Dr. Rajeev Uberoi
Chief General Counsel
IDFC First Bank
Dr Rajeev Uberoi joined IDFC as General Counsel and Group Head-Legal and Compliance in 2009. Having worked in the banking and finance space for more than three decades, Dr Rajeev commands a unique position in the legal fraternity, and is looked upon by many institutional heads for his ability to effectively strategize and formulate business-legal decisions that have led to consummation of path-breaking transactions in domestic and international markets.
Having worked as an in- house counsel in multi-functional and multi-jurisdictional organizations with rich experience in banking spanning more than 30 years, he has the ability to seamlessly advice on complex matters. Dr Rajeev has been instrumental in setting up the governance structure at IDFC which adheres to ethical standards, best practices and compliance with relevant laws to protect the interests of shareholders. His global outlook has set the foundation for IDFC to collaborate with illustrious law schools like Harvard Law School and Jindal Global Law School and facilitate dissemination of calibrated course content, and allow secondments to student and publish research papers.
Prior to joining IDFC Limited, Dr Rajeev worked with Standard Chartered Bank as Regional Head - Operational Risk & Assurance, South Asia. He has also worked with several domestic and multinational banks in positions of increasing responsibility.