Georges Elhedery

Co-CEO of Global Banking & Markets

Georges Elhedery was appointed Co-CEO of Global Banking & Markets (GBM) in March 2020.

He is also Head of Global Markets – a position he has held since March 2019. He is responsible for the strategic direction and delivery of a business operating in more than 60 countries and territories.

In 2005, Mr Elhedery joined HSBC as a senior global markets banker with extensive trading experience in London, Paris and Tokyo. He has also served as Regional Head of Global Markets, Middle East and North Africa (MENA); Head of Global Banking & Markets, MENA; and later CEO for HSBC, Middle East, North Africa and Turkey.

Mr Elhedery holds a degree in Engineering from the École Polytechnique in Paris, France, as well as a postgraduate degree in Statistics and Economics from the École Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Économique (ENSAE).

A keen linguist, Mr Elhedery is also a dedicated amateur athlete.


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