Standard Chartered Group Head Legal and Compliance in Sri Lanka for regional conference

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Group Head of Legal and Compliance, Standard Chartered, Jamie Kelly is on a visit to Sri Lanka to attend the South Asia Regional Legal and Compliance Leadership Meet. On his visit, Kelly will hold meetings with regulators and the Sri Lanka Country Management Group. The South Asia Leadership Meet will also host the senior leadership of the bank’s Regional Legal and Compliance team from India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Standard Chartered Chief Executive Officer Anirvan Ghosh Dastidar, commenting on the visit, said: “We are privileged once again to receive members of the bank’s top leadership such as Jamie, in Sri Lanka. In February we had Group Executive Director and CEO Asia Standard Chartered Jaspal Bindra visiting the local branch and now Sri Lanka plays host to the South Asia Regional Legal and Compliance meeting. It is yet another reiteration of the significance placed on the local franchise, and signals the importance with which Standard Chartered views our operation. It also provides us the opportunity to showcase all that this country has to offer not only in terms of business, but also culturally, aesthetically and from a development perspective.” Ravi Duvvuru, Regional Head of Legal & Compliance, South Asia said: “It is a privilege to have the Global and South Asia senior leadership interactions in Sri Lanka.” Kelly, prior to assuming his current role, functioned as the Global Head of Legal and Compliance for Standard Chartered’s Consumer Banking for five years. Before joining Standard Chartered, Kelly was at General Electric, where he held various roles including Senior Transactions Counsel, GE Asia; and General Counsel for GE’s Australia and New Zealand operations. He also worked as legal counsel at Citibank, and gained his formative legal training at Freehills, a leading Australian law firm. Jamie Kelly received Bachelor of Economics and Law (Honours) degrees from Macquarie University in 1990, and has also completed post-graduate studies with the Securities Institute of Australia. Standard Chartered’s global operations centre on Asia, Africa and the Middle East, driving real depth and development and business opportunity in the markets the bank calls home by providing clients with innovative and effective banking and finance solutions via local and global expertise. Standard Chartered aspires to be the leading advisory and financial house for cross-border transactions in its footprint, and strives to be a leader in helping to build national and regional champions in its client base.