Sir Mark Tucker was appointed non-executive Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc on 1 October 2017. Mark is also non-executive Group Chairman of the Discovery Group of South Africa.

He has 40 years’ experience in the financial services industry in Asia, the US, the UK and Africa, including over 30 years based in Hong Kong. Mark’s 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 has served on the Court of The Bank of England. He has also served on the Board of the Goldman Sachs Group.

Mark’s appointments in the UK include Chair of the UK Multinational Chairmen’s Group and Supporting Chair of Chapter Zero. Mark also belongs to the Trade Finance Advisory Group of the International Chamber of Commerce and the UK Department of Trade’s Financial Services Trade Advisory Group.

Until recently, Mark was a member of the UK Investment Council, as well as the Prime Minister’s Build Back Better Business Council and was Chair of TheCityUK until May 2022.

Mark is a member of the International Business Leaders’ Advisory Councils to the Mayor of Beijing and also to the Mayor of Shanghai. In addition, Mark was appointed to the Hong Kong Chief Executive’s Council of Advisers in March 2023 and to China’s National Financial Regulatory Administration International Advisory Council in September 2023. In October 2023 he was appointed to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Supreme National Investment Committee’s Investment Advisory Council. Previously Mark was Co-Chair of the Indian B20 Taskforce on Financial Inclusion for Economic Empowerment.

He is on The Asia Society’s Board of Trustees in New York and is a Director of the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He is also an Associate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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. In June 2024 Mark was honoured with a Knighthood by His Majesty the King in recognition of his services to the economy.

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