Sushanta is Executive Vice President at YES Bank Ltd. and leads the Product & Business Effectiveness (PBE) team of Inclusive & Social Banking (ISB) division of the bank. He has over 11 years of experience in the field of Microfinance/Financial Inclusion. In his current role in YES Bank, Sushanta and his team play a critical role in designing and rolling out products & solutions suited to the target segment. Before joining YES BANK, Sushanta worked in ACCION International and IFMR Trust in various capacities such as product, process, and business development. He started his career in SKS Microfinance (2005-08), then India’s largest microfinance institution, quickly rising through the ranks of SKS, starting as Area Manager up to Senior Regional Manager. In his role as Senior Regional Manager, he was responsible for starting and expanding SKS operations in the three states of Odisha, West Bengal and Chhatisgarh.
Sushanta holds an MBA degree from Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) and Masters Degree in Agricultural Statistics from Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar.