The Financial Planning Standards Board of India (FPSB India) said that it has appointed Krishan Mishra as its Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 August 2023. In his new role, Mishra will lead the strategy and operations of FPSB India and champion the advancement of the financial planning profession in India with the CFP mark, its symbol of excellence in financial planning. Mishra brings more than 20 years of experience in the financial services, education, and technology sectors, across operations, business and strategy development, marketing, and corporate sales.
He has held a variety of leadership positions, including Country Head-International Business (India and South Asia) of Becker Professional Education, Head of North and East India of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and Regional Head (East) and Business Head-Channel Business at HCL Infosystems Prior to these roles, he spent over a decade in the financial services industry. FPSB CEO Dante De Gori, CFP, said “Krishan’s experience in the financial services and education sectors, combined with his strategic expertise, will support the growth of the Indian CFP professional community and propel the financial planning profession in India forward.”
“I’m honored to take the helm of FPSB India as its CEO to continue to strengthen the CFP professional community in India. With five years of consecutive growth in the number of CFP professionals, the value of CFP certification remains strong in our country, and I’m committed to supporting practitioners who commit to rigorous standards of competency, ethics and practice to benefit the financial planning profession and members of the public,” said Krishan Mishra. “CFP certification is the global symbol of excellence in financial planning, and I look forward to harnessing opportunities with key stakeholders to advance the financial planning profession with these marks of professionalism.”
Mishra is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Delhi and the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad. He is also a Chartered Manager Fellow from the Chartered Management Institute, UK. He was recognized in 2019 as one of the Top 100 Leaders in Education for his significant contributions to the field of education at the Global Forum for Education and Learning.