Lord Stephen GreenFormer Chairman, HSBC
Lord Green began his career in 1970 with the British Government’s Ministry of Overseas Development. In 1977, he joined McKinsey & Co Inc, management consultants, with whom he undertook assignments in Europe, North America and the Middle East. He joined The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) in 1982. In 1998, he was appointed to the Board of HSBC Holdings plc as Executive Director, Investment Banking and Markets. He became Group Chief Executive in 2003 and Group Chairman 2006. He retired from HSBC in December 2010. He was created a Life Peer in 2010 and was appointed Minister of State for Trade and Investment on 11 January 2011. He retired from this position on 9 December 2013. He was educated at Lancing College, Sussex, and at Oxford University where he graduated in 1969 with a BA (First Class Honours) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. He also obtained a Masters Degree in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1975.