Mr. S. Ravindran Independent Director

Mr. S. Ravindran

Independent Director

Mr. S. Ravindran was the Executive Director of SEBI from August 2011 till May 2022, wherein he handled all major departments in SEBI and initiated /implemented various policy measures for development/ regulation of securities markets relating to Mutual Funds, Corporate Governance, Market Infrastructure Institutions and Market Intermediaries, Market Surveillance and Risk Management, IPOs, Accounting standers Disclosure and Transparency, Corporate restructuring, Takeovers, Buybacks, Delisting, Commodity Derivatives Market, etc.

Prior to the above assignment, he was an advisor to the Central Bank of Bahrain on deputation from SEBI from January 2005 to January 2010 wherein he drafted and implemented Bahrain's Securities Market Regulatory Framework on par with International standards and enabled Bahrain to enter into Multilateral MOU with IOSCO.

He also handled various assignments as Chief General Manager, General Manager and Deputy General Manager in SEBI from March 1993 to January 2005. During his association with SEBI he set up Surveillance Department and developed Integrated Market Surveillance System, handled major investigation cases relating to 1999-2001 Market Manipulations, resulting in various enforcement actions, implemented Accounting Standards through Listing Requirements, cleared more than 200 IPOs as Dealing Division Chief, handled more than 100 investigation cases as Investigating Authority, functioned as quasi-judicial Enquiry /Adjudication Officer, registration of MFs/ Market Intermediaries and Inspection of stock exchanges / Market Intermediaries.