Noel McNamara is CEO and Head of Corporate Banking of HSBC New Zealand.
Noel is responsible for HSBC’s businesses in New Zealand encompassing personal and commercial financial services, trade finance, treasury and financial markets, corporate banking, investment advisory and securities custody services.
Noel was previously Head of Corporate Banking for HSBC Bank Australia Limited, a post he held from 2007 until August 2011. He first joined HSBC in 1995 and has worked in branch operations, corporate banking, trade finance and commercial banking in the Group’s Australian operations.
Prior to joining HSBC, Noel was at Standard Chartered Bank Australia Limited and Westpac Banking Corporation in Australia, also holding posts in operations, branch network and trade finance.
Murray Beatson is Deputy CEO and Chief Risk Officer of the New Zealand business and its Chief Risk Officer.
Murray joined HSBC in 1987 in Wellington, as a Corporate Banking Manager. In 1988 he became Manager Auckland Branch and in 1998 was appointed Head of Credit.
As Chief Risk Officer, Murray heads the Risk team which has functional responsibility for managing risk across the Bank in New Zealand, including the Credit-related risk of its wholesale, and retail businesses, and all Operational risk including fraud etc.
He began his banking career at The National Bank, which he joined straight from school, progressing through various Branch and Head Office positions, including Personal Assistant to the General Manager, Controller's Assistant in the Advances Department (equivalent of HSBC's Credit Risk Management), Manager of the Wellington Manners Street retail Branch, and Business Development Manager for that bank nationally.
Murray is an Associate of the Bankers Institute of New Zealand
John Barclay is Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management in New Zealand. In this role he has responsibility for both services and sales distribution of the PFS business unit.
Mr Barclay joined HSBC in New Zealand in July 1998 as a Relationship Manager, Corporate Banking, Auckland which involved increasing HSBC's presence in the corporate banking market. In July 2006 he was appointed to the role of Senior Commercial Banking Manager, Auckland.
Prior to joining HSBC, Mr Barclay worked for Standard Chartered bank in London, initially as Assistant Financial Controller of the Treasury function and subsequently as a member of the corporate banking team.
His professional qualifications include a B.Com (Accounting) University of Otago and he is a Chartered Accountant.
Gerard Field is Head of Global Markets, Financial Institutions and Government in New Zealand.
Mr Field joined HSBC in New Zealand in June 1994 as a manager in investment banking which involved increasing HSBC's presence in the syndicated loan structured finance corporate market. In December 2002 he was appointed to the role of debt capital markets responsible for the origination of bonds in offshore currencies for the Bank's New Zealand clients. In both roles Mr Field worked to open up new markets for HSBC's New Zealand clients from arranging the first corporate issuance in Offshore Chinese Reminbi for an Australian or New Zealand corporate, the first Australian Dollar bond issue for a New Zealand owned bank and the first foreign currency issue for a local authority following a change in law allowing them to borrow in other currencies.
Prior to joining HSBC, Mr Field worked for BNZ in investment banking, and also in Wellington and London for various corporates as an accountant.
His professional qualifications include a Bachelor Of Commerce from the University of Auckland, he is a Chartered Accountant of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants and an accredited individual of the New Zealand Financial Markets Association.
As COO, Matthew heads up HSBC New Zealand's Technology and Services Teams, with overall responsibility for IT and Operational activities supporting both personal and corporate clients, together with the Bank's, procurement and property services.
Matthew joined HSBC in 1990 working for a number of years in the Auckland Trade Finance and Retail Banking and Wealth Management divisions. In 1998, he relocated to HSBC's Asia Pacific Head Office in Hong Kong, undertaking various project management, global resourcing and process re-engineering positions where he instigated and implemented significant change projects throughout the region.
Since his return to HSBC New Zealand in 2006, Matthew has held various senior operational roles, with an emphasis on building best practice banking operations.
HSBC operates in New Zealand as a branch of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited incorporated in Hong Kong SAR ("HSBC"). The directors of HSBC are:
|S T Gulliver, Chairman||Z Mody|
|Dr W K L Fung, SBS, OBE, Deputy Chairman||P J H Riley|
| L M L Cha, GBS, Deputy Chairman
||C D Pratt|
| P T S Wong, Chief Executive
|Dr R K F Ch'ien, GBS, CBE||T B Stevenson, SBS|
|N L Kidwai||P A Thurston|
|M M T Yang||Dr P S C Wang|
|V T K Li||Dr R Y M Wong, DBE|
| Rose Lee Wai Mun
||Graham John Bradley|