Founder & CEO

Sanjay Uppal

Sanjay Uppal is responsible for growing the business, with a line of sight on product development, marketing, sales, investor relations and partnerships.

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.

He is also a second-time Founder, having previously led StraitsBridge as Founder and CEO, a Singapore-based specialist consulting firm bringing leading edge services to financial services across Asia, Middle East & Africa.

Sanjay’s banking career includes key roles such as: Group Chief Financial Officer – EmiratesNBD (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.

In November 2019, Sanjay was recognised 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.