Simon Vaughan Johnson

Chief Executive Officer

HSBC Bank Malta plc


HSBC Bank Malta plc


Business Profile

Having joined HSBC in 1986, I was appointed Chief Executive Officer HSBC Bank Malta plc in April 2020. I have broad and deep international banking experience as a Country Head, also working across commercial banking, wealth and personal banking, and global banking and global markets. Additionally, I have worked in financial crime risk, trade services, payments and cash management, and e-Commerce. My postings span nine countries and four regions. Prior to my present appointment, I headed the Remediation Management Office – HSBC France, where I was responsible for designing, building and maintaining an integrated Financial Crime Risk Remediation Programme for HSBC France. Prior to this posting, I served as Chief Executive Officer for HSBC Kuwait. A Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, I graduated with Honours from the University of Stirling, majoring in English and French. I am an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. I am married with three children.

Official Partners

  • Trade Malta
  • Fino
  • GO Business
  • Imovo
  • Malta Enterprise
  • Laferla Insurance
  • WFDM
  • St James Hospital
  • PTL
  • Clentec
  • ICON