Managing Director, Public Affairs, for Asia Pacific
Charlie Butcher joined HSBC as Managing Director, Public Affairs, for Asia Pacific, in December 2021. He leads a team of 4 professionals based in Hong Kong, providing advice and support on key policy areas of digital, sustainable finance, and financial crime, to Markets and Business Lines. Prior to joining HSBC, Charlie worked in regional and global public affairs roles for multinational companies in pharmaceuticals, FMCG, and agrichemicals, in regional and global headquarters. Starting his career during the 1990s as a political staffer in his hometown of Sydney, Australia, Charlie later transitioned to the private sector with international public affairs consulting firm, Burson-Marsteller, before moving to in-house roles in 2007. Charlie has lived and worked in Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore and the US.