Monica Barten


Director, Corporate Affairs, Standard Chartered Bank
An Australian native hailing from Sydney, Monica began her career working at PR agencies before moving in house a few years back. With 15 years’ experience across Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, she has worked across a broad range of industries including healthcare, FinTech and Banking.

Monica is the communications lead for Africa and the Middle East at Standard Chartered Bank looking after external and internal communications for the region. In 2019 she and her colleague were awarded Small In-House Team of the Year by the Middle East Public Relations Association.