Founder & CEO

Sanjay Uppal

Sanjay brings over 25 years of experience in financial services working with leading global and regional banks in leadership and board roles, driving transformational growth and turnaround.

Sanjay’s banking career includes key roles such as: Group Chief Financial Officer – Emirates NBD (UAE), Group CFO – Hong Leong Bank (Malaysia), CFO in Taiwan, Philippines & UAE at Standard Chartered Bank, and Global Head of Strategy – Wealth Management, Standard Chartered.

Prior to, Sanjay founded and ran StraitsBridge, a Singapore-based specialist consulting firm bringing leading edge services to financial institutions across Asia, Middle East & Africa. In November 2019, Sanjay was recognized by the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI) for “Entrepreneurial Excellence & Outstanding Leadership”. 

Sanjay has a degree in Management from the esteemed Indian Institute of Management (IIM, Bangalore) and an Engineering degree from BITS Pilani, India.