Standard Chartered , Global Head, Transaction Banking
Lisa Robins is Global Head of Transaction Banking at Standard Chartered and a member of Corporate and Institutional Banking Management Team. based in Singapore. She is responsible for the bank’s transaction banking activities including cash management, trade finance, and securities services.
Lisa’s international business career spans 38 years across Asia, Europe and the US with a subsidiary of Louis Dreyfus, JP Morgan Chase and most recently, Deutsche Bank, where she was Head of Global Transaction Banking and Vice Chair of Corporate & Investment Bank for Asia Pacific. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Lisa was based in Beijing overseeing JP Morgan’s Treasury and Securities Services businesses. In her 23 years with JP Morgan, she covered roles ranging from Treasury Product Management in Hong Kong to Trade Finance Sales in Paris, as well as Head of Strategy and Global Deposits in the US.
Lisa holds a master of Arts from Stanford University and graduated with honours in Asian Studies and History from Tufts University. In 2014, she was awarded ‘Transaction Banker of the Year Award’ by The Asset’s Triple A awards and also by The Asian Banker in 2013. In 2014, she was named in Hall of Fame - Legend by the Global Custodian Magazine. In 2016, Lisa was conferred the IBF Fellow award by the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore which recognises industry veterans who exemplify thought leadership and commitment to industry development.
Lisa is active on various non-profit organisations. In 1986, she is the co-founder of CHIFRASIE in Paris which focused on providing seminars and training on doing business in China. She is also a board member of OH!, a Singapore-based non-profit art organisation that provides alternative ways to experience art, outside of museums and galleries. In 2018, she joined the board of APLMA as a board director. APLMA is an affiliation of Asian and Pacific heads of government formed to accelerate progress against malaria and to eliminate it in the region by 2030.