Adri Purkayastha

Head of Technology & Cyber Risk Analytics, BNP Paribas Group

Adri is currently Head of Technology and Cyber Risk Analytics at BNP Paribas Group. He is responsible for strategy, development and roll-out of analytic solutions to support all BNP Paribas Brands and Subsidiaries, across Domestic Markets, International Financial Services and Corporate & Institutional Banking. His team build platforms and solutions using ML, AI, DS techniques and deploy those a cloud scale with the ultimate aim to defend against Technology, Cyber, Digital and Fraud Risks.

In Deloitte Risk Advisory, Adri led strategy development, R&D of AI and analytics solutions and partnerships in areas such as Credit Risk, Market Abuse, Cyber Risk. As product owner of the firm’s Anomaly Detection platform, he led engineering, data science, strategic R&D, sales and partnership with sector leads globally. In Digital transformation, he led efforts in AI & analytics, data engineering for cloud native, multi-million-pound digital banking and lending proposition entirely developed in Google Cloud. 

Earlier, he worked as a Forensic Data Analytics consultant for FIDS, EY. Before EY, he worked in Digital Analytics Consulting for Pitney Bowes and in IoT analytics for Display Data. 

In the past, he founded companies in Consumer Internet, EdTech, renewable energy and Nanotechnology space.