Head of Education
Leo brings a range of skills developed over two decades with HSBC where he has previously held roles covering Retail Banking, Owner Managed business and Mid-Market Corporates. Leo has led relationship teams and delivered strategic change programs before moving to work with the charity and not-for-profit sectors in 2016. He is passionate about problem solving and identifying creative solutions and brings experience in finance, governance, and risk management to support institutions across the sector with strategic planning for sustainable growth.
Working closely with sector aligned relationship teams, Leo is responsible for coordinating and leading the Education and Not For Profit strategy for customer-facing teams across the bank’s Commercial Banking business. In the Education sector, Leo’s aim is to develop higher quality engagement with Universities, Independent Schools, EdTechs and Alternative Providers, whilst assisting with student and employee wellbeing, IT infrastructure, liquidity & deposits and various financing requirements – be it sustainable green finance and bank loans through to accessing the debt capital markets.