Brian Tang

Managing Director

Asia Capital Markets Institute (ACMI)

Brian W Tang is an innovator, educator and ecosystem builder who has worked in the confluence of law, technology and finance in Hong Kong, New York, Silicon Valley, and Australia. After a career at Wall Street law firm Sullivan & Cromwell and global investment bank Credit Suisse, Brian founded ACMI to provide inclusive global thought leadership, industry-wide consensus building and transformational support for innovative technology, educational and policy solutions.

Brian is co-chair of the RegTech Committee of the Fintech Association of Hong Kong, sits on IEEE’s Global AI Ethics Initiative Policy Committee and is an author in the forthcoming The AI Book and The RegTech Book on AI governance.

Brian is also a founding executive director of LITE [email protected], Hong Kong University’s new interdisciplinary and experiential programme to foster law, innovation, technology and entrepreneurship (LITE) which has already spawned student-led natural language processing (NLP) and autonomous vehicle projects.

Through his social enterprise Young Makers & ChangeMakers, Brian has also run inclusive workshops for corporate executives and youth to create chatbots for fintech and to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals respectively. 

Chaoni Huang

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.

Virginie Duval

Head of Legal APAC Regulatory Advisory

BNP Paribas

Aveline San

Chief Compliance Officer, Asia-Pacific