Diana Layfield

Diana Layfield

Google

President for EMEA Partnerships

Diana Layeld President: EMEA Panerships, Google Diana Layeld is President, EMEA Panerships at Google, driving solutions across all Google product areas for major paners in the region. She is also Vice President, Next Billion Users and Product Management, driving the development of products for future users, primarily in emerging markets. Prior to Google, she served as Chief Executive Ocer, Africa Region, at Standard Chaered Bank, responsible for leading SCB’s businesses across Wholesale, Investment and Consumer banking across 37countries. AtStandardChaered,Dianaheldavarietyofseniormanagementroles,includingGroup Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, and Chief Operating Ocer for the Wholesale Bank (85% of the Group P&L). Before joining Standard Chaered in 2004, Diana was Chief Executive of Finexia Ltd, a technology company developing online processing and credit scoring systems. Prior to this, she worked for McKinsey & Company from 1995 to 2000 where she was a sector lead in biotech/life sciences. She has also worked as a medical relief pilot in war zones in Africa. Diana graduated from Oxford University and holds a Masters in Public Administration & International Economics from Harvard University. She is a non-executive director of AstraZeneca PLC, one of the world’s leading life sciences and biopharmaceutical companies; of Aggreko PLC, a listed power solutions company; and is a member of the advisory board for Duco Ltd, a data engineering company. She is also a council member for the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.