Prashant Nair (PIOR) has been with Noor Bank as Head of Operational Risk & Governance since 2013, where he has been instrumental in the implementation and ongoing management of the Operational Risk and Governance in Noor Bank. He is a domain risk expert in banking with special expertise in Operational Risk and Information Security Governance. He has successfully implemented the information security governance practice within Noor Bank.  A seasoned banking professional with an eye for detail and comprehensive experience in Operational Risk, Audit, Internal Control, Centralized banking operations, Branch Operations, Business Continuity and System Migrations. Prashant brings with him 17 years of banking experience with a strong background of 10 years in Operational Risk Management and Internal Control. Prashant brings to the table, his skills in risk management, internal controls, corporate governance along with hands on experience in banking operations combined with practical banking knowledge.   Prior to Noor Bank, he served with Kuwait International Bank as Head of Operational Risk and was responsible for establishing Operational Risk Management Framework inclusive of Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) and Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) for the entire bank. Before that he worked with Standard Chartered Bank in Operational Risk. He was instrumental in setting up of the Quality Assurance Unit within Operational Risk for South Asia, which has been declared as “best practice unit” within the Standard Chartered group and also was responsible for the initial set-up of the Bank’s Operational Risk framework for Consumer Transaction Banking products. During his Quality Assurance role, he has traveled extensively within India and South Asia conducting operational risk reviews and thus bringing wide range of experience from different banking geographies. Prior to Standard Chartered Bank, he worked with HDFC Bank, India in Direct Banking handling Customer Documentation, Transaction Processing, Internet banking, Mobile banking, Payment Gateways, Credit Cards and Merchant Acquiring. Prashant has obtained Bachelor of Corporate Secretaryship degree from Bharathiar University, India and Masters(MBA) from K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai University. He is a Professional member of Institute of Operational Risk, UK and The Business Continuity Institute, UK.