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Reet Chaudhuri


Coleads McKinsey’s payments work in Asia, advising financial services clients on a broad range of topics including strategy, process redesign, digitization, and organizational performance

For over 20 years, Reet has helped leading financial services firms grow. His areas of expertise include payments, transaction banking, and wholesale banking. Reet’s recent client work includes the following:

  • assisting banks and fintech companies on a variety of payment engagements
  • designing market entry and growth strategies for multiple e-wallets and merchant acquirers across Southeast Asia
  • helping establish new digital banks from strategy to launch and post-launch support
  • helping major banks with transaction banking, across trade finance, cash management and supply chain finance and on topics including strategy, organization design, sales acceleration, and process excellence
  • helping the corporate banking divisions of multiple major banks in Asia prepare growth strategies including identifying target industries and products, and defining the updated segmentation, customer value proposition by segment, and a business model to serve each segment

Prior to joining McKinsey, Reet served as a director in the central strategy team at Standard Chartered Bank, with a focus on corporate and investment banking.

Published work

Sustaining digital payments growth: Winning models in emerging markets,” McKinsey & Company, October 2022

Merchant acquiring at the crossroads: An industry reinvents itself,” McKinsey & Company, September 2022

The next frontier in Asia payments,” McKinsey & Company, November 2020

How payments can adjust to the coronavirus pandemic—and help the world adapt,” McKinsey & Company, March 2020

McKinsey Working Papers on Corporate & Investment Banking: Winning in transaction banking in Asia,” McKinsey & Company, June 2014

Capturing the investment-banking opportunity in ASEAN,” McKinsey & Company, March 2011

Past experience

Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore)
Director, central strategy team

Oliver Wyman


Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Diploma, business management

Presidency University
BS, economics