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Rabi N. Mishra Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai

Rabi N. Mishra is an Economist by education and a Senior Financial Sector Risk Specialist by profession.

A central banker for more than three decades, he is currently the Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), India’s central bank. Previously, he was the Principal Chief General Manager of Risk Monitoring Department of RBI, Mumbai, and head of the Reserve Bank Staff College, training institute of senior central banking professionals of the RBI, Chennai. Dr Mishra was the head of Financial Stability Unit at the RBI and served as head of the RBI in two states: Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. He has professional expertise in bank regulation/supervision, financial stability, macrofinancial surveillance and risk mitigating mechanics in banking and central banks.

He completed his MA in Monetary/Financial Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University (MA) and was a Research scholar at Delhi School of Economics. Dr Mishra earned his PhD from University of Mumbai. He has done post doctorate from the Economics Department of Harvard University. He has written many research papers of topical policy relevance and has spoken in reputed international platforms on areas of monetary economics, banking, financial stability and risk management.

He is an awardee of the Golden Jubilee Scholarship of the RBI and the Diamond Jubilee Fellowship of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF). He has authored a book on asset securitization. Dr Mishra can be contacted at