Bhairav Trivedi

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Crown Agents Bank’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Bhairav Trivedi, has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, with a strong focus on payments and payment processing, cross-border remittance and financial technology.

He has held senior roles at leading financial institutions around the globe, including – from 2012-17 – as Group CEO of Network International Payment Solutions, a UAE-based payments provider for the Middle East and Africa.

Bhairav has been President and Chief Operating Officer of Sigue Global Services Ltd., a global money transfer company, and was Managing Director, Global Head of Remittance Services at Citi’s Global Transaction Services from 2008 to 2010. He also founded PayQuik (acquired by Citi in 2008) and has worked at McKinsey and Company, Fair Isaac and Providian Bancorp.

He joined Crown Agents Bank in January 2021 after a nine-month stint as Group CEO of LSE-listed Finablr – having been appointed to oversee the company’s successful sale to Prism Advance Solutions (completed in December 2020). Bhairav holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters in Engineering Economic Systems from Stanford University and an undergraduate degree in Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, India.

He has also been in the Indian Navy.