Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr. Richard Etemesi is the CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Africa Region. He was previously the CEO of Standard Chartered Bank, South Africa and Southern Africa, overseeing the bank’s operations in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mauritius. Mr. Etemesi also served as the chief executive of Standard Chartered Bank, Kenya and East Africa, overseeing operations in Uganda and Tanzania. He has served Standard Bank in various roles and locations including Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Singapore, Zambia and the UK. Before joining Standard Bank, Mr. Etemesi worked as a financial management consultant with Coopers & Lybrand Associates, now PricewaterhouseCoppers, (PwC), based in Kenya. He holds an MSc in Corporate Finance from Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting from the University of Nairobi.