Dr. Allamraju Subramanya Ramasastri
Additional Director (Independent)
Dr. Ramasastri is presently the Director of Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT). He is also on the Boards of IDBI Intech Limited, Data Security Council of India, Indian Financial Technology and Allied Services and Indian Institute of Banking and Finance.
He was the Chief General Manager-in-charge of Department of Information Technology at the RBI where he spearheaded significant projects including the implementation of the Next Generation RTGS, adoption of XBRL and ISO 20022, and preparation of IT Vision of RBI for 2011-17.
He guided Bank of Mauritius, Bank of Malaysia and Bank of Uganda on implementation of Data Warehouse and XBRL. At the International Monetary Fund and Bank of International Settlements, he delivered talks on standards and technology for data reporting. He has authored two books titled ‘Quantitative Methods for Valuation of Assets’ and ‘Quantitative Methods for Banking and Finance’.
He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from IIT, Madras and was a top ranker in M.Sc. (Statistics), Madras University.