Vasuki Shastry provides guidance and assistance to Gateway Partners in relation to Environmental, Social and Governance related matters, as well as media relations and marketing / communication. Vasuki is an associate fellow of the Asia-Pacific programme and was most recently global head of public affairs and sustainability at Standard Chartered Bank. Early in his career, Shastry was an economic and political journalist in India, Singapore, and Indonesia. After leaving journalism in 1998, he worked for the International Monetary Fund in senior communication roles including Asia Pacific spokesperson, head of internal communications, and global head of public affairs. Shastry also worked for the Singapore central bank, where he established the communications department. His research areas include Asia-Pacific economic and financial integration, technology and public policy, global governance, and sustainable finance. Shastry is the author of Resurgent Indonesia – From Crisis to Confidence, published in 2018, and was recently appointed to serve as Commissioner of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC).