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Simon Williams
Former Group General Manager, Wealth Management, HSBC

Simon Williams was Group General Manager, Wealth Management at HSBC. He was a member of HSBC’s RBWM Global Executive Committee and was responsible for leading the development and growth of their wealth management business globally.

Between 1997 and 2006, Simon was on the Management Committee at Citigroup and held a number of senior roles including CEO of International Retail Bank, CRO Global Consumer Group, and CEO Global Consumer Group Asia and Latin America where he navigated the company through the Asia crisis in 1997-1978 and Argentina’s crisis in 2001-2002. He also worked for GE Capital, Bain & Co and Price Waterhouse.

Simon is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He graduated with a degree in mathematics from Exeter University and holds an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD.

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