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Douglas Flint

Former Chairman, HSBC Bank Plc, London

Douglas Flint is group chairman of HSBC Holdings plc since 2010. Previously, he was chief financial officer and executive director for risk and regulation. Prior to joining HSBC in 1995, he was a partner at KPMG. Mr. Flint was appointed chairman of the Institute of International Finance in June 2012. He is a member of the international advisory board of the Shanghai-based China Europe International Business School and of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland and the Association of Corporate Treasurers. Previously he was chairman of the Financial Reporting Councils review of the Turnbull Guidance on Internal Control and co-chaired the Group of Thirty Report on Enhancing Public Confidence in Financial Reporting. Mr. Flint was honored with Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2006 by Her Majesty the Queen in recognition of his services to the finance industry. He gained a B.Acc. from Glasgow University. He is a fellow of Salzburg Global Seminar.