Mr. N. Balakrishnan, is a B.Sc, BGL, CAIIB, Dip. In ACU. He is a person with over 37 experience of RBI and NABARD. He had served in the Central Banking service with focus on Rural Banking. He has additional experience as a Faculty and Senior Consultant for Bankers Institute of Rural Development, Lucknow and NABCONS – a consultancy wing of NABARD. He has been a Guest Faculty for State Government, Bankers KKID.

He has served as member of Board of Studies in several eminent Colleges in and around Coimbatore. He is with REST as a Project Director of RASSI and Trustee since 2007. His focus is on Rural Financing with balancing of Theory and Practice of Banking with Micro Finanace as core.