Tony Cripps

By 16 January 2018

Tony Cripps
Group General Manager and Chief Executive Officer for HSBC Singapore


Tony Cripps is Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Singapore, the leading international bank in Singapore supporting retail, business, corporate and institutional banking customers through its network of local branches and offices.

Tony has worked in banking for more than 30 years, with management roles in institutional banking, treasury, trading and sales businesses, transaction banking, information technology and operations. He was appointed to his current role in April 2017.

He first joined HSBC in 1986 as a floor trader for the Sydney Futures Exchange and went on to manage Australia’s futures business before being appointed Head of Foreign Exchange and Rates Strategy for HSBC Asia Pacific.

From 2000 to 2006, Tony was based in Hong Kong as Head of e-Commerce for HSBC Asia Pacific and then in London as Head of e-Commerce, Global Banking and Markets for the HSBC Group. In 2006, Tony returned to Australia as Head of Global Markets, subsequently taking up the expanded role of Head of Global Banking and Markets.

Before his current role, Tony was the CEO of HSBC Australia from 2013. Under his leadership, the bank experienced a period of significant growth.

Prior to this, Tony was President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Philippines between 2010 and 2012, where he also served as Chairman, HSBC Savings Bank and HSBC Insurance Brokers, Inc., Chairman and Trustee, HSBC Retirement Trust Fund, Inc. and Director of OCLP Holdings, Inc.

Tony was appointed to the Board of HSBC Singapore in 2016 and continues to serve as a Director of HSBC Australia.  He was also appointed as HSBC Group General Manager in 2016.