Sarah Legg

Independent Director


Sarah Legg

Sarah has spent her entire career in financial services with HSBC in finance leadership roles. She was Group Financial Controller of HSBC until early 2019 and previously Chief Financial Officer for HSBC’s Asia Pacific region. 

Sarah has significant Audit and Risk experience having, for the past three years, attended the Audit and Risk Committees of HSBC Holdings Plc, as well as serving on many other Board, Audit and Risk Committees of the HSBC Group.

She has a BA and MA in Natural Sciences from King’s College, University of Cambridge and an MSc in Science Policy Research from the University of Sussex.

Sarah is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT).

External appointments

Sarah is Chair of the Campaign Advisory Board, King’s College, Cambridge University and Honorary Vice President of the Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation.

Former appointments

Sarah was previously a Non-Executive Director of Hang Seng Bank Limited and a Trustee of WWF Hong Kong.

Board Committees

Sarah is Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Board Risk Committee.