Katrina Santos has left ABN Amro for HSBC’s loan syndicate and distribution team in Hong Kong. She reports to Phil Lipton, HSBC’s head of loan syndicate and distribution, Asia Pacific.

Lipton and Santos previously worked together at Standard Chartered in Hong Kong from 1998 to 2001.

Both left in 2001, with Santos moving to ABN’s syndicate team where she was most recently a vice-president with a focus on South Korea, Philippines and Thailand.

At HSBC, her role will encompass similar country coverage.