Daraius Nawroze



26 years international management experience with the HSBC Group, primarily in the Investment Bank, across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

An Investment Bank COO, focused on developing and executing business strategies to fix, optimise or turn around underperforming businesses or functions. Involved across the spectrum of mergers and acquisitions, from advisory, to due diligence, and ultimately, leading integration strategies and strategic disposals

Core competencies include: Strategic Planning, Business Management, Risk Management, Corporate Governance, and Transformational Change

Relevant Work Experience


  • Involved in the strategy and due diligence for 3 HSBC Group
    acquisitions and 3 strategic disposals
  • Bermuda – COO, Global Markets: responsible for integrating the
    Dealing Room post-acquisition of Bank of Bermuda; remediating
    the Audit; Culture and Training
  • Oman – Led the Retail Banking integration of Oman International
    Bank, responsible for Integration strategy, People, Process,
    Technology and Training, into a newly incorporated local legal
  • UAE – Stood up an Integration team to manage the integration of
    Lloyds Bank Jumeirah Office


  • Post-acquisition of the Bank of Bermuda, implemented the HSBC
    Control Framework; demised all legacy Primary Trading Systems
    and implemented all Group policies, procedures, processes and
  • Responsible for implementing Global Markets equity solutions to
    the Wealth Management client base in Hong Kong
  • Responsible for Strategy, Business Development, Operations and
    Risk and Controls strategy across 19 ASP countries, as COO,
    Institutional Client Group, Asia
  • Target Operating Model Design and implementation, for Coverage
    of Asset Managers, Hedge Funds and Central Banks
  • Business Management of a USD 850m ICG Asia revenue
    generating sector
  • Set-up the Financial Institutions Group sector in Bermuda
  • Relationship Manager for primarily Banks, but also a number of
    Non-Client Counterparties, Central Exchanges, Brokers


  • Led the Investment Bank’s Financial Crime Risk Strategies to
    remediate the US Federal Reserve Board and US Department of
    Justice Deferred Prosecution Agreement against HSBC
  • Commenced in the UAE in a Regional role and after 18 months,
    moved to HK to lead the programme for the Investment Bank in
  • Supported design of a Risk Management operating model,
    including a cultural change programme
  • Built-out the Risk Management framework across Middle East and
    Asian countries, comprising: Governance; Policy Implementation;
    People; Process; Technology, Cultural change and Training
  • Posted to Manila as Country COO and Remediation Officer, ahead
    of a visit by the ‘Monitor’, a representative of the US Department of
    Justice and Federal Reserve Board
  • Design and Implementation of a strategy to remediate Financial
    Crime risks and issues for Investment Banking Sector clients


  • Member of the C-Suite and a principal member of all relevant
    country, regional and global Governance forums, in respect of the
    different roles I held during my HSBC career


  • Ran multi-million USD Programmes in Asia, Europe, the Americas
    and the Middle East
    • Managed cross-jurisdictional teams of 100+; managed annual
    budgets in excess of USD 20m
  • L.LB Law
  • Chartered Institute of
    Bankers Stage 1
  • FT Non-Executive
    Director Diploma
  • Member of the Institute
    of Directors