Rajesh Malkani

Managing Director, Regional Head of Private Banking - South Asia, Africa and Middle East
Standard Chartered Private Bank

IBF Distinguished Fellow (2013)

Wealth Management

"I look forward to sharing best practices and my experience with existing and potential wealth management professionals. I will continue to drive the adoption of highest standards within my own organisation and the industry, working closely with regulators and industry associations in the formulation of standards that are necessary to build a sustainable and responsible business."


Mr Rajesh Malkani is a veteran in the wealth management industry in Asia with over 20 years of experience. The initial years of his career were focused on client and business development that included managing teams covering various geographies. He then progressively focused on the wider aspects of the business, including risk management, information technology, human resources and general management.

Over the last nine years at Standard Chartered Private Bank, Mr Malkani has been a part of the top management team that has built a Private Banking business from scratch and one that is now recognised as a significant player in the industry in Asia.

Rajesh is honoured to have been recognised as "Outstanding Private Banker - Asia Pacific" by Private Banker International in 2011 and as "Private Banker of the Year" by Asian Private Banker in 2012, and now as a "Distinguished Fellow " by The Institute of Banking & Finance (IBF), Singapore.

Mr Malkani is a naturalised Singapore citizen and married with two daughters. Outside work, his interests lie in philanthropy and golf.