Lance Kawaguchi

Lance is Managing Director and Global Head for Resources and Energy within the Payments and Cash Management Division of HSBC. His team is a significant contributor to total divisional profits and a focus for the overall Payments and Cash Management franchise, which is a $6.5 billion revenue business.
He is one of the few Bankers who have worked in Iraq (as country head for 2 years) and across 4 regions (North America, Europe, Middle East/Africa, and Asia Pacific). Additionally he started the ANZ Global Oil & Gas Global Banking team, and the Global Resources and Energy Group for Transaction Banking at HSBC.
Over his 20 year banking career Lance has strived to hire and mentor a diverse team across multiple minorities to deliver what he believes to be the best results possible. Lance is also a highly visible role model and author.