William T. Winters

Board member since 2013

Nationality: British/American | Year of birth: 1961

William T. Winters has extensive leadership experience in the financial sector. He began his career at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in 1983 and has held management roles across several market areas and in corporate finance. Mr. Winters founded Renshaw Bay LLP, an alternative asset management firm, and now serves as CEO of Standard Chartered PLC, where he is leading a digital transformation of the global bank.

Professional experience

  • CEO, Standard Chartered PLC, UK (2015‑present)
  • Chair and CEO, Renshaw Bay LLP, UK (2011‑2015)
  • Co-CEO of the investment bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., UK (2004‑2010)
  • Various managerial positions at JPMorgan Chase & Co., UK and US (1983‑2004)


  • Board member, Standard Chartered Bank PLC, UK
  • Commissioner, Independent Commission on Banking, UK (2010‑2011)


  • Master of business administration, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, US
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, Colgate University, US

Key skills

  • Environmental, social and governance (ESG) 
  • Data/digital
  • Leadership/management
  • Finance/accounting
  • Law/regulatory/risk management