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Douglas Flint CBE is Chairman of the Hong Kong Association.

chairman-douglas-flintDouglas Flint , born in Scotland and a graduate of Glasgow University, began his professional career with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co (now KPMG) where he trained as a Chartered Accountant. He was appointed a partner in the firm in 1988, from where he left to join HSBC as Group Finance Director in 1995. He subsequently was appointed Group Chairman of HSBC in December 2010 and retired from that position at the end of September 2017.

He was a non-executive director of BP plc between 2005 and 2011 and chaired the Institute of International Finance between 2012 and 2016. He is currently Chairman of the Just Finance Foundation, a Trustee of the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity Board and Chairs the Corporate Board of Cancer Research UK.

In June 2006 he was honoured with a CBE in recognition of his services to the finance industry.

Douglas Flint is married with three children; his hobbies include golf.


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