The Wharton Club of NY is pleased to host this fireside chat with John Flint, former Group Chief Executive of HSBC.

We’ll start the discussion with John’s key leadership lessons gleaned from thirty years in banking. You’ll hear the personal stories of the moments that shaped his career and approach to leadership. He’ll also share practical advice to help you avoid common leadership mistakes and seize the right opportunities to propel your career forward. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions to further tap into John’s incredible experience.

Whether you lead a Fortune 500 firm, a start-up, or a non-profit organization, you won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to accelerate your development as a leader.

About John Flint
John is the former Group Chief Executive of HSBC. During his 30-year career with HSBC he built a range of skills in wholesale banking, retail banking, and Treasury and risk management. He represented HSBC in 9 countries, spending much of his career in Asia.

He progressed through the roles of Group Treasurer, Deputy Head of Global Markets, Chief Executive of HSBC Asset Management, and Chief Executive of Retail Banking and Wealth Management before being appointed Group Chief Executive, and Chairman of The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.

John was a member of the International Business Council and Climate Finance Leadership Initiative of the World Economic Forum. He also served as a member of the International Advisory Panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and was a Global Commissioner of the New Climate Economy.

He has been appointed a Member of the Independent Review Panel on Ring-Fencing Legislation and Proprietary Trading by HM Treasury in the UK.

About Robert Chen (Moderator)
Robert is a partner at Exec-Comm, a global communication skills training consultancy focused on helping Fortune 100 leaders and their teams communicate, influence, and lead effectively. Besides his corporate client work, he teaches Managerial Communication, Impromptu Speaking, and Advanced Persuasion and Storytelling at Wharton for their full-time and executive MBA programs. Robert also serves on the executive committee for the Wharton Club of NY as their VP of Career Development.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
8:00 AM ET - 9:00 AM ET

WCNY Supporting Members - $10 (WCNY supporting membership costs $95/yr at Join/Renew Membership)
Other Wharton Alumni & Alumni Guests - $20
Gold & Benefactor Members - $0

Send Your Questions In Advance:
If you have questions that you’d like John to address, please submit your questions HERE. If you’re unable to access the form, feel free to send your questions directly to

Meeting Access Information:
A link, accessible by personal computer, tablet or smartphone, will be emailed to all registered guests 24-48 hours prior to the event to the "Primary Email" address listed in your profile.  Please login to update your profile and confirm that the email address listed is correct.  We will attempt to provide the ability to ask questions at the end of the presentation and time permitting.

Pre-registration is required. Please register early as events can and do sell out quickly.
Registration is subject to availability and will close on Tuesday, April 27th at 5:00pm.

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Cancellations must be made at least 48-hours (business day) prior to the event date by sending an email to Gabriela Sanchez. Refunds or credits for future events are not available for any no-shows or late cancellations.  Click here for full details.