Board of Directors of ICICI Venture
Mr. Sandeep Batra is an Executive Director on the Board of ICICI Bank and is responsible for Corporate Centre since July 2018.
He is responsible for the Credit, Corporate Communications, Data Science, Finance, Human Resource, Legal, Operations and Customer Service, Technology & Secretarial Groups. He is also administratively responsible for Risk function, Internal Audit and Compliance Groups.
He also serves on the board of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, ICICI Lombard General Insurance and ICICI Prudential Asset Management.
He has been with ICICI since 2000 and his previous stints included being Executive Director, CFO at ICICI Prudential life and Group Compliance officer at ICICI Bank. He is a Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary by qualification.
Mr. Rakesh Jha is an Executive Director on the Board of ICICI Bank. He heads the retail banking business of the Bank. He is responsible for the retail banking, rural & agriculture and small & medium enterprise businesses of the Bank. He also serves on the board of ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited, ICICI Venture Funds Management Company Limited, ICICI Securities Limited and ICICI Home Finance Company Limited.
He has been with ICICI since 1996 and has worked in various areas including financial reporting, planning, strategy, asset-liability management and investor relations.
He has a management degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow and an engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
Puneet Nanda is Managing Director and CEO of ICICI Venture with responsibility and oversight of all verticals across its diversified alternative asset management platform. Mr. Nanda joined ICICI Venture in June 2020. Prior to joining ICICI Venture, Mr. Nanda served as Deputy Managing Director of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, one of India’s largest life insurance companies in the private sector with an AUM of over USD 20 billion as of March 31, 2020. Mr. Nanda was closely involved in the IPO of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance which became the first insurance company to be publicly listed in India in 2016 at a valuation of USD 7 billion. Mr. Nanda served on the Board of Directors of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance from August 2010 until June 2020. He joined the company at its start-up stage in January 2001 as Head of the Investments function. During his 19+ years at the company, he was responsible for initially building and thereafter nurturing the high quality investments program of the company across asset classes including public and private equity, public and private debt, real estate and strategic investments. Subsequently, since 2010, his role was expanded to include oversight of other business functions of the company involving over 14,000 personnel across 500+ offices pan India as of March 2020. He has also served on the Board of Directors of ICICI Prudential Pension Funds Management Company as its Non-Executive Director between 2009 and June 2020. Prior to ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, Mr. Nanda has worked at ICICI Securities and J.P. Morgan. Mr. Nanda received a B.E. from Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur and PGDM (Finance and Marketing) from IIM Lucknow.