Rakesh Arora

Core Team
Rakesh Arora
Senior Partner - Advisory & Consulting
ACA, B.Com
Over 30 years of specialized experience in:
  • Project Finance
  • Debt Syndication
  • Trade Working Capital
  • Strategy Development
  • Operating Model Design
  • Start-up Projects
  • Process Re-engineering
  • Corporate Governance
  • Analytics / Forecasting
  • Credit & Risk Management
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Trade Finance & Cash Management
Professional Experience
  • Mr. Rakesh is a qualified Chartered Accountant and completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University in India.
  • Mr. Rakesh is an experienced banker with banks such as HSBC and CBI and has over 30 years of experience in diverse business functions.
  • In his roles, he has managed portfolios in various business segments including Multinational & Global Clients, Large corporates Mid-Market and SMEs and hence he has exposures to all segments of business.
  • He worked on an SME Transformation project with IFC in Kenya covering product rationalization, organizational design, supply chain financing, credit policy review and sales process re-engineering.
  • In 2011 Mr. Rakesh moved with CBI as the Head of Policies and Procedures, he established a governing framework from scratch involving Risk, Legal, Compliance and Audit to develop Policies and Procedures relating to Corporate Credit, FLS, Retail Credit, Collections & Recovery, Treasury Middle Office, Fraud Control, Procurement and Legal Affairs.
  • As a profit center manager of Corporate/Business Banking, he has successfully led business development & relationship management, credit & risk management, sales and distribution, product development and channel management functions.