At BanyanTree Wealth customers are at core of our offering and we believe that you, the customer, deserves the very best. As such, you can expect excellence in everything that we offer. This commitment to excellence is underpinned by a team of relationship managers drawn from seven nationalities with an array of international experience, knowledge and resources.

Our team is composed of handpicked relationship managers. At BanyanTree the relationship manager has a sole objective: to deliver the bespoke service you rightly deserve, in a responsive manner and drawing from an array of global solutions.

Your relationship manager is always at hand and will work with other BanyanTree specialists to translate your ambitions into action.

Mr. Abhineet Rai

Chief Executive Officer

Abhineet has 25 years' work experience. Having worked across India and UK, at HSBC, Bank of Singapore and Credit Suisse, he is a seasoned Private Banker. He heads the UK business of BanyanTree Wealth. He enjoys helping clients achieve their financial goals. A keen sportsman and cricket lover, he can be found on the cricket pitch if not on the cross trainer. He loves travelling and watching Bollywood movies. An ex-military man, with hard-working ethos and sense of humour.

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Mr. Michael Abebe


Michael is a successful Relationship Manager, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa and Nigeria in particular. He spent the last 15 years working in the Oil & Gas sector and Private Banking, for firms including Glencore, Arcadia, ACPI Investment Managers and Banque Havilland. Michael's network has opened doors towards fostering new individual and institutional relationships within the African high net worth market.

Michael has a Master of Science from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Nottingham in Economics. He is keen sports fanatic with a passion for Formula 1 racing in particular. He enjoys fine dining, travelling the world and playing the guitar.

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Mr. Bhaskar Raj Gupta

Portfolio Manager

Bhaskar is a seasoned finance professional having worked in the industry for more than 15 years. Bhaskar has worked with UBS for 11 years at London, and with ICICI Bank for 4 years split between London and Mumbai. In his roles with these banks, Bhaskar has worked extensively in their markets groups dealing in FX and other financial instruments. Bhaskar is a Mechanical Engineer by qualification, having obtained his degree from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and has also attained his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. An avid sportsperson, Bhaskar enjoys squash, swimming and cycling in his free time.

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