Shri A.K. Prasad, IRAS has been nominated as part-time Chairman to the IRFC Board on 14th August, 2018. Shri Prasad is the present Financial Commissioner (Railways) and ex-officio Secretary to the Govt. of India.
Shri Prasad has rich, varied experience and knowledge of Indian Railways including its Finance. Earlier, Shri Prasad was Additional Member/Finance in Railway Board. In his distinguished career, Shri Prasad has earlier headed the Finance and Accounts wing as Principal Finance Adviser in Northern Railway, North Western Railway, North Central Railway etc. He has also worked as Divisional Railway Manager, Solapur and on deputation as Financial Adviser NDMC.
Shri Prasad is the officer of Indian Railway Accounts Service of 1982 batch and has done Masters in Economics from Delhi School of Economics.