Special Advisor: Vinay will provide strategic insight and advice that will serve LATTICE80 in its global expansion, bridging Asian fintech with the rest of the world.
Veteran Banker Turns to Fintech: Over 27 years of banking experience, in roles including Managing Director of Singapore at ANZ Bank and various positions at Standard Chartered Bank across Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, Bahrain and India.
Network Effect: Brings with him strong network in the startup ecosystem via connections with funding platforms, venture capital firms, accelerators, angel groups, large-and-medium-size corporations and private equity.
SINGAPORE, Jun 19, 2017 — LATTICE80, the world’s largest fintech hub wholly owned and run by private investment firm Marvelstone Group, has appointed Vinay Agrawal to its board of advisors. Vinay is an accomplished banking professional with over 27 years of Asian banking experience across Asia Pacific and Middle East region. He will be advising LATTICE80 on a range of issues, primarily around how to expand the hub network globally to bridge Asian fintechs with the rest of the world.
Vinay worked with ANZ Bank for eight years based in Singapore. As Managing Director for the Bank’s Corporate and Institutional Banking, he was involved in the setup and significant growth of their platform in Asia Pacific. Prior to ANZ, Vinay worked in Standard Chartered Bank for 19 years. With these two institutions he worked in Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, Bahrain and India.
Joe Seunghyun Cho, CEO of LATTICE80, said: “We’re extremely pleased to welcome Vinay to our board of advisors. He brings with him a strong network in the startup ecosystem across the region thanks to his connections with funding platforms, venture capital firms, accelerators, angel groups, large-and-medium-size corporations and private equity. As such, we think he’s a perfect fit for LATTICE80 and look forward to working with him closely in future.”
Vinay Agrawal, Member of the Board of Advisors at LATTICE80, said: “I’m delighted to join LATTICE80’s advisory board. Through my years in the industry, I have developed a deep understanding of the financial services sector and deal making experience across capital markets, lending and trade finance, corporate finance, risk management, as well as fixed income and derivative markets.”
He added: “With strong skills in managing complex businesses, I bring with me a critical understanding of how to build ‘business value’. With this senior leadership experience and perspective, I hope to be in an excellent position to provide strategic insight and advice that will serve LATTICE80 and its various upcoming companies in the fintech space.”
Vinay is on the mentoring panel of Supply Chain Angels (SCA) and is a member of the Business Angel Network of South East Asia (BANSEA). He also serves as a Board Member & Hon. Treasurer for Heartware Network, a Singapore based not-for-profit charity that creates training and volunteer opportunities for youth. Since inception, it has engaged 59,000 youth volunteers.