S K Roy took charge as, Chairman, Life Insurance Corporation of India, on 29.06.2013. He began his career in LIC of India as a Direct Recruit Officer of the 11th batch, in 1981. He did his MA and LLM from University of Delhi and University of Warwick, respectively .He then acquired his Ph.D from University of Burdwan, on International Labour Migration.
In a prolific career spanning more than three decades, he has gained vast experience by working in several assignments in various departments of LIC like Personnel, Legal, Estates, LIC Housing Finance Ltd., Bancassurance, and International Operations. He has held the distinguished position of being Zonal Manager (In Charge) of two Zones, viz., North Central Zone and Eastern Zone, one of the premier Zones of the Corporation.
He has been on Boards of Companies as a Nominee Director from LIC and is associated with insurance education, training and research through prominent positions held in Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai and National Insurance Academy, Pune.
Interested in reading and sports, he firmly believes that human resources are the prime assets of the organisation and the key to success is unleashing their potential.
His passion is to spread life insurance to all the insurable people and further strengthening LIC’s position as the premier financial institution.