Ray Ferguson

EVP and Group Chief Banking Officer
Arab Banking Corporation

IBF Distinguished Fellow (2010)

Corporate Banking

Biography

Mr Ray Ferguson was appointed Chief Executive of Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore in August 2009 in additional to his role as Regional Chief Executive, Southeast Asia, which he has held since December 2007. As CEO, Singapore, his key focus is the growth and governance of the Bank's operations in Singapore. He is also responsible for all of the Bank's businesses in Australia, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. He also holds the following appointments:

  • President Commissioner, PT Bank Permata TBK
  • Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank (Mauritius) Limited
  • Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) PCL
  • Deputy Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad
  • Non-Executive Director, Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad
  • Non-Executive Director, Standard Chartered Bank (Vietnam) Limited

 

Mr Ferguson is an experienced international banker with over twenty years of senior management experience. His two most recent roles with Standard Chartered were Chief Executive Officer of the Americas and Chief Executive Officer of the United Arab Emirates. His career with Standard Chartered Bank has taken him from the UK as senior Manager, UK branches in 1994 to Singapore for three years, where he managed Asia Pacific Cash Management Sales. In 1997 he become Head of Corporate Banking in the Philippines, and was appointed Chief Executive and Corporate & Institutional Bank Head of Taiwan in 1998. Ray was the Chief Executive and Corporate & Institutional Bank Head of Indonesia from 2000 to 2002 and subsequently appointed Chief Executive Officer, UAE in 2002. Mr Ferguson holds an MBA from Henley Management College and Brunei University, UK.