John joined HSBC in 2001 as part of the Financing Risk Advisory Group. Five years ago John set up HSBC's Financing Solutions Group within Debt Capital Markets. This team is responsible for providing strategic advice and solutions to banks, corporate and public sector entities with respect of regulatory capital, liability and risk management, balance sheet advisory and IFRS accounting guidance. Prior to joining HSBC, John undertook a number of roles within debt capital markets and advisory covering FIG and Corporate clients across Europe and the Emerging markets at JP Morgan Chase and Barclays Bank. John studied Economics and Politics at Bedford College, London University.