Mr. S. V. Sunder Krishnan

sunder-krishnaMr. S.V. Sunder Krishnan, EVP & Chief Risk Officer, Reliance Life Insurance Company Limited

Currently, EVP & Chief Risk Officer, Reliance Life Insurance Company Limited – since May 2006

  • Oversight of Risk Management, Internal Audit, BCP, Claims, Legal, Secretarial and Compliance functions.
  • Implemented risk based strategy in all the above functions with the use of technology.

Experience of more than 2 and Half decades in various Organizations listed below

Background as a senior and middle level manager with exposure to Bank businesses and operations in more than 12 countries

  • Part of all the core groups – Managing Committee, Control Committee, Board Meetings, Product Committee, Investment Committee and the like. IT consulting & strategy, IT security and IT Audits for banks in India and abroad
  • Marketing of Assurance, IT security and consulting services during the managerial tenure in Ernst & Young for the years 1993-97 and during consultancy assignments 2002-03.

Worked for various organizations such as:

DSP Merrill Lynch for the Year 2005-06 as Senior Vice President – Corporate Audit Services for the entire DSP Merrill Lynch Group of Companies, Member of Risk and Audit Committees

ING Vysya for the years 2003-05 as Senior Vice President and Senior Audit Manager – Corporate Audit Services and a permanent invitee to various IT committees, Member of IT steering Committees, Risk and Audit Committees

Credit Lyonnais as Vice President – Audit, Compliance and Integrated Risk Management and a member of the weekly Managing Committee for the years 2000-02, Member of Weekly Management Committee responsible for running of the bank

Standard Chartered as Senior IT auditor responsible for IT audits, payments audit for 12 countries in Middle East and South Asia regions for the years 1998-2000,

Bank Internasional Indonesia as Head of Audit and Compliance and a part of the weekly Management committee of the Bank, Member of weekly management committee responsible for running of the bank

Ernst & Young – Audit Manager – Managing a number of Financial Services assignments

Delloitte – Trainee for three years – handling large enterprises

Professional Experience:

Was a President of ISACA Mumbai Chapter for the year 2007-08 and was a member of Board of Advisors to Bombay Chartered Accountants Society for Internal Audit Studies for the year 2005-06.

A Member of India Task force for ISACA International and a member of Board of Studies – NMIS for MBA – Actuary. An advisor to ISACA Mumbai Chapter for the current year and a Member of India Task Force – ISACA International


Bachelor in Commerce and Economics, Chartered Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Inter Company Secretary and Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA); Enterprise Wide Risk Management Program from AIM – Asian Institute Management – Manila

Topics as a speaker:

IT risk management, IS Audit Process, SOX, ERM, GRC, Internal Audit, Compliance, Corporate Governance – IT Governance, Cyber Crime – legal aspects, Banking-Technology, Risk Management in Insurance, Micro Insurance, Building a risk profile for an Insurance Company, How to analyze an Insurance Company

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