John Weitzer is a Managing Director and the Americas Head of Global Banking and Markets Regulatory Compliance at HSBC. John’s responsibilities include regional coverage of the Firm’s investment banking, markets, research, securities services, conflicts management and surveillance compliance programs. Prior to joining HSBC, John served as Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer for RBC Capital Markets, LLC covering the Firm’s investment banking, research, markets, surveillance and control room activities. John has over 20 years of industry and regulatory experience, including various senior compliance positions at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers. He began his career as an examiner at the New York Stock Exchange which merged with the NASD in 2007 to form FINRA. He is a member of the FINRA New York Regional Committee and serves on the Board of You Gotta Believe, an organization that focuses on finding permanent families for older youth in foster care.