Likhit Wagle is a Partner and the Global Industry Leader for Banking and Financial Markets within IBM’s Global Business Services. With over 15 years of experience in the field of strategic consulting, including Value Based Management and Mergers and Acquisitions, Likhit’s extensive experience of leading complex engagements has addressed the development and implementation of value creation strategies, new business models, performance management, organisational change, and decision support systems. Likhit’s blue chip client base includes NCB, China Construction Bank, Standard Bank of South Africa and Itau. In addition, he oversees teams that work extensively with global banks such as Bank Of America, JPMC, Citigroup, Santander, Lloyds Banking Group and RBS. Prior to this role, Likhit led IBM’s Banking and Financial Markets team in North East Europe. He has also led the M&A practice at PwC and has extensive corporate finance experience.