Dr.Sadakkadulla is a central banker with over 35 years of experience at the Reserve Bank of India. Most recently, he was the Regional Director of the Chennai Region, overseeing the states of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry and Regional Director of the Chandigarh Region, overseeing the states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. He was General Manager in charge, Financial Inclusion and Development Department, Central Office Mumbai . He served as RBI’s nominee director on the Board of State Bank of Travancore. Dr. Sadakadulla has been an active academician and taught across various institutions. He was the Principal of the Reserve Bank Staff College between 2010 and 2013 and has been serving on the academic councils of various institutions including the Loyola Institute for Business Administration, Chennai. He has participated in several national and international conferences and was awarded the RBI’s Golden Jubilee Full Scholarship for Overseas Study to pursue a masters programme in Finance at the Arthur D. Little School of Management in Boston, where he graduated as Dean’s Fellow. He has Ph.D. in Economics , M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension and Fellow of IIBF and CAIIB in Banking.