Florence Foo was appointed as the Head of Human Resources (HR) for Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad on 1 September 2015. As the Head of HR for Malaysia, Florence is responsible for leading the country’s HR function, providing strategic HR guidance and expertise to the implementation of Standard Chartered’s business strategies. Florence has been with the Bank for almost five years and has held several senior HR roles at regional and group levels. She previously held the role of Head, Human Resources, Corporate & Institutional Clients at Group level. Prior to Standard Chartered Bank, she spent more than six years with Barclays Capital in both Hong Kong and Singapore where she was HR business partner for Investment Banking and Sales for Asia Pacific. Before embarking on her HR career, Florence was a regional currencies short term interest rate trader with DBS Bank and The Royal Bank of Canada in Singapore, and Phileo Allied Bank in Malaysia. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Major in Finance) degree from the University of Calgary, Canada. She is married with two children, and enjoys reading and languages.