Hemen Shah Partner
Hemen has spent over 15 years in senior management roles, notably in the financial services sector in Africa. He was previously CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana and the area general manager for West Africa, where he was instrumental in leading the bank's regional growth strategy and transformation.
Prior to Ghana, he was CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania (SCBT), the leading bank in the country with over 400 employees. SCBT was named 'Tanzania Bank of the Year' for 2004, 2005 and 2007 by The Banker magazine and won the Euromoney magazine award for 'Best Bank in Tanzania' in 2005 and 2006. He joined Standard Chartered PLC as group head of strategy in 2002, having worked for ten years with the leading strategy consulting firm Boston Consulting Group in the US, UK and India, where he set up the firm's Mumbai office. Other roles have included, vice president for strategy and business development, for Campbell Soup Company. He holds a degree in economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.