Gautam Duggal

Global Head, Bancassurance, Group Wealth Management

Standard Chartered Bank


Gautam Duggal, Regional Head - Wealth Management EMEA and UAE at Standard Chartered Bank is responsible for strategy, business and product development for the Bank across Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region. In his role Gautam also oversees the advisory services offered by the Bank for investments, treasury and insurance products to the Retail, Private and Business segments.
He joined Standard Chartered in 2007 as the Regional Head of Bancassurance for MESA & Africa. A seasoned professional, Gautam has over 20 years of leadership experience across insurance, banking and finance, hospitality, service and marketing, with expertise in P&L growth, and launching new businesses. He has held various positions in institutions such as Radisson Hospitality, ExxonMobil, ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co Ltd and ABN AMRO Bank.

In his capacity as Regional Head of Bancassurance for MESA and Africa, Gautam launched the insurance business in Africa in 2007, and has built up the business from a start up to a significant player in Retail Clients. In 2013 Gautam added Wealth Management to his portfolio where he has over the past 2 years, built a strong Wealth Management business proposition, and expanded the product coverage across the region. Under his leadership the wealth business in Africa has grown to become a key pillar of the high value product suite in Africa.

Gautam holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Delhi University and a Masters in Hotel Management (IHM Kolkatta, India).

Gautam is married with two daughters and love spending his spare time going out with them.

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