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Roberto Hoornweg

Co-Head, Corporate & Investment Banking | Joined since January 2017


Roberto was appointed Co-Head, Corporate & Investment Banking in April 2024. He has responsibility for Europe, Americas, Middle East and Africa markets, and is a member of Group Management Team. He is based in Dubai.


Roberto is a seasoned global financial markets leader with over 30 years of experience across the banking industry. He has a broad and thorough knowledge of financial markets in our footprint markets. Prior to his current role, he was Global Head of Financial Markets (FM) from January 2017. In that role, he led all of the Bank’s businesses providing clients with Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Commodities, Financing and Securities Services, and a fully integrated primary and secondary Credit solutions suite across bonds, loans, structured credit and structured finance. Roberto also had responsibility for the Global Research and Resource Management & Analytics (RMA) group which manages XVA, Funding for FM and the Modelling & Analytics Group.

Before he joined Standard Chartered, he held a senior role at Brevan Howard Asset Management where he was a partner leading the Brevan Howard Liquid Portfolio Strategies funds business. Before that, he spent three years at UBS Investment Bank in London leading the global Securities Distribution business and then co-heading the global Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities division.

Roberto’s financial markets experience was honed during his 17-year career at Morgan Stanley where he held various senior roles in fixed income derivatives, led the global Emerging Markets Fixed Income & FX business, and was latterly Head of Global Interest Rates, Credit and Currencies.

Roberto holds a Bachelor of Science with a major in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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