The Team

Leadership Team

The SRM School of Banking's leadership team has key people from the industry who have held leadership positions in Manipal Group and NIIT - IFBI. An Advisory body/Mentors comprising of leaders from BFSI, and other sectors provide strategic directions on emerging and futuristic industry trends.

Assisting the leadership is a team of professional senior ex-bankers and experts in other functional areas. They are involved in implementation of organisation’s initiatives which include Program curation to program delivery.


AM Thimmiya | CEO

Thimmiya brings with him the experience of having held leadership positions in organisations. Thimmiya is one of the few in the industry who has straddled with Skilled training and Education domains and has the unique experience of establishing synergies between the two.​​

Venkatesh Santhanam

With over 30 years of experience in Education & Training space. He was instrumental in setting up the IFBI Training initiative in the BFSI sector in 2006. S Venkatesh is strategist and a consultant to Education institutions with focus on employability and life skills.

Academic Team

Dive into the dynamic world of finance with SRM School of Banking's 32-member faculty team. These seasoned ex-bankers, armed with vast operational experience, bring the industry to life. Their expertise covers a spectrum of banking domains, from retail and wholesale to credit, forex, and niche areas like MSME, Agri, and rural banking.

Beyond specific domains, they equip you with essential BFSI skillsets like selling, relationship management, and technology proficiency. This contemporary team, backed by dedicated business operational support, guarantees a uniquely immersive learning experience.