Michael Vrontamitis

Head of Trade, Europe and Americas

Michael is responsible for Standard Chartered’s trade finance business with European and American headquartered companies as well as the business across sales, product, service and implementation in Europe and the Americas.

Michael is a member of the BAFT Global Trade Industry Council, a member the ICC Banking Commission Advisory Board and World Trade Board. Michael co-chairs the ICC working group on the digitisation of trade finance. He previously chaired the SWIFT Offshore CNY Best Practice Working Group – Cash & Trade Group and in 2014 he was recognised by The Asset as The Renminbi Banker of the Year in the Industry Achievement Awards of the Triple A Treasury, Trade and Risk Management Awards.

He joined Standard Chartered in 1995 and has worked in Hong Kong, London and Singapore. Michael’s experience spans both wholesale and retail clients as well as Investor Relations.


Breaking down sustainability barriers in global supply chains

Sustainability is no longer an adjunct to good business, but pivotal to it

| 14 Apr 2020

Digitising the supply chain

With the trade finance space digitising across the entire supply chain, corporates and banks now have the tools to co-create…

| 10 Sep 2019

Closing the exports gap

Why the ‘E7’ holds the key to accelerating Britain’s economy

Trade beyond borders | 13 Mar 2018

Responsible supply chains: time for action

While companies’ rhetoric on social and environmental supply chain responsibility is impressive, there is a moral imperative to do more

Trade beyond borders | 9 Oct 2017