TCH Annual Conference

Phiroze Rao

Phiroze Rao is Chief Financial Officer for BNP Paribas USA, Inc. (IHC) and BNP Paribas CIB Americas.

In this role, Phiroze oversees the Finance and Tax, ALM Treasury and Capital Management functions for the Group’s Retail, CIB and Asset Management activities in the US. He is a member of the US Executive Management Committee, the Strategic Committee and the Operational Committee.

Phiroze joined BNP Paribas in 1994 as Financial Controller and served in this capacity until he assumed the role of CFO for CIB Americas in January 2010. He was Appointed CFO of the IHC in January 2016, and since August 2021, he also assumes the role of CFO for CIB Americas.

Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Phiroze spent eight years working at PwC in their Financial Services Industry Practice.

Phiroze holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Mumbai and an MBA from Cornell University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA).