T S Shankar is Global Head of Clearing and Liquidity Products at Standard Chartered Bank, based in Singapore. Shankar is primarily responsible for the Design and building up of client centric Clearing and Liquidity Products globally for Correspondent Banks.
He was until recently the Regional Head of Sales for Southern Asia covering both South and South East Asia where he managed a sales team covering the Traditional Correspondent banking which focuses on Cash / Clearing and Trade in the transaction banking area. Shankar joined the bank in 2009 from Bank of America where he worked in various roles covering Non Resident Indian business, Relationship Management and Transaction banking. He moved to Singapore in 2005.
A consummate banker with over two decades of experience in the banking industry, Shankar is active in various industry forums - including BAFT–IFSA Asia Council and is currently co-Chair of the Financial Services Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce Singapore. He was speaker at previous Asian Banker events, Euro finance events and at the SWIFT–SIBOS conference in Vienna. He is also on the list of Leading Practitioners at Asian Banker.
Shankar dedicates one evening a week to working with a non-profit organization and enjoys staying abreast of worldwide happenings. His motto is to engage with people talking about what they know as a starting point of conversation.