Khushnama Davar leads the Digital Initiatives [DLT, Third Party Platforms, Fintech Engagements] in the global Product & Propositions Team in Global Trade & Receivables Finance at HSBC.

Her last role was as the Managing Director & Head Trade, at Standard Chartered Bank, India. She was responsible for overall Trade business including driving the P&L, strategy, sales and product management across the banks’ network in India.

She has a rich experience spanning 25+ years in Transaction Banking spanning across Citibank, Deutsche Bank and SCB/ANZ Grindlays Bank. She is a seasoned transaction Banker who is uniquely placed to offer a perspective based on her experience across different organizations and roles/experiences including country and regional roles covering India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

She holds a Masters in Banking & Finance from the University of Mumbai, is a Graduate of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountant and a Fellow of the Indian Bankers Association.

She is passionate about harnessing technology to deliver a fantastic Customer Experience and facilitating provocative conversations with individuals and teams around persistence, adding value, relationships, technology and making it happen!

She is married to Zubin and has one son. She enjoys travelling, reading, music and sports.