Mark Tucker was appointed non-executive Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc on 1 October 2017.

Mr Tucker is also non-executive Chairman of the Discovery Group of South Africa.

Mark’s public appointments include membership of the UK Investment Council, chairing the UK Multinational Chairmen’s Group (which brings together the largest UK-based multinational firms) and Supporting Chair of Chapter Zero.

Mark also belongs to the Trade Finance Advisory Group of the International Chamber of Commerce and to the UK Department of Trade’s Financial Services Trade Advisory Group, and is Co-Chair of the Indian B20 Taskforce on Financial Inclusion for Economic Empowerment.

Mark was appointed to The Asia Society Board of Trustees in October 2021. He is also an Associate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, a Director of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and sits on the Advisory Board of the British Museum.

Until recently, Mark was a member of the Prime Minister’s Build Back Better Business Council, and Chair of TheCityUK until May 2022. Mark has also served on the Court of The Bank of England, and on the Board of the Goldman Sachs Group.

He has over 35 years’ experience in the financial services industry in Asia, the US, the UK and Africa, including over 30 years based in Hong Kong. His previous role was Group Chief Executive and President of AIA Group Limited, having joined in July 2010. Before AIA he was Group Chief Executive of Prudential plc.

Mark gained a BA from Leeds University, and received an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Leeds University in July 2022. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in England and Wales in 1985.

Mark is married with two children. He is passionate about football, including having played professionally.

Speeches by Mark Tucker

Creating and sustaining meaningful partnerships

Partnership is vital to overcoming challenges ranging from COVID-19 to climate change, says HSBC Group Chairman Mark Tucker.

The skyline of the city of Manchester, UK

The banking industry must lead Europe’s recovery

The financial services industry must play a leading role in supporting European economies as they move through the ongoing crisis into recovery, according to HSBC Group Chairman Mark Tucker.

A new era for China-UK relations

The time is right to work towards a more strategic relationship between China and the UK, says HSBC Group Chairman Mark Tucker.

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