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Finding my ideal career, and then giving back

Having successfully reskilled from film and sociology graduate to cyber security risk manager, Magda is sharing her knowledge and experience…

Having successfully reskilled from film and sociology graduate to cyber security risk manager, Magda is sharing her knowledge and experience…

17 Aug 2021

Building an app for busy women

When Abigail pitched an idea to our tech team, she didn't realise she'd soon be leading an app development project

When Abigail pitched an idea to our tech team, she didn't realise she'd soon be leading an app development project

21 Jul 2021

From audit in Uganda to working with the Group CFO in London: Isabellah’s story

Isabellah’s attitude is: what’s the worst that could happen? That attitude has seen her career move from Uganda to the…

Isabellah’s attitude is: what’s the worst that could happen? That attitude has seen her career move from Uganda to the…

13 Aug 2020

You only get one chance at life, at least this life: Louise’s story

Louise’s sense of unlimited adventure throughout her career took her from her native Canada to China, then Africa and now…

Louise’s sense of unlimited adventure throughout her career took her from her native Canada to China, then Africa and now…

12 May 2020

Expanding my horizons: Jack’s story

Jack, a Chinese native, first started with Standard Chartered in Nigeria, followed by China, and is now in India as…

Jack, a Chinese native, first started with Standard Chartered in Nigeria, followed by China, and is now in India as…

1 May 2020

Standard Chartered has always taken a chance on me: William’s story

As a fresh graduate with no banking experience, William did not expect that a few short years later, he would…

As a fresh graduate with no banking experience, William did not expect that a few short years later, he would…

2 Apr 2020

Coaching the next generation of female leaders: Katie’s story

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. This International Women’s Day, we're celebrating some of the women…

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. This International Women’s Day, we're celebrating some of the women…

6 Mar 2020

Learning to succeed: Kenny’s story

Kenny took personal control of his own development to take on not one but two different career paths

Kenny took personal control of his own development to take on not one but two different career paths

4 Mar 2020

Taking risks in order to grow: Ekram’s story

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. This International Women’s Day, we're celebrating some of the women…

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. This International Women’s Day, we're celebrating some of the women…

12 Nov 2019

Learning never gets old: Peggy’s story

Even after taking on 10 different roles across her 47 years with the Bank, Peggy still has the fire to…

Even after taking on 10 different roles across her 47 years with the Bank, Peggy still has the fire to…

16 Jul 2019

Making a difference: Cenk’s story

Cenk is proof that hard work, determination and a drive to do good can result in amazing opportunities

Cenk is proof that hard work, determination and a drive to do good can result in amazing opportunities

16 Jul 2019

The long run: Andrew’s story

Andrew shares how he continues to find joy at work, even after 45 years.

Andrew shares how he continues to find joy at work, even after 45 years.

16 Jul 2019

Trusting my instincts: Nicola’s story

Having decided on a career in academia, a six-week work placement changed Nicola’s life

Having decided on a career in academia, a six-week work placement changed Nicola’s life

21 Dec 2018

A fast career trajectory: Vijaya Shanthi’s story

It might have taken six years from finishing her engineering degree to starting her career, but once Vijaya Shanthi got…

It might have taken six years from finishing her engineering degree to starting her career, but once Vijaya Shanthi got…

11 Oct 2018

Finding a new challenge: Richard’s story

Having worked his way up the career ladder in Private Banking, Richard now has the opportunity to bring a brand…

Having worked his way up the career ladder in Private Banking, Richard now has the opportunity to bring a brand…

11 Oct 2018