Executive Director - Fixed Income
Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA)
Mr Vijay Chander is focused on working with the various fixed income committees and plays a significant role in standardising credit markets, including allowing greater cross-border flows to improve liquidity and keep Asian savings in the region. He also helps address other initiatives in the tax and compliance areas.
Mr Chander has over 25 years’ experience on both the buy and the sell sides of the fixed income and credit universe, having worked at Citibank, Lehman Brothers, Prudential, BNP Paribas, Bear Stearns and most recently at Standard Chartered, where he was the global head of credit strategy, before joining ASIFMA. Mr Chander’s career has been largely focused on Asia. He has worked in a variety of capacities, which include foreign exchange and credit trading/structuring, risk management and credit portfolio management, analysis and strategy.
Mr Chander has an MBA in Finance from Vanderbilt University in the United States and a B. Commerce degree from the Vivekananda College, University of Madras in India. He speaks English, French and Mandarin.