Patrick George, a Lebanese expat and Concordia graduate, kicked off his banking career with a Lebanese private bank (FFA Private Bank) in 1994 before moving to HSBC in 1996 to manage the Emerging Markets Equities product covering Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa. Patrick then took over several positions at HSBC, mainly as Global Head of Equities, responsible for all Equity-related Sales, Trading and financing activities from 2008-2016 and Global Head of Markets & Securities Services (MSS), Europe and Americas in November 2019, and was more recently promoted to head of markets and securities services.

This promotion comes as part of a wider reshuffle of the leadership of its investment bank aimed at streamlining decision making.

Patrick George is also a long-time member of Life Lebanon, a global professional network empowering the Lebanese community.