Who We Are

AIBI being a Public Limited Company is governed by the Companies Act 2013 and is managed by its Board of Directors. As per the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the company, the Board currently comprises of representatives from ten of its member organisations. The Board of Directors are elected as per the provisions of the Companies Act. The Chairperson and the Vice Chairperson(s) are elected from among the Directors and hold office for a tenure of 2 years or as may be decided by the Directors.

Our Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer


Shankar V Narayanan

Narayanan, a commerce and law graduate from Bombay University, brings with him more than 4 decades of experience in the financial sector. Prior to joining AIBI in 2012, Mr. Narayanan was the Executive Director in Saffron Capital Advisors Private Limited.

Narayanan started his career, in 1975, in the legal department of ICICI Limited and thereafter joined DSP Financial Consultants Limited (later DSP Merrill Lynch Limited). During his decade long working in DSP (between 1983 and 1993), he has handled many mandates of various leading Corporate houses which gave him immense opportunity to hone his skills in the entire gamut of managing IPOs, Rights Issues and Private Placement of Debt instruments with Financial Institutions. Later, Narayanan worked as Senior Vice President with Fortune Financial Services Limited, UTI Securities Limited (later STCI Securities Limited and now Standard Chartered Securities Limited) and for brief periods with Edelweiss Capital Limited and Emkay Global Finance Limited.

Due Diligence and drafting of Offer documents relating to IPOs, Rights Issues, QIBs, Delisting and Takeovers being his forte, Narayanan has led and guided the execution team at UTI Securities, Edelweiss, Emkay Global and Saffron Capital.