Speaker

Hugo Heath
Global Sector Head, HSBC

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.