Brett King is a world-renowned futurist and speaker, an International Bestselling Author, and a media personality who covers the future of business. He has spoken in over 50 countries, at TED conferences, given opening keynotes for Wired, Singularity University, Web Summit/MoneyConf, The Economist, World of Watson, CES, SIBOS and more. He has appeared as a commentator on CNBC, BBC, ABC, Fox, Bloomberg and more. He advised the Obama administration on Fintech policy and the Future of Banking and advises regulators and bank CEOs around the world on technology transformation.
King hosts the world's first and #1 ranked radio show on FinTech called "Breaking Banks" (140 countries, 3.6 million listeners). He is the CEO and Founder of Moven, a successful mobile start-up, which has raised over US$24 million to date, with the world's first mobile, downloadable bank account, available in the United States, Canada, UK, Indonesia, and New Zealand.
Named "King of the Disruptors" by Banking Exchange magazine, King was voted American Banker's Innovator of the Year in 2012, voted the world's #1 Financial Services Influencer by The Financial Brand and was nominated by Bank Innovation as one of the top 10 "coolest brands in banking". He was shortlisted for the 2015 Advance Global Australian of the Year Award for being one of the most influential Australians living offshore. His books have been released in more than a dozen languages and he has achieved bestseller status in 20 countries. His fifth book Augmented: Life in the Smart Lane is an international bestseller and has remained in the top-10 on Amazon for over a year. He is currently working on Bank 4.0 for a late 2017 release.
(Speakers are listed in alphabetical order of their last name)
Norman T.L. Chan
, GBS, JP, FHKIB
Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and
Honorary President, Council, The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers
Norman Chan was appointed Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) on 1 October 2009. Mr. Chan joined the Hong Kong Government as an Administrative Officer in 1976 and became an Executive Director of the HKMA when it was established in 1993. From 1996 to 2005, Mr. Chan served as Deputy Chief Executive of the HKMA.
From December 2005 to June 2007, Mr. Chan was Vice Chairman, Asia of Standard Chartered Bank. Prior to rejoining the HKMA, Mr. Chan was Director of the Chief Executive's Office of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government from July 2007 to July 2009. He was the Founding Chairman of the policy think tank, the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre established in 2006.
, JP, FHKIB
Chairman, OCBC Wing Hang Bank Limited, and
Chairman, Executive Committee and Vice President, Council, The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers
Dr. Patrick Yuk Bun Fung obtained his MBA degree from University of Toronto in 1973, and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Business Administration by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2001 and an Honorary Doctor of Laws by the University of Toronto in 2005. Dr. Fung joined Wing Hang Bank (currently known as OCBC Wing Hang Bank) in 1976 and was appointed a Director of the Bank in 1980. He was appointed Chief Executive in 1992, and then Chairman and Chief Executive in April 1996. Dr. Fung is currently the Chairman of OCBC Wing Hang Bank.
Dr. Fung is a Non-Executive Director of Miramar Hotel and Investment Company Limited. He is a honorary member of the Court and Adjunct Professor with the Faculty’s School of Accounting and Finance of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, a court member of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Vice President of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, a member of Board of Governors of The Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Ltd. and a member of Hang Seng Management College – Foundation Management Committee.
, JP, FHKIB
Deputy Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and
Deputy Chairman, Executive Committee, The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers
Arthur Yuen is in charge of the full range of banking policy, development and supervisory issues at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). He joined the HKMA in 1996 as Head of Administration and has since taken up different responsibilities including research and liaison on China economic and market development issues before being appointed Head of Banking Supervision in 2000. He took up the position as Executive Director (Banking Development) in July 2004, Executive Director (Banking Supervision) in June 2005 and Executive Director (External) in July 2008. He was appointed to his present position on 1 January 2010.
Before joining the HKMA, Mr. Yuen worked in the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission for two years after having served as an Administrative Officer in the Hong Kong Government for over eight years.
Ivy Au Yeung
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited
Ivy Au Yeung is CEO, ANZ Hong Kong.
Ivy is responsible for directing and supporting the expansion of a full banking service platform in Hong Kong, which includes overseeing the International, Global, Retail/Wealth and Private Bank businesses.
An international banker with over 30 years experience, Ms. Au Yeung has a strong track record in Relationship Management, Credit and Product Management across Asia Pacific, including bringing the Hsinchu International Bank in Taiwan to become a profit contributing business unit to Standard Chartered Bank.
In her earlier role at ANZ, Ivy Au Yeung was Managing Director, ANZ Commercial Banking Asia Pacific from 2011 to 2014. During this time she has built out a fledgling business across eight markets in Asia, delivering significant revenue growth, whilst also managing the well established Pacific business across twelve diverse markets.
Ms. Au Yeung holds an MBA from University of Sydney. She is a member of CPA Australia; a Board member of Hong Kong Dance Company Limited; a member of the Lump Sum Grant (LSG) Independent Complaints Handling Committee (ICHC) under the Social Welfare Department of Hong Kong; and the Director of Read Cycling, a Hong Kong based organization which she co-founded in 2009 to promote the joy of reading and access to literature for disadvantaged sections of the community. She has also served in the fund raising committee of the Vocational Training Council of Hong Kong.
Group General Manager, HSBC Group and President and Chief Executive Officer
HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited
David Liao is Group General Manager of HSBC Group, President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited (HSBC China) and an Executive Director of the Board of HSBC China.
Mr. Liao joined HSBC in 1997, responsible for local currency fixed income business in Greater China and Singapore. Mr Liao was appointed Treasurer and Head of Global Markets for HSBC in China in 2005. He assumed his position as Head of Global Banking and Markets at HSBC China in December 2013. Mr Liao became Executive Vice President of HSBC China in March 2014. He assumed the role as President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC China in April 2015, and was further appointed a Group General Manager in September 2016.
Mr. Liao represents HSBC as the Deputy Director of the 4th Standing Council of the China Banking Association Foreign Bank Working Committee. He is also the Deputy Director of the Shanghai Financial Association and the Director of its Specialists Committee of Finance Talents, and represents HSBC in the Executive Committee of the First Lujiazui Financial City Council.
Mr. Liao previously worked in IBJ International (now Mizuho International).
Mr. Liao holds an Honours degree from the University of London.
Country Officer & Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong and Macau
Mr. Weber Lo is Citi Country Officer & Chief Executive Officer for Citi Hong Kong and Macau, responsible for all businesses across the Citi franchise in the two markets, including corporate & investment bank, consumer bank, commercial bank, private bank, treasury and trade services, markets and securities services, and investment research & analysis. He is also the Chairman of Citibank (China) Co., Limited.
Before assuming this role, Weber was Country Business Manager for Citibank Global Consumer Banking in Hong Kong and Macau, which covers retail banking, credit card and small business clients. During the five years of his tenure in this position, the business saw rapid growth and transformation while the smart banking concept took shape.
Weber joined Citi in 2000 as Head of Citigold, the bank’s consumer wealth management business. Weber was named the ‘Promising Young Banker of the Year for Hong Kong’ by The Asian Banker in 2008. He was named ‘CEO of the Year for Banking’ in the BENCHMARK Wealth Management Awards 2013 in Hong Kong.
Prior to joining Citi, Weber held senior positions in Coca-Cola China Ltd. and Procter and Gamble (HK) Ltd.
Weber serves in various public service bodies and associations, including Vice President of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, Member of the Industry Advisory Committee on Long Term Business to the Independent Insurance Authority, Member of Hong Kong Strategy for Financial Literacy Steering Committee of Investor Education Centre, Member of the Financial and Treasury Services Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, Board of Director and Executive Committee Member of The Community Chest of Hong Kong and Adjunct Professor of The City University of Hong Kong.
Xia Wei Chun, Ronald
Industrial Bank Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch
Mr. Ronald Xia was appointed as Chief Executive of Industrial Bank Co., Ltd Hong Kong Branch in November 2015, overseeing the branch different business expansion.
Ronald served as different senior positions in Industrial Bank Mainland China since 2006 includes the Deputy General Manager in the Administration Department of Head Office; Ningde Branch Chief Executive and Shijiazhuang Branch Chief Executive.
Before joining The Industrial Bank, Ronald worked in COFCO (Fujian) and the Fujian Provincial Government.
Ronald obtained a MBA degree from Imperial College in United Kingdom and he is a graduate of the Xiamen University with degree in the International Trade.
Senior Vice President & Head, Data Management & Analytics
DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
Gaurav is Senior Vice President and Head of Data Management & Analytics at DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited where his current role is to transform the bank into a data driven organization thus enabling it to leverage the power of advanced analytics and artificial intelligence.
Prior to his current role he has been driving technology leveraged transformation & change management at banks in Asia. Over the years, he has developed a deep understanding of banking and technology in banking through his stints with financial institutions and technology service providers.
He also pioneered peer-to-peer lending in India through his own startup venture.
He is a management graduate from EMPI Business School, India.
Treasurer and Committee Member of FinTech SIG
Hong Kong Computer Society
Over 20 years’ experience in Financial Services, areas of expertise focus around business strategy, customer service modelling, customer experience, product development and process efficiency. Extensive experience in customer engagement and relationship management, programme/ project management, process re-engineering and organisation transformation, strategy alignment and balance scorecard management, Investment Bank customer relationship management, business consulting and some other management roles. A CPA and CFP certified member, and PMP and Six Sigma trained, worked in various strategic initiatives across multiple countries (including Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Japan, Korea, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific and The United States). Currently, he is one of the committee member and the Treasurer for FinTech SIG Hong Kong (www.FTSIG.hkcs.org.hk). He is also a member of the mentorship programme organised by B4B Challenge (www.Innobator.com) and a Professional Council Member for Global Executive Network (GEN, http://theglobalexecutivenetwork.com).
Professor Ba Shusong
Chief China Economist
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Professor Ba Shusong is Chief China Economist of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX). He is also Chief Economist of the China Banking Association, a member of the HKSAR Government's Economic Development Commission, Deputy Secretary General of China Society of Macroeconomics, a member of MOFCOM's (Ministry of Commerce) Advisory Committee on Economic and Trade Policy, a member of CBRC’s Expert Guidance Committee for the banking industry’s implementation of the new Basel capital accord, a member of CSRC’s M&A Specialists Committee, and a member of China’s “13th Five-Year Plan” National Development and Planning Specialists Committee. Professor Ba is a fellow of experts who receive the State Council Special Allowance. He was previously Deputy General Manager of the Bank of China Hangzhou Branch, Assistant General Manager of Bank of China (Hong Kong), Director-general of the Strategy and Development Committee of the Securities Association of China, and Deputy Director-general of the Financial Research Institute of the State Council's Development Research Centre. He was engaged in post-doctoral researches in the China Center for Economic Research at Peking University, and was appointed as the Chief Researcher in “International Economic and Financial Structure” by the State Council's Development Research Centre and was also a senior visiting scholar at Columbia Business School.
Professor Ba has published a number of academic articles and books on the new Basel capital accord and China’s economic and financial development. He received the Global Youth Leader award from the World Economic Forum in 2009.
Head of Compliance Product, Asia Pacific
Andrew Burlison is the Head of Compliance Product for the Asia Pacific region, based in Japan; where he oversees the strategic promotion and operations of SWIFT’s compliance portfolio in the region.
Before joining SWIFT, he was the regional Head of Screening Sales Specialists at Thomson Reuters, where he led the screening proposition for new business sales in Asia, focusing on KYC and Transaction Monitoring process solutions. He started his career at Thomson Reuters in London and transferred to Hong Kong in 2013.
Prior to that, Andrew held multiple roles in the UK financial services sector. Starting his extensive compliance career as a Compliance Specialist at Misys Banking Systems, Andrew has spent the last 18 years helping financial institutions around the world implement systems and processes to keep them compliant in an effective and efficient way.
Partner, Financial Services Sector
IBM Global Business Services
Mr. Barry Chan has over 20 years of experience in consultation and information technology in Hong Kong. His expertise is in leading fintech strategy consultation and end-to-end business solutions implementation, bringing sustainable business value to banks and financial institutions.
Dr. Wilson Chan
Associate Director, MBA Programme, City University of Hong Kong, and
Secretary-General, Belt and Road Global Development Alliance, Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council
Dr. Wilson Chan, Assistant Director of MBA Programme of CityU of HK, joined the interbank markets in the early 1980s and became the founding Treasurer of ICBC, HK Branch in 1995. Dr. Chan was a former Senior Private Banker at Citi Private Bank and an AGM of Shanghai Comm’l Bank.
Dr. Chan had served as Honorary Secretary of ACI – The Financial Markets Association of HK for more than 10 years until it merged with Treasury Markets Association in 2005, and now continues to serve other positions of its different Committees, incl. the Chairman of the Education Sub-Committee accumulating for around 20 years. He is the Senior Consultant of The HK Institute of Bankers. Dr. Chan is currently a guest speaker and hosts for TV and radio programmes, as well as a newspaper columnist. Dr. Wilson Chan has three Master Degrees and a Doctor of Business Administration, and completed a programme at University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Toa Charm
Chief Public Mission Officer
Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
Dr. Toa CHARM is the Chief Public Mission Officer (“CPMO”) the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited. He helps develop the company's strategic direction and drives Cyberport's public mission-related programs with the goal of inspiring the next generation, nurturing entrepreneurial spirit and helping local start-ups go global. Before Dr. Charm joined Cyberport, he held senior management and consulting positions from leading multinational and Chinese companies in Asia Pacific in the past 25 years including IBM, Oracle, HSBC and Kingdee.
Dr. Charm has been actively contributing to the ICT industry development and community affairs in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific. He serves in a number of advisory boards in ICT industry, universities, startup communities and NGOs including Hong Kong Computer Society, Tung Wah Hospital Group, City University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Trade Development Council. Dr. Charm specializes in big data, fintech, digital strategy, business models innovation, growth and internationalization for emerging companies. He often shares his experience with corporate leaders, digital entrepreneurs and students. Dr. Charm is often invited as judge and assessor for ICT and innovation awards in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific.
Dr. Charm holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree, a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He also completed management programs from Harvard, UC-Berkeley and CEIBS. Dr. Charm is a TDWI Certified BI Professional and has completed a Big Data Certification Program from MIT.
Group General Manager & Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
Raymond Cheng is the Group General Manager and Chief Operating Officer for The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited in the Asia Pacific region. He is also an Executive Committee member of HSBC Asia Pacific, assuming overall responsibility for Information Technology, Back Office Operations, Corporate Real Estate and Procurement covering 20 countries in the Asia Pacific region.
Mr. Cheng joined HSBC information technology department in Hong Kong after returning from the Netherlands, where he was undertaking academic research. Since then, he has worked in and led different IT functions and various projects locally and globally. Most of his experience is in delivering new technology and setting up operational services for the Bank. Apart from working in Hong Kong, he spent five years in HSBC.com Inc in North America from 2001 onwards.
Mr. Cheng is the Chairman of HSBC Technology and Services (China) Limited, HSBC Electronic Data Processing (Guangdong) Limited, HSBC Global Services (Hong Kong) Limited, Hong Kong Interbank Clearing Limited and HKICL Services Limited. He is also a Director of HSBC Bank (Vietnam) Limited, Hong Kong Notes Printing Limited, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation and Hong Kong Institute for IT Professional Certification. In addition, he is the Independent Manager on School Board for Shun Tak Fraternal Association Yung Yau College.
Chief Executive Officer
Octopus Holdings Limited
Mr. Sunny Cheung re-joined as Chief Executive Officer of the Octopus group of companies effective 2 January 2015. He had been the Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 2011 until his retirement in March 2014.
Mr. Cheung has over 40 years’ experience in retail banking and payments. Prior to joining Octopus Group in 2011, he was the Country Manager of Visa International for Hong Kong and Macau.
He also held senior management positions with several financial institutions, including Managing Director and Head of Greater China Consumer Banking at DBS, General Manager of Consumer Banking at Dao Heng Bank and General Manager of Citibank card business in Hong Kong.
Chief Fintech Officer, Fintech Facilitation Office
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Nelson Chow has been appointed to the present position from 1 September 2016 with responsibilities for facilitating the healthy development of the fintech ecosystem in Hong Kong and promoting Hong Kong as a fintech hub in Asia. He joined the HKMA in 2004 and was responsible for the supervision of banks’ technology risk management and business continuity planning as well as the formulation of related policies and guidelines. He was the Deputy Chief Representative of the New York Office in 2010. After returning to Hong Kong in 2013, he took up responsibilities to supervise banks’ operational risk management and perform macro-prudential data analysis. Prior to joining the HKMA, Mr Chow was a Vice President of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. responsible for information risk management of the Asia Pacific region. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Auckland and a Master of Science degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific Financial Crime Compliance
Goldman Sachs Asia Bank Limited
David is the Head of Financial Crime Compliance for Goldman Sachs Asia LLC; David has over 25 years of experience in the financial crime and anti-money laundering space, both as a Compliance Officer and in Hong Kong law enforcement. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, David was the Asia Pacific Head for Global Financial Crimes Compliance at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, previous to his time at Bank of America he was the Regional AML/CTF Compliance Manager for Morgan Stanley Asia. David was also briefly a Partner at KPMG China based in Hong Kong in the forensic practice dealing with AML/CTF and sanctions issues.
In his Compliance roles David led multinational teams dealing with all aspects of financial crime risk management, including client on boarding, sanctions and corruption issues, suspicious activity detection and reporting, and financial crime risk assessments, as well as providing advice and counsel to bank senior management and business leaders for financial crime issues arising in the region. David was also the regulatory and audit exam management lead in the Region for financial crime, and implemented the design and implementation of the regional monitoring and testing program.
Before his time in Compliance, David's 17 year long career in the Hong Kong Police was mainly the focused on the investigation and prosecuted serious complex financial crime and money laundering. David had postings to the Commercial Crime Bureau, Organized Crime and Triad Bureau and Narcotics Bureau. David was also part of the formulation and execution of the Hong Kong Police's financial investigation policy and training including dealing with the Financial Action Task Force Mutual Evaluation process.
David holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of London, and a Master of Social Sciences in Criminology from the University of Hong Kong. David is also a current and founding Board Member of the Hong Kong Chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.
General Manager – Global Cyber Security Services
Digital Protection Group, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Dirk has been working in cyber security for over 22 years and has a strong and deep technical background in security engineering and design. He has held roles in Government, Defence, Australia’s Postal service and at several of Australia largest banks. For the last eight years he has been based in APAC working in consulting and for Australian regional banks managing their offshore cyber security and technology risk operations. Dirk is currently the Global Head of Cyber Security for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia based in Hong Kong.
Head of Market Development, FX, Asia
Michael heads Foreign Exchange Market Development in Asia and is responsible for Financial & Risk’s FX franchise in the region, including pre-trade, transactions capabilities and post trade services. He is also responsible for business development of China’s internationalization, across asset classes.
With over 25 years’ experience working in markets businesses of a number of international investment banks in Asia and Europe (including BZW, Barclays and ABN Amro), commercial banking in Australia (NAB) and in setting up an exchange to accommodate the move of OTC products to an electronic venue, he is well placed to support the market in the current regulatory climate. Michael also has extensive experience in the Chinese market, having worked with the regulators and central banking authority in China over a number of years.
He most recently held the role of Head of Markets which included responsibility for markets business and policy, a market news /information business as well as the technology group along with ownership and charged with ensuring the IOSCO compliance of systemically important benchmarks.
Executive Director, Financial Crime Compliance Risk
Josh has over 10 years of compliance management experience in the financial services sector. In addition, prior to joining EY, he held senior positions with leading international banks, focusing on AML policy management, Transaction Monitoring, Customer Due-Diligence remediation and regulatory review within the Asia-Pacific region.
Josh has managed a number of Know Your Customer client file remediations and enhancements following policies changes with a focus on the use of technology to improve quality and file review times to limit manual processes. In addition, he has recently been providing advice on the creation of a Hong Kong KYC utility.
From a transaction monitoring and name screening perspective, Josh has optimized and utilized technology to improve alert quality and automate the information gathering processes. He also has extensive AML/CFT review experience in conducting assessments of trade finance monitoring and associated documentation requirements, economic sanctions lookback review following systems issues affecting the prior screening and intensive reviews of tax evasion controls.
He has led the creation of AML/CFT target operating models at a number of Banks both across the APAC region and globally.
Josh often conducts training sessions at international forums and within financial institutions on AML, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and tax evasion risks.
Co-founder and COO
Bianca was formerly the business development manager of Zendesk, responsible for their expansion into China market. She started her career as an analyst in JP Morgan Private Banking servicing ultra high net worth clients in Hong Kong. She has also worked at OneSky as their first business development manager and co-founded dotkids, a startup aiming to create a children friendly space online.
General Manager & Head of Personal Banking Division
The Bank of East Asia
Vincent Hui is General Manager & Head of Personal Banking Division at The Bank of East Asia. He is responsible for overseeing the Bank’s personal banking businesses in Hong Kong, including credit card, consumer finance, mortgage loans, branch distribution & services, channel management & operations and marketing. He holds a Master of Science in Electronic Commerce and Internet Computing from The University of Hong Kong and a Certified Banker from The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers.
Vincent has extensive experience in retail banking, marketing, operation & administration, project development & technological application. He has led the internal development of many innovative products and services, including the bank’s award-winning digital branch implementation with paperless i-devices.
Dr. Witman Hung
Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong
The Shenzhen Qianhai Authority
Dr. Witman Hung is currently the Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong, Shenzhen Qianhai Authority. A seasoned ICT professional and angel investor, Witman has worked in the industry for almost 30 years. He is the President of the Internet Professional Association in Hong Kong and Executive Chairman of Chinese Big Data Society. Witman was elected as a Director of the Board of the World Summit Awards, an initiative within the framework of UN WSIS. He is also an Independent Non-executive Director of VSTECS Holdings Limited (0856.HK), a company listed in the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Dr. Hung served as a Part-time Member of the Central Policy Unit of the HKSAR Government during 2012-2014, and is currently an Academic Committee member of Pangoal Institution and China Silk Road iValley Research Institute, Standing Committee Member of the Center for China and Globalization and Adjunct Professor of Jinan University. He also served as a Member of 11th Standing Committee of the All China Youth Federation. In 2008, Witman was selected as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong. In 2015 he was appointed as a Justice of the Peace by the Hong Kong SAR Government. In 2016, he was given the Asia Social Innovation Leadership Award by CMO Asia.
Dr. Hung is current the Vice Chairman of China Overseas Friendship Association’s Youth Committee, Member of the Shenzhen CPPCC, Member of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies, Chairman Emeritus of the Y.Elites Association, Vice President and Secretary General of Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation and Council Member of Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association.
Vice President, Data Innovation
Dun & Bradstreet
Saleem Khan is Vice President of Data Innovation at Dun & Bradstreet. He is tasked with identifying novel new sources of content and employing advanced analytic techniques to improve and extract insights from the world's largest commercial database. As part of his responsibilities, Saleem has been tasked with leading Dun & Bradstreet's strategy for distributed ledger technologies.
Saleem Khan is a pragmatic innovator and thought-leader with a proven ability to influence business and technology strategy. He has spent the last 14 years working in various roles from technologist to entrepreneur and product strategist to innovation leader. His background spans startups, large multi-national IT firms and financial services companies.
Saleem holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Fordham University.
Director, High Growth, Innovation and Technology
Patrick is a Hong Kong based Director with 23 years' experience in Advisory & Professional Services. His expertise includes corporate innovation acceleration design and implementation. He has worked with clients across sectors including financial services, utilities, retail and government.
Utilising Blue Ocean Strategy, Design Thinking and Innovation principles, Patrick has delivered significant step change programs to his clients to assist them prepare for – and capitalise on – change. Patrick leads KPMG’s service capability to the telecommunications sector and is a senior member of the KPMG Advisory and High Growth Technology & Innovation Group in Hong Kong. He is a regular contributor to KPMG publications and public speaker on the topics of customer experience, innovation, entrepreneurship and disruption.
K. F. Lam
Executive Director, Head of Compliance
United Overseas Bank Hong Kong
K. F. leads the compliance function for United Overseas Bank Limited Hong Kong Branch and has more than 15 years of AML/CFT and regulatory compliance experiences in various Asian / HK-based banking groups. Prior to his career in compliance, K. F. was an audit manager in one of the leading local banks in Hong Kong.
K. F. is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, a Certified Internal Auditor, CPA (HK) and FCCA and holds master’s degrees in Computing and Business and bachelor’s degrees in Laws and Accountancy.
K.F. is a trainer for HKIB’s Enhanced Competency Framework on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing training programme.
Senior Manager, Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crime Risk
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Ms. Sophia Lam is a Senior Manager with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, responsible for AML/CFT strategy and policy developments of authorized institutions and stored value facility licensees. In addition, Ms Lam also engaged in Financial Action Task Force Mutual Evaluation and National Risk Assessment. Before joining the AML and Financial Crime Division in June 2014, she worked in various Banking Departments with the last post in Banking Conduct Department responsible for handling consumer and securities related issues.
Brendan le Grange
Director for Research and Consulting
TransUnion, Hong Kong
Brendan le Grange is the director for research and development for TransUnion, Hong Kong, where he creates original content for the benefit of TransUnion’s internal teams, clients, regulators, and other industry stakeholders. Prior to TransUnion, Brendan held credit risk strategy roles in a dozen countries through Africa, Europe, and Asia, working with and in international banks and consulting firms.
Vice President, Sales
Christy Lee is Vice President and Sales for Tradeweb, a leading global marketplace for institutional fixed income, derivates and ETF trading. She has been with Tradeweb for nearly four years, covering Greater China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, and has been actively involved in growing the electronic trading business by participating in various industry initiatives, including Bond Connect, SEF and ETP.
Prior to joining Tradeweb, Christy was at Société Générale and Macquarie where she worked in a number of business and product development roles across the markets division, with particular focus on their structured products (including Fixed Income, Interest Rates Swaps, Foreign Exchange, Commodities) strategies and client management.
Christy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance with a minor in Economics from the University of British Columbia and a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Hong Kong.
Partner, Financial Services, Head of Chinese and local accounts
Jasmine is the Head of Chinese and local accounts in Financial Services Office of EY Hong Kong. She has over 20 years of experience in the provision of a range of comprehensive professional services to financial services companies in both Hong Kong and China.
Jasmine has stationed in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou for 10 years during her career. She develops extensive understanding of the operation of Chinese financial institutions (FIs) and the Mainland regulatory environment and development over these years. Currently, Jasmine is responsible for developing and expanding services and product offerings of EY Hong Kong Financial Services Office to the sector of Chinese background Fis in Hong Kong and Macau. She assists these institutions in addressing the business challenges and local regulatory requirements and advises them in a number of different areas in terms of business strategies, internal control implementation, compliance issues and tackling regulatory issues. She also assists Fis in business lines realignment, operational transformation and post-acquisition integration. In addition, Jasmines is one of the lead partners in the EY China Overseas Investment Network actively linking up China based FIs with the rest of the globe in the arena of outbound investment and acquisition.
Jasmine is the Lead Account Partner of BOC HK Group and Cinda HK Group. She is also the Global Client Service Partner of Bank of Communications and China Merchant Bank.
Head of Products
Visa Hong Kong and Macau
Nicholas Lee, Head of Products for Hong Kong and Macau, is responsible for building Visa’s product capabilities and overseeing strategic development of product business in Hong Kong and Macau.
In addition, Nick is also responsible for working with key partners and technology solutions providers to help develop and test next generation of commerce enabling solutions including mobile commerce, information services & loyalty program management.
Nick has over 14 years of experience in the payments industry and prior to Visa, he was responsible for strategy and new business development for American Express in US and Samsung Card in Korea. Nick holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from University of Rochester and MBA from Cornell University.
Asia Pacific Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Managing Director, Global Technology
Sophia is a Managing Director and the Asia Pacific Chief Information Officer (CIO) of JPMorgan Chase Global Technology, with responsibilities for technology systems and infrastructure across the firm’s businesses in the Asia Pacific region. She has over 20 years of technology experience in the financial services sector.
Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase in 2011, Sophia was with Morgan Stanley, where she started her career as an IT Trainee and subsequently spent time in their New York, London and Hong Kong offices in various technology roles, including positions in infrastructure engineering and operations, and in IT risk and security management.
Sophia has a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Barnard College, Columbia University, and an MBA from Kellogg-HKUST.
Senior Director, Strategic Partnership and Overseas Business
Ping An Technology
Steve has over 18 years of experience in technology companies, 12 years of experience working in China and lived in Beijing for 7 years. He joined Ping An Technology in 2017 as Senior Director leading the strategic partnership, accelerator, and overseas business team. He is setting up a Ping An Fintech Accelerator in Shenzhen which aim at recruiting top Global Fintech companies to China. Prior to Ping An Technology, he worked in Microsoft, Nokia, and Motorola.
Steve holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering and a Master of Philosophy degree in Computer Science both from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income and Currency Product Development Market Development, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, and
General Manager, Bond Connect Company Limited
Mr. Julien Martin joined HKEX in late August 2015 and serves as the Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income and Currency (FIC) Product Development of HKEX, leading key initiatives in the fixed income and currency business for both cash and derivatives space. He is steering a number of major initiatives across the organisation on the development of mutual market access, platform and product solutions. Bond Connect was successfully launched on 3 July 2017 as a mutual bond market access programme between Hong Kong and Mainland China, and Mr. Martin serves as the General Manager of Bond Connect Company Limited, a joint venture established by China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS) and HKEX.
Prior to joining HKEX, Mr. Martin was Head of RMB Competence Centre, Managing Director and Deputy Head of Fixed Income China at BNP Paribas, and played a key role in establishing its presence in Mainland China and pioneering the development of RMB derivatives and flow products in its global platform amid the RMB internationalisation. He has over 16 years of banking experience with BNP Paribas, with over 10 years spent between Shanghai and Hong Kong. Mr. Martin is an Asian financial market, fixed income and foreign exchange expert. He is fluent in English, French and Mandarin.
Mr. Martin holds a master of business administration (MBA) degree from ESSEC Business School, Paris.
Partner, Asia-Pacific Head of AML & Sanctions Services
Kyran has more than 21 years of experience in the financial, banking and gaming services sectors where he has led major Asia Pacific assessments of AML operations including reviews of transaction monitoring systems, processes and organisational structures, investigations of suspicious activities, as well as gap analysis.
He has provided recommendations for the design and implementation of AML and sanctions compliance programmes for global and local banks with operations in multiple Asian countries to ensure they meet local and regional regulatory expectations.
He has also led large KYC remediation projects and regulatory compliance programme assessments, as well as helped banks and gaming operators create effective governance structures for their AML programmes.
Kyran has led financial crime and fraud investigations for a number of global financial institutions (including a recent Asia-wide investigation into potential rogue trader activity)
He has also led regional AML and sanctions compliance due diligence exercises for major IPO and M&A transactions.
Kyran frequently speaks about AML regulatory developments and compliance challenges, economic sanctions, bribery and corruption risks. He has conducted training for several global financial institutions and gaming operators in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Thailand.
Head of Banking, Hong Kong and Partner, Financial Services
Paul has 13 years experience in Hong Kong serving a wide range of financial institutions, having previously worked for KPMG in the UK for eight years.
Paul has worked with a range of international Financial Institutions in Hong Kong and around the AsiaPac region providing risk compliance and assurance services. Paul has worked with clients in the investment banking, private banking & wealth management and commercial banking sectors.
Paul is KPMG’s Head of Banking in Hong Kong, is a member of the British Chamber of Commerce Financial Markets Committee and is a member of the Accreditation and Examination Committee of the Private Wealth Management Association.
Head of Customer Franchise, Citibank Global Consumer Banking
Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited
Priscilla Ng is the Head of Customer Franchise for Citibank Global Consumer Banking. In this new role, she oversees Marketing, Digital Banking, Client Experience, Decision Management, and Business Learning & Development functions for the Bank. Priscilla is responsible for managing all these functions in order to grow the franchise by developing customer management strategy for different customer segments and creating the best-in-class client experience at different touch points and channels based on clients’ needs.
Prior to her current position, she was the Head of Customer Segment and Mortgage responsible for the management and formulation of client centric proposition for the bank’s retail customer segments in Hong Kong. The whole client spectrum covers the high-net-worth individual, affluent, emerging affluent, international personal banking and SME segment. She was also responsible for the development and growth of the bank’s mortgage business.
Priscilla joined Citibank in 2001 and since then has held various positions in the bank. Priscilla was appointed Country Marketing Director in 2011, responsible for the bank’s overall marketing and branding strategies, as well as the marketing and business development of all consumer banking segments, leading the expansion of Citibank’s retail presence in Hong Kong, and revamping the value proposition of the bank’s offerings.
Priscilla graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science, majoring in Economics.
Executive Director, Head of Securities Services, Hong Kong & Head of Clearing and Custody Product, GCNA
Standard Chartered Bank
James joined Standard Chartered Bank in early 2017 as Head of Securities Services Hong Kong and Head of Clearing and Custody Product for Greater China and North Asia. James is responsible for driving the Securities Services business in Hong Kong and the development of clearing and custody products in the Greater China and North Asia region. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, James spent 8 years at BNP Paribas Securities Services in a number of roles across Sales, Relationship Management and Product Management in London and Hong Kong and 6 years at Bank of New York.
Managing Director, Head of Technology & Operations, Hong Kong & Mainland China
DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
Nimish Panchmatia is Managing Director and Head of Technology & Operations, Hong Kong & Mainland China, of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited. He joined DBS in 2010.
In his current role, Nimish has broad responsibility for overall technology and operations with an emphasis on innovation and customer experience within the bank, in addition to managing the real estate and procurement functions.
Nimish was most recently Managing Director and Head of Consumer Banking Operations, Singapore, Technology & Operations, at DBS Bank.
Prior to joining DBS, Nimish was with DHL International, where he held various senior positions and worked across the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Asia. He has also worked in various functions, including consulting, sales, operations and e-commerce.
Nimish has a degree in mechanical engineering.
Senior Manager, Integration and Threat Intelligence Lab, Security
Nat Prakongpan leads the IBM Security Integration Lab and Threat Intelligence as a Senior Manager. He previously worked in X-Force development lab responsible for collecting threat research telemetry data. His extensive experience in cybersecurity is used to integrate cybersecurity technologies to create added values in the IBM Security Immune System. He helps create the IBM X-Force Command Center, the world’s most powerful cyber simulator, to train the next generation of security operation center (SOC) workforce using a unique hands-on experience in a live environment. Nat leads the IBM conversation in cognitive technologies via workforce development and participated in various university talks.
CEO and Managing Partner
Quinlan & Associates
Benjamin Quinlan is the CEO and Managing Partner of Quinlan & Associates, a leading independent strategy consulting firm specialising in the financial services industry. He is also the Co-Chair of the Big Data Committee of the Fintech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK).
Benjamin has an extensive track record advising many of the world’s leading multinational companies, financial services organisations, SMEs and start-ups on a variety of high-profile strategic engagements. He is quoted extensively in the global financial press and has appeared in interviews with major media outlets, including Bloomberg, Reuters and CNBC.
Prior to founding Quinlan & Associates, Benjamin was the Head of Strategy for Deutsche Bank AG’s Equities business in Asia Pacific and its Investment Bank in Greater China, and sat on a number of the bank’s global and regional executive committees. He was also the global strategy lead for several of Deutsche Bank’s landmark projects executed out of London and New York.
Prior to Deutsche Bank, Benjamin worked as a Management Consultant at Oliver Wyman, a leading international strategy consulting firm. As part of the firm’s Corporate & Institutional Banking practice, Benjamin advised a variety of global and regional financial institutions on a range of strategic matters. He was also actively involved in the firm’s thought leadership publications and was widely regarded as one of Oliver Wyman’s global subject matter experts in investment banking and capital markets strategy.
Before joining Oliver Wyman, Benjamin worked at UBS AG in the bank’s Asia Pacific Client Coverage and Group Strategy departments, reporting into the regional President and CEO. He began his career in M&A and Capital Markets Advisory at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Sydney.
Benjamin holds a Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a First Class Honours Degree in Economics (on scholarship) from Macquarie University, Sydney.
VP Strategy, OneSumX
Richard Reeves is VP Strategy for OneSumX at Wolters Kluwer. Richard has over 30 years of experience in financial markets with companies such as Reuters, Telekurs, KPMG, SunGard, Algorithmics and IBM. Richard's current focus at Wolters Kluwer is in the holistic use of financial, risk, compliance and other information within a financial organization to achieve lower costs, greater control and improved risk-aware profitability.
Chief Security Strategist, Asia Pacific
Alvin Rodrigues has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He started his career in marketing and has worked in numerous marketing, strategy development and sales support roles. An out-of-the-box and creative thinker, he enjoys developing and repurposing content, programs and strategies, linking and contextualizing them to make them meaningful for different audiences.
At Fortinet, Alvin provides security strategy counsel to C-level clients. He aligns cyber security strategies and solutions to their business needs, and connects the dots between technology and business. He influences C-level clients’ viewpoints on cyber security through facilitated one-on-one discussions, with real-time mapping of business needs/challenges and appropriate cyber security strategies/solutions. Alvin speaks publicly on cyber security and conducts exclusive C-level client engagements and roundtable discussions. In addition, Alvin is still responsible for sales and marketing program, business messaging, and the deployment of strategies through the different routes to market across Asia-Pacific.
Prior to joining Fortinet, Alvin was marketing director for Asia Pacific and South East Asia at another security solutions provider, where he took charge of marketing and business strategy focused on pipeline creation through the channels and direct sales team. He was instrumental in elevating the cyber security discussion to the executives and boardroom levels.
Alvin has held numerous senior marketing and strategy development positions in organizations such as IBM, Oracle, American Power Conversion (APC), TIBCO and Compuware across the Asia Pacific region. At Oracle, he was in the pioneering team that conceptualized and developed the online marketing framework that was adopted globally across the organization in 2000.
Alvin holds a postgraduate diploma in International Marketing from the University of Strathclyde, and an honours degree in Economics and Management Science from the University of London.
Head of IT Advisory Risk Consulting
Henry is a Partner leading technology risk advisory at KPMG in China. He has deep knowledge in Information Protection, Data Security, Cyber Security and Business Continuity Planning. Henry has worked with a large mix of clients from banking and finance to telecommunication where he has been responsible in assisting clients in understanding their technology and security risk exposure. Henry helps clients establish information and cyber security frameworks, mitigate information security risks as well as address on-going compliance issues relevant to technology. Henry has led many technical system reviews where he has been the lead partner responsible for various technology investigations as a result of breach or outages.
Henry has in-depth knowledge of the business, technology, risk and control issues faced by large organisations. He has experience in dealing with all levels of client management in the business, technology and audit, audit committees, industry legislators and regulators and has the energy, drive, commitment and technical knowledge to act as a sounding board for you.
APAC Regional Business Architect HOST, Global Banking & Markets
A passionate advocate on identity and ensuring the source of truth is understood.
20 years within the finance industry developing, supporting and designing IT systems working for 16 years in 2 leading firms JP Morgan and HSBC.
A graduate of Napier with BEng in Software Engineering.
Chief Client Experience & Digital Officer
Sun Life Hong Kong
Maria has over 20 years of corporate and consulting experience in digital transformation and marketing management. She is passionate about creating human-centered digital services and culture for businesses where client experience is a strategic core priority.
Maria spent 10 years at HeathWallace, a leading international digital design and marketing firm, where she founded in 2006 their user experience design business for Asia Pacific. She worked with a number of financial services firms across Asia and Australia to help them deliver on their brand promise and pursue sustainable growth through market-leading digital engagement platforms. Prior to joining HeathWallace, Maria spent six years at AXA Investment Managers in London, Paris and Hong Kong where she was responsible for developing the asset manager's global online strategy and marketing capabilities as their Head of Change Management for Global Marketing & eBusiness. Maria began her career developing client acquisition and retention programs for global consumer banks in Hong Kong.
Frits Fraase Storm
Senior Risk & Compliance Solutions Manager
SAS Security Intelligence Practice
Frits has dedicated a large part of his working career fighting Financial Crime across EMEA, USA, Canada and Asia Pacific. He works closely with Financial Institutions (Banks, Insurance Companies) helping them to implement Financial Crime (AML and Fraud) solutions globally and locally. He also meets on a regular basis with various country regulators and global advisory firms.
A Dutch native, prior to SAS, Frits worked for Fiserv in the Financial Crime Risk Management division (Program Management and Solution Management), EY as Senior Manager ICT and Unisys in the Financial Services Practice.
With a strong AML and Financial Crimes background Frits supports regional APAC opportunities in AML / Fraud and across sectors and is a speaker at various Financial Crime events globally discussing topics like global best practices in AML, trends and future directions.
Frits resides in Hong Kong and attained his university degree in Applied Business Informatics. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).
Director, Digital Banking
Standard Chartered Bank
Abraham Tachjian is a director in digital banking at Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. He is responsible for the implementation of emerging technologies as well as making banking simpler and more intuitive. He is also a frequent speaker at conference throughout Southeast Asia on fintech with a focus on blockchain applications in financial services, regtech and APIs.
Prior to his current role, Abraham was a practicing lawyer. He advised on transactions with respect to structured products, investment banking and derivatives. He is common law and civil law qualified and practiced in both English and French. His multidisciplinary background allows him to provide a unique point of view that bridges the gap between banking, technology and law.
General Manager, Wellchamp Capital, and
Co-Chairperson, FinTech SIG, Hong Kong Computer Society
Leo Tong is the General Manager at Wellchamp Capital Limited, a multi-strategy investment management firm in Hong Kong. In his capacity, he is responsible for strategic projects, business development, and regulatory compliance of the firm. Prior to current appointment, he took various executive roles of capital management and information technology at HSBC. He is also the founder and director at Capital Delight Inc that provide fintech consultancy and executive training to financial and academic institutions.
Leo is an enthusiastic fintech advisor and he authors fintech articles in business magazines and newspapers. He is a Co-Chairperson at HKCS FinTech Special Interest Group and a former Council Member (2011-2017) at Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS). He also serves as an assessment panel member of the Enterprise Support Scheme (ESS) under the Innovation Technology Fund (ITF) at the Government of the HKSAR. He served the HKICT Awards of 2017 the Best FinTech Award as a Judge. He is a Research Director at Asia Financial Risk Think Tank.
Mr. Tong holds a master’s degree in finance from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also a Certified Banker (CB) at The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers and a holder of Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) at (ISC)2.
Laurence Van Der Loo
Manager – Office of the CEO
Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA)
Laurence is Manager to the Office of the CEO at ASIFMA, the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association.
Based in Hong Kong, Laurence is responsible for coordinating policy and regulatory work across ASIFMA; providing coordination, research and analytical support for the office of the CEO; and supporting ASIFMA's corporate governance and board processes. In addition, she oversees several of ASIFMA's regional committees in China and India. These committees help develop and shape ASIFMA's regulatory engagement in both countries. She also coordinates the ASIFMA COO Markets Committee, a cross-divisional committee bringing together senior members of ASIFMA's membership to discuss key issues facing their businesses as well as ASIFMA’s Fintech Working Group.
Laurence has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining ASIFMA, she was responsible for European business development at Vistra Hong Kong, assisting foreign companies and funds to set up in Asia. Before that, she managed a portfolio of Natural Resources Companies at ING Corporate Banking in Brussels, working on numerous ECM, DCM and syndicated loan deals for her clients.
Laurence holds a Master Degree in Business Economics from the University of Ghent, and a Master Degree in International Business from EAE Business School. She served on the board of Morning Tears Hong Kong, an international non-profit organisation who stands up for children of convicts. She is member of the Exco of the Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (BLCC) in Hong Kong. She is fluent in English, Dutch and French.
Chief Data Officer, MoneySQ.com, and
Vice Chairperson, FinTech SIG, Hong Kong Computer Society, and
Committee Member, BI & Big Data Special Interest Group, Hong Kong Computer Society, and
Research Director, Asia Financial Risk Think Tank, and
Assistant General Manager, Data Governance, Full Licensed International Bank in HK
Jacob has 18+ years of experience in the IT industry, specialising in reporting & analytics solutions for companies across different industries from FSI to FMCG Retail with core focus in the Asian regions, with locations such as Australia, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei and Singapore, but also experienced in global settings such as UK, US, Swiss and France.
Mr. Wai is currently CDO of the first regulatory compliant crowdfunding + lending Fintech platform in HK, previously heading Data Governance for China CITIC Bank (International) in HK, implementing the governance initiative for the BCBS239 framework.
Formerly an Associate Director for Regional Trading Risk Analytics and Reporting IT for UBS AG and past roles includes global development lead for the VaR & PnL simulation aggregation and analytics system at HSBC, and heading the HK analytics consulting arm of Getronics HK, with expert knowledge of market risk analysis and reporting and limits monitoring, specifically in addressing BCBS239.
Jacob received a Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) from University of Technology, Sydney and an MBA from University of Wales. In addition, he is a Certified Financial Risk Manager (GARP), Certified Management Accountant (Aust) and regularly addresses at events such as providing keynote in HK BI and Analytics forum 2012 (content published), and Big Data Innovation Summit (HK) 2013, and panelist in the ComputerWorld Big Data & Business Analytics forum 2014 (content published), and Computerworld C-suite series 2011 (content published) and is a columnist in various publications.
Head, Risk & Controls, Information Technology & Operations, Hong Kong, Greater China & North Asia
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
Paul is the Head of Risk & Controls for Information Technology and Operations (ITO) in Hong Kong since Jan 2011. He is currently also overseeing the ITO Risk & Controls function for Greater China & North Asia (GCNA) in the areas of regulatory compliance on Technology Risk Management, Cyber Security, Data Governance, and Operational Risk Management. Last year, he was the Chairman for HKAB e-Banking Security committee & Cyber Security Working Group.
Joined SCBHK in 2001, Paul held multiple key roles within the Bank covering a wide spectrum of areas, including Product & Process Management for Credit Card and Personal Loans, Chief Operating Officer for a bank wholly subsidiary for Merchant Acquiring and Global Assurance Program Director for Operational Risk Assurance Function. Before joining SCBHK, Paul was Director, emerging technologies at Visa International and had had more than 7 years of professional experiences in the card payment industry in Greater China and Australasia regions. Paul was a graduate trainee at IBM Australia.
Managing Director and Senior Risk Manager, APAC
Dominic Wu is the Managing Director and Senior Risk Manager with BNY Mellon for APAC. Dominic having 20+ years of experience in banking, securities, assets management and consultancy. Dominic is a qualified accountant, fraud examiner and professional risk manager and did his MBA from University of Hull, UK. He is sought out speaker in risk management and provides training to the regulators, universities, financial institutions and professional bodies. He is currently a member of Hong Kong Chapter of the Institute of Operational Risk (IOR) and Asia Financial Risk Think Tank.
Miss Winnie Yeung is the Managing Director of Cimigo. Prior to joining the company, she was the director of Customized Research at The Nielsen Company, Hong Kong. She had additional roles of champion of banking, insurance and finance industry group and is an expert in the realm of customer and employee satisfaction/ mystery shopper studies.
Winnie is a research expert with over 20 years of experience. She handles clients from all kinds of industries including public utilities, telecommunications, transportation, Fast Moving Consumer Good (FMCG), the insurance and finance sector, the pharmaceutical industry, retail and statutory bodies. She has vast experience of designing local or cross-country research projects; specifically projects relating to customer and employee satisfaction and loyalty, mystery shopping, new product launches and brand building. Prior to joining The Nielsen Company, she worked for Taylor Nelson Sofres.
Winnie holds a Bachelor degree of Social Science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, major in Psychology and minor in Sociology.
Regional Head of Business Model Innovation, ASP, RBWM
Janet Yuen is passionate about identifying new growth opportunities where unmet user needs, strategic opportunities, and technological capabilities intersect.
She brings 12 years’ experience in B2B and B2C contexts to her role as Head of Business Model Innovation and Market Development, Asia Pacific Digital, HSBC. There, she leads the identification of digital growth strategies for the retail banking and wealth management division.
Prior to joining HSBC, she headed corporate strategy project teams analyzing growth and risk issues on behalf of C-suite leaders at Samsung Electronics headquarters in Seoul, led branding and organizational transformation marketing and communications with PwC in Hong Kong, and reported on Canadian financial markets with Stockwatch from Vancouver.
Janet has an MBA from INSEAD and a BComm from the University of British Columbia. She has lived, studied and worked in Canada, China/Hong Kong, France, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea.
Managing Director, Chief Economist and Head of Equity Strategy, China
Deutsche Bank AG, Hong Kong Branch
Zhiwei Zhang joined Deutsche Bank in October 2014 as Chief China Economist and Head of China Equity Strategy. Before moving to investment banking, he was from 2008 to 2010 the head of China macro research at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. He was an economist at the International Monetary Fund from 2002 to 2008, working mostly in the Research Department and the Asia and Pacific Department. He started his career as an economist at the Bank of Canada in 2001. He has published widely in academic journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and China Economic Review. He has a Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego, and a BA from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China.
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