Mr. Naresh Takkar - Director

Mr. Naresh Takkar is the Managing Director & Group CEO of ICRA. Prior to holding this position he was Joint Managing Director & Chief Rating Officer of ICRA. He is also a director of ICRA Online Limited, ICRA Nepal Limited and ICRA Lanka Limited. Besides, he is the Vice-Chairman of Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA). He joined ICRA as an analyst in 1991. Before joining ICRA, he was with Tata Consultancy Services for three years in the System Consulting Division. Mr. Takkar is a Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Delhi. 

Mr. Naresh Takkar is on the Board of Directors of the following organisations:

• ICRA Lanka Limited
• ICRA Limited
• ICRA Nepal Limited
• ICRA Online Limited

Mr. W Don Barnabas

Mr. Barnabas is the Managing director and Chief Executive Officer of ICRA Lanka. He has a MBA from Colombo University and a first class B.Sc degree from Madras University. He had been with the NDB Bank group for 20 years, holding many senior positions.  He has also been instrumental/involved in setting up and managing a number of financial institutions for the NDB group. The last position held was as was Chief executive Officer/Director of NDB Housing Bank Ltd, a specialized housing Finance subsidiary of the NDB group. Other senior positions held are CEO/Director of NDB Stock Brokers, CEO/Director of Capital Development and Investment Company, a specialized Investment holding company, and Director/Investment Committee member of Ayjona Fund Management company, a venture capital fund Management Company. He was also involved in setting up a Leasing company in the Maldives, at the initiative of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and NDB Group. He functioned as the first CEO/Director of that Company, Maldives Finance and Leasing Company Limited. After leaving the NDB Group, he has been the CEO of Overseas Realty (Ceylon) PLC, the largest real Estate company in the country.