Speaker Profile

Youssef A. Nasr

Youssef Nasr

Chairman
HSBC Bank Middle East Limited
Youssef A. Nasr was appointed Chairman, HSBC Bank Middle East Limited, in December 2008.  Prior to that, he had been Chief Executive Officer of the bank since 2007.  He is currently responsible for the Group’s operations across the Middle East & North Africa.

Mr. Nasr joined HSBC in 1976.  He was President and CEO of HSBC Bank Canada, from 1997 to 1999, President & CEO of HSBC USA Inc. and HSBC Bank USA, from 1999 to 2003 and President of HSBC Bank Brazil from 2003 to 2006.  He was nominated Group General Manager in 1998 and Group Managing Director in 2004.

Mr. Nasr has a degree in Mathematics from Cambridge University (UK), and an MBA from Harvard University (USA).  He was born on September 21, 1954, in Beirut, Lebanon.  He is married and has two sons.

Profile as of 12/1/2009