Suresh Lalwani is an expert in SME and Commercial Banking space. He has over 19 years of banking experience in UAE with Citibank, HSBC, and RAKBANK and he currently heads the Business Banking Division in Commercial Bank of Dubai, UAE. SMEs are an integral part of the economy and they contribute substantially to the GDP and workforce of the country. Suresh has expertise in lending to SMEs, developing Cash Management, Trade Finance, and Forex products for the SMEs.
He has managed SME banking business for RAKBANK as well for many years and is well versed in the risks and challenges associated with this segment. He has also worked extensively with Fintechs and Government-backed funding programs which makes him an all-rounded SME Banker. Suresh holds an EMBA qualification from S. P. Jain Dubai which he completed in 2007.