Lokesh Sharma
SC VenturesStandard Chartered Bank
Lokesh is part of SC Ventures, a new business unit set up by Standard Chartered Bank for promoting innovation, investing in disruptive financial technologies, and exploring alternate business models. In his current role, Lokesh is leading a new venture and is responsible for generating the pipeline for investments.

He has led or played key roles in transformational programs across Wealth, Treasury, Risk, Corporate & Investment Banking. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, he held integral roles in organisations including Accenture, ANZ Bank, National Australia Bank, Citi in Asia Pacific.

Lokesh is passionate about enabling financial access and inclusion in emerging markets. He holds a Masters in Information Technology from Griffith University in Australia and is currently based in Singapore.