Abhishek is the Global Head of Shipping Finance for Standard Chartered Bank. He joined the Bank in 2007 and since then has been involved in originating, structuring and executing transactions globally, a lot of which have won industry awards.
Abhishek started his career as a Ship Navigating Officer and spent about 6 years at high seas post which he did his management degree. He had been a first officer at sea, a general manager in an IT company, part of the core strategy team of a global shipping line in Hong Kong before he moved to Singapore to help start the Shipping Finance business in the Bank.
Abhishek has a well-cultivated industry network. His first hand experience in operations, marketing, business strategy and finance has helped him build the shipping finance business ground up. Abhishek also made it to the ‘Lloyd’s List Next Generation 2012 Most Influential People in the Shipping Industry’.
Abhishek holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nautical Sciences from the University of Mumbai and an MBA from the Indian School of Business in India.