Mr Vinod Rai

Mr Vinod Rai holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, and Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University. He is a retired civil servant of the Kerala Cadre. He served as Secretary in the Department of Financial Services in the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. He was later appointed as the 11th Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG).

He assumed office on 7 January 2008 till 22 May 2013. He is widely considered a symbol of the anti-corruption movement and is credited with having turned the office of CAG into a powerful force for accountability and transparency in contemporary India. He is the current Chairman of the Banks Board Bureau.

Mr Rai is also a global trustee of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation. On 30 January 2017, the Supreme Court of India appointed him as the Chairman of the Committee of administrators of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Mr Rai is a Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, Singapore.