Rohit Bhatnagar

Rohit is a Strategy Consultant and an Ambassador for the Emerging Payments Association in the UK, 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. 

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 was instrumental in building strategy and partnerships with central acquirers and merchants.

Prior to joining MasterCard, Rohit managed the Prepaid stored value card 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 digital banking and CASA (current accounts – savings account) business for a newly established retail bank in the UK in 2004.