Nikhil Batheja

Nikhil Batheja

Senior Vice President, Competitive Strategy Program Management

"I am thrilled to be part of a team that uses our resources and creativity to make a positive, systematic impact on the way banking interacts with the world."


Strategy, Finance, Economics, Corporate Finance, Commercial Banking, Business Development


Nikhil is responsible for strategy and performance management for Citi Ventures, including producing content for senior management presentations, assessing performance against organizational benchmarks and competitor and industry analysis. Nikhil provides the team with research into new trends and opportunities as we look to grow and leverage continuous innovation in financial services.

Nikhil joined Citi in 2004 as an Analyst in Capital Markets and Banking, where he worked in fixed income and risk. He has held a number of roles in strategy and finance across the organization. Most recently he supported Citi’s Global Retail Bank in transforming and modernizing their distribution channels, an effort he started while working in London for the EMEA regional team.

Nikhil has a BA in Economics from NYU and is based in New York. He’s an avid ice hockey and tennis player and coach, and loves traveling to new places to sample the local cuisine. On the weekends you can find him supporting his beloved Manchester United football club, chasing his 2 sons around the house, and grilling in all sorts of weather.