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Standard Chartered Bank AG in Sweden

Serving all of our Nordic corporate and institutional clients with their banking needs in our footprint markets, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Who we are and what we do

We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in the world’s most dynamic markets. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good. With more than 86,000 employees and a presence in 60 countries and territories in Europe and Americas (E&A), Asia, the Middle East and Africa, our network serves customers in close to 150 markets worldwide. We’re listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges. Click here for more

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Standard Chartered in Sweden

Standard Chartered has had a presence in Sweden since 2008, providing corporate and institutional banking products and services to a select number of large Nordic multinational corporates and financial institutions. Leveraging Standard Chartered’s vast geographical network, local market knowledge and expertise, our team in the Nordics are able to support Nordic clients with their banking needs across our strategic footprint of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
 
Standard Chartered is also actively engaged in financing Nordic export into our footprint though our strong relationships with exporters, export credit agencies and end client in our markets.

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Standard Chartered in Europe and Americas

We have had a presence in Europe and the Americas for over 160 years, employing more than 5,000 people in 14 different countries. We take pride in our ability to bridge the physical distance between our clients based in the region who are looking to expand into and across our network, and vice versa.
 
The Europe and Americas region is a centre of expertise for the Bank’s major product groups, allowing us to provide a wide range of services, platforms and capabilities to meet the growing needs of our clients.
 
As one of the bank’s fastest growing client franchises, our business across Europe and the Americas is pivotal to delivering the strategic aspirations of the bank.
 
We opened our UK office in 1853 and our London headquarters is the main centre in Europe for Corporate & Institutional Banking client coverage.  It is also a booking centre, along with Jersey for our Private Banking business and Priority Banking and Retail Banking services are provided out of jersey and in the Falklands.
 
Our EU hub, Standard Chartered Bank AG, which is located in Frankfurt, strengthens our presence across Europe and enables us to better serve our strategic and evolving European client base.  
Standard Chartered is also present in multiple locations across North and South America, with our Americas headquarters located in New York.
 
Our Americas franchise, through our Corporate and Institutional Banking business, is committed to providing financial products and services to multi-national corporations, financial institutions and development organisations. 

Meet our Team

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Sverre Hana

CEO and Country Head, Global Banking, Nordics


I am responsible for Standard Chartered Nordics, and also CEO of the Sweden branch. I have been with the bank since 2015, and prior to that I have worked in Stockholm, Milan and London with other financial institutions. My passion for Standard Chartered comes from our ability to service our clients in some of the most challenging countries in the world, including helping our clients prosper by supporting them with export financings and local solutions, and also providing financial institutions with access to the same markets with sustainable investment or risk management solutions.

Pontus Davidson

Executive Director, Corporates, Nordics


I am an Executive Director at Standard Chartered, responsible for supporting our corporate and institutional banking clients with treasury solutions to support their business needs. Prior to joining Standard Chartered in 2016, I was a Senior Relationship Director in the Capital Markets & Treasury Solutions team at Deutsche Bank. I’ve also held corporate banking roles at BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank and Swedbank.


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Annika Bolin

Office Manager, Nordics


I have worked at Standard Chartered since 2017, and what I really appreciate about the bank is the shared values embedded across our network, our employee diversity and a shared belief that we are better when we learn from each other’s unique knowledge and qualities.

Alexis Cousins

Associate Director, Client Manager, Nordic Corporate Client Coverage

I joined Standard Chartered in 2022 from SEB’s Investment Bank in Stockholm, previously working for Barclays Bank in New York, London and Stockholm.