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Mr. L. Krishnan
(CEO, Urban Infrastructure Finance Company of IL&FS) – Chennai

Mr. L.Krishnan graduated from Loyola College, Chennai and did his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Hull University, U.K. He started his career in Syndicate Bank and then shifted to Steel Authority of India till he joined the Civil Services. Mr L Krishnan was a member of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) till 2005. Till he took voluntary retirement in 2005, he was special secretary in the finance department overseeing important functions.

He was the first Managing Director of Tamilnadu Power Finance Corporation and did a successful stint as Joint Director and Registrar of Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute in Chennai.
He was actively involved as counterpart for several multilateral agencies such as the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank etc., as head of the externally aided project cell in the state government. He was actively involved in guiding the policies of many public sector agencies and planning bodies involved in infrastructure planning and execution in Tamilnadu.
He has joined the Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) and is heading their Urban Infrastructure Finance Company as its Chief Executive Officer.