Akila Raman

Akila Raman
Shareholder Director

CLS Entity
CLS Group Holdings
CLS Bank International
Goldman Sachs

Akila Raman

Ms. Raman is responsible for scaling Transaction Banking (TxB) – a first-of-its kind cloud native, digital banking platform for corporate and institutional clients of Goldman Sachs.

She serves as a member of the Firmwide Client Franchise Committee, the Global Inclusion and Diversity Committee, and the Platform Solutions Executive Council.

Previously, Ms. Raman was chief operating officer of the Investment Banking Division (IBD) and was a member of its Executive Committee. Prior to that, she was chief operating officer of the Global Financing Group as well as head of Natural Resources Debt Capital Markets and Risk Management within IBD, where she was responsible for the firm’s Natural Resources clients across both Investment Grade Capital Markets and Corporate Risk Management. Ms. Raman joined Goldman Sachs in 2004 in Corporate Risk Management and was named managing director in 2015 and partner in 2018.

Ms. Raman serves on the Board of Directors for New York City Center, Manhattan's oldest performing arts center, and the Board of Directors for Generation W, an organization that inspires, connects, and educates women and girls in the service of building strong communities.

Ms. Raman earned an AB in Politics and a certificate in Finance from Princeton University.

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