Chief Executive, United Kingdom and Head, Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Europe
Antonio Simoes is Deputy Chief Executive of HSBC Bank and Head of the UK Bank, responsible for HSBC's retail and commercial banking business in the United Kingdom. He is also Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM), Europe. Since January 2012, he has been Director of HSBC Bank, the Group's principal UK and Continental European subsidiary, and Director of the French and Turkish subsidiary Boards of HSBC Bank. Simoes joined HSBC in September 2007 as Group Head of Strategy. In October 2009, he was appointed Group Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to the Group CEO. Before joining HSBC, Simoes was a Partner at McKinsey & Company's London office and worked at Goldman Sachs in London. He holds an MBA with honours from Columbia University.