Managing Director, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Hong Kong

Mr Sunil Kashyap is primarily responsible for managing The Bank of Nova Scotia’s metals business in Asia covering operations in Hong Kong, Singapore, China and India. After eight years with Citibank, India and Standard Chartered Bank, Dubai, he joined Mocatta Bullion in 1996 which was taken over by The Bank of Nova Scotia in 1997. He moved to Hong Kong in 2001 to head the Scotia Commodities’ Asian business. Mr Kashyap has been registered with HKMA since May 2002 as a “Manager” for The Bank of Nova Scotia, Hong Kong branch under the Banking Ordinance. 

Mr Kashyap has been instrumental in setting up the Bank’s bullion business in several Asian countries and has been closely involved with the liberalization process of the Indian, Chinese and Middle Eastern bullion markets. He is a member of the International Advisor’s Committee of the Shanghai Gold Exchange and sat on the inaugural Gold Committee of the Dubai Metals and Commodity Exchange. He has presented papers in International Conferences in Dubai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai and Shanghai.

Mr Kashyap holds a Master degree in Business Administration from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York and is an engineering graduate from IIT, New Delhi.