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About us

Union Bank of India (UK) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Union Bank of India, one of the largest Public Sector Bank in India having over 4,000 branches and a customer base exceeding 50 million. Union Bank of India was incorporated in 1919 and has its registered office at Mumbai, India.

Union Bank of India (UK) Ltd has been authorized by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority. Your eligible deposits with Union Bank of India (UK) Ltd are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), the UK's deposit guarantee scheme.

Board of Directors


Shri Rajkiran Rai G.

Shri Rajkiran Rai G. has joined Union Bank of India as Managing Director & CEO on July 01, 2017.

Shri Rajkiran Rai G. is an agricultural science graduate and also a certified member of Indian Institute of Bankers.

Shri Rai has more than three decades of rich banking experience including heading Industrial Finance Branch, Regions and Zonal Offices. He started his career in 1986 as an Agricultural Finance Officer in Central Bank of India, and has the rich experience of heading various branches at different parts of the country for more than 17 years. On his elevation as General Manager, he was given the responsibility of heading Human resource Development Department. He was the Field General Manager of Mumbai Zone of Central Bank of India, when he was elevated to the post of Executive Director of Oriental Bank of Commerce.

He was also serving on the Board of Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Co. Ltd.


Mr R Viswesvaran

Managing Director & Chief Executive

Mr R Viswesvaran, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank of India (UK) Ltd, is a seasoned banker with more than two decades’ experience. He has grown through assuming varied responsibilities in business development leadership including that of heading the Visakhapatnam Region (in India) with 60+ bank branches as well as in administrative roles with the Parent Bank, Union Bank of India, before his present assignment in the London Subsidiary. In his latest assignment with Union Bank of India he had been working as the Deputy General Manager, at Central Office, Mumbai, India.


He is a graduate and a Certified Associate Indian Institute of Banking and Finance and has done the 'Role of a Director' course with the Institute of Directors, UK.


Dr Anand Kumar

Executive Director & Deputy Chief Executive

Dr Anand Kumar, ED & Deputy CEO of the bank is a senior banker with over three decades of banking experience in India, Singapore and UK environments. Prior to joining Union bank of India (UK) Ltd he had served Bank of Baroda UK as their Retail Banking and Strategic Initiatives Head and earlier as the Retail banking head at ICICI Bank (UK) Plc. He is credited with rolling out retail banking products such as e-banking, debit cards and online bonds in both the banks. Dr Kumar is a keen learner always updating himself of the developments. Earlier he had served ICICI bank in India as Regional Head, Chandigarh and Zonal head, Kolkata. He has also served as Head-ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Services) Company Limited in London, UK.

Dr Kumar is well qualified with an MBA, LLB and PhD, he is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Security & Investments, UK and an ICA certified Compliance awareness course and has been trained at Manchester Business School, Manchester UK on Managing Financial services and 'Role of a Director' course with the Institute of Directors, UK.

Mr. Patrick Quinn

Non - Executive Director

A widely experienced international banker with over four decades of experience at senior level in investment and commercial banks. He is on the Board of another International bank in the UK as a Non-executive director for over 14 years and had served earlier as an executive director on the Board of Yamaichi Bank (UK) Ltd, a Japanese bank. He also has experience of having served in various geographies including Hong Kong and USA. During his career he has had a strong record of business development, credit, administration and operations. Mr Quinn chairs the Risk and Compliance committee of the Board.

Mr Quinn is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and an Associate member of the British Institute of Management.

Mr. John Kerr

Non - Executive Director

Mr Kerr is a highly experienced adaptable senior banker with exceptional compliance, Risk Management and Audit skills. In his long banking career, he has served many international banks operating in the UK mainly as the head of their audit and compliance functions. His most recent stint was as Head of Internal Audit and Compliance at ICBC (London) Plc. from 2003 till February 2014 and had held the CF10 and CF11 (compliance and MLRO) for the Bank. Prior to this he was Internal Auditor and Compliance in charge at Qatar National Bank, London Branch- 2001-03; Internal Audit Manager at Bank Handlowy Warszawie S.A, London Branch - 1998-2001; and earlier with the Midland Bank plc/ HSBC group in various positions between 1970 to 1998. Mr Kerr heads the Audit Committee of the Board.

Mr Kerr is a BA honours graduate and MBA. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Management.

Mr. Manes Ranjan Biswal

Nominee Director

Shri Manes Ranjan Biswal assumed the charge as Executive Director of Union Bank of India on 01.03.2019.

Shri Biswal, aged 56 years is a Graduate in science and a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers {CAM. He joined Punjab National Bank (PNB) in 1985 as a Management Trainee and prior to his elevation as Executive Director of Union Bank of India, He was General Manager at the Corporate Office of the PNB heading the Resolution and NCLT Division.

Shri Biswal is a seasoned banker with over 33 years of rich experience in various administrative and functional capacities at Branches, Region& Offices, Zonal Offices and Corporate Office Level.

He has also worked for more than 3 years as CEO of PNBs Dubai Branch and Middle East operations and as Zonal Head of PNBs Eastern Zone.

At Corporate level, he has headed the Credit Monitoring and Review Division, Recovery Division, Resolution and NCLT Division of PNB.

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