Sunil Kaushal

Regional CEO, Africa & Middle East | Joined 1998

Sunil Kaushal


Sunil was appointed Regional CEO, Africa & Middle East in October 2015. Prior to this role, Sunil was Regional CEO, South Asia.


Sunil has nearly 30 years of banking experience in diverse markets and has been with Standard Chartered for almost 20 years, holding senior roles across the Wholesale and Consumer Bank. Sunil has rich experience across the Group’s footprint, having served as the Head of Corporate Banking in UAE, Head of Originations and Client Coverage in Singapore, Global Head Small and Medium Enterprises and New Ventures in Singapore and Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank (Taiwan) Ltd. Before joining Standard Chartered in 1998, Sunil held various banking positions at a number of leading international financial institutions.

External appointments



Why Africa needs Asia to reach its growth potential

Asia is poised to play dominant role in Africa’s future growth in the wake of Brexit

Trade beyond borders | 13 Oct 2016

What the renminbi’s rise means for Africa and the Middle East

Emerging markets stand to benefit significantly from the internationalisation of China’s currency

Trade beyond borders | 4 Jan 2016

Africa and the Middle East deserve investor attention

Despite current pressures, don’t overlook the long-term drivers of growth

Grow your wealth | 28 Oct 2015

India and Japan: a special relationship

Why trade and investment links between India and Japan may soon be on the up

Trade beyond borders | 2 Jul 2015