Mr Bakhshi became President & CEO of Mizuho International plc in January 2019. He joined from London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), where he served as CEO of LCH Group, the global clearing house majority owned by LSEG, for four years until October 2017. He retains strong links with LSEG where he continues to serve as honorary Chairman of LSEG's International Advisory Groups. Prior to the position at LCH, he was President & CEO, Citigroup Global Markets, Japan. Mr Bakhshi spent more than 30 years at Citigroup, working in multiple asset classes across Trading, Banking and Risk Management and was a member of Citi's Management Committee. During his career he has lived and worked in Europe, North America, Asia and Middle East. Outside of Mizuho, Mr Bakhshi is a member of the Board of Governors of the Royal Ballet School in London.
Mr Bakhshi holds an MBA in Finance from Queens University in Canada, and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Delhi, India.