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  • Chairman of the Board
  • HSBC Continental Europe


Jean Beunardeau is graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (Paris) and from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (Paris). He has a degree in Economics (Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris). Prior to joining HSBC, he was high ranking civil servant at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance, then technical advisor of French Prime Minister. He joined HSBC in 1997 in the Corporate Finance Department, became Managing Director in 2000 and made various M&A and ECM deals, mainly in the transport, telecom, media and technology sectors. In March 2004, he was appointed Co-head of Corporate, Investment Banking and Markets of HSBC France. In 2005, Jean Beunardeau was appointed General Manager. Two years later, in September 2007, he was appointed Head of Global Banking and Markets, HSBC France and Global Co-head of Public Sector. On 1rst February 2010, he has been appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, in addition to his current role as Head of Global Banking and Markets France, and Head of Global Banking, Continental Europe (since 2nd November 2010). In January 2012, he has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of HSBC France which became HSBC Continental Europe in 2020. In July 2021, Jean Beunardeau has been appointed Chairman of the Board of HSBC Continental Europe.