Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder , OakNorth Bank
Rishi is the co-founder of ACORN OakNorth, a firm focused on unlocking the potential in bespoke SME lending globally using its data and technology platform. Prior to this, Rishi co-founded Copal Amba - a financial research outsourcing business which was acquired by Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) in 2014 after it had scaled to c.3,000 employees across 11 markets. He and his business partner launched that business with just £60k of start-up capital. Rishi is also an active venture investor and has provided early-stage funding to several companies, including two multi-billion dollar companies: Indiabulls and PayPal.
Rishi has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from University College London and a Masters in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics.