Risk Hong Kong 2020
Our one-day forum will be split into two streams allowing you to choose which sessions best suit your profile, gain from the ideas being discussed by our thought-leaders and break away for networking opportunities with others you share your interests.
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
Chief Risk Officer, Hong Kong, Global Head of Risk, Transaction Banking
Nick has been with ANZ Bank for over 10 years, spanning a career across New York, Hong Kong, and Cambodia. He has held roles across Risk, Trade Product and Relationship Management, and has served on various banking association committees including as the Chair of the Compliance Committee for the Association of Banks in Cambodia. As CRO Hong Kong, Nick is Chair of the Risk Management Committee and responsible for end-to-end Risk Management (Credit, Market, Operational) and Compliance/Regulatory engagement. He is a member of the Hong Kong Executive Committee, Asset Liability Committee and Global Transaction Banking Leadership Team.
As Global Head of Risk, Transaction Banking, Nick acts as the primary Risk Executive alongside ANZ’s global Transaction Banking business which spans over 30 countries. He serves on ANZ’s Transaction Banking and Loans Product Committee, which is responsible for governance, approval and oversight of all TB and Loan products, and is the senior risk approval point for any policy/transaction exceptions. Prior to ANZ, Nick worked in Corporate Treasury with Siemens AG, where he was part of the team that deployed Siemens’ first-ever Supply Chain Finance program.
Senior Analyst, ESG Research and Integration
Based in Hong Kong, Tim is Senior Analyst, ESG Research and Integration. Tim works closely with the Asia-based investment staff on ESG integration, research and engaging with companies on ESG issues, and is now leading the firm’s related efforts in North Asia.
Before joining Manulife Investment Management, Tim worked at Ernst & Young (EY) Hong Kong as an ESG advisory manager, where he provided ESG risk assessment consulting services to financial institutions, corporates and the government. Prior to EY, Tim worked in the Hong Kong Productivity Council as a consultant, with a focus on ESG projects for the HKSAR Government.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Master of Science in Environmental Management from the University of Hong Kong. He is a CFA charterholder and an EFFAS Certified ESG Analyst. He now represents Manulife Investment Management in Hong Kong Green Finance Association, Asia Corporate Governance Association, and is a member of ESG Group of The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts.
Deputy General Counsel, Regional Head of Legal, Global Markets, Asia Pacific
Navin Desor is the Asia-Pacific head of Global Markets Legal for HSBC since 2015. Prior to working at HSBC, he worked for over 10 years at Linklaters (both in London and Hong Kong) specialising in OTC derivatives, credit derivatives and equity finance transactions. He was the lead associate advising KPMG on the close-out of derivatives positions in the liquidation of Lehman Brothers Commercial Corporation Asia Limited and worked on a number of corporate transactions involving the transfer of structured products. He has spoken at several industry conferences on derivatives master agreements and collateral documentation, margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives, impact of Brexit and netting.
Mr. Desor graduated in law from Trinity College, Cambridge University in 1998 and received his postgraduate law degree from the University of Virginia in 1999.
Head of Legal APAC Regulatory Advisory
Executive Director, Head of Sustainable Capital Markets; Secretary-General
BNP Paribas; Hong Kong Green Finance Association
As Head of Sustainable Capital Markets for Global Markets Asia Pacific, Chaoni leads BNP Paribas’ sustainable finance solutions for corporate, financial institutions and investors with a focus on primary asset finance and securitisation. Working with Global Markets in Asia Pacific and the Bank’s global sustainable finance community, Chaoni drives BNP Paribas’ continued expansion and leadership in Asian sustainable debt capital markets. Chaoni is an industry veteran with over 13 years of experience in sustainable finance having held various ESGrelated roles at Natixis, S&P Trucost, MSCI and the United Nations. In addition to her role at BNP Paribas, Chaoni is also deeply embedded in the sustainable finance industry where she is Vice President and Secretary General of the Hong Kong Green Finance Association and a guest researcher for the China Economy and Sustainable Development Centre at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. Chaoni received her Bachelor of Economics from the University of Warwick.
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 Asia Economics
As Head of Asia Economics, based in Hong Kong, Louis leads the firm’s macroeconomic research and forecasting for Asia, oversees the team of economists across the region and serves clients globally.
Before joining Oxford Economics in 2015, Louis held senior positions in both the public and private sectors, including at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington DC, the World Bank in Beijing and at the Royal Bank of Scotland in Hong Kong. While with the World Bank in Beijing, he led the well-regarded China Quarterly Update, headed the Bank’s mid-term review of China’s 11th Five Year Plan and led research on China’s saving and investment, rebalancing, and long-term growth and structural change.
Mr. Kuijs is a well-known observer of the Chinese economy and contributes regularly to the international media
Chief Compliance Officer, Asia-Pacific
Aveline joined Citibank N.A. in April 2019 as Regional Chief Compliance Officer for Asia Pacific.
Aveline was admitted as a solicitor and barrister in Australia in 1997. She joined Slaughter and May’s Hong Kong office in 1999 and thereafter joined UBS in February 2005 as a Transaction Lawyer. She transitioned into Compliance in 2007 as Head of Investment Banking and Research Compliance for Asia, subsequently running North and South Asia Compliance on a cross product basis. In January 2013 she became UBS’ General Counsel for Wealth Management North Asia. In October 2016, she was appointed the APAC Group Regional Head of Compliance & Operational Risk Control in addition to her role as APAC Wealth Management Head for the function.
Aveline has been the Chair of Compliance Committee of ASIFMA since 2017, actively promoting industry collaboration on innovation initiatives and leading regulatory dialogues on industry topics.
Susan M Sayers
Regional General Counsel
Susan Sayers joined the HSBC Group in 1995 in Hong Kong. She was employed in various roles in the legal function in Hong Kong and was appointed Deputy General Counsel, Asia Pacific in 2007 and Asia Pacific Regional Head of Global Banking and Markets Legal in 2010.
Susan joined HSBC Bank Middle East Limited as Regional General Counsel in April 2013 and was appointed Regional General Counsel, Asia Pacific in January 2016.
Susan is qualified as a solicitor in both England and Hong Kong and is a member of the Law Societies in both jurisdictions. She is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
She practised as a banking lawyer in various law firms in London and Hong Kong prior to joining HSBC.
Her professional experience includes asset financing and mortgage enforcement, shipping and banking litigation, corporate and private trusts law, trade and receivable financing and securities law.
Susan is involved in various women’s networking and development forums and mentors a number of women in the banking industry. Susan is also an active supporter of HSBC’s community initiatives.
Asia Global Institute
Areas of Expertise:
International Finance and Monetary Economics, Financial Regulation, Global Governance
Andrew Sheng is well known in global financial circles as a former central banker and financial regulator in Asia and a commentator on global finance. He is Distinguished Fellow of Asia Global Institute, the University of Hong Kong. Andrew is the Chief Adviser to the China Banking Regulatory Commission, a Board Member of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia, a member of the international advisory council of the China Investment Corporation, the China Development Bank, China Securities Regulatory Commission and the Securities and Exchange Board of India. He is also an advisor to the United Nations Environment Program Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System.
Andrew served as Chairman of the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong from 1998 to 2005, having previously been a central banker with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Bank Negara Malaysia. He also worked with the World Bank from 1989 to 1993. From 2003 to 2005, he chaired the Technical Committee of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). He has published widely on monetary, economics and financial issues. His 2009
book entitled, "From Asian to global financial crisis: an Asian regulator’s view of unfettered finance in the 1990s and 2000s", was published by Cambridge University Press. His forthcoming book is "Shadow Banking in China: An Opportunity for Financial Reform", with Ng Chow Soon (John Wiley).
He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing and the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. In 2009, he became the Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Tun Abdul Razak.
He writes regularly on international finance and monetary economics, financial regulation and global governance for Project Syndicate, AsiaNewsNet and leading economic magazines and newspapers in China and Asia. A chartered accountant by training, he has a BSc in Economics and Honorary Doctorates from the University of Bristol and University of Malaya. In April 2013, Andrew was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. He also appeared in the Oscar-winning film “Inside Job” in 2011.
JSM, Malaysia, 1985
SBS – Silver Bauhinia Star, Hong Kong, 1997
LLD (Hon) University of Bristol, 1999
JP, Justice of Peace, Hong Kong, 1999
SPDK, Datuk Seri Panglima, Sabah, September 2005
Panglima Mangku Negara (PMN),Tan Sri, by His Majesty the King of Malaysia, June 2010
Honorary Fellow, Hong Kong Securities Institute (HKSI), 2012
Advisory Board Asia Capital Markets Institute (ACMI) /HKU Fintech Index Project
Brian W Tang is the founder of Asia Capital Markets Institute (ACMI) and provides inclusive global thought leadership, industry-wide consensus building and transformational support for innovative technology, educational and policy solutions that reinforce professionalism, efficiency and innovation to foster trust and integrity.
At global investment bank Credit Suisse in Hong Kong, and at international law firm Sullivan & Cromwell in New York and Silicon Valley, Brian advised on some of the world’s largest and first-ever financial services and technology capital markets and M&A deals from China, as well as on project bonds and microfinance. Brian also led a cross-disciplinary team at Credit Suisse to establish and manage one of the first Chinese joint venture investment banks.
Brian is co-chair of the RegTech Committee of the Fintech Association of Hong Kong and on the IEEE AI Ethics Initiative’s Policy Panel. He is also an author to the upcoming The RegTech Book on AI Responsibility Frameworks and has authored chapters in The FinTech Book (Wiley) and Reconceptualising Global Finance and Its Regulation (Cambridge).
Brian has recently been appointed an adjunct associate professor to spearhead Hong Kong University’s new Law, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (LITE) programme.
Brian graduated from The University of Western Australia with a combined Bachelors of Arts and Laws (with honours) and from New York University School of Law with a Masters of Laws
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.
New for 2020
Emerging risks from Hong Kong’ political unrest
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?
SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 80,000 sites make better decisions, faster. We help organizations turn large amounts of data into knowledge they can use, and we do it better than anyone. It's no wonder an overwhelming majority of customers continue to use SAS year after year. We believe it's because we hire great people to create great software and services.
Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.
At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.
S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.
Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions for financial markets with over 35,000 users in 60+ countries. Its award-winning software improves reliability, adaptability, and scalability across several verticals, including capital markets, investment management, central banking, clearing, treasury, liquidity, and collateral. Calypso is leveraging innovative cloud microservices and blockchain distributed ledger technology (DLT) based solutions to reduce trading costs and improve time to value.
IHS Markit (www.ihsmarkit.com)
IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and compliance and regulatory solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
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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