Simon joined the Group as CEO, Corporate & Institutional Banking in April 2016. He assumed the additional responsibility for Commercial Banking in March 2018 and was appointed as the Chief Executive of Europe and Americas in 2020. Based in Singapore, he is a member of the Group Management Team and Chair of the Group Diversity & Inclusion Council
Simon has extensive experience across our markets and client segments. He was previously group managing director and chief executive of Global Commercial Banking at HSBC, having joined HSBC in 1989 and held a number of senior roles including deputy chairman and chief executive officer, Middle East and North Africa; chief executive officer, Korea; and head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Singapore. He has significant experience in the areas of corporate finance, corporate banking and transaction banking.
Simon is a member of the advisory board of the Lee Kong Chian School of Business. He is a trustee of the Standard Chartered Foundation.