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Sir Douglas Flint CBE


abrdn plc

Sir Douglas Flint is Chairman of abrdn plc and of IP Group plc. He retired as Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc in September 2017, having served on the Board for 22 years, including fifteen years as HSBC’s Group Finance Director. Between 2005 and 2011 he was also a Non-Executive Director of BP plc.

In December 2017 he was appointed by the Chancellor as Special Envoy to China’s Belt and Road Initiative and serves on the Advisory Council of the Belt and Road Forum for International Co-operation.

In June 2006 Douglas was honoured with a CBE and in June 2018 was awarded a Knighthood, both awards in recognition of his services to the finance industry

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