Group General Manager and CEO, HSBC India
Stuart Milne joined HSBC Holdings plc in 1981, having graduated with Honours in Modern Arabic Studies from the University of Durham, England.
In his 34 years with HSBC, Stuart has worked in a number of businesses and in a variety of geographic locations, including the Arabian Gulf, Hong Kong, Philippines, New York, Paris and Tokyo.
After five years in Hong Kong, latterly as Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking, Asia Pacific, Stuart moved to Tokyo in February 2007, upon being appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for HSBC’s business in Japan.
In April 2012, Stuart was appointed Chief Executive Officer for HSBC’s business in India, based in Mumbai. He is a Group General Manager of HSBC and a member of the Asia Pacific Executive Committee, underlining the importance of the India business to HSBC.
Stuart is also Chairman of the British Business Group of Mumbai and a board member of the Indian Bankers Association and the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance.
Stuart is married with three children and his interests include sailing, skiing and playing the Scottish Highland bagpipe.