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Based in Johannesburg, Richard has been at Standard Chartered for 24 years in various role and locations, including Kenya, Singapore, Uganda, Zambia and the UK. Prior to his current role, Richard was Chief Executive Officer for Kenya and Area General Manager for East Africa, with responsibility for the overall growth and development of our business within the region. Before joining the Bank, Richard worked as a financial management consultant with Coopers & Lybrand Associates, based in Kenya. He holds an MSc in Corporate Finance from Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow, UK, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting from the University of Nairobi.

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Transforming trade in Africa

Intra-regional trade is critical to Africa’s development, but progress on economic integration has been painfully slow

Intra-regional trade is critical to Africa’s development, but progress on economic integration has been painfully slow

Trade beyond borders | 21 Jun 2016