Samuel Mathew heads up the Flow and Financial Institution Trade Product Team for the Transaction Banking business at Standard Chartered. In this role, Samuel leads the team in establishing the Bank’s flow and financial institution trade vision and capabilities for its corporate and institutional clients, and is also the Chief Product Owner responsible for enhancing the Bank’s trade finance platforms with the latest open banking and micro-services based technologies. In addition, he is the Asia Council Co-Chair for The Bankers Association for Finance and Trade.
Since joining the Bank in 2004, Samuel has taken on a number of leadership positions, including Regional Head of Sales – ASEAN for local corporates and commodity clients; Global Head of Trade Solutions Structuring; Regional Head of Product Management for SoutheastAsia; Global Head of Collections and Accounts Receivable product solutions; and Regional Product Manager in charge of receivables solutions.
Samuel has over 25 years of Transaction Banking experience with leading banks such as Standard Chartered, Citibank N.A. and Deutsche Bank. A graduate of Bombay University, Mumbai with a First Class Honours in Engineering, he also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Nanyang Business School in Singapore.