BNP Paribas

Our Diversity & Inclusion Journey

BNP Paribas is one of the world’s biggest and best-known banks, founded in the nineteenth century to meet the demands of a booming French economy. We opened for business in China and India in 1860, and today we employ over 16,000 people in fourteen markets across Asia Pacific. We’re known for providing a full portfolio of services to private and institutional investors all over the world. BNP Paribas has had a presence in India for over 150 years having established its first branch in Kolkata, in 1860. With this unparalleled experience of the Indian market, it is among the leading corporate banks in the country. Through its branches in eight key cities — Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Pune — BNP Paribas offers sophisticated solutions in its three core businesses — Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking — many of them in association with strong local partners.

BNP Paribas’ Corporate & Institutional business is an active player in Fixed Income and Debt Capital Markets, Cash Management & Trade, Corporate Finance and Institutional Equities.

The bank also offers services for individual clients in Wealth Management.

BNP Paribas has a presence in other businesses through joint ventures in Home Finance and Securities Services with Sundaram Group; in Life Insurance with State Bank of India. In addition, the Group has subsidiaries in Fleet Management (Arval) and has an asset management company, BNP Paribas Mutual Fund.

  • BNP Paribas India: BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to establish a presence in India in 1860. Today, it is among the leading corporate banks in the country, with branches in eight major cities. BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate and institutional banking. In addition, BNP Paribas has subsidiaries and strategic partnerships that offer services in wealth management, asset management, retail broking and personal finance.
  • BNP Paribas India Solutions: Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas Group, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Mumbai and Chennai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. We partner various business lines of BNP Paribas such as Corporate and Institutional Banking, Wealth Management, Retail Banking through three verticals - Information Technology, Operations and Finance Shared Services.
  • BNP Paribas Global Securities Operations: One of the three international operations centres, BNP Paribas Global Securities Operations (GSO) provides services to global clients in the Asian region and some “follow-the-sun” activities for European clients. Wholly owned by BNP Paribas Securities Services, the GSO centre offers a wide range of services which include custody operations, fund accounting, middle-office operations, static data management, clearing and settlement operations and other transversal services.

In a changing world, we know how important a diverse talent pool is to the success of an international business like ours. We’re committed to building and strengthening an inclusive culture, promoting Asia Pacific talent and driving gender equality. We’re reviewing how best to use our development syllabus to support a more inclusive environment, and we’ve aligned our maternity policies to adhere to local practices across the region.


Think you know financial services? Think again. We’ve built our success on a system of values that fosters mutual respect and puts the team before the individual. We believe in supporting our colleagues’ family and personal lives by helping them to strike an equitable balance between their personal and professional goals. 


We want everyone at BNP Paribas to have every possible opportunity to develop beyond the demands of their current role. As well as access to cutting-edge training programmes at our state of the art development centre you’ll benefit from frequent exposure to challenging projects, new experiences, and senior colleagues. 


With our long history and deep local knowledge, we’re one of the best-positioned institutions in the Asia Pacific region – and we’ve publicly committed to further growth. This is the place for responsible, ambitious people to achieve their long-term goals among like-minded colleagues.

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