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Based in London, Michael is responsible for the delivery of our trade finance capabilities (documentary trade, receivables finance, supply chain finance and working capital solutions) to our business clients. He is a member of the BAFT Global Trade Industry Council and the ICC Banking Commission Advisory Board, and chairs the SWIFT Offshore CNY Best Practice Working Group, Cash & Trade Group, having been recognised in 2014 by The Asset as Renminbi Banker of the Year. Michael joined Standard Chartered in 1995 and has worked in Hong Kong, London and Singapore across a number of businesses, including Corporate Relationship Management; Cash Management and Trade Product Sales; Investor Relations; Business Planning and Strategy for the CEO of Consumer Banking; Customer Segmentation and Branding and Customer Experience Management. He is on the board of KELY support group, a Hong Kong-based charity focused on providing education and intervention for young people faced with drugs, alcohol and self esteem issues.