Mr. G. Gopalakrishna, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been a career central banker. He joined RBI in 1980 and has worked in the areas of payments systems, Regulation and supervision of Banking Sector, foreign exchange management and also in Supervision of NBFC sector.
He was appointed as Executive Director in Oct 2007. Till recently he was in-charge of banking supervision and regulation/supervision of Non-Banking Financial Sector. He has taken over as the Executive Director, Deposit Insurance & Guarantee Corporation, Mumbai, India with effect from June 16, 2011.
Gopalakrishna has been Chairman and Members of several Working Groups set up by the Bank/Govt. of India. Recently he headed the Working Group on Information Security, Electronic Banking Technology, Risk Management and Cyber Frauds the recommendations of which have been implemented last year. He is currently heading the Technical Group to Review Supervisory Rating Framework for banks in India.
Mr. Gopalakrishna was the Regional Director, Kerala from 2001 to 2004. He was also Vice-Principal/Member of Faculty in the Reserve Bank Staff College during 1989-1995.