Deepesh Patel

Editor in Chief, Trade Financial Global, TFG

Deepesh Patel is Editor in Chief at Trade Finance Global (TFG). In this role, Deepesh leads efforts in developing TFG’s brand, relationships and strategic direction in key markets, including the UK, US, Singapore, Dubai and Hong Kong.
Deepesh regularly writes for and speaks at international industry events with the WTO, WEF, BCR, Excred, TXF, The Economist and Reuters, as well as industry associations including ICC, FCI, ITFA and BAFT.
Deepesh is the host of the ‘Trade Finance Talks’ podcast and ‘Trade Finance Talks TV’. He is co-author of ‘Blockchain for Trade’ with the ICC and the WTO, alongside other industry research.
In addition to his work at TFG, Deepesh is a Strategic Advisor for WOA, and a Committee Member of ITFA’s ESG Committee. He also sits on the Fintech Working Group of the Standardised Trust and is an observer on the ICC Sustainable Trade Finance Working Group.
Prior to TFG, Deepesh worked at Travelex where he was responsible for the cards business and the Travelex Money app in Europe, NAM, UK and Brazil. Deepesh is Vice Chair and co-opted Local Authority Governor of the Wyvern Federation of 6 primary schools in South London, and Chair of Herbert Morrisson Primary School.