Abdul Raof Latiff
Raof Latiff is the Managing Director and Group Head of Product Management at DBS’ Global Transaction Services. He oversees the product development and commercialisation of our full suite of transaction banking products and services, including cash management, documentary trade and open account trade finance. In addition, Raof is also the Group Head of Digital where he leads in the delivery of the bank’s digital agenda across the Institutional Banking Group. He plays a strategic role in further strengthening the bank’s digital suite of commercial banking products and services for large corporate customers and small business owners by leveraging technology, human-centered design thinking and business agile to create sustainable, client-centric solutions.
Raof was the former Regional Head of Product Management, Global Liquidity and Cash Management, Asia at HSBC, based in Hong Kong where he managed a group of Regional Product Management Teams and product delivery in Asia across 19 countries. His teams solely focused on product suites covering the entire Corporate and Financial Institution client base. Prior to HSBC, Raof spent 10 years at JPMorgan Chase & Co with his last role as the Regional Head of ASEAN for the Treasury Services group. Prior to that, Raof spent 10 years at the Citibank Asia Pacific Regional office and Citibank Malaysia where he was responsible for a number cash products, internet banking and eCommerce channels.
Raof holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems from Curtin University, Western Australia and a MBA from University of Leicester, United Kingdom.