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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Peace

67 2009 Chairman of the Board

William Winters

55 2015 Group Chief Executive Officer, Director

Andrew Halford

56 2014 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Tracy Clarke

48 2016 Europe & Americas Regional Chief Executive Officer

Mark Dowie

54 2015 Interim Chief Executive Officer of Corporate and Institutional Banking

Karen Fawcett

53 2015 Chief Executive Officer of Retail Banking

Benjamin Hung

51 2015 Regional Chief Executive Officer of Greater China & North Asia

Ajay Kanwal

49 2015 Regional Chief Executive Officer of ASEAN & South Asia

Sunil Kaushal

50 2015 Regional Chief Executive Officer of Africa & Middle East

Anna Marrs

42 2015 Chief Executive Officer of Commercial & Private Banking

Doris Honold

2015 Group Chief Operating Officer

Michael Gorriz

55 2015 Group Chief Information Officer

Mark Smith

54 2016 Group Chief Risk Officer

David Fein

55 2013 Group General Counsel

Pam Walkden

55 2016 Group Head, HR

Elizabeth Lloyd

44 2016 Group Company Secretary

Om Bhatt

65 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kurt Campbell

58 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Chi-Yan Cheung

52 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Conner

67 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Gay Evans

61 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Byron Grote

67 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Seung-Soo Han

79 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Christine Hodgson

51 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Naguib Kheraj

51 2015 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Simon Lowth

54 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Jasmine Whitbread

52 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Peace

Sir. John W. Peace is Chairman of the Board of Standard Chartered Plc. Sir John has a strong financial services and retailing background, significant board and chairmanship experience, extensive international knowledge and exemplary governance credentials. He joined the board of GUS plc in 1997, of which Burberry and Experian were a part, becoming chief executive from 2000 until 2006. In 2002, Burberry was floated on the London Stock Exchange with Sir John as its chairman, a position he continues to hold. In 2006, Sir John became chairman of Experian, a position he held until he stepped down in 2014. Sir John is committed to supporting his local community and has a long-standing interest in education. He chaired the board of governors of Nottingham Trent University for 10 years, has been a trustee of the Djanogly City Academy in Nottingham since 1999, is Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Sir John has an honorary doctorate from the University of Nottingham and was knighted in 2011 for services to business and the voluntary sector.

William Winters

Mr. William Thomas Winters has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, effective June 10, 2015. Bill is a career banker with significant frontline global banking experience and a proven track record of leadership and financial success. He has extensive experience of working in emerging markets and a proven record in spotting and nurturing talent. Bill began his career with JP Morgan, where he went on to become one of its top five most senior executives and later co-chief executive officer at the investment bank from 2004 until he stepped down in 2009. Bill was invited to be a committee member of the Independent Commission on Banking, established in 2010 to recommend ways to improve competition and financial stability in banking. Subsequently, he served as an advisor to the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards and was asked by the Court of the Bank of England to complete an independent review of the bank’s liquidity operations. Bill founded Renshaw Bay, an alternative asset management firm, in 2011 where he was chairman and CEO before stepping down on appointment to the Standard Chartered PLC Board. Bill was previously a non-executive director of Pension Insurance Corporation plc and RIT Capital Partners plc. He is an independent non-executive director of Novartis International AG. He received a CBE in 2013.

Andrew Halford

Mr. Andrew Nigel Halford is Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Andy has a strong finance background and deep experience of managing complex international businesses across dynamic and changing markets. Andy was finance director at East Midlands Electricity plc prior to joining Vodafone in 1999 as financial director for Vodafone Limited, the UK operating company. Andy was later appointed financial director for Vodafone’s Northern Europe, Middle East and Africa region, and later the chief financial officer of Verizon Wireless in the US. He was a member of the board of representatives of the Verizon Wireless Partnership. Andy was appointed chief financial officer of Vodafone Group plc in 2005, a position he held for nine years. As Group Chief Financial Officer at Standard Chartered, Andy is responsible for Finance, Corporate Treasury, Group Corporate Development, Group Investor Relations, Property and Global Sourcing functions. Andy is a non-executive director at Marks and Spencer Group plc and a member of the Business Forum on Tax and Competitiveness.

Tracy Clarke

Ms. Tracy Clarke Europe & Americas Regional Chief Executive Officer of the Company. She was Group Head - Human Resources and Communications of Standard Chartered Plc. Tracy spent her early career in Wholesale Banking operations and client relationship roles both in the UK and Hong Kong, before going on to become Head of the Group Chief Executive’s Office and later Group Head of Corporate Affairs. In 2006, Tracy became Group Head of Human Resources. Her portfolio was expanded in January 2010 to encompass Group Head of Corporate Affairs and in April 2013 she took on the additional responsibility for Legal and Compliance. Tracy is an independent non-executive director of Sky Plc and chair of its remuneration committee. She is a trustee of WORKing for YOUth, a charity working with business to create job opportunities for young people. Tracy is a member of the Institute of Financial Services and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Mark Dowie

Mr. Mark Dowie has been appointed as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Corporate and Institutional Banking of the Company. He was Vice Chair - Clients and Products of the Company effective April 7, 2015. He is involved in a range of activities including business development and relationship management with clients across the Group's footprint.

Karen Fawcett

Ms. Karen Fawcett is Chief Executive Officer of Retail Banking of the Company. Karen joined the Group 14 years ago as Group Head of Business Strategy. Prior to that she was a partner in financial services at Booz Allen & Hamilton, where she drove multi-year change programmes for leading banks across Asia. Karen transformed Transaction Banking from 2005 until 2014 and represented the Group externally in transaction banking regulatory and industry thought leadership. She was also a non-executive director of Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Bhd for eight years, until October 2013. She is on the board of directors of INSEAD business school.

Benjamin Hung

Mr. Benjamin Hung is Regional Chief Executive Officer of Greater China & North Asia of the Company. Ben Hung was appointed Regional CEO, Greater China & North Asia, on 1 October 2015. Prior to this he was CEO for the Greater China Region. Ben joined Standard Chartered in 1992 and has held a number of senior management positions spanning corporate, commercial and retail banking. During 2008 to 2014, he was the CEO of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited. He is a member of the Financial Services Development Council, sits on the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee and is a member of the General Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.

Ajay Kanwal

Mr. Ajay Chamanlal Kanwal is Regional Chief Executive Officer of ASEAN & South Asia of the Company. Ajay is a career banker who joined Standard Chartered in 1992 from Citibank in India. He moved to this role from Korea where he managed Korea, Taiwan and Mongolia as Regional CEO. Ajay has extensive experience in Asia having lived and worked in all geographic regions in Asia with CEO Taiwan and Regional Head Consumer Banking South East Asia being his prior roles. Ajay has strong expertise in retail banking, including SME. He also helped set up and grow our successful Private Bank franchise in Singapore.

Sunil Kaushal

Mr. Sunil Kaushal is Regional Chief Executive Officer of Africa & Middle East of the Company. Sunil has 27 years of banking experience in diverse markets and has been with the Bank for approximately 17 years, holding senior roles across the Wholesale and Consumer Bank. Sunil 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 and Medium Enterprises (SME) and New Ventures in Singapore and Chief Executive Officer of SCB (Taiwan) Ltd. Before joining Standard Chartered in 1998, Sunil held various banking positions at a number of leading international financial institutions.

Anna Marrs

Ms. Anna Marrs is Chief Executive Officer of Commercial & Private Banking of the Company. Anna joined Standard Chartered as Group Head of Strategy and Corporate Development in January 2012. Prior to this she was a partner at McKinsey & Company’s Banking Practice in its Global Banking Practice and is a recognised expert in banking strategy. Prior to McKinsey she ran a financial information and technology company, having started her career with a hedge fund in New York. leading international financial institutions.

Doris Honold

Ms. Doris Honold is Group Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Doris is the Group Chief Operating Officer for Standard Chartered supporting the Group Chief Executive in defining and executing the business strategy, reinforcing exemplary control and governance, ensuring strategic functional alignment and enabling efficient business growth. She joined the Group in March 2007, and has served as the Group Head of Market Risk and the Chief Operating Officer for Wholesale Banking. Doris started her career at Dresdner Bank in Frankfurt. She held several market risk leadership roles in Frankfurt, Tokyo and London, before taking over global responsibility for Dresdner Kleinwort’s market risk function.

Michael Gorriz

Dr. Michael Gorriz is Group Chief Information Officer of the Company. As an industry-award winner, Michael joined from Daimler AG where he was most recently vice president and CIO with responsibility for the smooth operation of all Daimler systems and the management of IT projects globally. For the past 14 years, he has held various CIO roles within the Daimler group and has spent many years working across our footprint.

Mark Smith

Mr. Mark Smith is Group Chief Risk Officer of the Company. Before joining Standard Chartered, Mark was the chief risk officer Europe, Middle East and Africa and global head, Wholesale Credit and Traded Risk for HSBC. He has had a long and successful career at HSBC, having joined Midland Bank as a graduate trainee prior to its acquisition by HSBC. Other roles at HSBC included chief operating officer, Global Corporate and Institutional Banking, and he has worked in London and Hong Kong.

David Fein

Mr. David Fein is Group General Counsel of the Company. Before joining the Group, David held various senior roles in the United States Government, including as United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut and as Associate Counsel to the President. He has extensive experience fighting financial crime and a track record of forming and supporting public-private partnerships. David also serves as Chairman of Seeing is Believing, the Group’s flagship philanthropic effort dedicated to eliminating avoidable blindness.

Pam Walkden

Ms. Pam Walkden is Group Head, HR of the Company. She was Interim Group Chief Risk Officer of the Company. Pam joined the Bank in 1991 and has held a number of key roles across the organisation including Group Head of Corporate Affairs, Group Head of Internal Audit and Group Head of ALM. In July 2009, Pam moved to become Group Treasurer where she was responsible for the management of the Group’s balance sheet. In 2014, she became Group Business Head, Regions working closely with the Global Business Heads and Regional CEOs.

Elizabeth Lloyd

Ms. Elizabeth (Liz) Lloyd, CBE is Group Company Secretary of the Company. Liz spent her early career in public policy in the UK government and held a number of roles as special advisor in Number 10 Downing Street on home affairs, Africa and climate change to the then-UK Prime Minister, Rt Hon Tony Blair, a position she held until 2005 when she was appointed deputy chief of staff. Liz joined Standard Chartered in 2007, initially within Group Compliance, focused on regulatory risk and regulatory relationships, before being appointed as Group Head of Public Affairs, responsible for coordinating the Group’s policies and positioning on all political and regulatory matters. In 2013, she was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania, a position she held until October 2015. She was elected vice-chair of the Tanzania Bankers’ Association in 2015. She received a CBE in 2008.

Om Bhatt

Shri. Om Prakash Bhatt is Independent Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered PLC. Om has extensive banking, financial services and leadership acumen, with deep knowledge and experience across India, one of our largest markets. Om had a career spanning 38 years with the State Bank of India (SBI), India’s largest commercial bank, where he held a number of roles beginning with the lead bank department, which pioneered financial inclusion. He led the project team that pioneered SBI’s technology initiative in the 1990s, undertook assignments at SBI’s Washington and London offices and held general management roles between 2004 and 2006, becoming managing director of SBI in 2006, culminating in his appointment as chairman of the State Bank Group until he stepped down in 2011. Om was chairman of the Indian Banks’ Association and was previously an independent non-executive director of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation. Om is an independent non-executive director of Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Tata Steel, Tata Consultancy Services and governor of the board of the Center for Creative Leadership.

Kurt Campbell

Dr. Kurt Michael Campbell is Independent Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered PLC. He has a wealth of experience of the US political environment and significant experience of some of our key markets, notably across Asia. Kurt has served in several capacities in the US government, including deputy assistant secretary of defence for Asia and Pacific Affairs and director on the National Security Council Staff in the White House. Kurt was founder and chairman of StratAsia, a strategic advisory firm focused on Asia. From 2009 to 2013, Kurt served as the US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. He was widely credited as being a key architect of the ‘pivot to Asia’ policy. Kurt was a central figure in advancing the US-China relationship, building stronger ties to Asian allies, and in the opening up of Myanmar. Previously, Kurt was the chief executive officer and co-founder of the Center for a New American Security and associate professor at Harvard’s John F Kennedy School of Government. He is chairman and chief executive officer of The Asian Group LLC, a strategic advisory and investment group specialising in the Asia Pacific region.

Chi-Yan Cheung

Dr. Chi-Yan Cheung is Independent Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered PLC. Louis has broad financial services and investor relations credentials, particularly in a Greater China context. Louis was a global partner of McKinsey & Company and a leader in its Asia Pacific financial institutions practice prior to joining Ping An Insurance Group in 2000. Louis worked in several senior roles at Ping An, including chief financial officer, before becoming group president in 2003 and executive director from 2006 to 2011. Louis is currently managing partner of Boyu Capital Advisory Co, a China-focused private equity investment firm, independent non-executive director of Fubon Financial Holding Company, and a Fellow and council member of the Hong Kong Management Association.

David Conner

Mr. David Philbrick Conner has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 1 January 2016. David has significant global banking experience, strong risk management credentials and an in-depth knowledge of Asian markets. David spent his career in the financial services industry, living and working across Asia for 37 years, for both Citibank and OCBC Bank. He joined Citibank in 1976 as a management trainee and went on to hold a number of senior management Asian-based roles, including chief executive officer of Citibank India and managing director and marketing manager at Citibank Japan, before leaving Citibank in 2002. David joined OCBC Bank in Singapore as chief executive officer and director in 2002. He implemented a strategy of growth and led the bank through a period of significant turbulence. David stepped down as chief executive officer in 2012 but remained as a non-executive director on the Board of OCBC Bank, before leaving the group in 2014. David is a non-executive director of GasLog Partners LP.

Gay Evans

Ms. Gay Huey Evans, OBE., has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered PLC., effective 1 April 2015. Gay has extensive banking and financial services experience with significant commercial and UK regulatory and governance experience. She spent over 30 years working within the financial services industry, the international capital markets and with the financial regulator. Gay spent seven years with the Financial Services Authority from 1998 to 2005, where she was director of markets division, capital markets sector leader, with responsibility for establishing a market-facing division for the supervision of market infrastructure, oversight of market conduct and developing markets policy. From 2005 to 2008, Gay held a number of roles at Citi, including head of governance, Citi Alternative Investments, EMEA, before joining Barclays Capital where she was vice chair of investment banking and investment management. She was previously a non-executive director at Aviva plc and the London Stock Exchange Group plc. Gay is currently a non-executive director of ConocoPhillips and Bank Itau BBA International plc, and is deputy chair of the Financial Reporting Council. She received an OBE for services to financial services and diversity in 2016.

Byron Grote

Dr. Byron Elmer Grote is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He has broad commercial, financial and international experience. From 1988 to 2000, Byron worked across BP in a variety of commercial, operational and executive roles. He was chief executive officer of BP Chemicals and managing director of BP plc in 2000, with regional group-level accountability for BP’s activities in Asia from 2001 to 2006. Byron was chief financial officer of BP plc from 2002 until 2011, subsequently serving as BP’s executive vice president, corporate business activities, from 2012 to 2013 with responsibility for the group’s integrated supply and trading activities, alternative energy, shipping and technology. Byron was a non-executive director at Unilever plc and Unilever NV until he stepped down in April 2015. He is currently a non-executive director of Anglo American plc, Tesco PLC and sits on the supervisory board at Akzo Nobel NV. He is also a member of the European Audit Committee Leadership Network and an emeritus member of the Cornell Johnson School Advisory Council at Cornell University.

Seung-Soo Han

Dr. Han Seung-Soo, KBE, is Independent Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered Plc. Dr Han is a distinguished economist and has a strong geo-political background, with valuable knowledge of Asia and its economies. Dr Han is a former prime minister of the Republic of Korea. He has a distinguished political, diplomatic and administrative career, serving as deputy prime minister and minister of finance, foreign affairs, and industry and trade before serving as prime minister from 2008 to 2009. He also served as Korean ambassador to the United States, chief of staff to the president, president of the 56th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, special envoy of the UN Secretary- General on Climate Change, and chairman of the 2009 Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Ministerial Council Meeting. Dr Han sits on a number of advisory boards and is currently the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water, the founding chair of the UN High-Level Experts Panel on Water and Disaster, is the co-chair of the Water Advisory Group at the Asian Development Bank and co-chair of the International Finance Forum. In addition, he is a non-executive director at Seoul Semiconductor Inc and Doosan Infracore Co Ltd, and is a director on the Yonsei University Foundation Board of Trustees.

Christine Hodgson

Mrs. Christine Mary Hodgson is Independent Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered PLC. Christine has strong business leadership, finance, accounting and technology experience. Christine held a number of senior positions at Coopers & Lybrand and was corporate development director of Ronson plc before joining Capgemini in 1997, where she held a variety of roles including chief financial officer for Capgemini UK plc and chief executive officer of technology services for North West Europe, before being appointed chair of Capgemini UK plc. Christine was previously a trustee of MacIntyre Care before stepping down in September 2015. She is a nonexecutive director and senior independent director at Ladbrokes plc and sits on the board of The Prince of Wales’ Business in the Community. Christine is also chair of The Careers & Enterprise Company Limited, a government-backed company established to help inspire and prepare young people for the world of work.

Naguib Kheraj

Mr. Naguib Kheraj is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered PLC. Naguib has significant banking and finance experience. He began his career at Salomon Brothers in 1986 and went on to hold senior positions at Robert Fleming, Barclays, JP Morgan Cazenove and Lazard. Over the course of 12 years at Barclays, Naguib served as group finance director and vice-chairman and in various business leadership positions in Wealth Management, Institutional Asset Management and Investment Banking. Naguib was also a Barclays’ nominated non-executive director of Absa Group in South Africa, and of First Caribbean International Bank. He also served as chief executive officer of JP Morgan Cazenove. Naguib is a former non-executive director of NHS England and served as a senior advisor. Naguib is currently a non-executive director of Rothesay Life, a specialist pensions insurer, and member of the investment committee of the Wellcome Trust. Naguib spends the majority of his time as a senior advisor to the Aga Khan Development Network and serves on the boards of various entities within its network.

Simon Lowth

Mr. Simon Jonathan Lowth is Independent Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered PLC. Simon has significant expertise in finance, capital allocation, portfolio, and risk management and strategy. Simon spent 15 years with the global management consultancy, McKinsey & Company, latterly as a senior director responsible for the firm’s UK industrial practice, where he advised leading multinational companies on a wide range of strategic, financial and operational issues. He joined Scottish Power PLC in 2003 as executive director, corporate strategy and development, becoming finance director two years later. Simon was chief financial officer of AstraZeneca PLC from 2007 until 2013, when he was appointed chief financial officer and executive director at BG Group. Simon stepped down from BG Group in February 2016, following its takeover by Royal Dutch Shell.

Jasmine Whitbread

Ms. Jasmine Whitbread has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Standard Chartered PLC., effective 1 April 2015. Jasmine has significant business leadership experience as well as first-hand experience of operating across our markets. Jasmine began her career in international marketing in the technology sector and joined Thomson Financial in 1994, becoming managing director of the Electronic Settlements Group. After completing the Stanford Executive Program, Jasmine set up one of Oxfam’s first regional offices, managing nine country operations in West Africa, later becoming international director responsible for Oxfam’s programmes worldwide. Jasmine joined Save the Children in 2005, where she was responsible for revitalising one of the UK’s most established charities. In 2010, she was appointed as Save the Children’s first international chief executive officer, where she led the merger of 14 separate organisations into one management line of 15,000 people across seven regions and 60 countries, while aligning the federation behind a single mission and strategy. Jasmine stepped down from Save the Children in December 2015. She is a nonexecutive director of BT Group plc.