Samuel Mathew is the Global Head of Flow and Financial Institution Trade for the Transaction Banking business at Standard Chartered Bank. In this role, Samuel leads the team on establishing the Bank’s Flow and FI Trade vision and capabilities for its corporate and institutional clients. He is also the Chief Product Owner responsible for leading the Bank’s Flow & FI trade functional & digital capabilities partnering with various fintechs and third-party platforms providers. In addition, he is the Asia Council Co-Chair for The Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT), and a Vice-Chair of Steering Group of The International Chamber of Commerce Banking Commission (ICC).
Since joining the Bank in 2004, Samuel has held various leadership positions in Transaction Banking, including Global Head of Documentary Trade, Regional Head of Sales – ASEAN for local corporates and commodity clients; Global Head of Trade Solutions Structuring, Regional Head of Product Management for Southeast Asia, 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 1st Class Honours in Engineering, Samuel also has an MBA from the Nanyang Business School in Singapore.