Manish Bhai | Founder & Chief Executive Officer
UNO Digital Bank

Manish Bhai, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, UNO Digital Bank

Manish is the Founder, President & CEO at UNO Digital Bank (UNObank Inc.), one of the six licensed and operating Digital Banks in The Philippines (live effective July 5, 2022 with public launch in Oct 2022), and also the Founder at UNOAsia Pte Ltd., the Singapore based fintech that is the primary incorporator of UNO Digital Bank. UNOAsia is the first fintech company in the South & South East Asia region to receive a license outright to operate a digital bank.
Manish left Citigroup in mid 2019 to start his entrepreneurial pursuit around digitalisation and is also the Co-Founder of CoantumLeap, an operating platform focused on digital transformation in APAC.
Manish is a financial services and banking veteran with 30 years of industry expertise, and C-level engagement across the ecosystem. He has extensive experience of clients, products and regulatory landscape in Asia by being in regional and country head roles in multiple locations. He has built and managed diverse businesses including Asia Institutional Sales, Global Markets Indonesia and Singapore, Country Treasury Indonesia and Corporate Structuring & Sales, South Asia. An industry innovator with expertise across Investments, FX & Derivatives, Balance Sheet management, Credit, Sales & Execution, Manish is very passionate about digitalisation and building new solutions.
Manish is a HBS alumni, a Fellow Chartered Accountant, Associate Cost Accountant and a qualified Company Secretary with a number of university level and All-India Rank recognitions. He was most recently recognised as the Top 10 Fintech Leaders in the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) Global Fintech Awards 2022.


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