Rajesh Mehta is Regional Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions for Citi in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). He leads a team responsible for the provision of cash management and trade solutions to a broad range of customers including multinational corporations, top local companies, small and medium enterprises, governments and financial institutions.
Rajesh has been with Citi for 31 years and has held numerous roles across the globe throughout his career. He began working for Citi in India as a Management Associate and then moved to Audit & Risk Review in Singapore, before moving on to become Cash Management and Trade Head for Indonesia, Global Transaction Services Head for Mexico and later Regional Cash Management and Trade Head for Latin America, based in Buenos Aires. In 2002, he was appointed Global Transaction Services Head for Sub Saharan Africa, based in Johannesburg. In January 2007, Rajesh moved to London to assume the role of Regional Payments Head for EMEA assuming responsibility for Cash Management products in October 2007 and additionally Trade products in 2008. He has been in his current role since May 2013.
Rajesh sits on Citi's Operating Committee for Europe, Middle East and Africa and on the Boards of Polaris Financial Technology Limited as well as Citibank A.S, Turkey and Citibank Europe Plc.
Rajesh holds a bachelor's (Hons) degree in economics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University and an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.