Group Commercial Director, Middle East and Africa, Corporate & Private Clients
Rajiv joined Vistra in October 2013 as General Manager, South East Asia, Singapore, responsible for expanding Vistra's presence and leading the development of new business opportunities in the South East Asia and India region.
Since June 2016, he is based in Dubai, as Group Commercial Director, Middle East and Africa with responsibilities to provide leadership and strategic support to the Group’s Business Development activities across the region.
Rajiv has extensive knowledge and experience in consumer, corporate and private banking along with the trust & fiduciary services business in the Middle East, South East Asia and South Asia. Before joining the group, Rajiv worked at an international trust & fiduciary services group where he was responsible for leading their Private Clients’ business in South Asia. Prior to that, he held different roles in various international banks including setting up new business lines for banks and ensuring their sustained growth.
Rajiv holds a Masters degree in Management Studies with a specialization in finance from the University of Mumbai, India. He is fluent in English, Hindi and Urdu and has basic conversational skills in Gujarati and Marathi.