Heidi Toribio

Regional Co-Head, Client Coverage, Asia, Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking, Standard Chartered

Singapore-based Heidi Toribio was appointed Regional Co-Head, Client Coverage, Asia, Corporate, Commercial &  Institutional Banking (CCIB) in February 2021. She is also a member of the CCIB Client Coverage Management Team. In this role, Heidi is responsible for driving and executing the strategy for the Standard Chartered CCIB business and deepening relationships with the Bank’s corporate, commercial and  institutional clients in the region.  

Heidi joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2013 as Regional Head of Financial Institutions, North America and was subsequently Global Head of Banks & Broker Dealers before taking on the role of Global Head, Financial Institutions. 

Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank, Heidi was in investment banking where she held various senior management roles including Global Head of Strategic Partnerships, Co-Global Treasurer and Global Head of Creditor Relations and Network Management.

 

A rapidKL train travels along an elevated track above streets in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 1 June 2021. (Samsul Said/Bloomberg)

Chinese companies see ASEAN as a bright spot for investment

According to a pulse survey conducted by Standard Chartered, Chinese companies are attracted to ASEAN’s large market and potential as regional production bases. External factors such as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Agreement (RCEP) could also funnel greater Chinese investment into the region in areas such as high-value manufacturing, energy and digital services.