Peter Sands joined the Board of Standard Chartered PLC as Group Finance Director on 14 May 2002 and was appointed as Group Chief Executive on 20 November 2006. Before his appointment as Group Chief Executive he was responsible for Finance, Strategy, Risk and Technology and Operations. Prior to this, Peter was a Director with worldwide consultants McKinsey & Co.
Peter had been with McKinsey since 1988 where he worked extensively in the banking and technology sectors in a wide range of international markets. He was elected a partner of McKinsey in 1996 and became a Director in 2000.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Peter worked for the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Peter graduated from Oxford University and holds a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University, where he was a Harkness Fellow.
Peter, who grew up in Asia, is married with four children.
Tracy has worked with Standard Chartered Bank for over 25 years. She is a member of the Institute of Financial Services and has spent most of her career in banking roles both in the UK and in Hong Kong.
Tracy became the Group Head of Human Resources in March 2006 with her portfolio expanding to include Group Corporate Affairs in January 2010. Tracy’s priorities are to ensure HR enables the Bank’s growth through its people strategies for resourcing talent, learning and development and retention.
Prior to this Tracy was Group Head of Corporate Affairs. Responsible for Standard Chartered Bank's, media relations, investor relations, internal communications, government relations, corporate responsibility strategies and brand development worldwide. [She was also Head of the Group Chief Executive's Office].
Before heading up the Corporate Affairs function, Tracy's prior roles include Executive Resourcing and Development, and multinational corporate relationship management in Wholesale Banking.
Tracy was a non-executive director of SC First Bank in Korea from 2005-2007 and became a non-executive director of eaga plc in September 2007. At eaga she chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee.
Tracy is a Diversity & Inclusion Ambassador for the Bank and was one of the founding members of the Group D&I Council set up in 2004. She is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personal Development.
Married, with two young children, Tracy's hobbies include playing the piano, tennis and travelling.
*Peter and Tracy have shared responsibility for contributing to the work of the Commission and attendance at the Commission's meetings.