Saurabh Narain

President and CEO, National Community Investment Fund

Saurabh Narain is President and CEO of National Community Investment Fund ( an impact investor and CDFI focused on mission-oriented financial institutions including minority and CDFI banks. He is a Banking Executive with almost 35 years of global experience building highly profitable businesses both in the for-profit and non-profit environments.  Under his leadership, NCIF has become the largest investor in CDFI and Minority Banks.  NCIF Theory of Change focuses on strengthening anchor financial institutions for long term sustainable impact.  He believes in creating programs that are evidence based and the impact is measurable.

Saurabh is a member of the Investors Council of the Global Impact Investing Network (, the Board of the CDFI Coalition (, Advisory Board of Wells Fargo Community Development Entity and Community Development Venture Capital Alliance ( He was past member of the Federal Reserve Board’s Consumer Advisory Council and Advisory Board of Ripple (