Senior Manager, Environmental Programmes: Global Corporate Sustainability
HSBC Holdings plc
Sue Alexander is responsible for HSBC’s environmental activities across HSBC’s global business. The current flagship programme is the HSBC Water Programme, launched in 2012. This is a five year US$100 million partnership with three charities that rank among the world’s most respected environmental and sustainable development organisations – Earthwatch, WaterAid and WWF.
Sue was also previously responsible for the last flagship programme, the HSBC Climate Partnership, a US$100m investment over five years from 2007 - 2011. This engaged more than 60,000 employees over the period.
Prior to joining Global Corporate Sustainability in May 2007 Sue’s career spanned a variety of roles in HSBC UK Bank before specialising in project management. She was a Senior Project Manager in HSBC UK Bank responsible for a number of change programmes and system implementations across a diverse range of business functions.
Sue was a founding member of the women’s network in HSBC UK Bank in 2005 and remains the leader of this group. She champions diversity and inclusion both internally and outside the Bank.