What hit Mr Jaspal Singh Bindra, Regional CEO, South East and South Asia of Standard Chartered Bank, when he was recently in Brunei for a day was the diversity in terms of gender compared to the rest of SCB institutions..
"Around 75 or 80 per cent of our staff in Brunei is female, which is pleasantly different from the rest of our banks," he said. "Secondly, when you talk to the people, especially in the government, they are so aware of what's right and wrong rather than being in a state of denial or state of exaggerated performance."
The Bulletin spoke to him at length about Islamic banking and what SCB's plans are in providing services.
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