Head of Risk, South East Asia, Visa
Shivakumar Sriraman currently serves as the Chief Risk Officer for India & South Asia, covering Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan & Maldives. Having joined Visa in Oct 2014, he is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive risk plan that is consistent with local market landscape, country priorities & global risk strategy. In this role, he closely works with issuers, acquirers, merchants, payment processors, service providers, regulators & law enforcement.
Sriraman's professional journey spans 20 years across 5 different banks. Prior to joining Visa, he was Vice President, Head of Risk at HDFC Bank for 12 years, with a focus on Fraud Prevention & Detection for all the payment products of the bank. Prior to this, he spent 7 years with various banks such as HSBC, Centurion Bank, ANZ Grindlays in various functions, covering credit, operations & risk management. Sriraman has played active roles in various industry forums like IPRC (India Payment Risk Council), FIU, RBI & Industry working groups during his stint with HDFC Bank.