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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Dr Srinivas Yanamandra is Chief, Compliance at the New Development Bank (NDB) Headquartered in Shanghai. NDB is established by BRICS member countries to mobilize resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects in BRICS and other emerging economies and developing countries.



Srinivas has more than 15 years of experience as a compliance officer in Indian banking industry with hands-on expertise relating to various aspects of banking regulation (such as governance, risk management, prudential reporting, risk based supervision, digital banking and financial crime compliance). At NDB, Srinivas is responsible for operationalizing the compliance function, monitoring the implementation of compliance policy framework (comprising ethics & business conduct, anti-money laundering, anti-fraud and anti-corruption) and institutionalizing the compliance culture across the organisation. 

On the professional front, Srinivas is a qualified accountant (Chartered Accountant and Cost & Management Accountant with national ranks in all academic examinations), a Fellow of International Compliance Association, UK and a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (USA). He holds a doctorate degree (2013) from the University of Manchester, UK with research interests spanning across topics relating to monetary policy, financial instability, regulatory reforms and bank governance. 

As a Visiting Fellow at CISL, Srinivas is currently exploring the definition of sustainable infrastructure and conducting research on the role of financial regulation in promoting sustainable infrastructure financing.


Dr Srinivas  Yanamandra
Visiting Fellow