Viswanathan Shankar - Non-Executive Director

Viswanathan ShankarV Shankar (“Shankar”) is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Gateway Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in the dynamic growth markets of Africa, Middle East and Asia. Shankar previously served as CEO – Europe, Middle East, Africa and Americas and a member of the global board of Standard Chartered Plc and prior to that as Head of Investment Banking for Asia Pacific at Bank of America. His past appointments in a non-executive capacity on various institutions and committees include the boards of the Inland Revenue Authority Singapore; Enterprise Singapore; Majid Al Futtaim Holdings; and Vice Chair of Future of Banking Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum. Shankar is also currently non-executive director of Gateway Delta Development Holdings, Mauritius and Fund for Export Development in Africa, Egypt. Shankar was awarded the Public Service Medal by the Government of Singapore in 2014.

Date of Appointment: 10th December 2017
Committee Membership
• Finance & Investment (Chairman)
• Remuneration, Governance & Nomination