Pankaj Kundra
VP India, Middle East & AfricaIDEMIA

Pankaj has over 20 years of experience Banking and Financial Services, working in various countries, including India, Bahrain, Egypt and UAE. In his current role as Regional VP, Pankaj drives the growth in India, Middle East & Africa Region and supports enterprise customers to derive the most benefits from IDEMIA’s Digital solutions.

He joins IDEMIA from Mashreq Bank, where he was the Regional Head of Payments. In his previous role, Pankaj grew Mashreq Bank’s payment business with innovative product launches including Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Alipay in the region.

In addition, Pankaj has been on the Union Pay International Regional Board for the last three years and also served as the chairman of the UAE UBF (UAE Banking Federation) committee of Acquirers.

Pankaj holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is a regular speaker on regional payment ecosystem conferences. An avid golfer, Pankaj resides with his family in Dubai, UAE.