Rohit Bhatnagar

Rohit is a Strategy Consultant, helping firms in retail financial services, develop and execute business strategies and operating plans. Operating under the brand of CardAlpha Consulting, Rohit specializes in the areas of card & digital wallet payments, merchant acquiring and retail banking. In recent years Rohit has enjoyed the trust of Fintechs including Revolut, Transferwise, Pleo and Tinkoff Bank.

Rohit has more than 20 years of financial services experience across international markets having worked and lived in UK, Hungary, Singapore and India. Previously Rohit worked with MasterCard as their Senior Vice President for Merchant Acceptance Development where he was responsible for building and commercialising a strategy to achieve merchant acquiring goals in international markets. Rohit also spent two years with MasterCard’s Eastern Europe division where he developed strategy and partnerships with central acquirers and merchants.

Prior to joining MasterCard, Rohit managed the Prepaid / E-money portfolio for Visa Inc. in Asia Pacific and held roles with ICICI Bank and GE-Money where he managed teams across various products and functions including consumer lending, credit & debit cards issuance and digital banking. Amongst his many retail financial services initiatives, Rohit launched cards, current accounts, savings account for a newly established retail bank in the UK in 2004.