CreditEase Corp, a Chinese peer-to-peer lending and wealth management company, today appointed Anju Patwardhan, former global chief innovation officer of Standard Chartered Bank, as venture partner for its Fintech Investment Fund and fund of Funds. Patwardhan will work closely with CreditEase's fund management team in China to support its global investment strategy, deal sourcing and investment management, according to the company.
In the announcement, CreditEase said Patwardhan will play a key role in accelerating the fund's position as a preeminent global fintech investment platform.
A graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology and the Indian Institute of Management, Patwardhan gained her professional qualifications in risk management, board directorship and art appreciation, after having over 25 years of experience in the banking industry.
CreditEase established the Fintech Investment Fund in 2015, which raises, in several branches, an equivalent of $1 billion and aims to identify global leaders in the financial technology industry.