Richard Charnock

Richard Charnock

CEO Standard Life Wealth

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Location: London

Richard is CEO of Standard Life Wealth, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aberdeen Standard Investments. He joined Standard Life in February 2007 with a brief to create and launch Standard Life Wealth to the market. Richard has overseen the growth of this business which is recognised as a major provider of discretionary fund management in the UK Wealth management sector. He is also an Executive Director of HDFC Life International, serving the Middle East and North African markets.

Concurrent with heading up Standard life Wealth, Richard was a member of Standard Life UK Executive board from 2010 to 2014 and subsequently became Managing Director of the Adviser and Investment business of Standard Life UK. He had responsibility for all Standard Life retail channel activity in the UK and Ireland and was also CEO of Standard Life Savings with responsibility for the Wrap platform. He was also and Executive Director of Standard Life Investments up to December 2017 when the merger with Aberdeen completed.

Immediately before joining Standard Life, Richard was CEO of Williams de Broe and prior to that he was CEO of Lloyds TSB Private Banking, Lloyds TSB IFA and Lloyds TSB Stockbrokers.

Richard is a board director and Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments and chairs the CISI Ethics and Integrity Committee. He is also a member of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers and the Cornhill Club. He served with the British army in the mid 1980's and holds an honours degree from the University of Durham.

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