Gay Huey Evans, OBE
Independent Non-Executive Director
Gay Huey Evans was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered PLC on 1 April 2015.
Gay is a non-executive director of ConocoPhillips, Bank Itau BBA International Limited, and is Deputy Chair of the Financial Reporting Council having joined as a non-executive director in 2012.
Gay has over 30 years of experience working within the financial services industry, international capital markets and the financial regulator. She spent seven years at the Financial Services Authority from 1998 to 2005, where she served as director of markets division, capital markets sector leader, with responsibility for, among other things, 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 between 2007 and 2008. Gay joined Barclays Capital in 2008 where she was vice chair of investment banking and investment management, responsible for Barclays’ relationships with sovereign funds globally. Gay was previously a non-executive director of London Stock Exchange Group plc and Aviva plc. She brings extensive banking, finance and significant UK regulatory and governance experience.
Gay holds a BA in Economics from Bucknell University. She received an OBE in 2016 for services to Financial Services and Diversity.