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.
General Manager & Head of Trading, Global Markets
China CITIC Bank International
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.
Group Risk Officer
Bipin PATEL, Group Risk Officer, HKEX (Joined in April 2019)
Japan Securities Clearing Corporation, JPX Group – senior risk advisor (2017-2019)
Deutsche Bank – senior risk consultant (2015-2017)
LCH Clearnet – head of risk, SwapClear listed rates (2014-2015), head of risk, exchanges (equities, commodities, listed rates) (2014), and quantitative risk manager, Forex Clear & Capital SME, LCH Group (2012-2014)
Barclays Capital – quantitative risk manager, global markets (prime services) (2011-2012)
GFT (Rule Financial) – principal consultant, derivatives and risk analytics (2009-2011)
Master of Science in Theoretical Physics (University of Pennsylvania, USA), Bachelor of Science in Physics with Honors (McGill University, Canada), Certificate in Quantitative Finance
Chief Investment Officer
Prudential Hong Kong
Benjamin is the Chief Investment Officer of Prudential HK and leads the investment operations of Prudential. He established Prudential’s investment team and is responsible for managing the company’s investment strategy and asset allocation. Under Benjamin’s leadership, the investment team derives and manages a range of global portfolios covering liquid and alternative assets. The team develops and manages multi asset hedging strategies, selects and oversees fund managers, provides direction to product development teams and supports distribution on investment‐related matters. Benjamin chairs Prudential’s Investment committee and is a member of the EXCO, ALCO, Product Steering and Risk committees.
Holding a qualification of Chartered Financial Analyst, Benjamin has over 20 years of experience in institutional investment including senior executive roles at a number of international financial institutions. Benjamin has been based in Hong Kong for over 15 years. Before joining Prudential, Benjamin was Chief Investment Officer for Hong Kong‐based Caravel Asset Management, which he established in partnership with a HK UHNW group. Prior to this Benjamin held senior investment positions at Ping An Asset Management, Caxton LLP, ABN Amroand HSBC.
Group General Manager, Chief Risk Officer, Asia Pacific
Mark McKeown is Group General Manager and Chief Risk Officer, Asia-Pacific of The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. He has worked for HSBC Group for 40 years, starting his career with Midland Bank in his home city of Liverpool before moving to London in 1986. He has held senior roles across a range of Global Businesses and Functions. Mark moved to Hong Kong in 2010 as Head of Wholesale Credit & Market Risk and was appointed Chief Risk Officer, Asia-Pacific in January 2015. He serves on the boards of HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Limited and PT Bank Ekonomi Raharja, Tbk., Indonesia.
Chief Investment Offier, Asia Pacific & Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
Jean-Louis Nakamura is the Chief Investment Officer, Asia Pacific and Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong for Lombard Odier group.
Jean-Louis joined Lombard Odier in March 2008 to head the executive board of the Paris office. In late 2008, he was transferred to Geneva as Head of Quantitative & Overlay Management Team. He was appointed Deputy Global CIO in June 2012 and CIO, Asia Pacific in January 2014.
Prior to joining Lombard Odier, Jean-Louis was CEO of the French Civil Service Pension Fund (ERAFP) after having spent five years as CIO of the French Pensions Reserve Fund (FRR). Previously, he was Head of International Forecast and Macro Analysis at Ministry of Economy & Finance, France from 2001-2003 and as a financial expert covering euro related issues and banking and insurance industry for the European Council from 1999-2001. Jean-Louis began his career in 1995 as an economist at the French Ministry of Finance.
Jean-Louis graduated from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration in 1995 and from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in 1991.
CIO Of Quantitative Investments
Neuberger Berman Investment Management (Shanghai) Limited
Chief Finance and Risk Officer
APG Asset Management
Director, Head of Regulatory Policy, APAC
Director, Middle Office Product
HSBC Securities Services
Anthony has worked in financial services for 20 years, and joined HSBC in 2006 as an Equity Product Specialist. In 2011 he moved into the role of Senior Product Manager. His responsibilities in this role include global product strategy, regulation, operating model design and automation of valuation processes with a focus on Derivatives. Prior to joining HSBC Anthony was responsible for equity derivative product control at Dresdner Kleinwort in New York. Anthony also gained extensive experience in pricing, risk and middle office roles in brokerage firms and hedge funds while in New York. Anthony is currently based in Hong Kong focusing on derivative solutions covering valuation, collateral and middle office for clients across Asia.
Chief Investment Officer, Fund Manager
Robeco Chinese Equities Fund
Victoria Mio is co-Head Asia Pacific Equities and CIO China at Robeco.
She is the lead fund manager of the Chinese equities and Chinese A-Shares equities funds at Robeco. She has been part of the Hong Kong-based Asia-Pacific equities investment team since 2008. Prior to this, she spent 2 years in the emerging markets team in Robeco's head office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and in 2007 she started managing the Robeco Chinese Equities fund.
Victoria Mio holds various professional designations, such as Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Public Accountant (US) and a Financial Risk Manager.
Before joining Robeco in 2006, Victoria Mio worked for seven years in the US and five years in China and held senior positions in several financial institutions including JPMorgan Chase & Co, Asterion Capital LLC, and Banco Nacional Ultramarino SA. Victoria Mio started her career in 1992 and has over 20 years of experience in financial service industry.
Victoria Mio obtained an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Victoria Mio also holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Macau.
Head of Capital Markets and CIO
Ping An Asset Management (Hong Kong)
Chief Risk Officer Greater China
Chief Representative, Asia-Pacific
International Capital Markets Association (ICMA)
Mushtaq Kapasi is ICMA’s Chief Representative for the Asia-Pacific region. He has been based in Hong Kong since 2002, engaged in senior strategy, capital market and legal roles covering the region at international banks active in Asia. He has worked as a lawyer in debt capital markets and derivatives, a structurer in equities and fixed income, a manager of complex trades with regulatory and accounting considerations, and an adviser to top executives on emerging market strategy. He has also served as a consultant on financial structures of renewable energy projects in frontier markets. He is a member of the New York State Bar, and studied mathematics at the University of Texas and law at Yale University.
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?
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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