David Whiteing

Group Chief Operating Officer


David joined Standard Chartered as Group Chief Operating Officer in September 2018.


David joined from Commonwealth Bank of Australia where he was the Group CIO, responsible for all the technology and operations teams and for delivering the Group’s strategic pillar of ‘world leading application of operations and technology.’ He is a highly experienced executive with a track record of delivering cultural transformation in Australia and overseas. Prior to joining the CBA Group in 2013 David was Vice President of Enterprise Systems at BP in the UK. He is a former Accenture technology and operations partner with extensive transformation experience.

David holds a Bachelor of Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town. He is married and a proud father to two sons.

External Appointments

David is an Independent Director on the Silicon Quantum Computing Board.