E15 Experts are leading thinkers and practitioners from developed and developing countries reflecting a wide range of perspectives on trade and sustainable development. The experts’ participation in any E15 activity is on a personal basis and does not represent an official commitment of the organisations they are affiliated with.


Michael Vrontamitis

Global Head of Trade, Standard Chartered Bank

Global Head of Trade, Standard Chartered Bank. Responsible for the delivery of Standard Chartered Bank’s trade finance capabilities (documentary trade, receivables finance, supply chain finance and working capital solutions) to their business clients. Member of the BAFT Global Trade Industry Council and the ICC Banking Commission Advisory Board; Chair of the SWIFT Offshore CNY Best Practice Working Group, Cash & Trade Group, having been recognised in 2014 by The Asset as Renminbi Banker of the Year. Has worked in Hong Kong, London and Singapore across a number of businesses, including Corporate Relationship Management; Cash Management and Trade Product Sales; Investor Relations; Business Planning and Strategy for the CEO of Consumer Banking; Customer Segmentation and Branding and Customer Experience Management. Member of the board of KELY support group, a Hong Kong based charity focused on providing education and intervention for young people faced with drugs, alcohol and self esteem issues.