Regional Head of HR, Europe and Americas, and Global Head of HR, Risk and Compliance at Standard Chartered Bank
Rebecca Port is regional head of HR, Europe and Americas, and global head of HR, risk and compliance. Rebecca aims to ensure the bank has the right people, well positioned to achieve business ambitions. Rebecca builds the strategic people agenda that diagnoses and provides solutions to overcome people challenges. Rebecca has a strong passion for driving gender diversity and people development.
Previously she was global head of talent at Standard Chartered Bank, where one key focus was developing and implementing people strategies for underrepresented groups, such as women, African, and Chinese talent. As HR Director at Allergen, Rebecca was part of a leadership team managing a 1.8 billion dollar restructure. Rebecca set up the India operation of a Global HR consultancy DDI, as the head of consulting.
Rebecca is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and holds a masters and PhD in psychology. Ensuring links between education and business is important to her, and she has held visiting lecturer positions at the National University of Singapore, Sheffield University, and City University, London.
In her spare time Rebecca founded and runs a charity called the Imagine Foundation, which provide sports, arts, and education scholarships to under privileged young people. She plays tennis and runs marathons. Rebecca currently lives in New York with her husband and son, and has previously lived and worked in London, India, and Singapore.