Non-executive Director

Bala has over 22 years of experience in Banking and Financial Services industry. He co-founded Metis Family Office Services Pvt Ltd in the year 2010. Prior to founding Metis, Bala has held credible positions in the senior management of Institutions like Citibank, UBS & ICICI bank for almost 17 years. The last position he held was as Joint General Manager at ICICI Bank in the year 2010.

Bala has a diverse domain specialization across banking businesses, namely Private Wealth Business, Commercial Banking, Investment Banking, Corporate finance. He had been a part of various credit committees during his stint as Zonal Manager for western southern India for SME business in ICICI Bank.

He comes in with hands on experience of managing a large portfolio of SME finance spreading across the country. Over the years he has become integral to the ecosystem of SME finance.

He has overseen the private placement of debt instruments of INR 350 Crores for the last 3 years at Metis. Bala has a BE and MBA from Madurai Kamaraj University. Bala is an extensive reader and his interest zooms across contemporary and historical subjects.