Pat Burke is President and CEO of HSBC North America Holdings Inc., overseeing HSBC Bank USA, N.A., HSBC Markets (USA) Inc., and HSBC Finance Corporation. He took up these roles in November 2014. Mr Burke also serves as an Executive Director of HSBC North America Holdings Inc., HSBC USA Inc., HSBC Bank USA, N.A., and HSBC Finance Corporation. He is also a Group Managing Director of HSBC Holdings plc. He was appointed to the Group Management Board in August 2015. Prior to his current role, Mr Burke served as President and CEO of HSBC Finance Corporation, where he is also Chairman of the Board. Mr Burke began his career at HSBC in 1989, serving as Deputy Director, Mergers and Acquisitions and Vice President of Strategy and Development. He has held various senior leadership positions in the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. Mr Burke serves on the boards of The Clearing House, British American Business and the Partnership for New York City. He is a Member of the 30% Club in the United States. Mr Burke holds a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.