Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Mon 18 Aug - Wed 20 Aug, 2014

Douglas Flint Douglas Flint (Faculty)

Country/Region: United Kingdom

UK Treasury

Group Chairman, HSBC Bank Plc, London

Most Recently Attended: (2013)
Out of the Shadows: Regulation for the Non-Banking Financial Sector

Biography:
Douglas FLINT was appointed group chairman of HSBC Holdings plc in December 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 a CBE in 2006 by HM The Queen in recognition of his services to the finance industry. He gained a B.Acc. from Glasgow University. Mr. Flint served on the faculty of Sessions 492, Financial Regulation: Bridging Global Differences, in 2012, and of 516, Out of the Shadows: Regulation for the Non-Banking Financial Sector, in 2013.