Mr. Sundaram Prabhu is member of the Board of Supervisors of Azizi Bank since October, 2015, and Chairman of the Board of Supervisors since January, 2016.
Mr. Prabhu is a qualified and practicing Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and is certified in Risk and Information Control (CRISC). He has post graduate qualifications in Defense and Strategic Studies, Cyber Law, Patent Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and SAP Financial Accounting and Control.
Mr. Prabhu functioned as an Indian Audit Accounts Service (IAAS) Officer beginning in 1984 and superannuated in 2013 as Principal Accountant General of Karnataka State, India. He has since worked as expert consultant and international audit advisor in various capacities within India, in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and for projects of the World Bank, among others.
Mr. Monga is the former Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of Azizi Bank.
He has a M.Sc. and MBA in Finance and more than 34 years of experience working in government accounts, audit and finance, at the national and sub-national levels including with public sector enterprises. Among other achievements.
Mr. Monga has been the team leader of audit assignments for the Audit of the Indian High Commission at Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Dhaka (Bangladesh).
Dr. Larson holds a Ph.D. in Economics and has more than 40 years of experience in teaching and research, team building, banking (economist), government, public speaking, newsletter publishing, consulting, competitive intelligence and management.
He is a member of the Board of Supervisor since October, 2015.
Ms. Janet M Geddes has been a member of the Board of Supervisors of Azizi Bank since July 2019. She is a highly experienced international finance and insurance professional with extensive experience of change management, restructurings and turnarounds, including as a director on boards and also chair of audit committee of both listed and private companies in several countries. She had also held senior line management positions with Big 4 accounting firms.
With a background in banking and real estate, she has specialized in corporate and regulatory governance, business and financial restructuring, cross-border asset recovery, NPL management and recoveries, contentious insurance cases, export credit insurance/trade finance, business and asset valuations, restructuring of financial institutions, corporate governance, SME lending and recovery, project and infrastructure finance.
Ms. Geddes also has extensive experience on banking in Western and Eastern Europe, as well as in Asia, and in setting up and running Asset Management Corporations (AMCs). Her work has also extended to buying and selling NPL portfolios, valuation of NPL portfolios and assessment of appropriate methodologies for managing and disposing of NPLs.
She has worked in several difficult jurisdictions, including India, Afghanistan, China and Ukraine and most recently has been the International Advisor on a project to assess the needs of the insurance regulator (GDIA) in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Ms. Geddes also has qualifications in corporate governance and regulatory compliance, including capital markets intermediaries, as well as in dispute resolution and asset valuation. She has previous experience as Banking Advisor and Team Leader for the New Kabul Bank as well as Consultant to Lucheng Rural Commercial Bank, Shanxi Province, China. She also has exposure in the Liquidation of loans and other financial assets of the Thailand operations of Lehman Brothers Asia and as an EBRD-funded consultant at Parex Bank, Latvia, with management responsibility for staffing and training, cross-border recoveries, portfolio review and restructuring and recovery of non-performing loans.
Mr. Kaul is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is Graduate in Commerce (with Honours) from University of Delhi. He also possesses LLB Degree and Masters Degree in Business Administration. He also possesses Certificate Course in Oracle 9i DBA, Certificate in Introduction to Islamic Economics and Finance, Certificate in Advanced Risk Management. He has also successfully completed AAOIFI Sensitization Program for Directors and Senior Management of IFI’s and Program for Non Executive Independent Directors of Banks conducted by CAFRAL – Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (Body promoted by Reserve Bank of India)
He is also the Managing Partner & CEO with an Indian Chartered Accountant Firm having offices at New Delhi, Jammu (J & K), Mumbai, Pune and Goa. The firm was co-promoted by him. Today the firm is a professional organization providing services across tax, transactions, risk, assurance and advisory in sectors like Banking and Capital Markets, Insurance, Infrastructure, Pharmaceuticals, Trading, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Education, Media, Information Technology, Construction, Poultry, Agriculture, Power.
Mr. Kaul has a rich experience of being a Member of Board of Directors of Banks in Afghanistan and India. He was earlier Chairman (Non-Executive) of the Board of Directors/Board of Supervisors and Chairman of Audit Committee (ACB) of Bakhtar Bank (Subsidiary of Azizi Bank) (Now known as Islamic Bank of Afghanistan) The bank converted from Conventional Banking to Islamic Banking under his Chairmanship. Islamic Bank of Afghanistan is the first full-fledged Islamic Bank of Afghanistan. He has also been the Non-Executive Independent Professional Director on the Board of Directors of the Jammu & Kashmir Bank Limited (Jammu and Kashmir State owned Government Company) as Non-Executive Independent Professional Director.
He has been an auditor of the Government of India and various State Government Enterprises. He has also conducted audits on behalf of World Bank and Japan International Cooperation Agency Funded Projects.
Mr. Kaul has a varied experience of over 37 years of successfully advising corporate and non-corporate clients under various laws. He has rendered services relating to business strategy, merger & acquisition, integrated risk management, regulatory, taxation, advisory and assurance services to sectors (listed and unlisted corporates including MNC’s) He has also represented before various taxation matters before various Appellate forums.
He is appointed as Member of Board of Supervisors Azizi Bank since November 2020.