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100 Years Global CEO Series | Douglas Flint

  • Le Royal Meridien Shanghai 789 Nanjing Road East Shanghai (map)

AmCham Shanghai and the British Chamber Shanghai are pleased to invite you to a joint Chamber centenary event.

100 Years Global CEO Series
Douglas Flint

Douglas Flint CBE, Group Chairman of HSBC, will share his view on China’s economic development and China’s role in the global financial world after 150 years. Originally founded in 1865 to finance trade between Asia and the West, today HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations serving some 48 million customers globally.We celebrate HSBC’s 150th anniversary, over a lunchtime session as Douglas discusses hot topics including: The internationalisation of RMB, Shanghai’s goal to become an international financial centre by 2020, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) – what does it mean?


Tuesday 3 November 2015 | 11:30 - 13:30

Le Royal Meridien Shanghai
789 Nanjing Road East 

Member (RMB): 300.00
Non-Member (RMB): 450.00

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Douglas Flint is Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc.He began his career with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG) where he trained as a chartered accountant. He was appointed a partner of the firm in 1988. 

Mr Flint specialised in banking, multinational financial reporting, treasury and securities trading operations, group re-organisations and litigation support while at KPMG. He joined HSBC on 30 September 1995 and was appointed to the Board as Group Finance Director on 1 December 1995. In February 2010, Mr Flint’s responsibilities were broadened to that of Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director Risk and Regulation. He was appointed Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc on 3 December 2010. 

Mr Flint was appointed Chairman of the Institute of International Finance in June 2012. He is a member of both the Mayor of Beijing’s and the Mayor of Shanghai’s International Business Leaders’ Advisory Council, as well as a member of the International Advisory Board of the China Europe International Business School, Shanghai. He was an independent external member of the Financial Services Trade and Investment Board in the UK until June 2015 and has been, by invitation from the Prime Minister, a British Business Ambassador since January 2014.