Who We Are

Standard Chartered Group

We are a leading international banking group, with more than 86,000 employees and a 150-year history in some of the world's most dynamic markets. We bank the people and companies driving investment, trade and the creation of wealth across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, where we earn around 90 per cent of our income and profits. Our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good.

Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.

Standard Chartered UAE

Standard Chartered has operated in the UAE since 1958 and we currently have the largest retail distribution network among international banks with 11 branches, 5 Electronic Banking Units and more than 100 Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) and Cash and Cheque Deposit Machines (CCDMs) across the UAE. We employ around 2,300 staff representing 79 nationalities. Standard Chartered is a leading organisation supporting the country's Emiratisation strategy. Currently all of the Bank's branches are managed by UAE Nationals.

Out of our Regional Headquarters in the Dubai International Financial Centre, we operate the largest trading floor in the Middle East, with 200 specialists trading regional and global FX, Commodities and Fixed Income instruments.

The Bank provides a wide-range of conventional and Islamic products and services to corporate, commercial and retail clients.

Standard Chartered's Dubai head office building

Standard Chartered's
Dubai head office building

Standard Chartered's regional headquarters in the DIFC

Standard Chartered's regional headquarters
in the DIFC

Our Global Presence

We've operated for over 150 years in some of the world's fastest-growing markets. We aim to lead the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Learn about our global business »

Here for good

Here for good is the essence who we are. It's about sticking by our clients and customers through good times and bad, and always trying to do the right thing.

Find out how we are Here for good »

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Speaking Up

Standard Chartered Bank (the “Bank”) is committed to maintaining a culture of the highest ethics and integrity, and in compliance with all applicable law, regulation and internal policy. As part of this commitment, the Bank has a ‘Speaking Up’ programme through which genuine concerns in this regard can be raised. Members of the public can securely raise Speaking Up concerns through this hyperlink, which is hosted on behalf of the Bank by a third party ‘InTouch’. Examples of concerns that can be raised through this website are concerns that relate to accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing matters and concerns relating to bribery or banking and financial crime. Concerns received will be forwarded to the Bank’s investigations team for review. Complaints relating to SCB banking services should not be raised through this site in the first instance, but through the SCB branch network, contact centres, Relationship Managers or the ‘Contact Us’ webpage.


Please note that this hyperlink will bring to you to another website on the Internet, which is operated by InTouch, an independent company appointed by the Bank to support its Speaking Up programme. Please be mindful that when you click on the link and open a new window in your browser, you will be subject to the additional terms of use of the website that you are going to visit.