Ms. Paroma Chatterjee
Achiever's Success Story
Trailblazing FinTech Visionary at the Helm of Revolut India's Expansion
Paroma Chatterjee stands as a stalwart in the banking and FinTech domain, currently steering Revolut India as its Chief Executive Officer, a pivotal role within the London-based global FinTech giant, Revolut Group.
At the helm of Revolut’s foray into India, Paroma leads the charge in introducing tailored financial products as part of the company’s expansive global strategy. Her instrumental leadership marked a milestone in February 2022, spearheading Revolut’s strategic acquisition of an international money transfers and currency exchange company in India, further solidifying Revolut’s footprint in the region.
With an illustrious career spanning two decades, Paroma’s journey began after graduating from the prestigious IIM-Lucknow. Her initial seven-year tenure in banking saw her contribute significantly to renowned brands like ICICI Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank. Her transition into the FinTech landscape marked a paradigm shift, pioneering the mobile wallet license for Airtel Money in 2010, a pivotal moment in India’s FinTech evolution. Subsequently, she played a pivotal role in launching and scaling various flagship businesses, including leading the marketplace business at Flipkart.
Prior to her current role at Revolut, Paroma’s expertise propelled the growth of Lendingkart, an Indian FinTech company, scaling its book size to a staggering USD 400 million. Joining Revolut in April, she assumed the pivotal role of CEO for Revolut India, spearheading its trajectory in the region.
Paroma’s exceptional professional achievements have earned her prestigious accolades, underscoring her impact in the FinTech sphere. Notably, she graced FinTech Magazine’s esteemed list of Top 100 Women in FinTech for 2022, cementing her status as a trailblazing female leader. Her recognition among Entrepreneur India’s Top Women CEOs of 2021 and acknowledgment as one of the Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology in Asia for 2020 further exemplify her influence. Her crowning moment came in 2019 when she was honored as the Woman Leader of the Year at the esteemed India FinTech Forum.
Paroma Chatterjee’s unwavering dedication, pioneering spirit, and exceptional leadership underscore her pivotal role in shaping the landscape of FinTech, driving Revolut India’s expansion and innovation in the country’s burgeoning financial market.