Director and COO
Global Head of Client Engagement
Head of HR and Compliance
Direct: +65 68362011
Fax: +65 6835 5173
Areas of Expertise
•Banking (Correspondent, Corporate & Retail)
•HR (Contracts, Recruitment Immigration, Payroll)
•Singapore Government Grants
•Cross Border Trade
•Remittance and Money Exchange
•SME and Large Corporates
•CMFAS - M9, M9A, M5, M8 and HI
•MBA Marketing, University of Phoenix, 2005
•BA in Risk Management, Glasgow Caledonian University, 1998
Ranjani is a MBA professional with over 17 years of International account management experience in the areas of Banking and Consulting. Her meticulous formula of 80% execution (do it), 15% Position (Stick to it) and 5% (Plan it) along with her natural instinct to cross-sell has led to steady growth at all of the organizations she has served. She is an expert closely committed to a solution based approach and has a reputation for Integrity, Satisfaction and Results.
Ranjani has rejoined CPA-Partnership (then PKF) as a Director and Chief Operations Officer since January 2016 and leads the Partnership and Business Development efforts across the various verticals the firm operates in. She previously worked for the firm between 1998 to 2001. Ranjani plays an integral role in heading a global team in developing and maintaining senior level partnerships across a diverse range of industries that include Financial Institutions, Consulting Companies, Government Agencies, Corporates and Individuals. In this capacity, she works in connecting Singapore to the world through the provision of end to end services by the firm. She provides advisory services and feasibility studies in her areas of expertise in Banking, Financial Crime, HR and Government related licensing and grants. Ranjani sits on the board of well reputed companies as well being on the approved list of directors to be on the board of Financial Institutions with the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
Between 2008 to 2015, Ranjani was the Deputy Country Head for Wells Fargo Bank Singapore and was seconded from the US to take on this position. She had the overall responsibility for the Singapore branch in the area of correspondent banking for both Account Management and in Compliance. In this capacity, she had a keen sense of Product knowledge in Cash Management, Trade Finance, Credit , Factoring, Asset Management, Asset Distribution, FX, AML and Financial Crime. She also has the unique skill of being able to sell with risk in mind and is trained to provide AML advisory services as well as mitigations on the identified risks. Under her leadership, the revenues were the highest they had ever been during the branch’s 35 year history and to commend her efforts, she was bestowed with the Global Sales Champion Award by the bank.
From 2001 through 2008, Ranjani held key Relationship Management positions in the United States in both Retail and Corporate Banking at Bank of America and Wells Fargo, USA as well as held a Managerial position with a large MNC, Enterprise Rent-a-Car. In these capacities, she was tasked with generating business while adhering to strict compliance centric culture. During her tenure, she was consistently recognized as a top performer and was invited regularly for the VIP circle award ceremonies within the banks.
With over 17 years of proven experience in International Relationship Management, Product Sales and Compliance, as well as in applying a strong expertise in data-driven, long-term strategic planning, Ranjani is a welcome addition to the consulting services CPA-Partnership offers its clients.
Ranjani hold the post of Vice Chairperson, Singapore on behalf of the International Trade Council, where she works to promote cross border trade between corporates around the world. She also leads the CSR efforts at CPA as well as holds office as a treasurer at Club2Care, a not for profit initiative to help women in distress lead better lives. She has also held office at Wells Fargo as the only Asian Representative for Women during her tenure with the bank.