Simon Cooper

Chief Executive Officer, Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking, and Europe and Americas, Standard Chartered Bank

Simon Cooper is Chief Executive, Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Banking and Europe & Americas. He is a member of the Bank’s Group Management Team and is based in Singapore. Simon joined Standard Chartered in April 2016 as CEO of Corporate & Institutional Banking, the bank’s largest segment, focusing on the biggest corporate and financial institution clients with a range of advice, products and services across corporate finance, financial markets and transaction banking in more than 50 countries. In March 2018, he was asked to additionally lead Standard Chartered’s commercial banking segment, which serves around 40,000 clients in over 25 countries. Cooper, who has extensive experience across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, joined the bank from HSBC where he held senior roles including Group Managing Director and Chief Executive of Global Commercial Banking, CEO of HSBC Middle East and North Africa, CEO Korea and Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Singapore. He serves on the Advisory Board of Singapore Management University, Lee Kong Chian School of Business. He a trustee of the Standard Chartered Foundation and the Chairman of Standard Chartered’s Global Diversity & Inclusive Council. Simon graduated from the University of Cambridge with an MA in Law and is an alumnus of Columbia Business School.

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