Aileen Taylor was appointed Group Company Secretary and Chief Governance Officer of HSBC Holdings plc with effect from 4 November 2019. She is also a member of the bank‘s Group Executive Committee.
Aileen joined HSBC from the Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), where she was appointed Group Secretary in 2010 and most recently held the position of Chief Governance and Regulatory Officer and Board Counsel. A qualified lawyer, she spent 19 years at RBS undertaking roles across Legal, Governance, Risk and Compliance.
Aileen is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland and a member of the European Corporate Governance Council and the GC100. She is also a member of the Financial Conduct Authority‘s Listing Authority Advisory Panel.
We’re taking action on ESG
A new climate ambition and extra support for customers and colleagues are some of HSBC’s latest environmental, social and governance (ESG) highlights.
HSBC helps UK raise funds to fight climate change
We are advising the UK government on its first ever sovereign green bond.
Cutting carbon for companies
HSBC has led a financing deal that will pay for sectors including construction and utilities to reduce their emissions in China and beyond.