Justice (Retd.) BN Srikrishna on 11 March 2014 was appointed as the Chairman of Financial Planning Standards Board India (FPSB). He will succeed Dhirendra Swarup, the former chairman of Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA).
Srikrishna is a retired judge of Supreme Court and has served as the Chief Justice of Kerala High Court.
He has also served as the Chairman of the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) set up in March 2011 by the Union Ministry of Finance. He also headed the Sixth Central Pay Commission set up by the Union Government on 5 October 2006.
About Financial Planning Standards Board India (FPSB)
Financial Planning Standards Board India is a Public–Private Enterprise and a Professional Standards setting body for Financial Planners in India. FPSB India proactively guides the development and promotion of standards for financial planning professionals to benefit and protect the public in the country. FPSB India closely works with all the stakeholders’ viz. the Government, the Regulators, the Industries/Associations, the Corporate, the Media and the General Public to achieve its objectives.
FPSB's members are nonprofit organizations from 25 territories around the world. The territory members include 24 countries and 25th territory is Israel, which is its Associate member. SBI, LIC, ICICI, Axis Bank, UTI AMC are among the financial institutions that has established it.