Speaker Profile

Suresh Sethi
Mr. Suresh Sethi

Managing Director & CEO
Protean eGov Technologies Limited

Suresh Sethi has over three decades of diversified global experience in the financial services industry and works extensively in the financial inclusion space leveraging fintech and digital led innovation to make a difference. He is currently the Managing Director & CEO of Protean eGov Technologies Ltd. (formerly NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Ltd.). In his last role, as the Founder CEO & MD of India Post Payments Bank, he established the largest inter-operable banking infrastructure for public good at scale in India.

Prior to India Post Payments Bank, as the Managing Director & CEO of Vodafone M-Pesa, he was responsible for defining and developing the M-Pesa business strategy for India and shaping the digital and mobile payments space in the country.

In his earlier assignments, he has worked with leading financial services companies such as Citigroup and YES Bank across multiple geographies covering India, Kenya, UK, Argentina and US.

He has held senior CXO and Managing Director level positions at Regional & Global levels across business strategy, product development, sales & client management, and operations. Suresh has been a key industry spokesperson and closely engages with the government and regulatory institutions to aid policy formulation in a rapidly changing industry.

For his contribution to the financial services sector, Suresh has been recognized by The Asian Banker and is part of The Asian Banker’s "List of Leading Practitioners". He was also recognized as the CEO of the Year (India Post Payments Bank) at the India Banking Summit & Awards, 2019.

Suresh has a B.E. degree from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh and an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University, Delhi.