Mr Flint joined the HSBC Group in October 1989. He spent the first 14 years of his international career with HSBC in Asia helping to establish and expand the HSBC Global Markets business in the region before moving back to Europe in 2004. He has represented the Group in Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, India, Bahrain, the United States and the United Kingdom. In 2006, he was appointed Group Treasurer and assumed global responsibility for balance sheet management. In 2008 he added the roles of Deputy Head of Global Markets and Head of Global Markets, Europe, Middle East and Africa. In 2010 Mr Flint was appointed Chief Executive of HSBC Global Asset Management. Mr Flint was appointed a Group General Manager in January 2011 and held the role of Chief of Staff to the Group Chief Executive of HSBC Holdings plc and Group Head of Strategy and Planning. He was appointed a Group Managing Director in January 2013 and is currently the Chief Executive, Retail Banking and Wealth Management, HSBC Holdings plc. Mr Flint is formerly a Director of HSBC Canada and HSBC Private Bank Holdings (Suisse) SA. He holds a BA (Honours) in Economics.