• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Alok Sinha

Standard Chartered Bank SG Ltd

Global Head, Oil & Gas and Chemicals

Alok Sinha is a Managing Director & Global Head of Oil & Gas and Chemicals / Commodity Traders & Agribusiness within Global Industries Group. Prior to this he held the position of Head Energy & Natural Resources, Greater Asia where he was responsible for coverage of the Energy and Resources companies operating in Asia Pacific and MENA regions. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Alok was an Executive Director, Head of Energy & Resources for South and S.E Asia at ABN AMRO.

He has over 30 years of banking experience and has worked extensively with some of the key players in the Oil & Gas, Metals and Mining, Petrochemicals and Power sectors in Asia Pacific and MENA and has handled the origination and execution of transactions related to Mergers and Acquisitions advisories, Leveraged Finance, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets, Asset Restructuring, Project Finance and Derivatives. He is currently very actively involved in the Energy Transition discussions with the key players in the Oil & Gas sector as well as with transition technology providers.

Alok started his banking career with Bank of America in Mumbai where he worked in the Consumer and Corporate Banking businesses before moving to Chase Manhattan Bank in the Structured Trade Finance and Advisory business for South Asia based out of Mumbai and thereafter in the Asia regional office in Singapore. 

Alok holds a B.Sc in Chemistry from University of Bombay and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from XLRI, Jamshedpur.

Sessions With Alok Sinha

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 04:30pm - 05:00pm (CST) / 08/mar/2023 10:30 pm - 08/mar/2023 11:00 pm

    The Realities of Developing and Scaling Low-carbon Economies

    A key success factor for carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) and other decarbonization projects is government/policy support, including favorable tax treatment and financing of large-scale hubs and infrastructure such as is occurring in North America and Europe. Given the experiences from developed economies, how can such projects in developing regions be incentivized to test low-carbon technologies? How can these projects then be scaled up given the policy and financing support available?