Gavin Hewitt

Gavin Hewitt is the Chief Financial Officer of SVB UK for EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), with responsibility for all of the financial activity and supporting the international development in the region.

Gavin joined SVB in early 2015, bringing extensive commercial banking and finance experience gained from roles at HSBC and Barclays. He was the regional head of finance for HSBC’s European commercial banking division, with previous roles as CFO for the UK commercial bank and head of business performance and analysis for the UK Bank, which covered the retail and business segments, operational and functional areas.

Before Gavin’s tenure at HSBC, he was on the finance leadership program at Barclays, where he gained experience across different finance disciplines in various areas of the bank while preparing to receive the CIMA qualification (ACMA). Upon completion, he progressed through various leadership roles, all with a primary focus on business partnerships and financial planning and cost management. He went on to become the CFO of Barclays’ global commercial product business.
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Chief Financial Officer, UK & EMEA