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Lord Green

Minister of State for Trade and Investment


Development and implementation of cross-Government strategy for trade and inward investment, UK Trade & Investment, Export Credits Guarantee Department, oversight of new Foreign & Commonwealth Office Commercial Director, spokesman for the Government on trade and investment issues in the House of Lords, accountable to the Business Secretary and Foreign Secretary.


Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint is Minister of State for Trade and Investment. He is taking up his appointment after a 28-year career with HSBC which culminated in his appointment as Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings in 2006.

He has been Chairman of the British Bankers' Association and Chairman of the Prime Minister's Business Council for Britain. He has also served as a trustee of The British Museum and an honorary trustee of Peking University.