Suresh Bajpai is Executive Vice President at Mastercard responsible for Revenue Maximization for Data & Services business globally. He joined Mastercard in November 2018 and is based in Singapore. Earlier he was Head of Consumer Banking for National Bank of Kuwait, since January 2016 and was based in Kuwait. Before that he was the Head of Retail Banking for Doha Bank, Qatar, since July 2012. He was also on the Board of Directors for DBFS Group, India, which includes Brokerage, Commodities, Foreign Exchange and Non-Banking Finance Companies.
Suresh is a career banker, with deep domain expertise in Retail Banking, Wealth Management, Consumer Finance, Credit Cards, Digital and Mobile Payments, mCommerce and Remittances.
Prior to joining Doha Bank, Suresh was based in New York with Citigroup where he worked for over twenty years. He held a number of senior management positions in Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa in both Consumer and Institutional Banking, managing across more than 50 countries globally. He was Managing Director and Global Head of Commercial Banking Business, Global Head of Digital Banking and Payments, Business Head of Citigold Global Banking & Global Head of Marketing, Segments and Channels.
Before moving into global roles, Suresh Bajpai was based in London and Brussels. He headed key leadership positions in UK, Belgium and EMEA, including Business Manager of Consumer Loans, Regional Director of Customer Management, Regional Director of Marketing and Regional Director of Database Marketing & CRM. Suresh came to Citigroup in India in 1990 and has held various country management positions across Business, Sales and Marketing, Credit and Risk, Operations and Technology.
Prior to joining Citigroup, he was with Siemens India in the roles of International Product, Export Sales and Marketing Management functions.
Suresh has also served on the board of Micronotes, a digital company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA., that partners with financial institutions to improve the productivity of cross-selling online. He was also on the Advisory board of a FinTech big data startup iQlect.
Suresh has Bachelors in Electronics Engineering and Masters in Business Administration from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. He has been a visiting faculty member in many prestigious management institutes.