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Jayesh Patel

Jayesh Patel

Head of Liv. Digital Bank Emirates NBD


A Fintech and Digital Banking pioneer and a dynamic leader of his sector, Jayesh Patel, Head of Liv. Digital Bank, is transforming the UAE’s digital banking landscape with his sharp focus on customer delivery, quality, and innovation.

Driven by a unique blend of vision and ambition, he is responsible for building and launching the fastest growing bank in the UAE, Liv. He is hands-on when it comes to guiding and leading the digital-only lifestyle bank and has revolutionized banking in multiple ways, including the development of the first paperless instant account opening in less than 9 months.

Jayesh aims to further enhance the banking industry by offerings that are catered to the connected generation and focused on making banking affordable and accessible for everyone. As a result, Liv. gives back control to the customer, while empowering them to take charge of their finances as well as get a seamless, personalized banking journey.

With more than 14 years of consumer-centric innovations and changes across various industries, Jayesh has a strong regional experience and is currently an active member of the Fintech and Angel investment community in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

His long-term vision is to lead Liv. Bank in consolidating its position as one of the top digital banks internationally.

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