Rakesh Patel

Rakesh Patel

Vice President of CreditMatch – Experian Consumer Services

As Vice President of CreditMatch, Rakesh Patel is responsible for leading the business across operations, product, compliance, finance, and integration into the D2C business.

He focuses on delivering top-line results without compromising consumer experience and integrity, along with developing winning strategies that allow the business to see year on year growth. Patel brings a combination of strong analytical mindset, with the ability to foster strategic long term relationships.

Patel has been with Experian since 2007 across various roles in Marketing Services, including Head of Solution Consulting for Consumer Insights and Targeting. Prior to Experian, Patel served as Head of Analytics for Loyalty New Zealand. He has 15 years of experience working in the telco, banking, retail, and utility industry across Asia Pacific.

Patel has graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration, majoring in Information Systems, Electronic Commerce and Commercial Law.