Praveena Rai

Praveena Rai

Chief Operating Officer, NPCI

Praveena Rai is Chief Operating Officer, NPCI - that drives the digital payment agenda for India with fast growing and popular payment products such as RuPay and UPI

Ms. Rai is in-charge of marketing, business development, product management, operations strategy and delivery. With over 20 years of extensive experience, Ms. Rai has built expertise in various facets of payments, Cards, retail and commercial banking.

Prior to joining NPCI, she was leading the cash management portfolio at Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited and has managed payments for Asia Pacific at HSBC. Ms. Rai holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication and has a post-graduate degree from IIM Ahmedabad.