Head of Operations
East West Private Wealth
Devangana Yadav is a seasoned career banker and the current Head of Operations at East West Private Wealth in Singapore, bringing over 9 years of extensive experience in Banking & Financial Services. With a focus primarily on Client Servicing of HNI/UHNI segments, Devangana has a diverse background in Relationship Management, Transaction Execution, Operations, and KYC/Compliance across multiple banking verticals, including Startup space, Wealth Management, and Retail Branch Banking. Before her current role, Devangana served as an Associate Vice President at Trica in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and previously held the position of Assistant Vice President – Wealth Management at BNP Paribas. Here, she was responsible for various aspects related to client onboarding & KYC processes and played a pivotal role in managing client services, execution & transaction processing, and legal, compliance & controls. Devangana started her professional journey at ICICI Bank as an Assistant Manager, where she managed existing Privilege Banking client portfolios and was the overall in-charge of Operations, Service, and Compliance/Quality aspects of the branch, dealing with operational aspects related to Forex remittance, NRI segment, and processing of payments. Devangana holds a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Pune, where she also earned a Graduate Diploma in Foreign Trade. She completed her Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of Nagpur. Proficient in English, Hindi, Bengali, and Marathi, and with elementary proficiency in German, Devangana is a multilingual professional. She has earned certifications in NISM Series V-A, Mutual Fund Distributions, SAP Certified Associate – B1 Module (Production & Logistics), and NISM Series VI, Depository Operations.