Mr. Michael Vrontamitis, Board Member Since 2012
As Head of Trade, Product Management, Transaction Banking, Michael is responsible for the P&L and delivery of the Bank's Trade Finance capabilities globally in Documentary Trade, Receivables Finance, Supply Chain Finance, and working capital solutions, to all of the Bank’s clients across Corporate & Institutional, Commercial and Business clients. He is also accountable for the Bank's Trade Finance distribution.
Michael is a member of the BAFT Global Trade Industry Council and the ICC Banking Commission Advisory Board. He chairs the SWIFT Offshore CNY Best Practice Working Group – Cash & Trade Group. In March 2014, he was recognised by The Asset as The Renminbi Banker of the Year in the Industry Achievement Awards of the Triple A Treasury, Trade and Risk Management Awards.
He joined Standard Chartered Bank in 1995 and has worked in Hong Kong, London and Singapore across a number of business areas including Corporate Relationship Management, Cash Management and Trade Product Sales, Investor Relations, Business Planning and Strategy for the CEO of the Consumer Bank, Customer Segmentation and Branding, and Customer Experience Management.
Most recently Michael was the Head of Product Management for Asia, Transaction Banking where he had product oversight and P&L responsibilities across the suite of solutions for Cash Management, Trade Finance, Securities Services and Clearing for the bank's clients in the region.