Robin Phillips is the Global Head of Banking for HSBC, based in London. He is responsible for leading the Bank’s coverage of its biggest corporate, financial and government clients. Robin was appointed to this position in August 2013, having previously been Co-Head of Global Banking and Head of Global Banking and Markets for Asia-Pacific since September 2011, based in Hong Kong. He was appointed Group General Manager in 2010.
Since joining HSBC in 2004, Robin has led the merger of the Global Banking and Markets’ corporate and investment banking functions, as well as spearheaded the broader development of its equities strategy.
Robin has over 25 years of experience in corporate and investment banking, with a significant focus latterly around the transportation, services and infrastructure sectors. He has been involved with many high-profile transactions throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific, including privatisations, acquisitions, disposals and structured financings, as well as leading client relationships and transactions in other key sectors.
Before joining HSBC as Head of the Global Industrials Group, Robin was Head of Transport and Infrastructure at Citigroup Global Markets. He also previously ran the aviation and airports team at UBS Warburg.
Robin has a Master of Arts degree from Oxford University. He has four children and his hobbies include golf, tennis, cricket and music.