Global Head of Oil & Gas and Chemicals
Prior to this he held the position of Head Energy & Natural Resources, Greater Asia where he was responsible for coverage of the Energy and Resources companies operating in Asia Pacific region. Additionally, he has held position as Head of Oil & Gas for Asia and MENA regions. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Alok was an Executive Director, Head of Energy & Resources for South and S.E Asia at ABN AMRO.
He has over 30 years of banking experience and has worked extensively with some of the key players in the Oil & Gas, Metals and Mining, Petrochemicals and Power sectors in Asia Pacific and MENA and has handled the origination and execution of transactions related to Mergers and Acquisitions, Leveraged Finance, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets, Asset Restructuring, Project Finance and Derivatives.
Alok started his banking career with Bank of America in Mumbai where he worked in the Consumer and Corporate Banking businesses before moving to Chase Manhattan Bank in the Structured Trade Finance and Advisory business for South Asia based out of Mumbai and thereafter in the Asia regional office in Singapore.
Alok holds a B.Sc in Chemistry from University of Bombay and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from XLRI, Jamshedpur.