Sanjeev Nanavati is a successful CEO, leader and banker with experience across all countries in Asia. As a senior line executive and advisor to banks, companies and C-suite execs he has consistently improved bottom line results and built high performing teams.
Sanjeev was a senior advisor to the Asian banking practice of McKinsey & Co, a senior advisor to PwC in Malaysia, Vietnam and India and longest serving CEO of Citibank in Malaysia. He was also an Independent Board member and member of the risk and nomination committees of Minda Global-a publicly listed company engaged in the field of education. Most recently he was advsior to the Board and Head of Strategy at OCB, a dynamic private sector bank based in Vietnam.
Sanjeev is also a leadership advisor to multiple companies coaching senior executives to improve their performance and has generated impressive results.
Sanjeev has led large and complex P&L's and as CEO has managed over 6,000 people. As a banker, Sanjeev has experience across investment banking, corporate banking, SME, risk management, transaction banking, treasury, retail banking, wealth management, credits cards and mortgages.
His operating breadth is unique. Sanjeev has deep Asian experience, extensive senior contacts across the region and has done business in every major Asian country (most recently Vietnam). He has also lived and worked in the US done business in Europe and Latin America.
Sanjeev has written for the Business Times, Singapore on senior management issues and was elected three times as the President of the American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce for a total of six years.
Sanjeev has an MBA from the Whitman School of Business, Syracuse University in the US.