Speaker Profile

Navin Surya
Mr. Navin Surya

Chairman-Fintech Convergence Council & Chairman Emeritus, Payments Council of India

Current Roles and Positions

  • Chairman (Non-Executive), Fintech Convergence Council (FCC)
  • Chairman Emeritus (Non-Executive), Payments Council of India (PCI)
  • Global Fintech Festival (GFF): Founding and Advisory Board Member
  • Independent Director, Satya MicroCapital, Ditya Finance etc.
  • Start-up Investor: Zimyo, FPS Technology, Tyke etc.
  • Strategic Venture Partner (Non-Executive): Beams Venture Fund (Fintech Growth Stage fund)
  • Advisor: Multiple Local and Global Conglomerates (Confidential)


  • Commerce and Law Graduate 1990
  • Company Secretary: Professional Membership with Institute of Company Secretaries of India 1995
  • MBA with Specialization in Finance from Mumbai University 1997


  • 1995: Joined a Cement Manufacturing Company as Management Trainee
  • 1997: Joined Tata Consulting Services in Management Consulting Division
  • 2000: Joined Essel Group to set up multiple businesses in Financial Services as founder e.g. Intrex India Limited, ITX Trade Exchange, ItzCash Card Ltd.
  • 2017: Last Position held at ItzCash, Managing Director & CEO

Special Contributions

  • Member of RBI GIRO Committee, Member of Dr. Watal Committee on Framework for Digital Committee at Niti Ayog etc.
  • Regular Media Articles, Interviews, and discussion on various subjects related to Digital Payments, Fintech and Macro Digital Economy Issues, Regular Key-notes, Panel discussion at various local and global conferences and seminars.