Layla El-Wafi

Senior Legal Counsel at Standard Chartered

Layla El-Wafi is senior legal counsel at Standard Chartered bank based in Dubai where she advises on sustainable finance, business and human rights, and other ESG issues. She is also a Global D&I Champion and involved in community service and social impact projects adopted by the bank and in her own personal capacity.  

Previously she worked with international law firm Addleshaw Goddard LLP in both London and Muscat, Oman. Prior to her legal career she worked with various international development and human rights organizations in New York, London, Baghdad, and Tripoli in both peace and post conflict circumstances with a focus on women and community empowerment.

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