Bhaskar Dasgupta

Bhaskar is responsible for the digital strategy, transaction management and operations, strategic and operational risk management, technology, compliance, change management, business plan for UK Export Finance.

He joined UKEF from HSBC, where he held a number of positions, most recently the Global Head of the Transaction Management Group within the Risk Distribution Unit of HSBC’s Global Trade and Receivables Finance Division (the world’s largest Trade Finance Bank). Prior to this, he led a number of teams in HSBC’s transaction banking and investment banking function – acting as a COO, delivering significant sales revenue and productivity uplifts, and other transformation objectives.

Bhaskar’s career has spanned nearly 20 years in investment and transaction banking, consultancy and technology with companies including ABN Amro, Citigroup, SunGard and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He holds PhDs in operational risk, financial economics and artificial intelligence as well as an MBA and a BSc in Mathematics.