Deputy General Counsel, HSBC
Stephen Cooke is Deputy General Counsel at HSBC based in London and appointed in January 2017 as head of the global legal team supporting the technology and operations division of HSBC. He joined HSBC in 2007 in the Head Office legal team focussing on M&A and corporate matters including recovery & resolution, and moved into the team supporting HSBC’s technology in operations division in 2014. From 2000 to 2007, Stephen was Associate General Counsel at Factiva, a joint venture between Reuters and Dow Jones, where he was responsible for supporting the group in Europe and AsiaPac. Prior to joining Factiva, he was a corporate lawyer in Taylor Wessing.