgage Finance and Capital Markets sectors.

Before the current position, he was the Executive Director of National Housing Bank (NHB). He has served as Director & CEO IIFCL Projects Ltd (IPL), Chairman (Board of Trustee) of IIFCL Asset Management Company Limited (IAMCL) and Chief General Manager, IIFCL. He was also on the Board of India Mortgage Credit Guarantee Corporation (IMGC) and IFCI Factors Ltd.

He specialises in Structured Project Finance, New Financial Product Development, Development Initiatives, Risk Management and other functions. He is known for having structured the first ever Mortgage Securitisation transaction in India and a number of other structured financial solutions such as Credit Enhancement, Takeout Finance and Reverse Mortgages.

He has been actively engaged in assisting the Government in its various Committees on Sectoral Policies, which includes leading the initiative for formation of the First dedicated Credit Enhancement Company for the infrastructure sector. He is also a leading member of the project finance group of the Inter-Ministerial Steering Committee (IMSC) for financing of infrastructure investment under the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) announced by the Government of India.

Mr. Jaishankar holds a Master’s Degree in Technology (MTech) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi and is an MBA (Finance) from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University.