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Anna Urbanska

CEO, 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. Since 2023, she is additionally the CEO of Polish Branch of Standard Chartered Bank AG.


Anna’s career spans over 25 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-chairwoman and COO at a private equity owned fintech company and built and ran RBS’ (now NatWest) operational 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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