Satya Bansal is the Chief Executive for Barclays Wealth in India. He joined Barclays in 2007 with a mandate to build its Onshore Private Banking offering and has led the business through the build-out stage to its current status as one of the leading Private Banks in the country. Besides his focus on client relationship and business, his remit includes overseeing a best-in-class Investment solutions and a full local platform capability. His mandate includes providing India linked investment solutions to global clients including NRIs. Prior to joining Barclays Wealth, he was the Head of Private Banking in the South East Asia region for ICICI Bank in Singapore, with additional responsibility as Business Head of Offshore Banking Unit with focus on global credit markets. Satya has been in the banking and financial services industry in a number of roles for almost 20 years including his last seven years with ICICI. Satya has been closely associated with Indian equities market in its evolution from the outcry system to online trading. He was part of the core team responsible for building and growing icicidirect.com, the online trading portals for ICICI in India.
Satya started his career in Project & Corporate Finance and over time has worked in the areas of funds syndication, financial restructuring and wholesale debt markets. Satya has extensive cross-functional experience in finance, sales, marketing, product development and technology, as well as in analysing investments and markets. Satya holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Rajasthan in India and a professional Chartered Accountant qualification from the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI).