Naguib Kheraj

Deputy Chairman | Joined January 2014

Naguib Kheraj


Naguib was appointed an independent non-executive director of Standard Chartered PLC in January 2014 and Deputy Chairman in December 2016. Naguib was appointed to the Court of Standard Chartered Bank in April 2019.


Naguib has significant banking and finance experience.


Naguib began his career at Salomon Brothers in 1986 and went on to hold senior positions at Robert Fleming, Barclays, JP Morgan Cazenove and Lazard. Over the course of 12 years at Barclays, Naguib served as group finance director and vice-chairman and in various business leadership positions in wealth management, institutional asset management and investment banking. Naguib was also a Barclays’ nominated non-executive director of ABSA Group in South Africa and of First Caribbean International Bank. He also served as chief executive officer of JP Morgan Cazenove. Naguib is a former non-executive director of NHS England and served as a senior adviser to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs and to the Financial Services Authority in the UK. He also served as a member of the investment committee of the Wellcome Trust and the finance committee of Oxford University Press.

External appointments

Naguib is chairman of Rothesay Life, a specialist pensions insurer and is a member of the Finance Committee of the University of Cambridge. He is also chairman of Petershill Partners plc and an independent board member of Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance.  Naguib spends a substantial amount of his time as a senior adviser to the Aga Khan Development Network and serves on the boards of entities within its network.