Business Development Manager
Rikesh is a Business Development Manager at Equichain. He supports our vision of a more streamlined and efficient capital markets environment through the development of key strategic relationships.
Rikesh was instrumental in obtaining regulatory approval to build Equichain Exchange (EQX), a fully regulated blockchain-based exchange and supports our CEO in the day-to-day management of Equichain.
Rikesh is passionate about technology and the opportunities lying ahead of us in the financial services arena. Since joining Equichain in 2017, he has quickly become the go-to-person in all things ‘crypto’.
Previously, at Standard Chartered, Rikesh developed the bank’s global ideation incubator with a focus on leveraging disruptive and emerging technologies to create new business models within the organisation. He was a member of the team that conducted the first fintech investment for the bank and has advised large scale organisations on internal innovation.
Rikesh holds a BSc in Investment and Financial Risk Management from Cass Business School with a stint to Nanjing University.