Meet the expert...

Alan Smith

Global Head of Risk Strategy and Senior Executive Officer of Group Risk, Global Risk at HSBC

Alan Smith
Alan Smith is Global Head of Risk Strategy and Senior Executive Officer of Group Risk at HSBC. He is a member of HSBC’s Global Risk Management Board, which oversees the 18,000 member Global Risk Function, and of the Group Asset and Liability Management Committee. He co-chairs its Stress Testing, Model Risk and Pensions Risk Oversight Committees. Included within his teams’ remit is the articulation of HSBC’s Global Enterprise Wide Risk Management, and Risk Appetite, frameworks and he jointly oversees HSBC’s Global Stress Testing Department. Alan has worked with HSBC for 22 years in a variety of senior finance, risk and capital management roles in the Group Head Office, in its Global Banking and Markets Business, in London and in Saudi Arabia. Prior to HSBC, Alan worked with KPMG London from 1987 to 1994. Alan sits on the Audit Committee of the Commonwealth Secretariat, and on the Advisory Board of the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge University’s Judge Business School. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. In 2015, he co-authored his first book, “Dreaming a Nation”, which won a Frank Collymore Literary Award in Barbados.
Your cart