Navin Surya is a distinguished name in digital and retail payment systems and FinTech in the country. He is the Chairman of Fintech Convergence Council (FCC), which is part of IAMAI/PCI Industry association, as well as the Chairman Emeritus of Payments Council of India (PCI). Additionally, he is a Member of Innovation Council of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI https://www.npci.org.in/), non-executive Director of a green field Housing Finance Company Indie Homefin Private Limited (Indie) and Advisor to Mitsui & Co. Ltd, Tokyo, Japan, on some of their specific investment portfolio companies.
Earlier stints include Management Consultant with TCS and a leadership role with Itz Cash Card Ltd, India's first ever multi-purpose prepaid cash card.
Over the last two decades, Navin has undertaken many pioneering activities, some of which area key foundation for a digital economy like the Cashless Trade Exchange, India's first digital wallet for the masses (real Bharat). He has,over a period of time, participated in many policy-level government and regulator committees such as the GIRO committee of RBI, and the Watal committee on digital payment systems framework driven by Dr. Watal at NitiAyog, etc.
Navin is a graduate in Management with specialization in finance. He is also an associate member of Company Secretaries Institute (ACS), besides a Graduate degree in both commerce and law.