Mr. Bill Winters
Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered PLC
Mr. Bill Winters is the Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered PLC (since Jun ‘15). Standard Chartered is a UK headquartered, emerging markets focussed bank, with a presence in 59 markets across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Bill spent 26 years with JP Morgan and was Co-CEO of the Investment Bank (2004-2009).
He has served as a committee member of the Independent Commission on Banking, established by the UK Govt (2010) and as an advisor to the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards. Bill also founded Renshaw Bay, a credit fund which he ran from 2011-2015.
Bill is deeply engaged in driving the climate finance agenda. Under his leadership, Standard Chartered chairs the Net Zero Banking Alliance. Bill chaired the Taskforce for Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets, a global private-sector initiative that developed a roadmap to scale high-integrity carbon markets. Bill also co-chairs the B20 Taskforce for Finance & Infrastructure, which has a special focus on unlocking finance for green infrastructure. Bill is a Non-Executive Director of Novartis International AG. He was awarded a CBE in 2013 and holds an MBA from Wharton.