Steve Willingham, HSBC Bank

Steve is the Head of Real Estate Finance – EMEA, Global Banking and Markets and is responsible for a full range of Commercial Real Estate & Hotels financing activities.  He joined HSBC in 2014 from Blackrock where he was Fund Manager for their European Opportunity Real Estate platform.

Before Blackrock, Steve worked at Merrill Lynch in senior roles within the real estate financing and principal investing teams. Prior to that, he led Nationwide Building Society’s commercial lending operations, following a broad background in residential property fund management and asset recovery.