Public lender Bank of Baroda has elevated Akhil Handa as the new Chief Digital Officer. Prior to this position, Handa was appointed as the Head (Fintech, Partnerships, Mobile Banking) & Digital Lending Department. He joined Bank of Baroda in 2015.
Earlier, he was associated with Union Ministry of Finance, Confederation of Indian Industry and the member of Member – Women Entrepreneurship Platform ( WEP) Investment Council.
Also, he was the Member, Committee for Aatmanirbhar MSME at Government of India. The mandate of the committee is to make a one-stop-shop for all central and state government schemes under the Chairmanship of MD, SBI.
He has been a fintech entrepreneur, industry analyst and investment banker with JP Morgan. He was also the founding member of CAG.
Handa has done B.Tech in Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.