Founders


IBRT has been established by Mr. Krishna Kumar Gupta, a banking professional with over three decades of experience in the financial sector, together with other professionals from banking and finance.

Mr. Krishna Kumar Gupta

Mr. Krishna Kumar Gupta is a post graduate in Management Science from Symbiosis, Pune, India, with degrees in Science and Law, and banking professional qualifications, CAIIB. After working for three years with Bank of India, Mumbai, he joined State Bank of India (SBI) as a Probationary Officer in 1980 where he was rapidly promoted to the senior management in less than 12 years. In this tenure, his expertise included Credit Management, Corporate Finance, International Banking, NRI banking, Investment Counseling & Portfolio Management and Branch Management.

He was soon deputed to SBI Capital Markets Ltd. (SBI Caps), the Investment Banking arm of SBI group, where he headed Investment & Treasury Management and Project Appraisal groups. Post SBI, he headed various Investment Banks in India, along with a very successful stint as a Chief Executive Officer of a Private Equity firm in Oman in the Middle East. His firm, Kore Consultants, has also been assisting foreign banks and private sector banks in their lateral recruitment processes.

A firm supporter of quality education, Mr. Krishna Kumar Gupta has also been a visiting faculty to training centers and financial institutions such as the Central Bank, and the Dena Bank Pochkhanwala Training College in Mumbai, India.