Vivek Gopalakrishnan is a senior advisor at Trade Assets, a fintech platform that connects banks and financial institutions for trade finance transactions. He has over 20 years of experience in the banking industry, with a focus on syndicated loans, corporate finance, and trade distribution. He has worked with leading banks such as Standard Chartered Bank and American Express Bank in various roles and geographies, covering Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Vivek holds a CFA – PGDBA degree in Finance and Marketing from ICFAI Business School – Chennai, and an M.Sc and B.Sc degree in Statistics from Loyola College – Chennai.
As a mentor, Vivek’s insights and expertise on the syndicated loan market, trade finance solutions, and investor relations will greatly aid startups. His experience in navigating the regulatory, compliance, and operational challenges in the banking sector would be a boon for startups.