Roddy Gow, Chairman and Founder of the Asia Scotland Institute, announced that Sandy Flockhart has joined its International Advisory Council. A very distinguished Scotsman who has broad global experience as an international banker and in private equity.
Alexander (Sandy) Flockhart is a Non-Exec Director of Oxford Capital Partners Holdings Limited. In addition, he sits as an independent member of the investment committee of the firm. He brings to the role broad experience in investment management, financial services, regulatory affairs and governance. His appointment follows the retirement of Sir Martin Smith, who stepped down as a director earlier in 2020 and remains a senior adviser to the firm.
Sandy has had a long career in financial services spanning private equity and international banking. He served in a number of senior positions at HSBC Banking Group, including CEO of its operations in Asia Pacific and Latin America. He was later promoted to Chairman of HSBC UK, the group’s largest European subsidiary and was also appointed to the main Board of HSBC Holdings. Since retiring from HSBC, Sandy has been chairman of a challenger bank in the UK and was a partner in a private equity firm. In December 2007, he received a CBE in recognition of his services to British business, charitable services and financial institutions. He has expertise in nurturing talent and embracing diversity to achieve extraordinary results.