Tracy Clarke, regional CEO, Europe and Americas, Standard Chartered Bank
HR magazine, September 10, 2015
Tracy Clarke joined Standard Chartered Bank in 1985. She spent her early career in wholesale banking operations and client relationship roles both in the UK and in Hong Kong, and became the group head of human resources in 2006 with her portfolio expanding to include corporate affairs in 2010.
She was appointed as a director of the bank in January 2013, with additional responsibilities for legal and compliance from April 2013, and brand and marketing from 1 April 2014.
Prior to heading HR, Clarke was head of the group chief executive's office and also group head of corporate affairs, responsible for Standard Chartered’s media relations, investor relations, internal communications, government relations, sustainability agenda and brand development worldwide.
Clarke is a member of the bank’s executive management group and a diversity and inclusion ambassador.
She was a non-executive director of SC First Bank in Korea from 2005-2007 and also a non-executive director of Eaga from 2007-2011. At Eaga Clarke chaired the remuneration committee and was a member of the audit and nomination committee.
In June 2012, Clarke was appointed to the board of British Sky Broadcasting Group as an independent non-executive director. She also became a trustee of WORKing for YOUth, a charitable fund established in May 2012 aimed at tackling youth unemployment.
She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development and a member of the Institute of Financial Services. Clarke also holds an MBA from Henley Management College and Brunel University. She is married with two daughters.
Interview with Tracy Clarke