Chief Technology Officer and Head - FinTech Department, International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA)
Joseph Joshy is the Chief Technology Officer and Head - FinTech Department at International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), a unified financial sector regulator for IFSCs established as a statutory authority by the Government of India.
He is a Senior Technology Leader driving FinTech, Supervisory Technology (SupTech) and other strategic initiatives including contributing to the FinTech Agenda at India UK Financial Partnership, India US Financial Regulatory Dialogue, India Japan Macroeconomic Policy Dialogue, Joint Working Groups on FinTech between India and countries namely Singapore and UK, Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN), Inter Regulatory Technical Group (IRTG) on FinTech under the Financial Stability and Development Council - SubCommittee (FSDC - SC), FinTech bridges with Overseas Regulators [like Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)] among others.
Prior to this stint, he was part of the Management team (Sr Vice President and Vertical Head) that co-founded Reserve Bank Information Technology (ReBIT), the IT Subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India, India’s Central Bank. Joshy had worked on RBI’s Technology Vision with the Information Technology Sub-Committee of the Central Board of the RBI. He was associated with numerous Technology Projects and Initiatives for the Reserve Bank of India across 25+ Departments spanning across Inspection, Supervision, Enforcement, Risk Monitoring, Currency Management, Foreign Exchange, Consumer Education and Protection among others. He was member of more than 20+ Technical Advisory Groups, Committees and SubCommittees at Reserve Bank of India.
He is an experienced professional with more than 2+ decades in technology, consulting and delivering transformational technology projects for Government/Regulators and Fortune 100 clients with stints in the US, Canada and Mexico. During his tenure with a Tier-1 IT MNC, he had managed a portfolio size of more than 100+ MUSD with 450+ team size across different time zones and geographies spread across US, UK, LATAM (Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua), Philippines, China and India. He was also involved with the Start-up Ecosystem and has experience in setting up a Technology Business Incubator as its CEO.