Hugo Heath runs the Corporate Sector Group within HSBC’s Global Banking and Markets division. The Group comprises HSBC’s coverage globally of large corporate clients across twelve sectors (including Auto, Consumer, TMT, Real Estate etc). He is also Head of the Chemicals team (another one of the sectors within Corporate Sector Group), which is one of the most active advisory and financing practices operating across the chemicals industry.
Mr Heath joined HSBC in July 2004 from Credit Suisse First Boston. He has over 29 years’ experience in investment banking and has focused on the Chemicals industry for the past 20 years, working across all segments of the industry on a variety of advisory and financing assignments.
Before joining CSFB in 2000, Mr Heath was Global Head of Chemicals at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, and European Head of Chemicals at Schroders. He has lived and worked for extended periods in London and New York and began his career as a foreign exchange dealer for Macquarie Bank in Sydney.
Mr Heath has a Bachelor of Law degree and a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Sydney. He is married with three young children. Everyone else in his family speaks German which means that, despite his best efforts, he often has no idea what is going on at home.