Sankar heads the Business Development function for CRISIL Bank Loan Ratings. He has set up a large team of more than 120 relationship managers spread across 65 cities across the country. His team is credited with taking the concept of Bank Loan Rating to the farthest corner of the country and bringing unprecedented number of corporates including large number of SMEs under the rated universe.
Before CRISIL Ratings, Sankar has been with CRISIL Research since year 2000 and helped expand the research business of CRISIL, which today is India’s largest independent research house. During his tenure with CRISIL Research, Sankar has closely worked with credit analysis and risk management teams of banks in India.
Sankar was also deputed to Standard & Poor’s, Tokyo in 2006-2007 from CRISIL. During his stint in Tokyo he has interacted and worked with investors and bankers across the Asia Pacific region who looked at India for investment opportunity.
Before CRISIL, Sankar has worked with leading information and research services companies in India since the early days of this industry.