James is the Managing Director, Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Banking for Standard Chartered Bank, based in Singapore, covering a portfolio of multi-national corporate clients. His role is to set bank-wide customer strategy, originate new revenue streams and be the single point of contact for Standard Chartered Bank within his customer portfolio. James has over 20 years of client and sales management experience garnered from a range of companies including HSBC, JPMorgan, DHL and Coca-Cola. He has worked in Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. He joined Standard Chartered in July 2013 from HSBC Singapore where he was the Regional Sales Sector Head for range of industries within the Asia Pacific Payments and Cash Management team. He has an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, is credit-trained and is a certified International Cash Manager. He is married, has three children, and has lived in Asia for more than 30 years.