Rahul Jayakar

Head Global Transaction Services, Product and Trade
Mashreqbank PSC

Rahul Jayakar is the head of Mashreq’s Global Transaction Services, Products and Trade. Previously, his role within the bank consisted of Heading transaction banking business outside the UAE, covering 11 countries and financial institutions.

Rahul Jayakar is an experienced banking professional having worked in large multinational and regional financial institutions across the UAE and India. He was listed in the annual Global Finance list of ‘Who’s Who in Treasury & Cash Management 2016’. Global Finance stated, “This exclusive resource recognizes the most influential, creative, and powerful people in the corporate treasury and transaction services sectors. The individuals that we honour in Global Finance’s Who’s Who in Treasury and Cash Management have been recognized as best in their field by their peers and colleagues, including our editorial board. They are well equipped to successfully chart a course through these unknown waters.”

Prior to Mashreq, Rahul was with Standard Chartered Bank as a Transaction Banker in the Strategic Client Coverage Group and Wholesale Banking department. He previously had a variety of roles in sales and products which included, relationship management, asset distribution, trade finance and cash management. Rahul graduated from Mumbai University in India with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in physics and completed an MBA from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies - Mumbai University.