Peter Gitau

Peter Gitau

Chief Operating Officer -East Africa, Standard Chartered Bank

Peter Gitau is the Chief Operating Officer, responsible for Standard Chartered Bank’s operations in East Africa.  He has been with the bank 18 years and has broad local and international experience in Operations, Technology and Risk Management.  Peter has held various roles in Standard Chartered in Kenya including Chief Information Officer, and Africa Regional Head of Audit and in the Standard Chartered Group office in Singapore where he was the Group Head of Controls for Wholesale Bank Technology & Operations.

Peter is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Nairobi and in his early career worked in the Financial Services Group in PricewaterhouseCoopers.