Public Sector & Education

 

Our Public Sector & Education team focuses on supporting Universities, Independent Schools, Education Groups and Local Authorities. We work alongside local relationship directors to share our experience and insight, support our clients’ ambitions and fuel their growth.

Suzy Verma

Suzy Verma

Head of Public Sector & Education

Suzy Verma has over 18 years experience and is the UK Head of Public Sector and Education for HSBC’s Corporate Banking Business. In this role, Suzy is responsible for developing, coordinating and leading the Public & Education strategy for customer facing teams across the bank’s Commercial Banking business. This includes providing thought leadership, alignment, direction and focus, with a view to achieving higher quality engagement with Local Authorities, Universities, Schools and Alternative Providers.

In her role, Suzy has provided funding solutions of c£1.5bn across the education sector and has also supported institutions with their global growth aspirations. Suzy is also responsible for the coordination of strategic initiatives focusing on business and university collaboration, internationalization, enterprise and innovation.

Suzy was appointed as a commissioner on the Mayor of Birmingham Leadership Commission in 2017 and is a mentor on the 30% Cross Company programme.

Ian Robinson

Ian Robinson

Director of Public Sector & Education

Ian Robinson is a Director in HSBC's Public Sector & Education sector team working specifically with public sector and education institutions covering both higher education and independent schools.

Ian has previously held roles covering personal banking, mid-market corporates and most recently large corporate banking across the North of England.

Ian’s focus in the Public Sector & Education team looks specifically at developing relationships with various institutions across the sector, 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.

Ian also works with various teams across HSBCs global footprint to help develop global connections for institutions, academics and students to help maximise opportunities.

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