Mr Bernard Rennell

Membership category: Full Member i

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Level 16
The Hong Kong Club Building
3A Chater Road, Central
Hong Kong

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +852 8997888
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InterGen Capital Partners Limited
STEP Hong Kong
Business Families SIG Steering Committee, Hong Kong Branch Committee

Bernard has extensive  experience in wealth structuring, corporate and family governance, corporate finance and financial markets. In the course of his career he has held senior roles in law, industry, trust and banking. His primary focus entails working with UHNW families globally on business succession, family governance and family office architecture. Prior to establishing InterGen Capital Partners Limited in 2018, Bernard spent 20 years in Hong Kong as Asia Regional Head (and then from 2008 CEO & Global Head) of HSBC’s private trust, wealth structuring and succession planning business as well as, concurrently from 2011, as Regoinal Head Asia Pacific of HSBC Private Bank (during which time he was also a member of the HSBC Asia Executive Committee which oversees all of HSBC Group’s operations throughout Asia Pacific).  

Bernard is a past Chairman of the HK Branch of STEP, a Committee member of the STEP global Business Families SIG, past Chairman of the HK Trustees Association, past Chairman of the HK Association of Banks, has served as a member of the HK Trade Development Council, as a member of the Joint Liaison  Committee on Trust Law Reform (HK), as a member of the International Advisory Board of the University of Canterbury and as a member of the advisory boards of a number of public and private charitable foundations. 

Career Path:

 - Read law at University of Canterbury, Christchurch

 - Partner of law firm in NZ

 - General Counsel, NZ Securities Commission

 - Company Secretary/General Counsel listed energy company 

 - CEO, HSBC International Trustee Limited

 - Regional Head Asia Pacific, HSBC Private Bank and member of HSBC Group Asia Pacific Exco

 - Principal, InterGen Capital Partners Limited  

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