Rajeev BhatnagarChief Risk and Compliance Officer, International at BNY Mellon
Rajeev Bhatnagar is the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, International, for BNY Mellon.
Based in Hong Kong, Rajeev is responsible for managing risk and compliance in the region — across all risk and compliance disciplines, businesses and legal entities — and for interfacing with local regulatory bodies. Rajeev has more than 27 years of international banking experience, and has managed teams in Asia Pacific, particularly in Australia, as well as Africa, Europe and the US, making him uniquely experienced to manage complex and challenging situations across diverse geographies and cultures.
Prior to joining BNY Mellon in 2020, he was in senior roles at Commonwealth Bank of Australia for six years and at Citigroup for 21 years.
Rajeev has broad-based banking and risk management experience, spanning corporates and financial institutions, business banking and retail banking. In the last 17 years of his career in risk management, he has held Chief Risk Officer roles at country, regional and global levels. He has managed teams across all risk categories, including credit risk, operational risk, market risk and compliance.
Rajeev is an engineer by background and holds a Masters of Business Administration from one of the leading business schools in India and Asia Pacific, IIM Ahmedabad.