Sandra Stuart biography

Sandra Stuart.
Sandra Stuart.

Sandra Stuart will be the second person interviewed in our Leadership Series – presented by Global News and CKNW.

Airs on BC1

  • Oct. 20 @ 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m.
  • Oct. 21 @ 3:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 22 @ 11:30 a.m.

Airs on CKNW

  • Oct. 20 @ 1 p.m.
  • Oct. 21 @ 3 p.m.
  • Oct. 22 @ 3 p.m.

Sandra Stuart was appointed President and CEO for HSBC Bank Canada June 1, 2015. She serves on the board of HSBC Bank Canada and is the Chair of the Board for HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited.

Previously Sandra was Chief Operating Officer from December 2010 until her appointment as President and CEO. As Chief Operating Officer, Sandra was responsible for Technology, Operations, Procurement, Corporate Real Estate and Change Delivery Management.

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Sandra joined HSBC in 1982 and has held a number of roles in Canada and abroad including in the United States and Brazil. With over 30 years of experience she is a seasoned banking professional, with a broad range of skills, and a proven track record of delivery in both international and domestic capacities resulting in meaningful business results.

Sandra is active in the community as a member of Pathways to Education, the Business Council of Canada and Business Council of British Columbia, From 2010 to 2016 she was a member of the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Sauder School of Business Faculty Advisory Board, and from 2013 to 2015 she was Leadership Co-Chair for the United Way of the Lower Mainland.

Sandra has been recognized by the Association of Women in Finance for Excellence in the Private Sector, the Women’s Executive Network awarded her the inaugural Deloitte Inclusion Vanguard Award in 2016 and she was one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women (Top 100) in 2014.  She was nominated one of Vancouver Magazine’s Power 50 in 2014 and in June 2015 Sandra was acknowledged as one of British Columbia’s Most Influential Women by BC Business Magazine

Sandra has a BA with a double minor in Economics and Business from Simon Fraser University and has completed a number of Executive Management courses at the Harvard Business School, IMD, and UBC.