Samuel Mathew

Head, Documentary Trade, Product Management, Transaction Banking

Samuel Mathew heads up the Documentary Trade Product team for the Transaction Banking business at Standard Chartered Bank. In his current role, Samuel’s team is in charge of leading the Bank’s Documentary Trade capabilities, vision and P&L as also leading the sustainable trade finance initiatives. In addition, he also acts as the Chief Product Owner (CPO) for the re-platforming the Bank’s trade finance platforms with the latest open banking and micro-services based technologies.

His previous roles include Regional Head of Sales – ASEAN for Local Corporates & Commodity clients, Global Head – Trade Solutions Structuring, Regional Head of Product Management for SEA, Global Head of Collections & A/R product solutions, Regional Product Manager in charge of Receivables solutions etc.

Samuel has over 20+ years of Transaction Banking experience with leading banks such as Standard Chartered Bank, Citibank N.A. and Deutsche Bank. A graduate of Bombay University, Mumbai with 1st Class Honors in Engineering, Samuel also holds an MBA from the Nanyang Business School in Singapore.