Grant Parkinson

Head, Consumer, Private and Business Banking, Europe | Joined October 2020



Grant was appointed Head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking (CPBB) for Europe in 2021.


Grant’s career in financial services spans 25 years, having held senior leadership positions at national and international wealth providers.  He has a breadth of experience and knowledge in wealth management, project management and delivering business strategies to grow a company.


Grant joined Standard Chartered in 2020 as Head of Private Banking for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and shortly moved into his current role, Head of CPBB for Europe.  Based in London, he is responsible for the region’s Priority and Private Banking business operations in Jersey, the United Arab Emirates and UK that serve emerging markets clients across Africa, the Middle East, UK and Turkey.  Grant came to Standard Chartered from Brewin Dolphin where he was Chief Operating Officer and led development of technology solutions for client-facing colleagues and digital.  Prior to that he worked at Coutts, also as Chief Operating Officer, where he successfully ran multiple business development, change and remediation programmes.  Earlier in his career, Grant worked at Barclays Wealth and McKinsey & Company.