Independent Non-Executive Director
Oliver Stocken was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered PLC in June 2004.
He is chairman of Stanhope Group Holdings Limited, the MCC and the board of trustees of CARE International UK.
Previously Oliver was chairman of the trustees of the Natural History Museum, chairman of Home Retail Group plc, Oval Limited, deputy chairman of 3i Group plc and was group finance director at Barclays PLC until September 1999. He joined Barclays Merchant Bank in 1979 as head of corporate finance and became managing director in 1984. He joined the board of BZW at its inception, later becoming finance director. He started his career with Arthur Andersen and later joined N M Rothschild, where he became a director in corporate finance.