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Lavanya Chari

Role: Global Head of Investments and Wealth Solutions at HSBC Global Private Banking  and Wealth

Pronouns: She/Her

Lavanya Chari is Global Head of Investments and Wealth Solutions for Private Banking and Wealth Management at HSBC. She is responsible for driving the Global Private Banking and Wealth product strategy, and leads the global Investment Products team serving the needs of Private Banking clients and Personal Banking customers. Lavanya is a member of the HSBC Private Banking Executive Committee.

Lavanya joined HSBC in 2020 from Deutsche Bank where she was a Managing Director and ran Products and Solutions globally for Wealth Management, with responsibility across Capital Markets, Funds Solutions, Capital Markets and Wealth Planning. Prior to that she was part of Global Markets in Deutsche Bank responsible for Structured Investor Solutions and Asset Structuring for Asia. Lavanya’s previous roles at Deutsche included running the Commodities Asset Structuring business globally and the Rates Structuring business for institutional and private banking clients in Europe.

Lavanya spent the first nine years of her career in London before moving to Singapore in 2011.

Lavanya has a BA in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore.