Dr. R. Seetharaman

CEO, Doha Bank

Dr. R. Seetharaman, Chief Executive Officer of Doha Bank, is recipient of multiple doctorates from leading universities of the world, including PhD in Global Governance by European University and PhD in Green Banking and Sustainability from Sri Sri University respectively.

The Government of India has recognized and conferred on him the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award, the highest honor conferred on overseas Indians.

He recently received the Global Excellence Award in Renewable Energy 2017 by the Energy and Environment Foundation from Hon’ble Piyush Goyal, Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Government of India, for his vision, leadership, outstanding contribution and for demonstrating excellence in the Renewable energy sector.

Dr. Seetharaman was honored with the Green Economy Visionary Award in 2016 by Union of Arab Banks (UAB). He has also been conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award by The Banker Middle East in May 2015. He has been named Best CEO in Middle East three times in the last 10 years and World Leader Business Person. He has received the Business Man of the Year Award in 2015 from Qatar Today, Life Time Achievement Award from the Institute of Directors' at the Global Summit 2014 and the Man of the Year at IAIR Awards 2014.

He is a Chartered Accountant and holds certificate in IT systems and Corporate Management, whilst being a Gold medalist in his graduation Bachelor of Commerce.

Dr. Seetharaman is a prominent personality in the banking industry throughout the Middle East; and an economic expert. He has transformed Doha Bank into one of the best performing Banks in the Middle East region. He is a high profile economist and is invited on a regular basis by international media such as BBC, CNN, FOX, CNBC, Sky News, ABC and Bloomberg to share his views.