Women's Forum Asia 19


Sandhya Devanathan

Facebook Singapore

Country Director, Singapore


Sandhya Devanathan is Country Managing Director – Singapore & Business Head -Vietnam at Facebook. Alongside her awesome team, she works with the largest brands and startups in the region on building for the mobile world. Prior to joining Facebook, Sandhya was a Managing Director at Standard Chartered Bank, managing their half-a-billion-dollar revenue retail banking and payments business in Singapore. During her 15-year international career (Singapore, US, the Philippines and India) across Citi and Standard Chartered, Sandhya has managed multiple businesses and spearheaded innovation in consumer banking and payments. Sandhya is a passionate advocate of women in leadership and diversity at the workplace. She launched the STEM program for Singaporean school girls with UN Women (now called Girls2Pioneers), was co-chair of the Women’s Council at Standard Chartered and is actively involved with Women@FB initiatives. She is also on the advisory council of the Women’s Forum for Economy & Society in Asia.