Douglas Flint retired as Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc on 30 September 2017, having been appointed to that role in December 2010. Fifteen years prior to this, he was HSBC’s Group Finance Director, joining from KPMG where he was a partner. Between 2005 and 2011 he was also a Non-Executive Director of BP plc.
Douglas was Chairman of the Institute of international Finance from June 2012 to December 2016 and was a member of both the Mayor of Beijing’s and the Mayor of Shanghai’s International Business Leaders’ Advisory Councils. He is currently Chairman of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Just Finance Foundation and a Trustee of the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.