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Stuart White

Chief Executive Officer UK & Global Head of Strategy at HSBC Asset Management


Bio: Stuart is the Chief Executive Officer and Board Director of the c. USD140 billion AuM HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Ltd. In addition, Stuart is the Global Head of Strategy for HSBC Global Asset Management, the c. USD600 billion asset manager of the HSBC Group, responsible for its strategy, M&A and corporate management activities. Stuart is a member of the Global Management Committee, the Global Leadership team and the Global Risk Management Committee. Stuart is also the accountable executive and co-chair for the HSBC Global Asset Management’s global Diversity Equity & Inclusion programme including 11 workstreams and over 250 volunteers across 14 countries. Stuart is also the sponsor of the Mental Health & Wellness workstream.

Stuart is a Board Director of HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Ltd and Hang Seng Investment Management Ltd in Hong Kong. Stuart has also been a Trustee Director of the c.£27 billion HSBC Bank Pension Trust (UK) Limited (HSBC Bank UK DB & DC Pension schemes), for the last 8 years and is chair of the Trust’s Investment Committee, working with 3 investment consultants and 25 asset managers. The Trust signed up to the Asset Owner Diversity Charter in 2022.

Stuart has been with HSBC since 2010 and prior to that he worked at Insight Investment for 5 years and started his investment management career at Threadneedle Asset Management in the 1998.

Stuart graduated with a BSc honours degree in Chemistry and European Studies (German) from the University of Sussex and the University of Freiburg. He holds a MBA from London Business School, holds the CFA Investment Management Certificate, CFA ESG in Investing Certificate and the PMI Award in Pension Trusteeship. Stuart is on the Advisory Board of the UK’s Diversity Project. Stuart is also a member of the UK Investment Association’s Trade & Investment committee.

Stuart is married with two daughters. Stuart is also a keen advocate of removing the stigma of metal health in the workplace and society and along with his four brother’s raised over £50,000 competing in Marathon des Sables in 2016 which was captured in a charity documentary ‘Brothers in the Sand’ which is available on Amazon Prime.

I am proud to be a Project 1000 role model as I am passionate about DE&I and the fact we should always bring our authentic selves to the workplace and we given the environment to thrive together.