We are a working capital solutions platform connecting complex enterprise ecosystems to deliver economic value with visibility and control.

Our cloud-based SaaS working capital solution platform revolutionises the way businesses manage their finances, while fostering growth, stability, and sustainability. By addressing the core challenges faced by large multinational corporations when it comes to managing their value chain financing, we contribute to the overall health of the finance industry by acting as the technological bridge between financial services and corporates empowering businesses to navigate complex financial landscapes with confidence.

Headquartered in Singapore, TASConnect is a wholly owned subsidiary of SC Ventures Holdings Limited and incubated through SC Ventures – the Bank’s innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm.

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A partnership defined by 4 core principles

We bring the expertise but play by your rules.
We deploy disruptive thinking and innovative solutions only after a deep understanding of your needs and processes.

Convergence

By creating a single point of convergence for our clients and their value-chain partners, we provide connectivity, control, e2e automation, and access to diversified funding sources – all in one place.

Funder agnostic | Full automation
End-to-end solutions

Co-Creation

We co-create at every stage with our clients and their value chain ecosystems. By offering our clients full control of the process, we empower them to implement their ideas at their pace.

Private labelling | Collaborative build
Full control & visibility

Client-Centricity

When it comes to our clients’ challenges and painpoints, we are all ears. Our endeavour is to offer standardised or customised solutions with seamless digital integration and value creation.

Customised workflow | Adaptative capabilities
Flexible deployment

Credibility

With market-leading technology and deep domain knowledge of global trade, we are able to adhere to robust standards of security and quality.

Multi-tenancy | Cloud-based
Industry certified

Team TASConnect

Leveraging leadership.
Building trusted partnership.

Our team has extensive leadership experience across banking, supply chain finance and digital transformation.

Leadership team

Kingshuk Ghoshal

Co-Founder & CEO

Sujay S K

Co-Founder & Deputy CEO

Madhivanan Periannan

Chief Technology Officer

Nadeem Shamim

Chief Operating Officer

Hansel Quek

Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

Patrick Zambrano

Chief Financial Officer

Vernon Loh

Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretariat

Parvez Murshed

Head of Pre-Sales & Platform Solutions

Gao Yihong

Chief Representative of China & North Asia

Himanshu Srivastava

Head of Partnerships, Business Development & Marketing

Deeraj Karnani

Head of Enterprise Sales, APAC

Aditya Sharma

Head of Markets and Financial Institutions

Board members

Helen Hui

Managing Director
Standard Chartered Bank

Gautam Jain

Managing Director
SC Ventures

TASConnect advisory panel

TASConnect has privileged access to industry leaders for strategic guidance and client insights that help spearhead our vision and product development.

Joseph Chua

CEO
Lenovo Treasury Solutions

Farooq Siddiqi

CEO
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Kingshuk Ghoshal

Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer

Kingshuk Ghoshal (KG) is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of proven management and leadership track record in the Financial Services and Technology sectors in Asia. He has held various senior roles in Corporate & Investment Banking and leading technology firms such as Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) and Siemens, where he has led successful businesses and teams in client coverage, sales, and business development.    

Throughout his career, KG has had extensive leadership experience in trade and supply chain finance. Prior to joining TASConnect, KG spent the last 15 years at SCB, eventually holding the title of Managing Director & Head of Global Subsidiaries business for ASEAN markets. In his role, he led his team to several client mandates in treasury, transaction banking, financial markets, and corporate finance areas. His vast experience and expertise in supply chain management, trade financing and digital transformation have made him a highly respected figure in the industry.    

KG holds an MBA from the INSEAD Business School. When not at the work desk, KG loves to spend time with his wife and 2 teenaged children, or enjoying a few rounds of golf with friends.

Sujay S K

Co-founder, Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Sujay S K (Sujay) brings over 25 years of experience in the banking industry to his role as Co-founder and Deputy CEO of TASConnect. He is a career banker with vast experience and deep knowledge of multiple geographies having lived and worked in India, the UAE, Singapore, and South Africa.

He has held various roles in Standard Chartered Bank across Corporate Banking Coverage, Transaction Banking, Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Corporate Finance, Business Banking, and Digital Platform Partnership. He was a senior banker in Africa, responsible for Client Coverage and providing Risk oversight to some of the largest Corporate & Institutional Banking clients in the region. He also held management role in Transaction Banking for the UAE and Singapore. Prior to joining TASConnect, he was the Managing Director & Global Head for Partnerships and Working Capital, Business Banking. Based in Singapore, he oversaw B2B partnerships, Working Capital and Trade businesses for SMEs.  

Sujay has an MBA from SIBM, India. Outside of work, he is a passionate audiophile, keen golfer and loves travel.

Madhivanan Periannan

Chief Technology Officer

Madhivanan Periannan (Madhi) brings a wealth of 26 years experience in technology and digital transformation to TASConnect, with a focus on areas such as Digital Banking, Payments, and Supply Chain Finance. With a Master’s Degree in Computer Applications, Madhi has held key roles at Standard Chartered Bank, DBS Bank, and IBM, overseeing strategic digital transformations and large-scale technology initiatives across Asia and the Asia Pacific region. His expertise in trade and supply chain, digital platforms, project management and technology makes him a valuable asset to the team at TASConnect.

Madhi was awarded as the “LEGEND” at the World CIO 200 Summit for 2022 and 2023, as the recognition of his hard work and contribution towards building the TASConnect SaaS platform.

Outside of work, Madhi has a passion for photography and enjoys exploring fusion cuisine, which aligns well with his love for Singapore, known for its diverse cultural influences and culinary offerings.

Nadeem Shamim

Chief Operating Officer

Nadeem brings 35 years of treasury, cash management, trade finance and Fintech experience and has held leadership roles in Sales and Product Management at ABN AMRO, JP Morgan, Standard Chartered, Wall Street Systems and SmartStream across Europe and Asia. Prior to joining TASConnect, he was the Global Head of Cash and Liquidity Management solution at SmartStream Technologies and continues to be an advisor to Fintechs in Europe.

Nadeem has a deep knowledge of the various principles of Treasury Processes and Functions including Working Capital Management. Strong skills in Product Management, Sales, Systems, Project Management, Treasury Re-engineering, Consulting, machine learning/Artificial intelligence and blockchain.


He has an MBA from College of William and Mary in the USA. In his spare time, Nadeem enjoys painting abstract art and spending time with friends and family.

Hansel Quek

Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

Hansel is responsible for overseeing the company’s risk and compliance governance strategies, frameworks and the implementation thereof across the company.

He has worked across multiple risk disciplines from credit risk, asset & liability management, funding & liquidity risk, capital management, technology risk, operational risk and ESG risk in different markets, prior to joining TASConnect. Previously in his career, Hansel held various key roles in the risk management space across the financial services industry and Big four where he also led risk & compliance engagements, strategy and developed due diligence for mergers & acquisition of companies for different sectors including private equity, specialty finance fund (Islamic) & sovereign wealth fund, multinational-banks, insurance and corporations.

Hansel holds a Masters Degree in Business from the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the Curtin University of Technology.

Patrick Zambrano

Chief Financial Officer

Patrick brings extensive experience in financial management, strategic finance, and investor relations to his role at TASConnect. He has held senior finance positions in various industries, including the finance and technology sectors in Hong Kong, London, and Sydney.

Patrick recently served as the Head of Finance for a corporate-backed technology venture, where he played a key role in driving financial performance and strategic decision-making. Prior to that, he accumulated over 10 years of financial services experience within the HSBC Group across Wholesale and Retail Banking, as well as in group finance in Hong Kong and London. He has also worked in finance roles in Genworth Financial and Cisco Systems.    

Leveraging his domain knowledge of financial management and keen strategic acumen, Patrick oversees TASConnect’s financial activities and investor relations. He will ensure the company’s financial health and sustainability, while driving strategic initiatives to support the growth and success of the organization.    

Patrick holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of Sydney and is a member of CPA Australia. His global perspective is evident in his diverse background, having been raised in Sydney, born in Manila, and worked in London and Hong Kong. Outside of work, Patrick enjoys spending time with his family, engaging in watersports, staying active with boxing, and keeping up with his two boys. 

Vernon Loh

Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretariat

Vernon brings over 20 years of legal experience to TASConnect and is qualified to practice in multiple jurisdictions including Singapore, England and Wales, and New South Wales. He has a strong background in banking and finance, with a focus on digital trade and supply chain solutions companies.    

Vernon began his career as a legal practitioner representing clients in contentious matters before the Singapore courts. He then transitioned to specialize in mergers and acquisitions, corporate insolvency, and restructuring, and later held leadership roles in legal and compliance at Standard Chartered Bank, where he oversaw Wholesale and Consumer Banking in Singapore and South East Asia. During his tenure, he also focused on areas such as Privacy and Data Protection and Anti-Money Laundering, gaining valuable expertise in the legal aspects of digital trade and supply chain finance technology platforms.    

Subsequently, Vernon joined OCBC Bank, where he provided legal support to the Personal Financial Services Division in areas such as Wealth Management, Payments, Digital Banking, and Innovation, as well as Privacy and Data Protection. He was awarded the CEO’s innovation award for his contribution to the development of an online will generating platform in collaboration with business stakeholders.    

Prior to joining TASConnect, Vernon served as the Head of Legal and Compliance at HL Bank, where he played a key role in supporting the roll-out of the bank’s digital product channels and digital KYC capabilities, further deepening his expertise in digital trade and supply chain platforms. He was recognized with a Minister for Home Affairs National Day Award in 2021 for his outstanding contributions.    

Vernon holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Laws Degree from the University of San Francisco, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. Outside of work, he pursues his passions for travel, photography, epicurean adventures, and the great outdoors.

Parvez Murshed

Head of Pre-sales & Platform Solutions

Parvez is the Head of Pre-Sales & Platform Solutions at TASConnect. He brings over nearly a quarter-century of transaction banking experience to drive pre-sales origination and platform strategy for the company.   

Prior to joining TASConnect, Parvez has spent most of his career at Citigroup where he worked in Bangladesh and in Singapore. His specialty includes country transaction banking management, implementations, supply chain finance, and documentary trade. From 2016 to 2020, he was responsible for the Supply Chain Finance business for Citi in the Asia Pacific region and led the double-digit growth of the business. Additionally, he has authored various thought leadership articles on Supply Chain Finance which was published in media over the years.  

Parvez has been living in Singapore since 2012 with family. He is married with two children. In his spare time, Parvez enjoys watching movies, reading books, listening to music and spending time with family. East Coast Park in Singapore is his favourite destination to unwind and enjoy nature.

Gao Yihong

Chief Representative of China & North Asia

Yihong is a driving force behind TASConnect’s origination, product strategy, client solutioning and marketing efforts in China and the North Asia region. With over 12 years of experience in the banking industry, she has focused on Trade and Supply Chain Finance, holding various roles in Standard Chartered Bank and Bloomberg.    

Prior to joining TASConnect, Yihong spent 7 years as the Global Product Manager for Open Account Trade at Standard Chartered Bank. In this role, she led the growth of receivables financing portfolio in Greater China & North Asia and global correspondent factoring business. She was also responsible for driving trade digital initiatives and overall growth strategy for supply chain finance on a global level. 

Yihong holds a Master’s degree in Applied Economics from the National University of Singapore. In her free time, she indulges her passion for travel.

Himanshu Srivastava

Head of Partnerships

Himanshu‘s role at TASConnect involves developing the company’s partnership ecosystem to enhance the platform‘s value, drive revenue and boost client acquisition through joint sales and marketing strategies. With over 20 years of experience in growth, partnerships, and new business development in the Financial Technology and Professional Services industries, Himanshu brings a wealth of expertise to his role.

Himanshu’s career began in IT consulting in the United States before transitioning to the financial sector, where he played a pivotal role at Fidelity Investments’ India country office, driving strategic growth initiatives such as the launch of a global shared services center, a domestic asset management business, and a digital funds distribution platform for the Indian market. He has also held partnerships and new business development roles at leading multinational corporations (MNCs) and financial technology start-ups, including Mastercard Asia Pacific and TechProcess, a digital payments start-up in Mumbai.

With extensive cross-cultural experience, having worked with distributed teams, partners, and regulators across the US, UK, and Asia Pacific, Himanshu brings a global perspective to his role at TASConnect.

He holds an MBA from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. In his free time, Himanshu enjoys reading, music, and tinkering with audiophile equipment.

Deeraj Karnani

Head of Enterprise Sales, APAC

Deeraj is an experienced career banker with a deep understanding of financial products and a keen focus on driving sales initiatives for TASConnect’s Asia business. With over 14 years of experience managing multinational companies, Deeraj has held various roles in leading banks such as Standard Chartered Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland, across client coverage, financial markets, business planning, and operations.    

Before joining TASConnect, Deeraj spent almost a decade as a Regional Network Banker at Standard Chartered Bank, where he played a pivotal role in driving growth in the Western Technology, Media, and Telecom sectors in Asia. His expertise spans across a range of financial products, including trade finance and hedging strategies, catering to the requirements of complex treasury organisations. 

As TASConnect expands its presence in the Asia market, Deeraj’s expertise in managing multinational companies and his deep understanding of trade and supply chain finance make him a valuable asset to the team.   

He holds a Bachelor’s (BSc) degree in Information Systems Management from Singapore Management University, and is known for his energetic approach and ability to deliver results. In his free time, Deeraj enjoys keeping up with the latest trends in the financial industry and staying active. 

Aditya Sharma

Head of Markets and Financial Institutions

Aditya is a seasoned banker and brings over 25 years of global experience in strategy, sales, partnerships, product management, digital channels, consulting and business transformation.

Prior to joining TASConnect, he has held country head and global roles in Standard Chartered Bank and HSBC. He has run independent consulting practice focused on financial firms and is a consultant to International Finance Corporation (IFC) on Trade & Supply Chain Finance. His experience spans across Transaction Banking, Trade and Supply Chain Finance, Commercial Banking, Business Banking, Retail Banking, Consulting and Digital Channels covering global corporates, local corporates and SMEs.

With his expertise and vast experience in financial services, Aditya drives origination, partnership and integration with Financial Institutions and marketplace to provide working capital and supply chain services on the TASConnect platform.

Aditya holds a Master of Art (MA), Economics from Delhi University.

Helen Hui

Managing Director Standard Chartered Bank

Helen Hui is Head of Client Coverage, Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking, Hong Kong, at Standard Chartered Bank. She is responsible for the strategic direction of the Bank’s Commercial, Corporate and Institutional Banking business in Hong Kong.

Helen is an international Banker with a banking career spanning over 25 years in Hong Kong, Taiwan and New York. She joined Standard Chartered Bank in 1998 and has held several key management positions in Corporate and Institutional Banking, and Retail Banking. She also spent over 7 years in Taiwan as Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking from 2005 to 2012, and was instrumental in the integration and transformation of the business after the acquisition of Hsinchu International Bank.

Helen has an MBA from Kellogg School of Management. She is also a member of The Cyberport Advisory Panel.

Gautam Jain

Managing Director SC Ventures

Gautam Jain is a member of SC Ventures at Standard Chartered Bank, a new business unit established in March 2018. His key responsibilities include spreading best practices in innovation & problem-solving and promoting intrapreneurship across Standard Chartered; Client and regulatory engagement for innovation and new technologies; running a professional investment and M&A unit to seek opportunities and manage the Group’s investments in fintech companies; and managing strategic ventures that are wholly or partially owned by the Group. Gautam is also a member of board at various companies.

Gautam has vast experience in managing technology and business, encompassing both product and programme management. He has held various leadership positions in prominent banking establishments like Barclays, HSBC and Citibank. Prior to joining SC Ventures in his current capacity, he was Global head for Digitization and Client Access for Transaction Banking, driving several new initiatives in the space of Blockchain, APIs and mobility.

Gautam has a degree in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.

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