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Shilpa Kumar

Shilpa Kumar


Shilpa provides overall leadership, including strategy and investments, across the areas of Digital ID, Governance, Citizen Engagement and Property Rights initiatives. She will also lead policy work in Financial Inclusion, working closely with the FI team.

Shilpa has spent more than three decades with the ICICI Bank group (India’s largest private sector bank). A key part of her career was in financial markets, building and shaping what is today the bank’s treasury/global markets business. Till recently, she served as MD & CEO of ICICI Securities, India’s largest retail broker & a leading investment bank in the country. Shilpa has held board positions in several organisations: ICICI Securities, ICICI Securities Prime Dealership, ICICI Home Finance, Clearing Corporation of India and National Investment and Infrastructure Fund.

She has also served on regulatory committees including SEBI’s Secondary Markets Advisory Committee, RBI’s Technical Advisory Committee and RBI’s Mohanty Committee on Monetary Policy. She has also held positions in industry bodies like FIMMDA, and the FICCI Capital Markets Committee besides serving on the Advisory Committees of the National Stock Exchange, Bombay Stock Exchange and National Securities Depository Ltd.

Shilpa is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.