Deviprasad Hegde is a domain expert and Trade Finance Centre of Excellence Lead with TCS’ BFSI business unit. He has over 22 years of operations experience handling the entire gamut of products under the trade finance domain operations for various global banks. For the past few years, he has been working with global, super-regional banks providing consulting services. He is a Certified Trade Finance professional (CITF) from the IFS school of finance, UK. He holds a Certificate in Trade Finance (CTF) from the Indian Institute of Banking & Finance and a Diploma in International Trade Management (DITM) from NMIMS, Mumbai. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University.