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Anna Urbanska

CEO, Standard Chartered Global Business Services Poland


Anna was appointed CEO of Standard Chartered GBS Poland in January 2021, after joining the Bank in October 2018 to build the Conduct & Financial Crime Compliance team in Warsaw, where she is currently based.


Anna’s career spans over 20 years in financial services, investment funds and consulting. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, she led the Financial Crime Compliance unit at PwC, served as deputy-chairperson and COO at a US private equity owned fintech company and built and ran RBS’ (now NatWest) hub in Warsaw.

Her track record also includes various managerial roles at Cetelem, HSBC and GMAC. She holds a master’s degree from the Faculty of Law at Warsaw University and diplomas of post-graduate studies in management and economics from the Warsaw School of Economics.

External appointments

Anna is a member of the Main Council of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan – a business organisation supporting companies in developing their activities in Poland. She is also a member of the 30% Club Poland that aims to increase gender diversity at board levels.

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