Samuel Mathew

Global Head, Flow & Financial Institution Trade, Transaction Banking

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.

Insights Insights by Samuel

From just in time to just in case: COVID-19 brings supply chain resilience to the fore

Global supply chains, already reeling from the recent disruption of the US-China trade war and economic instability, are now being…

| 3 Apr 2020

Supply chain lessons from COVID-19

While over-concentration emerges as the biggest challenge supply chains are facing through COVID-19, increased awareness of bottlenecks, a proliferation of…

| 27 Mar 2020

Who are the winners in the US-China trade war?

As trade friction between China and the United States escalates, the situation is having the unintended consequence of benefiting certain…

| 20 Aug 2019