Risk Hong Kong
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Our expert line-up of advisory board members have informed and endorsed the Risk Hong Kong 2021 agenda.
Head of Technology Risk Management
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited (ICBC (Asia))
Welcome Chan is the Head of Technology Risk Management of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited (ICBC(Asia)). With his capacity, he is responsible for ensuring the ICBC(Asia)’s information security policies, technology risk matters to ensure the adherence of regulatory and compliance requirements. He also plays a key role on information and cyber security risk matters of the bank and provides security advises to businesses, projects, IT infrastructure and application reviews to alleviate the potential security risks. Prior to joining the ICBC(Asia), he was the Security Manager of CMB Wing Lung Bank, Assistant Vice President of IT Security of China CITIC Bank International, the Information Security Manager of Bank of Communications, Hong Kong Branch, and had held different IT audit management and Security roles of listed companies and manufacturing enterprises.
Welcome holds an MBA degree from the Hong Kong University of Science Technology (HKUST), and a Bachelor Degree of Electronic and Communications Engineering from The University of Hong Kong. Welcome is also a qualification holder of CISA, CISM, CISSP, CSSLP, CGEIT, CRISC, CCNP, CREST CPSA, CRT and IRCA ISO27001 ISMS Lead Auditor.
Head of AML
Ping An OneConnect Bank (HK) Ltd
Francis is the Head of Financial Crime Compliance of PAOBank with 23 years of experience working in Finance Crime Compliance, Anti-money laundering and Fraud investigation fields of insurers and banks across Asia Pacific. Francis specializes in Cross-border and complex fraud investigation, AML Investigation and FCC process optimization, and big data analysis application.
Regional Chief Risk Officer & Regional Chief Credit Officer, Greater China & North Asia
Standard Chartered Bank
Darren Kim is the Regional Chief Risk Officer & Regional Chief Credit Officer, Greater China and North Asia.
He first joined Standard Chartered in February 2014 as Head of Corporate Institutional and Commercial Risk of Standard Chartered Bank. In November 2015, he started double-hatting as Chief Credit Officer of Corporate Institutional and Commercial Risk in Korea and SCB Tokyo Branch & Chief Risk Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Korea.
Darren started his career in GE capital before moving on to Bank of America where he took various credit and market risk roles. He later moved to Hong Kong to join Merrill Lynch as Regional Credit Officer before becoming the Head of Risk Management Asia / Oceania ex-Japan at Daiwa. He is well-versed across different risk disciplines with extensive experience in credit analysis.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from Fordham University in New York.
Darren is married with two daughters. His favourite pastime activity is golfing.
Head of Group Tech, Info & Cyber Risk
Thomas is currently the Head of Group Technology Information & Cyber Risk (TICR) for the OCBC Group, where he chairs the bank's Group Technology Risk Management Committee, and is responsible for driving group-wide risk governance, risk monitoring, assessment and mitigation initiatives relating to technology, information and cyber risk.
Prior to his current role, he has served in regional and global leadership positions across Technology Risk Management, Business Continuity Management, and Information Technology Management in DBS Group, Credit Suisse AG, UOB Group and Citibank.
Thomas contributes actively to the development of the industry by participating in various committees and working groups. These include being the vice chair of ABS Standing Committee on Cyber Security (SCCS), and chair of ABS Working Group on Revision of MAS Tech Risk Management Guidelines (PEGASUS). Previously, he has also served as organising committee chairperson of the ABS-MAS Financial Industry Crisis Communications Exercise (FICCE) 2016, organising committee member of the ABS-MAS Industry-wide Exercise (IWE) Raffles IV 2014, and member of ABS Business Resilience and Continuity Committee (BRC).
He often shares his insights at conferences and seminars helping to elevate competencies across the industry. These include conferences related to FS-ISAC, RSA, ISACA, and SCS on topics of cyber security and resilience, business continuity management, crisis management and technology risk management.
Thomas holds an MBA from NUS Business School, an honours degree in computer science, and industry certifications of CISM, CRISC and CITBCM.
Chief Compliance Officer
K. F. is the Chief Compliance Officer of Airstar Bank, one of the eight licensed virtual banks in Hong Kong. He has 20+ years of financial crime compliance, regulatory compliance and internal audit experiences in various Asian / HK-based banking groups.
K. F. is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, 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 the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers’ Enhanced Competency Framework on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism training programme.
Head of Digital Risk
Bank of East Asia
Peter Lam is Head of Risk Oversight and Risk Transformation for The Bank of East Asia, based in Hong Kong. He is responsible for the implementation of Enterprise Risk Management framework, risk oversight, ESG and climate change risk and other risk transformation initatives of the bank group. Peter brings with him international best practices in Risk Management having spent more than 20 years working with major financial institutions in Australia, UK, Europe, Asia, Hong Kong and China. Peter specialize in banking and has a diversified experiences in risk and regulations from assisting organisations to establish sound risk management frameworks and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining BEA, Peter was the Regional head of Risk Appetite and Governance for HSBC, based in Hong Kong. As a former partner of Big Four accounting and advisory firm, Peter has led major risk transformation and consulting projects across the region.
Head of Operational Risk
Nathan is currently the Head of Operational Risk Management in DBS Bank Hong Kong Ltd. taking a leadership role in driving an effective and efficient operational risk management program across the Bank, promoting the safety and soundness of the Bank’s operating environment. He has been working in the financial services and management consulting industry for over 20 years and has held senior roles in both risk management and technology delivery in Hong Kong and Australia. Nathan has and continues to be actively engaged in information technology industry developments and adoption affecting the risk management landscape. Nathan holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from Australian Graduate School of Management.
Chief Information Security Officer
Patrick Liu has more than 20 years of IT and Security experience including security operation, risk and control and IT audit within top tier financial institutions. As an experience security practitioner, Patrick has been responsible for performing and managing a wide range of security consulting, risk and threat assessment, security training, cyber crisis management planning program. Patrick is currently the CISO of Fusion Bank. He was awarded the Hong Kong Cyber Security Professionals Awards in 2017 in recognition of his commitment in the cyber security field.
Patrick Liu acquired several professional certifications including CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, CIA and ABCP.
Bureau Chief, Asia
Blake Evans-Pritchard is bureau chief, Asia, for Risk.net based in Hong Kong. Before taking on his current role, he spent three years covering regulatory issues across Asia for Risk.net, including implementation of Basel III and other international standards in regional jurisdictions. Previously, he spent five years in Brussels writing about the European Union’s financial services sector and competition policy and a number of years as Africa editor for a news service covering post-conflict restitution around the world.
Chief Control Officer
James Ryan has a history of successfully leading teams that deliver across multiple Countries, Regions and Risk disciplines (e.g. capital modelling, fraud, insurance risk, operational risk).
Brings the ability to pro-actively identify material risks and act on these before they become incidents.
Industry leading experience of establishing data driven analytical approaches to detecting and mitigating both financial and non-financial risks.
Career experience to date has been gained at globally recognised organisations (i.e. PwC, Thomson Reuters, AXA, Lloyds Banking Group and HSBC), supported by industry and academic qualifications.
James is married with two children, a dog and is a passionate yacht skipper, having won numerous trophies in the UK and Hong Kong.
Head of Technology Risk Management
Bank of China
Ricky Tang joined Bank of China International in 2019 as the Head of Technology Risk Management, responsible for technology risk and cyber security controls in the bank. Prior to that he worked in various multi-nationals such as Telstra International, Fubon Bank, UBS and ING, with responsibilities in cyber security, information security, fraud investigation, and IT operational risk management.
Ricky has set up technology risk management frameworks for FSIs that integrate with enterprise risk frameworks, defining policies and standards, creating operating models and technical procedures, managing cyber security operation services, as well as ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements. He is passionate in advancing the industry’s risk management practices as well as staying on the edge of technological advancements.
Head of Risk
Ambrose is Serai's Head of Risk. Serai is a new tech venture owned by HSBC with a vision to simplify global trade.
Before Serai, Ambrose was Regional Head of Risk for Commercial Banking and Global Banking & Markets at HSBC. In this role, he was responsible for enterprise risk management for both businesses within the region. He was also the Chief Operating Officer of the Risk function for Global Commercial Banking where he was leading the transformation of the global function. Prior to HSBC, Ambrose held senior risk management positions in financial services and consulting industries in Australia and Hong Kong.
Ambrose holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Applied Finance from Monash University.
Alternate Chief Executive & Chief Risk Officer
Frederick Yip has been ZA Bank’s Chief Risk Officer since 2020 and has been additionally appointed as the Bank’s Alternate Chief Executive on top of this CRO role in 2021. He heads five risk functions for the Bank, namely Credit Risk, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Technology Risk and Anti-Money Laundering. Frederick is an all-round senior risk executive, bringing over 20 years of experience and extensive regulatory knowledge in retail banking, corporate banking, consumer finance, private wealth and other business segments. Before joining ZA Bank, he held several key risk management positions in Chong Hing Bank (Chief Credit Officer), ANZ (Head of Commercial Risk, Hong Kong), Wing Lung Bank, Standard Chartered and Citibank.
Engage with 450+ CROs and risk professionals across our in-person and virtual events
World class speakers featuring regulators and industry experts
The most influential decision-makers from buy-side firms and banks
Prominent regulators and industry experts
The Risk Hong Kong conference brings together senior professionals from major regional and global financial institutions and regulators to analyse the impact of global regulatory reforms and investigate the latest investment strategies adopted by banks and institutional investors in the region.
Vibrant meeting place for finance and risk practitioners
Each year the conference provides platform for leading risk professionals to meet and discuss mitigating investment risks in a volatile market, enhancing risk management strategies across credit, market, liquidity, and regulatory risks, and regulatory reforms across financial markets.
Discussions and analysis for risk and derivatives professionals
The Risk Hong Kong conference is dedicated to informing risk and finance professionals to understand the challenges of risk management today and provides an unparalleled insight into what is happening at the cutting edge of risk management and regulation in Hong Kong and across the region.
Preparing for critical elements for the LIBOR reform
Future proof your organization for ESG risk
How industry should prepare for phase V of uncleared margining
Practical implementation of collateral integration
The role of AI/Machine learning beyond automation
Anti-money laundering – how much automation is optimal?
BNP Paribas is a leader in banking and financial services and has a long association with the official institutions' sector. The Group is present in nearly 75 countries globally enabling clients to benefit from a range of services including corporate & institutional banking; asset servicing and asset management. www.bnpparibas.com BNP Paribas Asset Management is the asset management arm of BNP Paribas, and offers high value-added solutions to individual savers, companies, and institutional investors. We have a broad range of skills in four investment divisions: Equities, Fixed Income, Private Debt & Real Assets, and Multi-Asset, Quantitative and Solutions (MAQS). Sustainability is at the heart of our strategy and investment decision-making process. Our aim is to achieve long-term sustainable investment returns for our clients. We have assets under management of USD 475 billion (as of 30 September 2019), with 520+ investment professionals and 500+ client servicing specialists, serving clients in 71 countries. To learn more, visit bnpparibas-am.us.
Credit Suisse AG is one of the world's leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies. As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse is able to offer clients its expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management from a single source. Credit Suisse provides specialist advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high net worth private clients worldwide, and also to retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse's parent company, Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York.
Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com
HSBC Global Markets offer sophisticated 24-hour coverage across our main trading and sales platforms in London, New York and Hong Kong, and we provide a wide range of solutions for our Corporate and Institutional clients. Our knowledge of local markets, coupled with HSBC's global reach, enables us to provide a comprehensive and bespoke service across every major asset class.
We provide access to Equities, Fixed Income including Credit and Rates, Foreign Exchange, Commodities and Prime Services, in addition to Research, across both developed and emerging markets.
As a global investor, by partnering with us you'll benefit from HSBC's local knowledge in over 60 countries, balanced by our understanding of global economics.
Find out more about our solutions or explore our thought leadership series on the Dealing Room of Tomorrow.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.7 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands.
With our presence dating back to 1872 in Asia Pacific, we have enjoyed over 140 years of success in serving clients in the region. Our Corporate & Investment Bank is a leader across banking, markets and investor services. Each business is linked to our global network to offer clients industry specific expertise and resources, as well as regional market insight. This integrated approach further positions J.P. Morgan as the provider of choice to offer strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity to clients in markets around the region and the world.
Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.
About Northern Trust
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has offices in the United States in 19 states and Washington, D.C., and 23 international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of September 30, 2018, Northern Trust had assets under custody/administration of US$10.8 trillion, and assets under management of US$1.1 trillion. For more than 125 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation. Visit northerntrust.com or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.
Northern Trust Corporation, Head Office: 50 South La Salle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603 U.S.A., incorporated with limited liability in the U.S. Global legal and regulatory information can be found at https://www.northerntrust.com/disclosures.
Premia Partners is an investment manager dedicated to Asia ETF & smart beta investment solutions. We founded the firm on 3 core beliefs:
1. There is enormous scope for innovation in Asian ETFs and opportunities to introduce global best practice to the region
2. Asian investors shouldn't have to trade in New York or London to find the best products the ETF industry has to offer
3. Asian investors deserve better solutions than available today and technology allows us to make them a reality
Working with leading global thinkers and institutions, our goal is to be a trusted ETF partner for investors by providing best-in-class ETFs, a range of ETF tools and solutions, and an efficient technology platform that enriches and empowers our partners and investors in Asia and for Asia.
We are focused on 2 main businesses to start:
1. Creating best-in-class Asia listed ETFs that deliver Asia exposures not available today
2. Solving the complexity of the global ETF industry for Asian clients
Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to the positive transformations of society and the economy.
Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 147,000 members of staff in 67 countries and supports on a daily basis 31 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors around the world by offering a wide range of advisory services and tailored financial solutions. The Group is built on three complementary core businesses:
- French Retail Banking, which encompasses the Societe Generale, Crédit du Nord and Boursorama brands. Each offers a full range of financial services with omnichannel products at the cutting edge of digital innovation;
- International Retail Banking, Insurance and Financial Services to Corporates, with networks in Africa, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe and specialised businesses that are leaders in their markets;
- Global Banking and Investor Solutions, which offers recognised expertise, key international locations and integrated solutions.
Societe Generale is included in the principal socially responsible investment indices: DJSI (World and Europe), FTSE4Good (Global and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (World, Europe and Eurozone), four of the STOXX ESG Leaders indices, and the MSCI Low Carbon Leaders Index.
For more information, you can follow us on twitter @societegenerale or visit our website www.societegenerale.com
BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries. As of June 30, 2019, BNY Mellon had $35.5 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.8 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com. Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon or visit our newsroom at www.bnymellon.com/newsroom for the latest company news.
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