Anju P.

Executive with 25+ years experience in Fintech & Banking specializing in Investment

Singapore
English

Globally experienced board director, investor, and banker. Have lived and worked in San Francisco, Singapore, and India. An alumna of IIT Delhi and IIM Bangalore, and Fulbright Fellow & Visiting Schol...see more

  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance
  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Banking & Investments

450

/hr
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  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Member, Global Advisory Council, Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI)

Stanford University
2 years
Current position
Jan 2021 - Present
Stanford DCI’s Global Advisory Council consists of leaders from around the world who provide valuable guidance and input to the DCI leadership towards the continued improvement and sust...see more

Independent Non Executive Director, Member of Board Risk Committee

Curve
2 years
Current position
Dec 2020 - Present
NED at Curve Inc. and Member of Board Risk Committee since Nov 2020; Board Observer and Investor since July 2019.

Member Of The Board Of Advisors at SPAC FTOCU (merged with Fintech NASDAQ:PAYO)

FTAC Olympus Acquisition Corp.
11 months
Oct 2020 - Sep 2021
FTAC Olympus Acquisition Corp. - a Fintech SPAC of $750 million - merged with Payoneer.

Director, Productive Longevity

National University of Singapore
1 year
Apr 2020 - Apr 2021
Focused on productive and purposeful engagement and financial well-being of older adults, and its impact on their physical and mental health and quality of life.

MD, CE Fintech VC Fund

CE Innovation Capital
3 years
Current position
Jan 2020 - Present
Founded in 2016, CE Innovation Capital (CEIC) is a $1 billion venture fund investing in fintech, enterprise solutions and technology companies globally. The Fund was named "Top 9 Fintec...see more

Advisor to The Board of Directors

OCBC Bank
2 years
Aug 2019 - Aug 2021
OCBC Bank is the longest established Singapore bank, formed in 1932 from the merger of three local banks, the oldest of which was founded in 1912. It is now the second largest financial...see more

Independent Non-Executive Director; Member of Board Risk Committee and Board Innovation Committee

Gulf International Bank
4 years
Current position
Mar 2019 - Present
NED on the Board of GIB Saudi Arabia; Member of the Board Executive Committee, the Board Risk Committee, and the Board Innovation Committee.

Independent Non-Executive Director, Member of Board Audit Committee

Upgrade, Inc.
4 years
Current position
Aug 2018 - Present
NED and Member of Board Audit Committee. Upgrade is licensed in over twenty states in the US and offers a new banking experience through access to credit cards and installment loans.

Investor, Figure

Figure
5 years
Current position
Apr 2018 - Present
Figure is transforming the trillion-dollar financial services industry using blockchain technology. In three short years, Figure has unveiled a series of fintech firsts using the Proven...see more

Guest Faculty for FinTech course, Graduate School of Business (GSB)

Stanford University
5 years
Current position
Sep 2017 - Present
Stanford is a place of discovery, creativity and innovation located in the San Francisco Bay Area on the ancestral land of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe. Dedicated to our founding mission—be...see more

Investor, Marqeta. IPO in June 2021 (NASDAQ: MQ)

Marqeta, Inc
5 years
Current position
Jul 2017 - Present
Marqeta listed in June 2021 at a valuation of over USD 16 billion.

Fellow, Distinguished Careers Institute

Stanford University
2 years
Jan 2017 - Dec 2018
Stanford is a place of discovery, creativity and innovation located in the San Francisco Bay Area on the ancestral land of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe. Dedicated to our founding mission—be...see more

SUSS Fintech Fellow

Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)
6 years
Current position
Nov 2016 - Present
SUSS is a university with a rich heritage in inspiring lifelong education and transforming society through social sciences. We develop work-ready graduates and work-adaptive alumni to t...see more

Inaugural Member, Global Future Council on Blockchain/DLT

World Economic Forum
2 years
Oct 2016 - Oct 2018
We are the international institution for public private cooperation. We connect communities of leaders around global issues through high-level meetings, research, initiatives and digi...see more

Managing Director, CE FinTech VC Fund

CE Innovation Capital
3 years
Aug 2016 - Jan 2020
CE Fintech VC Fund of USD 500 million. Invested in ~40 FinTech companies in US/UK since 2016 at CreditEase Fintech VC Fund of US$500 million. Of these, 19 are now unicorns: Marqeta; Cir...see more

Fulbright Fellow and Visiting Scholar from ASEAN (FinTech and Finl Incl)

Stanford University
4 months
Aug 2016 - Dec 2016
Stanford is a place of discovery, creativity and innovation located in the San Francisco Bay Area on the ancestral land of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe. Dedicated to our founding mission—be...see more

Member of Advisory Group for the e-Residency team of the Government of Estonia

The Republic of Estonia
1 year
Jul 2016 - Sep 2017
Estonia, a country in Northern Europe, borders the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland.

Steering Committee Member, Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services

World Economic Forum
7 years
Current position
Sep 2015 - Present
We are the international institution for public private cooperation. We connect communities of leaders around global issues through high-level meetings, research, initiatives and digi...see more

Non-Executive Director, Chair of Board Audit Committee

AWARE
2 years
Feb 2015 - Apr 2017
AWARE is Singapore's leading gender equality advocacy group. AWARE believes in the rights of women and men to make informed and responsible choices about their lives, and to have equa...see more

Global Chief Innovation Officer / Group Head, Risk Innovation

Standard Chartered Bank
2 years
Jun 2014 - Aug 2016
Founder of the eXellertor labs. Led the bank’s strategic innovation agenda, thought leadership, and cross-functional/multi-team projects partnering with fintech companies. Managed the i...see more

Non Executive Director, Board of Directors

Standard Chartered Bank (Thailand)
2 years
Dec 2013 - May 2016
NED on the bank's Board of Directors. The position was approved by Bank of Thailand (central bank of Thailand).

Non Executive Director, Board of Directors

STANDARD CHARTERED SECURITIES (SINGAPORE) PTE. LIMITED
3 years
Sep 2011 - May 2014
Position approved by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Chief Risk Officer

Standard Chartered Bank
3 years
Jan 2011 - Jun 2014
Member of Global Risk Management Group. CRO position approved by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. CRO for the Singapore consumer banking subsidiary and over 20 other subsidiaries En...see more

Global Chief Operating Officer, Consumer Banking Risk

Standard Chartered Bank
2 years
Dec 2008 - Jan 2011
COO for Consumer Risk (Retail, SME & Private Banking). Covered Credit Underwriting, Collections, Credit Policy, Risk Governance, Operational Risk, Cards Authorizations, Fraud Risk, Risk...see more

Global Head - Risk Appetite

Standard Chartered Bank
1 year
Sep 2007 - Dec 2008
Risk Appetite across the Group globally (Consumer Banking, Wholesale Banking, and Private Banking).

Asia-Pacific Credit Risk Head, Consumer Finance (Managing Director)

Citigroup
4 years
Apr 2003 - Jul 2007
Covered Credit Policy, Portfolio Management, Collections, Credit Initiation, MIS & Analytics for Asia-Pacific (including Australia & India). Included multiple product launches in 5 cou...see more

Asia-Pacific Digital Banking Director (Internet and mobile banking)

Citigroup
3 years
Jul 2000 - Mar 2003
Covered Asia-Pacific (including Australia, India, and Japan). This was the initial launch of Online Banking, SMS alerts, digital brokerage and FX trading, and mobile banking across vari...see more

Internal Audit and Risk Review Director, Asia-Pacific and Middle East

Citigroup
3 years
Aug 1997 - Jul 2000
Citi's mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. Our core activities are safeguarding...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance
  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Banking & Investments