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Anubrata Biswas

Anubrata Biswas

MD and CEO Airtel Payments Bank


Anubrata Biswas is the MD and CEO of Airtel Payments Bank Ltd, the first Payments Bank in India. With over 17 years in the Banking Industry, Mr. Biswas has held multiple leadership roles across geographies. Prior to joining Airtel Payments Bank, he worked with ICICI Bank Ltd, India’s second-largest bank, as the Retail Business Head for South India.

Mr. Biswas started his banking career with ICICI in 2001. From 2002, he was responsible for building the ICICI Bank brand in the USA and the Middle East, post which, he moved to London in 2006 to set up the Direct Banking business for ICICI Bank UK Plc, a subsidiary of ICICI Bank Limited. From 2009, he headed Retail & Private Banking and was a member of the Management Committee for this subsidiary. Mr. Biswas moved to Mumbai from London in 2013 to take over the International Retail business for ICICI Bank Ltd. He then took over as the Zonal Head for the Bank in West Bengal from 2016-17. Since May 2018, he’s been heading Airtel Payments Bank that has over 50 Mn customers and 0.5 Mn Banking Points across the country.

Mr. Biswas was a member of the EFMA Retail Banking Advisory Council which consists of senior executives from major banks across Europe. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from IIM, Ahmedabad. He is an avid reader, a geek, and a music enthusiast.

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