Board responsibilities

The Board aims to promote HSBC’s long-term success, deliver sustainable value to shareholders and promote a culture of openness and debate. Led by the Group Chairman, the Board sets the Group’s strategy and risk appetite.

Board Documents

Memorandum and Articles of Association

Board of Directors terms of reference

Board Policies

Roles and responsibilities

List of directors and their role and function

More from HSBC

Our Charter

Our Charter is designed to help employees understand and evaluate the potential impact of their decisions on the bank, our customers, our employees and the communities we serve.

Board committees

The Board has appointed a number of committees consisting of certain Directors, Group Managing Directors and certain co-opted non-director members.

Obligations of senior financial officers

HSBC’s senior financial officers have to comply with a set of principles governing honest and ethical conduct.

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