Martin joined HSBC in August 2017. His role is to act as a trusted adviser and broaden the current bank-wide client relationships into securities services. Prior to joining HSBC, Martin was at JPMorgan for 13 years, including seven as head of securities finance in Australia and New Zealand, responsible for sales, client management and product development. For the five years prior to that, Simon was a client relationship manager, looking after commercials and senior escalation for a portfolio of fund manager and superannuation clients. Martin came to Australia in 2004. Prior to arriving in Australia, Martin spent six years at Northern Trust in London, where he held a number of operational-based roles.