HSBC is one of the world’s largest banks, supporting more than 1 million UK businesses, among 37 million customers worldwide. Our international banking network covers 66 international markets and gives us access to around 90% of world trade flows. Our regional heads work with experts in markets, liquidity and cash management to design sophisticated, cross-border solutions. Among specialist teams serving eight key sectors is the Public Sector and Higher Education team, which focuses on supporting UK universities and local authorities. HSBC works alongside local relationship directors to share experience and insight, support clients’ ambitions and fuel their growth.