Rajesh Relan, Managing Partner, Relico Ventures
Rajesh is a highly reputed veteran in the Indian insurance industry. He talks about his two-decades-long experience in the insurance sector. He shares his insights into different types of insurances. He attempts to foresee the future of insurance in the fast-changing world. He analyzes the oncoming of private companies to the Indian insurance industry.
Rajesh is a highly reputed veteran in the Indian insurance industry.
Rajesh talks about his two-decades-long experience in the insurance sector. He shares his insights into different types of insurances. He attempts to foresee the future of insurance in the fast-changing world. He analyzes the oncoming of private companies to the Indian insurance industry.
Rajesh emphasizes the importance of life insurance for a youngster. He shares the story of how he led ‘Metlife’ to overwhelming success. He later explains the role played by the foreign players in India.
Rajesh talks enthusiastically about his transition to entrepreneurship. He explains the working of his new venture. Later, he shares his insights about the ‘Ayushman Bharat’ scheme.
Rajesh then addresses a topic of paramount importance- the common mistakes most startup entrepreneurs make. He explains how to cope with failure and learn invaluable lessons from it.
Rajesh Relan has three decades of experience in financial services and last 20 years in Insurance including leadership positions in India and Asia Pacific region. He has been the Managing Director of PNB MetLife India Insurance. He has also worked with Aviva and Old Mutual.
He has a proven track record of launching new businesses, driving growth, turnarounds & transformations and has an in-depth understanding of strategy, financial planning, regulation, governance, compliance, corporate affairs, stakeholder management, M&A’s and strategic alliances.
During his professional career in various roles such as Managing Director, Independent & Non-Executive Director, Bancassurance Lead in Asia and India, a Consultant and as an Advisor, he has gained significant experience in varied fields like – Life & Health Insurance, Retirement, Pensions & Annuities, Retail Banking, NBFC’s & MFI’s and Retail Wealth Management.
He has been a member of various committees of Industry bodies like the CII, AMCHAM and others. He has also been a part of various Govt. & Regulatory Committees over the last many years and Chaired an IRDA committee in 2016. Relan is a networker, nurtures relationships across industries and within the financial services eco-system. He is an active member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO).
Rajesh is an MBA from NMIMS, University of Mumbai (Distinguished Alumni) and is an alumnus of KM College, University of Delhi.