Leslie Stephenson is from Toronto, Canada and has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. She worked for two major insurance companies in Canada and in the US, and worked in banking, with HSBC Bank plc in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East before moving to the UK in November 2015. Leslie retired from HSBC in 2022 and is currently a non-executive director with Trident Royalties plc. In addition, she is the incoming Chair of the Western University UK Foundation, the Co-Chair of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum of the Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce and serves on the board of the Canada-UK Council.
Leslie has been a member of The In & Out Club since 2014.
Leslie has a BA and MBA from The University of Western Ontario in Canada.