Grant Parkinson


Grant Parkinson is the Head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking for Europe.

He joined Standard Chartered in 2020 as Head of Private Banking for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and shortly moved into his current role.

Based in London, Grant is responsible for the region’s Priority and Private Banking business operations in Jersey, the United Arab Emirates and UK that serve emerging markets clients across Africa, the Middle East, UK and Turkey.

Grant has over 25 years of financial services experience. He joined Standard Chartered from Brewin Dolphin where he was Chief Operating Officer and led development of technology solutions for client-facing colleagues and digital.

Prior to that he worked at Coutts, also as Chief Operating Officer, where he successfully ran multiple business development, change and remediation programmes.

Earlier in his career, Grant worked at Barclays Wealth and McKinsey & Company.