Sharon Taylor


Job Title: Chief People Officer

Company: Standard Bank


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 Chief People Officer for South Africa in 2012.

2020 - Present           Chief People and  Culture Officer, Standard Bank
2014 - 2020                Head of HR, Standard Bank South Africa
2006 - 2013                Head of HR, Corporate and Investment Banking, Standard Bank
2003 - 2006               Director, Organization Development, Group HR, Standard Bank
2002 - 2003               Head of HR, Business Banking, Standard Bank
1991 - 2002                Various positions, Standard Bank

1990 - 1993        B.Com (Honors), Business Strategy and Human Resource Management, UNISA
1986 - 1988        B.Com Business Economics, HR Management, Psychology, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal

About Standard 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.


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