Paul Dodman to the CAPCO@HSBC Team

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When did you start at HSBC and what‘s your role and project?

I spent 18 months working on the Global Investment Centre programme in 2012/2013, dealing with RBWM, HGAM and HSS stakeholders. We launched the Funds platform to all retail customers, successfully replacing InvestDirect.

This time around, I started at the beginning of March as the Athena UK Delivery Lead.

Where are you originally from?


Favourite film?

The Bourne trilogy (cliché) and the Usual Suspects

Favourite Author?

Professional books: Career Warfare: 10 Rules for Building a Successful Personal Brand and Fighting to Keep It (by David D'Alessandro)

Fun Books: Daniel Silva, Gerald Seymour

If you were stranded on a desert island which famous person would you have with you and why?

Two people on my list – not really well known, but almost guaranteed not to get bored:

- Michael Rogers (Head of U.S. Strategic Cyber Command)

- Jean-Louis Bruguès (Vatican Librarian)

What‘s the most embarrassing song/artist on your music playlist?

Selena Gomez. The shame…

What‘s your favourite sport?


What‘s the coolest place you’ve ever visited?

Tough choice between Buenos Aires and Rome

What else should we know about you, what’s your hidden talent, what else would you like to tell us about yourself?

I grew up on a farm in rural Zim, growing tobacco (for the US market), roses (for the Dutch market), paprika (for red food colouring in the Spanish market) and a commercial dairy (for the local market).

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