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Andrew Pearce Global Head of Payment at HSBC

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Andrew Pearce joined HSBC as Global Head of Payments in June 2017. He leads a team of more than 3,000 colleagues across the world, managing around billion payment transactions annually. His priority is to drive a customer-focused team to transform the Bank’s payment infrastructure through automation and the deployment of other innovative technology solutions. He is a member of Pay.UK’s Participant Advisory Council.

Prior to joining HSBC, Andrew spent nine years at National Australia Bank in a number of senior positions including Executive General Manager, Customer Payments and Processing, where he was responsible for all of NAB’s Payment and Market Operations. Most recently, he was Executive General Manager of Operations, incorporating all Retail and Business Operations.

Andrew also served as the Retail Director of Clydesdale Bank Plc, when it was a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Australia Bank, where he was accountable for marketing, product development and retail distribution.

Before entering the banking industry, Andrew founded an environmental start-up business in Australia which was the winner of the 2007 Allianz Innovative Company of the Year Award.

Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and obtained an EMBA degree from Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University. A Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, Andrew has lived and worked in Australia, UK, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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