HSBC is pleased to announce the appointment of Lord Udny-Lister as Senior Adviser to Mark Tucker, Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings, with effect from 27 September 2021.

Lord Udny-Lister will support the Group Chairman, the Group Chief Executive and other senior HSBC leaders by providing strategic advice on international business issues. He will support the Group in engagements in the UK and overseas.

Mark Tucker said: “I am delighted to have someone of Lord Udny-Lister’s experience supporting us as we enhance our client offering in the UK and around the world.”

Lord Udny-Lister said: “It will be a great privilege for me to be working with one of Britain’s largest and most successful global companies.”

The appointment has been approved by the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments (ACOBA) and his activities on behalf of HSBC will be subject to conditions agreed with ACOBA.

Media enquiries to:

Heidi Ashley
+44 (0) 7920 254057

Notes to editors:

Sir Edward Udny-Lister was senior strategic adviser to the Prime Minister from July 2019 to November 2020. Before this, he was Chairman of Homes England, Chief of Staff to the Mayor of London and Deputy Mayor for Policy and Planning at City Hall and Leader of Wandsworth Council. He also served as a Non-Executive Director at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office from April 2017 until July 2019.

Lord Udny-Lister will act only where there is no conflict, actual or perceived, with his work in Crown service.

Until 31 December 2022 (i.e. in the two years since his last day in Crown service), Lord Udny-Lister will not:

  • become personally involved in lobbying HMG, or any other foreign government with which he dealt during his Crown service, on behalf of the HSBC Group (or its subsidiaries, partners or clients); nor
  • use his contacts in HMG to influence policy or to seek to secure any other advantage on behalf of the HSBC Group (or its subsidiaries, partners or clients); nor
  • advise the HSBC Group (or its subsidiaries, partners or clients) on any bid or contract related to the work of HMG, or on any subject for which he had specific responsibility in Crown service.

HSBC Holdings plc

HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of HSBC, is headquartered in London. HSBC serves customers worldwide from offices in 64 countries and territories in its geographical regions: Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa. With assets of US$2,976 bn at 30 June 2021, HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations.