Abesh Chatterjee

Head of Risk Management

Abesh Chatterjee is the Head of Risk Management at GFH Financial Group. He has over 11 years of experience in Risk management. As Head of Risk Management he is responsible for managing all type of risk including Credit, Market, Liquidity and Operational Risk across the Group and ensuring that the risk framework is effective. He is a part of Management Committee and works closely with the Group’s CEO and other members of the executive management team, while reporting independently to the Chairman of the Board Audit & Risk Committee of GFH.

Abesh began his journey as a risk management professional in India with ICICI Bank, the largest private sector bank in India. Later he shifted to Bahrain and managed the Risk management function of ICICI Bank Bahrain. He also worked as Head of Risk management in International Investment Bank, Bahrain. Besides Risk management, Abesh has also worked on other areas like ERP system development and Engineering during his stint with Infosys Technologies Limited and Larsen & Toubro Limited, two of the most prestigious companies in India.

Abesh holds a post graduate diploma in Management from NITIE (India) and a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University (India). He also completed certification in Financial Risk Manager (FRM) from Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).