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Rajeev Chalisgaonkar
Global Head, Business Banking at Standard Chartered Bank


Rajeev Chalisgaonkar has more than 26 years of experience in Corporate, Commercial and SME Banking across diverse geographies including Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India.

Rajeev is currently the Global Head of Business Banking for Standard Chartered Bank since April 2014. He joined Standard Chartered in September 2011 as the General Manager of SME Banking, India & South Asia. In his previous assignment, Rajeev was Head of Corporate Banking with Barclays Bank India and before that led  SME Banking for Barclays Emerging Markets across 14 countries in Asia, Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining Barclays, Rajeev worked for Citibank in Central Europe for over 10 years, holding leadership positions in Commercial Banking, Retail banking and Transaction Banking. He started his banking career with Export Import Bank of India, and served as their Regional Representative to Central Europe for three years.

Rajeev completed his MBA at IIM Calcutta. His academic achievements also include a Bachelor of Engineering (Metallurgical Engineering) from Malaviya National Institute of Technology, India. Rajeev is married to Manisha and has two daughters.

Agenda Sessions

  • Strategy Roundtable: Retail, Small Business & Commercial Lending In Asia – Where Are The Opportunities For Incumbents & Start-ups? How Will Regulation Change The Game?