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Kunal Bist

Global Head of Cross Border Solutions & Partnerships, Payments & Receivables Treasury and Trade Solutions, Citi

Kunal  Bist

Speaker Bio


Kunal is a Managing Director and Global Head of Cross Border Solutions & Partnerships, Payments & Receivables for Treasury and Trade Solutions at Citi. In this role, he looks after Citi’s cross border collections business and internal and external partnerships. As part of his core focus on external partnerships, Kunal oversees Citi’s engagement with a broad range of fintechs operating in the payments space.

Kunal has over two decades’ banking experience, during which he has run or managed multiple areas spanning operations, sales, product management and partnerships across Asia, EMEA and North America. He also has experience across accounting and consulting and holds a Bachelors in Mathematics and an MBA in Finance.

He lives in New York City with his wife and two young daughters.