Sector Specialists

Public Sector and Higher Education

HSBC  have a number of specialised sectors to deliver dedicated resources and coverage to provide a deeper and broader understanding to your business and industry.

Our Public Sector & Higher Education team focuses on supporting Universities and Local Authorities. We work alongside local Relationship Directors to share our sector experience and insight. Together we take the time to understand your business, whatever your aims, enabling us to support your ambitions and fuel your growth.

Suzy Verma

Head of Public Sector & Higher Education

With over 15 years Corporate Banking experience, including a strong focus on the Education sector, Suzy Verma leads the Public Sector and Higher Education team. She covers Local Authorities and Universities and is responsible for devising sector strategies, thought leadership and market insight across Commercial Banking, providing support to our regional Relationship Directors.

Deirdre Cloake

Director, Public Sector & Higher Education

Suzy works together with Director Deirdre Cloake, who joined the Public Sector & Higher Education team in January 2016‎. Together they develop and manage HSBC's higher education and local authority proposition across the UK. Prior to this, Deirdre was part of HSBC's mid-market origination and execution team that serves the Group's corporate clients in the UK and Europe with the most complex financing requirements.

For all enquiries please email Suzy Verma at suzy.verma@hsbc.com or call 07903749819

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Get in touch

For all enquiries please email Suzy Verma at suzy.verma@hsbc.com or call 07903749819

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