Ravindran Narayanasamy is the Regional Data Lead for ING Wholesale Banking, Asia engaged from Synechron. He is also the Data Lead within Synechron’s Business Consulting division for Asia Pacific. He is currently enhancing the Data function in ING wholesale banking for its 14 offices in Asia directly responsible for controls around data protection and data management. He is also responsible for the strategy and execution of “Data driven Culture” within Front-office and support functions in the bank, to derive business value from data in the region. He has around 10 years of experience in the Financial Services industry with key focus on data related subjects. He has delivered programs around data mapping and modelling, large scale data management (BCBS 239) implementations, end-to-end data science initiatives and GDPR implementation to mention a few. He has worked for clients such as DBS, Standard Chartered, IGCP, Natixis, CIMB and ING so far in his career.
He also has a diverse academic background with a Master’s degree in Financial Engineering from the National University of Singapore, Masters in International Business Law from Universite Pantheon Assas (Paris II) and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University (India).