Regional Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance, HSBC Asia Pacific
Ajay Sharma is the Regional Head of Global Trade & Receivables Finance for HSBC in Asia Pacific. In his role, he is responsible for managing and growing the Bank’s trade and supply chain franchise across Asia Pacific, as well as driving HSBC’s Regional Receivables Finance & Commodity and Structured Trade Finance (“CSTF”) businesses.
Prior to this role, Ajay was Global Co-Head of International Subsidiary Banking (ISB), based in Hong Kong with responsibility for the Asia-Pacific.
Ajay joined HSBC in October 2014, after working for 26 years with Citigroup in India, London, Singapore and Tokyo. Ajay started working with Citigroup in 1989 in India and held various roles in the Transaction Banking Group and Corporate Bank. Ajay has also worked in London (Audit), Tokyo (Loan Syndications) and Singapore (Corporate Bank, and Global Subsidiaries Coverage).
Ajay earned a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1985. He also completed his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1988.