Sunil Mehta

Chief Executive
Indian Banks' Association (IBA)

Mr. Sunil Mehta is the Chief Executive of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) which acts as a representative of over 253 member banks and associate members operating in India and plays a collaborative role between banks, regulators and government in improving customer service with a focus on digital banking. Prior to this Mr. Sunil Mehta served as the MD & CEO of Punjab National Bank. He is a seasoned banker with over 37 years of rich experience.

He holds Master’s degree in Agronomy, MBA in Finance and is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB). He started his banking career as an Agriculture Field Officer at Allahabad Bank in 1982. Prior to assuming the position of MD & CEO, PNB, he was Executive Director of Corporation Bank.

During the course of his career, he held various important positions in view of his expertise in agriculture, retail, credit and planning & development. He was a member of Govt. of India delegation to Israel in the year 2000 for study of Developmental Model of Hi-tech Agriculture for exploring its implementation in India. For his exceptional leadership skills and transformational initiatives, Mr. Sunil Mehta was awarded with “Top Rankers Excellence Award for Entrepreneurial Path Breaker” at 20th National Management Summit organized by Top Rankers Management Club, Delhi in the year 2019.

Mr Mehta is a member of several important committees constituted by Government of India and Reserve Bank of India. Recent ones are 1) Member of Management Committee of Emergency Credit Linked Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) for MSMEs constituted by Government of India and 2) Member Secretary to the Expert Committee for Resolution Framework for COVID-19 related Stress, RBI.