Harshika Patel

Managing Director, Head of Strategy, Asia Pacific
JP Morgan

Harshika Patel joined JP Morgan in November 2013 as a Managing Director based in Singapore to run the Asia Commodities Sales and Structuring business and the E Commerce sales business delivering electronic trading execution services to clients for FX, Rates and Commodities. She moved to Hong Kong in September 2017 to run the Supervisory and Transaction Management Office for APAC. She currently runs Strategy for JP Morgan in Asia Pacific. In her role she partners with the Corporate and Investment bank, Asset and Wealth Management and Commercial Banking to develop, coordinate and implement cross-line of strategic and business initiatives to achieve our ambitions for the region.

Prior to joining the firm, Harshika was at Barclays Capital for 10 years where she held a variety of roles based in London including Deputy Treasurer for Barclays Capital, Global Chief Operating Officer for the Commodities business and Head of Commodities Structured Origination. Between 1994 and 2003, she was a Senior Manager in the Financial Services Practice at Deloitte London providing audit and consultancy services to financial institutions and large corporates.

Harshika has a BSc degree in Computer Science and Accounting from the University of Manchester. She is also a Chartered Accountant registered with ICAEW.

She is fluent in English and Gujurati.