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Shivkumar Mahadevan Chief Risk Officer, Corporate & Institutional Banking at Standard Chartered


Shivkumar Mahadevan (Shiv) is currently the Chief Risk Officer, Corporate & Institutional Banking at Standard Chartered Bank (SCB); with overall risk responsibility for all Corporate & Institutional clients across all geographies. Until recently he was the Regional Chief Risk Officer (RCRO), ASEAN & South Asia, at SCB.Besides exercising direct control responsibility for Credit Risk and Market Risk profile of the Group, he is extensively involved in maintaining alignment with risk appetite by rebalancing risks or controls that may be required in response to internal and external factors.

Shiv has been in the financial services industry for over 23 years, of which the last 18 years have been with SCB where he has held various senior Risk roles across Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai and Mumbai – covering multiple geographies around the world.

Prior to the RCRO role, Shiv was Senior Regional Credit Officer (SRCO), Asia; responsible for providing credit risk oversight for all Corporate, Institutional & Commercial clients across Asia. He has also been the Head of Credit Risk - Specialized Finance, Funds and Traded Products, where he was responsible for providing global credit risk oversight covering all Financial Markets products, Acquisition Finance, Project & Export Finance, Aviation & Shipping Finance and Structured Finance. 

Prior to joining the financial services industry, Shiv worked for 3 years with Tata Motors, India. Shiv holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDM) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore

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