Ankur is the Managing Director & Head of Grab Financial Services, where he oversees the strategic direction and development of the Grab Financial Group’s financial services offering. He leads both Grab’s lending and insurance businesses as well as its expansion into additional products.
He joined Grab in 2016 and held various roles before assuming his current position. Most recently, he was Managing Director, Corporate Finance of Grab, where he focused on debt and equity raising for Grab. He also led the end-to-end creation of Joint-Ventures for the Grab Financial Group.
Ankur has over 16 years of experience in the finance and banking industries. He started his career at the IMF in Washington D.C. in 2002, and moved to Asia in 2008 with Standard Chartered Bank where he worked in the Origination, Structured Finance & Structured Product sales teams. In 2012, he launched his own start-up, which was based in Singapore and later expanded to Indonesia.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from Wittenberg University, a Master’s Degree in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University, and a Master’s Degree in Finance from the London Business School.