Steven Hu

Digital Assets, Trade & Working Capital
Standard Chartered Bank

Dr. Steven Hu is the Head of Digital Assets, Trade & Working Capital at Standard Charted Bank. In this role, he focuses on formulating the strategy and roadmap of Digital Assets for international businesses, driving initiatives across digital currencies, asset tokenisation, as well as Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs).

Steven is the Co-Chair of Digital Currency Committee in Blockchain Association Singapore, a Professional Council Member in Global Fintech Institute, and an Advisory Council Member in Global Digital Finance. He has been in the advisory/working committees of several central banks, working on the designs of wholesale/retail CBDCs. He received his Ph.D. degree from the National University of Singapore. He holds several Fintech and technology patents and has published a number of journal/conference papers and book chapters. He speaks regularly on the Future of Money in international conferences, such as the Singapore Fintech Festival.