Samuel John Mathew

With emerging technologies such as AI and large language models changing the way we work, we must continuously upgrade and upskill ourselves to leverage the opportunities that these disruptive technologies offer. ”

Samuel John Mathew
IBF Fellow (2023), Corporate Banking

Samuel John Mathew

Global Head, Flow & FI Trade, Standard Chartered Bank Singapore


Samuel Mathew heads up the Flow and FI 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 FI trade vision, P&L and capabilities for its corporate and institutional clients. In addition, he is a Vice-Chair of the ICC Banking Commission Steering Committee, Co-Chair of the Asia Council for The Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Contour Pte Ltd a Digital Trade Platform

Since joining the Bank in 2004, Samuel has taken on several leadership positions, 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 etc.

Samuel has over 26 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 (NTU) in Singapore.

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