Gaurang Shah - GSMA Mobile 360 Series

Gaurang Shah

Gaurang Shah

SVP, Digital Payments & Labs, Middle East & Africa (MEA)




Gaurang Shah is the MEA lead for Digital Paymnets. In his current role, Gaurang is in chanrge of developing solutions and executing market strategies for cash displacement, leveraging digital payment technologies.


Prior to this role, Gaurang was MENA Division Lead for Global Processing, focused on developing and executing market strategies and national ecosystem development across the cluster.


Gaurang joined Mastercard in April 2013, and since then he has been driving several key initiatives across the region. He also successfully led the Safety & Security agenda for the region with the conceptualization and execution of the Fraud solutions strategy.


Gaurang brings 15+ years of experience in technology, banking and payment space working closely with global companies – Infosys (large software exporter), ICICI Bank (Largest private sector bank in India), Visa and current Mastercard.


Gaurang graduated from the Indian School of Business (affiliated to Kellogg’s, Wharton and London Business School) with a degree in Business Administration.