The IRM India Regional Group is an extension of the activities pursued by the IRM India Affiliate. The group, through the Chair and Deputy Chairs, aims to expand IRM’s global risk community by advancing and generating value for the ERM profession in India with the highest standards of ethics, education, research and knowledge that improves outcomes for organisations through our qualified students and members.
Rajeev Tanna, CFIRM
Chairman, IRM India Regional Group
Head - Risk Management and Internal Compliance at Tata Consulting Engineers Limited
Year of Passing 1999
Rajeev is working as a Head - Risk Management and Internal Compliance at TATA Consulting Engineers Limited. With more than 29 years of experience in Risk Management, Consulting, and Financial Services, he is highly skilled in implementing risk management strategies for businesses and departments. They specialize in ensuring compliance with internal systems and processes, creating tailored risk management approaches for various aspects like Bids, Projects, Contracts, and M&A evaluations. He has been heading Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Function for a large Company / Conglomerate for over 13 years and over 6 years of ERM Consulting experience to various Industries. He also has experience in various types of Risk Management like Country Risk, Bid / Opportunity Risk, Project Risk, Asset Risk, Contractual Risk, Risk Appetite, Policy Risk, Insurable Risk, etc.
He has degree in Electronics from Bombay University and a finance-focused PGDBA from NMIMS. He is also a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of India (F.I.I.I.), Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute in the U.K. (A.C.I.I.), and Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (CAIIB). He is also Certified Fellow (Level 5) of Institute of Risk Management.
Jitender Arora, CFIRM
Deputy Chair - South Region, IRM India Regional Group
Year of Passing 2021
Jitu Arora has 23+ years of experience in senior positions in the areas of Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk, SOX, Operational Excellence and Business Transformation, supporting various businesses like Retail Banking, Consumer Cards, Investment Banking, Corporate Cards, Insurance, Payments and Operations. Jitu has previously worked at State Street as Managing Director. Prior to joining State Street India, Jitu worked with Credit Suisse India as Director and Head of Operational Risk and Control team and with American Express Inc. in India, UK and New York, in senior positions in Control and compliance domain.
Jitu is a commerce graduate from Delhi University and holds MS in Consultancy Management from BITS Pilani. He also has an executive MBA from Cornell University and is a trained Black Belt in Six Sigma methodology. Jitu is also a certified fellow of Institute of Risk Management (IRM's Level 5). He is also Certified Corporate Director and Fellow Member of Institute of Directors Jitu is passionate about using technology and automation in transforming the financial services industry and managing risk proactively. He is also a big advocate of encouraging diversity and inclusion at workplace and mentors and coaches leaders, students and risk professionals at workplace and outside. Jitu is also a prolific speaker and has been invited to multiple forums to talk about Risk Management, Leadership, Mentoring, Corporate Governance, and Information Security.
Jyoti Ruparel, CMIRM
Deputy Chair - North Region, IRM India Regional Group
Senior Advisor - Digital Risk Transformation at PwC India
Year of Passing 2022
Jyoti Ruparel is a senior risk management professional with 24+ years of experience in Risk, Governance and Compliance across multiple industry verticals. She is a Certified Member of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM’s Level 4) and serves on the strategic advisory board of IRM India Affiliate. She was most recently the Global CRO at Genpact and was their Chief Internal Auditor for 10 years and dealt with the Board extensively for nearly 2 decades.
She has expertise in the jurisdictions of India, US, Europe, Australia, China and Philippines where she has engaged with CXO personnel of Fortune 500 Clients. She is also certified in ISO 31000 and Six Sigma. She is a two-time winner of the CNBC-TV18 national award for enterprise risk management. She has done the prestigious Financial Management program (FMP) from GE and is a post-graduate from Delhi University.