RETAIL BANKING | Staff Reporter, Philippines

Pradeep Pant of Metrobank to grace the Retail Banking Forum in Manila

He will share his insights on how digitalisation can transform consumer banking.

Pradeep Pant, President and CEO of Metrobank Card Corporation, has over 25 years of work experience, assuming senior positions in the consumer banking and FMCG industries. Prior to joining Metrobank, he was the country head for retail & private banking at ANZ Taiwan from 2012 to 2018.

Pradeep is passionate about technology, particularly its use in the digital transformation of consumer banking. Besides blogging his views on customer focus, technology innovations and future business models, he spends his free time engaging in sports, travel and reading up on science and technology.

In a brief interview with Asian Banking & Finance, Metrobank’s Pant gave a warm-up for his session at the ABF Retail Banking Forum.

What were the previous experiences and positions you've held that contributed to who you are as a banker/expert today?

  • Opportunity to learn from how businesses respond to new technology in several countries across Asia
  • Working on businesses undergoing significant changes in pursuit of growth and efficiency

What are your key business philosophies?

  • Listening to customers
  • Bias for change, speed and simplicity
  • Creating successful teams for business success

Can you give us a glimpse of what you will share at the ABF Retail Banking Forum?

  • Urgency for banks to undertake digitalisation
  • Case studies of creating new digital business models
  • A few learnings for the digital transformation of banks

The 2019 Retail Banking Forum - Roadshow Series will take place on 2, 8, 14 and 16 May in Manila, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. To learn more about the event, click here. To register, click here. For inquiries, you may contact Andrea at or at +65 3158 1386 ext 212.

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