Debra J. Lodge Managing Director, Head of Corporate International Solutions HSBC USA
Executive Leadership, Strategy Development, International Corporate Advisory Talent Development, Business Transformation, Diversity & Inclusion
Debra Lodge is a dedicated, inclusive, and adaptable Senior Management and Leadership Executive with proven expertise in driving top line strategy and bottom-line profit across complex global markets. She focuses on optimizing International operational expansion, market growth, innovation, and competitive advantage across sectors, including FINTEC to achieve global success.
Currently, Debra is Managing Director and Head of HSBC Corporate International Solutions, USA, with responsibility for creating comprehensive banking and capital markets solutions to drive the international business growth of US Commercial Banking clients across Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and LATAM. She is part of the Corporate Division Management team, and acts as the international face to US Headquarters and their Global Subsidiaries
Prior to this, Debra was Managing Director and Head of Global Markets China Solutions Americas, having previously been posted from Hong Kong to New York as Managing Director, Head of FX Digital Sales and Strategy Americas to strategically direct and develop FX online trading across the Americas.
Continuously named US RMB Bank of the Year by Asset Magazine throughout her tenure, Debra advised Obama administration’s US Department of Treasury in respect of RMB Internationalization, and, as media spokesperson, was quoted in various industry articles for WSJ, FT, Economist, Forbes, Bloomberg.
Debra is passionate about Diversity and Inclusion and is both a sponsor and mentor of female and minority colleagues, managing the most diverse team across her division. She has designed, and is currently running, a career progression program for junior females within the organization.