Roger Thomson has a long and distinguished career in investment banking. He spent the past 17 years with HSBC in senior roles including Global Chief Operating Officer for its Capital Financing Division, responsible for the delivery and execution of investment banking products globally, EMEA Head of Debt Capital Markets and Global Head of Financial Institutions DCM, and Head of U.S. Debt Capital Markets. Before that, Roger was at Credit Suisse he was at First Boston Corporation as Managing Director in its U.S. Debt Capital Markets Group, and at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc as Managing Director in its U.S. Debt Capital Markets Group. He previously was with Lehman Brothers Inc and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc., both in the U.S. He has both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from Northwestern University.