Standard Bank: Sharon Taylor

Sharon Taylor has been with Standard Bank since 1991.

Standard Bank head of Human Capital Sharon Taylor joined Standard Bank as part of the education and training division in 1991. In 2002, she was appointed as Head of HR for business banking. She later assumed responsibility for the HR partnership in South Africa and, in 2011, reallocated to include human HR for global investment banking before she was appointed as Head of Human Capital for South Africa in 2012.


2014: Head of Human Capital, Standard Bank

2012: Head of HR, Standard Bank South Africa

2006: Head of HR, Corporate and Investment Banking, Standard Bank

2003: Director, Organization Development, Group HR, Standard Bank

2002: Head of HR, Business Banking, Standard Bank

1991: Various positions, Standard Bank


1990 - 1993: B.Comm (Honors), Business Strategy and Human Resource

                     Management, University of South Africa

1986 - 1988: B.Comm, Business Economics, HR Management,


About Standbank Bank

Standard Bank is a leading African financial services group with a unique footprint. Headquartered in Johannesburg, Standard Bank listed on the JSE in 1970 and started building their southern African franchise in the early 1990s. Their strategic position, which enables them to connect to developed economies, and their balanced portfolio of businesses provide significant opportunities to grow. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, which is the largest bank in the world, is a 20% shareholder in the group.