Victor Penna

Global Head of Structured Solutions Development Cash

Victor Penna

Victor Penna is a recognized industry leader in financial services with over 35 years’ experience in corporate and transaction banking, treasury consulting, business process reengineering, and technology innovation. He has held Senior Executive roles at Standard Chartered, J.P. Morgan, Citibank, and specialist consulting firms.

Victor has responsibility for Standard Chartered’s Cash Management business in Europe in addition to being the Global Head of a specialist solutions structuring team responsible for handling all the bank’s large bespoke cash and digital solutions globally.

Prior to this role he was the Regional Head of Cash Management for both Europe and Americas including the bank’s corporate and correspondent banking business, and the Global Sales Head for Corporates covering delivery of cash management, escrow, trade services, supply chain finance, and transactional FX solutions.

Over the past 3 years he has focused heavily on the impact of digitization and emerging Fintech solutions on both the Treasury and core business activities of clients. He has spoken extensively on these topics at many industry conferences and personally leads workshops with many leading corporations to help define their digital strategies.

Before joining Standard Chartered in 2013, Victor was the Regional Head of J.P. Morgan’s treasury consulting and solutions teams for Asia Pacific. He also led regional sales teams covering large Asian multinationals and non-bank financial institutions.

During his career, he has worked with many Fortune 500 clients on projects covering Treasury Centers, In-House Banks, Payment Factories, Shared Service Centers, and Supply Chain Management Centers. He has also provided advice and solutions covering global liquidity management structures, regional cash management, financing structures, risk management, investment management, process reengineering, and business process outsourcing.

His industry experience extends across Oil & Gas, Mining & Resources, Petrochemicals, Power, Technology, Consumer Electronics, Airlines & Shipping, Automotive, Industrials, Insurance, Asset Managers, Banks, and the Public Sector. He is regular presenter at major industry conferences.

Victor is an Australian and has a Bachelor of Business with post-graduate diplomas in Financial Services and Corporate Finance.


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