He has replaced R. Prabha, who has completed his tenure as the Chairman. He comes with rich experience of top leadership in Indian and international banking sectors and was engaged in providing technical assistance regarding banking supervision and financial stability to 13 countries in Sub Saharan Africa.
Before taking up this assignment he was heading the Banking Supervision Department of Reserve Bank of India, responsible for the supervision of commercial banks in the country.
He also worked as Chief General Manager with the Department of Banking Operations and Development of Reserve Bank of India, where he was involved in regulation of the commercial banking system in the country. Mr. Ravi Mohan joined the RBI in 1984 after his Masters in Physics and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Birmingham, U.K.