Kaushik Roy is a globally experienced business leader with expertise in payments and financial services who has lived and worked in 4 continents, managing multi-country global teams across both line and staff functions. Kaushik has a proven track record of building and transforming businesses, delivering results, disrupting status quo to bring new ideas to life and shaping future leaders.

Kaushik is presently the Head of Middle East & South Asia for MoneyGram International since 2014 based in Mumbai. He leads MoneyGram’s business in over 20 countries, that represent over 1/3rd of the global cross-border money transfer market and serves hundreds of thousands of customers, through an exhaustive distribution of retail outlets, banks, ATMs, mobile phones and kiosks.

He was the Head of Sales Effectiveness & Transformation at Barclaycard from 2012 to 2014 in London, where he led a number of functions that were critical enablers of success to a broad range of businesses at Barclaycard, reporting to the CEO.

Previously he was the Vice President & Global Head, Strategic Planning & Analytics, Merchant Services for American Express where he spent a decade living in New York, Sydney, London and New Delhi in various positions.

Kaushik studied at Delhi University and St. Stephen’s College majoring in Economics