Niccolo Polli

CEO, HSBC

Niccolo Polli was appointed CEO of HSBC in Luxembourg in 2018 and is responsible for all of HSBC’s operations covering Private Banking and Wealth Management, Securities Services, Wholesale Banking and Asset Management. In 2020, Niccolo was recognised as a Global OUTstanding Top 50 LGBT+ Ally by Yahoo Finance.

Niccolo joined HSBC Group in 2011 and worked in a variety of roles, including Head of Strategy UK and Chief of Staff to the UK CEO, Deputy to the Head of Global Business Banking and most recently Head of Strategy Europe International, with Armenia, Belgium, Czech Republic and Poland CEOs directly reporting to him.

Prior to joining HSBC, Niccolo had a varied career in finance in the USA, UK, France and Italy before becoming CEO Italy for a large London-based alternative investment management firm.

Niccolo holds a BSc from Stanford and an MBA from INSEAD, is married, has 3 young children and enjoys playing all types of sports, travelling and spending quality time with the family.

He will participate in the round table "How to manage in 2022: the essential role(s) of modern leaders".