Richard Lord

Chief Information Officer, Wholesale – Asia Pacific at HSBC

Mr. Richard Lord is a Managing Director and the Regional Chief Information Officer, Wholesale, ASP at HSBC.

Mr. Lord has extensive experience working with contemporary technologies to drive innovation and change, across a variety of industries. Prior to joining HSBC, he was Deputy Global CIO for a major advertising holding company. Before that, he was an entrepreneur, having founded one of the very first internet technology companies in Australia in the early 1990s.

Mr. Lord is a passionate advocate of innovation and leveraging technology to improve the experience and value provided to customers and colleagues. He has championed programs for co-creation and internal innovation and is active in engaging start-ups, fintechs and innovators across the region.

Mr. Lord is an active champion for equality and meritocracy in the workplace and sits as Co-Chair of HSBC’s Balance Employee Resources Group for gender diversity and the HSBC Male Allies in Hong Kong.