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Diego De Giorgi

Group Chief Financial Officer | Joined September 2023


Diego De Giorgi was appointed to Standard Chartered PLC in September 2023 and became Group Chief Financial Officer in January 2024.


Diego has more than three decades of experience in the global financial services sector. He has managed client-facing portfolios across UK, Europe, the US, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. This has helped him build a strong understanding of the complexity of delivering across diverse markets.


From 2021, Diego was the Co-Chief Executive of Pegasus Europe, Europe’s largest-ever Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC), which was focused on the financial services sector and was listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

Diego spent 18 years at Goldman Sachs, with leadership roles in the Equity Capital Markets Group and the Financial Institutions Group before becoming the Chief Operating Officer for the Global Investment Banking division. Following this, he moved to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he spent six years, rising to Head of Global Investment Banking. He served as a Non-Executive Director at UniCredit and a member of their Compensation Committee in 2020 and 2021.

External appointments

Diego also sits on the Board of the MIB Trieste School of Management.