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 29 years and has held numerous roles across the globe. He began working for Citi in India 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 as 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 April 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.
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.