Lukas is currently the Finance Director responsible for the HSBC Group’s M&A and corporate development activities and has covered various senior management roles within the Group and the Asia Pacific Region. He has over 25 years of audit, financial and strategic management experience gained in the financial services sector across developed and emerging markets. Prior to working for HSBC, Lukas spent 5 years with Societe General in London. Lukas trained as a chartered accountant with PWC and left at a senior manager level having worked with the firm in three different countries. Lukas is also a governor, board and audit committee member of the Workings Men College, an adult education institute based in Camden that provides diverse and enriching lifelong learning, including skills for work, in a supportive environment for adults.