Treasury Management Internation Logo

Standard Chartered appoints Gwynne Master, Head of Financial Institutions, Corporate & Institutional Clients, Europe


London – Standard Chartered today announces the appointment of Gwynne Master as the new Head of Financial Institutions (FI), Europe, in the bank’s Corporate & Institutional Client (CIC) coverage segment.

Gwynne joins Standard Chartered from Barclays, Singapore where she was Managing Director, Head of Asia FI and Co-Head Asia Corporate, with a focus on Transaction Banking and Financial Markets solutions. Prior to joining Barclays in 2008, Gwynne spent 16 years at Wachovia Bank where her last role was CEO & MD, Southeast Asia based in Singapore. In her earlier career with Wachovia, Gwynne was based in the US and Italy undertaking a number of coverage and leadership roles both within Italy and the broader region.

Gwynne is a US citizen and a graduate of both the University of California (BA, Political Science) and George Washington University (MA, International Relations). Gwynne starts her new role today; she will be based in London and report jointly to Scott Barton, Regional Head, CIC Europe and Peter Heidinger, FI Head, CIC Global.

Scott Barton commented, “Gwynne’s appointment completes a programme of senior management hires we’ve made into Europe CIC this year, including Sean Hanafin as Head of Global Corporates; Huw Howells, Head of Insurance (who transferred from our Hong Kong office); and Dr. Timo Reinschmidt who joined our Frankfurt office in September to cover FI.  The team is in a strong position to really build out the depth of coverage and breadth of product we can offer to clients.”

Most recent episodes

HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight: Investing in the Future – from Diversity to Green Deposits

In the final instalment of HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight, Eleanor Hill (TMI) invites Nadine Lagarmitte and Suraj Kalati (HSBC) to consider how corporates’ attitudes to...


HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight: The ESG Landscape – what every treasurer needs to know

In the third edition of HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight Podcast series, TMI’s Eleanor Hill invites Farnam Bidgoli (HSBC) to provide an in-depth overview of the current ESG...


The Path to Transformational Global Cash Visibility

Davina Bradley (CEVA Logistics) and Conor Deegan (CashAnalytics) join TMI’s Eleanor Hill to explore how treasurers can transform their cash visibility and forecasting within their business in a matter of weeks using a...


HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight: Embedding ESG in Trade and Supply Chains

In the second podcast from HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight series, TMI’s Eleanor Hill speaks to Surath Sengupta (HSBC) about embedding ESG into trade and supply chains....


Lost in Transaction: Overcoming Payments Pitfalls

From simple errors to duplicates, fraud and sanctions violations, there are a number of areas where payments can go wrong – especially in the real-time environment. In this podcast, TMI speaks to Andrew Ferrao...


HSBC's Sibos Spotlight: Central Bank Digital Currencies

The first edition of HSBC’s Sibos Spotlight series sees TMI’s Eleanor Hill joined by Mark Williamson and James Pomeroy (HSBC) to discuss the hot topic of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). Our guests discuss...


Payments Vision 2025: The Inside Track

Wim Grosemans, Steven Lenaerts (BNP Paribas) and Wim Raymaekers (SWIFT) join TMI’s Eleanor Hill to outline their vision for the payments landscape in 2025. Our guests consider how recent developments such as instant...


Stepping Out from the Shadows

“Treasurers needs to step out of the shadows and into the sunshine in terms of their strategic contribution.” claims Zitah McMillan, Co-Founder and CEO, Predictive Black. In this podcast, hosted by TMI’s Eleanor Hill, our guest declares that the...


Why the ‘One Size Fits All’ Approach is Outdated - A Cash Segmentation Treasury Masterclass

With the ongoing low interest-rate environment and increasing regulatory change, it’s more important than ever for treasurers...


Instant Payments: Instant Rewards

TMI’s Eleanor Hill sits down in the virtual TreasuryCast studio with J.P. Morgan’s Global Head of Real-Time Payments, Cyrus Bhathawalla, to discuss how treasurers can capitalise on the evolving nature of real-time payments. Our guest contemplates the elements...