Sunil Kaushal

Regional Chief Executive, Africa and Middle East, Standard Chartered Bank

Sunil Kaushal is the Regional Chief Executive (CEO) of Standard Chartered Bank for Africa & Middle East (AME). He assumed the leadership of the 25-countries regional business of Standard Chartered Bank in AME on 1st October 2015.

Sunil is also a member of the Bank’s Management Team, the most senior executive forum of the Bank which drives the strategy and key decision making for the Bank.

Prior to this, he was regional CEO South Asia, responsible for Standard Chartered Bank’s operations in South Asia (which includes India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal).

Sunil has over 31 years of banking experience in diverse markets and has been with the Bank for approximately 21 years, holding senior roles across the Wholesale and Consumer Bank. He has rich experience across the Group’s footprint, having served as the Head of Corporate Banking in UAE, Head of Originations and Client Coverage in Singapore, Global Head Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) and New Ventures in Singapore and CEO of SCB (Taiwan) Ltd

Before joining Standard Chartered in 1998, Sunil held various banking positions at a number of leading international financial institutions.

Sunil holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Bombay University, India and qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Sunil has also attended general management courses at Harvard Business School, INSEAD, Oxford University, and London Business School.

Sunil is a Singapore National of Indian origin and is based in Dubai. He is married with two children.

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