Speakers

We are honored to have confirmed the following distinguished speakers for the conference.

Welcome Remarks
Mark Austen Mr Mark Austen
CEO, ASIFMA



Keynote 1 Abbr
Eddie Yue Mr Eddie Yue
Deputy Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), Director, HKMA Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO)


Keynote 2
Sherry_Madera Ms Sherry Madera
Special Adviser for Asia, City of London



Panel 1: Project Structures, Risk Assement, Procurement and Planning Process - Bankability of Projects
Roger_Lui Mr Roger Lui
Partner, Allen & Overy



Neal Beatty Mr Neal Beatty
Partner & Gereral Manager, Control Risks



Tim_Histed Mr Tim Histed
Head of South and Southeast Asia, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)


Peter_Burnett Mr Peter Burnett
Regional Head of Corporate Finance, Greater China and North Asia, Standard Chartered


David_Lam Mr David Lam
Partner, King & Wood Mallesons



Panel 2: The Role of Multilaterals and Development Banks
Hubert_Jenny Mr Hubert Jenny
Unit Head PPP and Non Sovereign China and Mongolia, Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Lesile_Maasdorp Mr Leslie Maasdorp
CFO, New Development Bank



Jordan_Schwartz Mr Jordan Schwartz
Director, Infrastructure, Guarantees and PPPs, The World Bank



Oliver_Jones Mr Oliver Jones
Deputy Editor, InfraAsia, Acuris



Panel 3: Project Bonds VS Project Loans
Mr Gordon Youl
Managing Director, Head of Corporate Finance Solutions Asia, Barclays



Eric_Wu Mr Eric Wu
Director, Infrastructure, BlackRock



Quyn_Siew Mr Quyn Siew
Project & Infrastructure Finance, Citi



Aaron Chow Mr Aaron Chow
Head of Asia-Pacific Business Department, ICBC (Asia)



Weili_Chen Mr Weili Chen
Head of Capital Markets Aircraft Financing, Standard Chartered



Julyana_Yokota Mr Julyana Yokota
Director & Sector Lead, S&P Global Ratings



Afternoon Breakout Session 1

Panel 4: Infrastructure Investment Considerations
James_Arnold Mr James Arnold
Head of Asia Debt Syndicate, Citi



Jack_Xu Mr Jack Xu
Representative, DaGong Global Credit Rating (Hong Kong) Co. Limited



Jon_Sivertson Mr Jon Siverton
Director, Infrastructure Advisory, KPMG



Hon_Cheung Mr Hon Cheung
Regional Director - Asia Official Institutions Group, State Street Global Advisors



Sean_Wang Mr Sean Wang
Partner, Project Development and Finance Group in China, Shearman & Sterling



Don_Stokes Mr Don Stokes
Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer



Panel 5: Credit Enhancement, Insurance and Credit Rating
Les_Collett Mr Les Collett
Regional Director, Structured Credit & Political Risk Asia, CEO, Aon Risk Solutions


Kiyoshi_Nishimura Mr Kiyoshi Nishimura
CEO, Credit Guarantee & Investment Facility (CGIF)



Tom_Haddrill Mr Tom Haddrill
Country Manager, Hong Kong, Lloyds



Richard_Green Mr Richard Green
Managing Director, Head of Financial Risk Products - Asia, Marsh


Vivian_Tsang Ms Vivian Tsang
Associate Managing Director, Public, Project and Infrastructure Finance Group, Moody's Investors Service


Sherry_Madera Ms Sherry Madera
Special Adviser for Asia, City of London



Panel 6: Disclosure and reporting
David_Tsai Mr David Tsai
Partner, Clifford Chance



Gary_Licht Mr Gary Licht
Director Global Markets, ICBC Standard Bank



Catherine_Miao Ms Catherine Miao
Partner, Jun He Law Offices



James_Chang Mr James Chang
Managing Partner, China Financial Services Consulting Leader, PwC



Vijay_Chander Mr Vijay Chander
Executive Director - Fixed Income, ASIFMA



Panel 7: The Implications for the Belt and Road
Barry_Chan Mr Barry Chan
Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking, Hong Kong, CICC



Andrew_Kinloch Mr Andrew Kinloch
Specialist Advice on Infrastructure Finance in Asia, Logie Group



Surya_Bagchi Mr Surya Bagchi
Global Head, Project & Export Finance, Standard Chartered



Janet_Li Ms Janet Li
Director of Investments for Greater China, Willis Towers Watson



Daniel_Taras Mr Daniel Taras
Global Director, Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) Programme, German International Cooperation (GIZ)



Concluding Remarks
Mark_Austen Mr Mark Austen
CEO, ASIFMA



Afternoon Breakout Session 2 - Sponsored by Citi
Infrastructure Financing: An International Perspective
Spolight on Bangladesh ad Sri Lanka

Opening Remarks
Weber Lo Mr Weber Lo
Citi Country Officer & Chief Executive Officer, Citi 



Regional Update in One Belt One Road - Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
James Morrow Mr James Morrow
Sub-cluster Head for Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, Citi



Keynote Speaker: Bangladesh Infrastructure Financing Policies and Opportunities
Kazi M Aminul Islam Mr Kazi M Aminul Islam
Executive Chairman, Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA)



Shams Zaman Mr Shams Zaman
Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Bangladesh, Citi



Keynote Speaker: Sri Lanka Infrastructure Financing Policies and Opportunities
Mangala Yapa Mr Mangala P.B. Yapa
Mangala P.B. Yapa, Board Member, Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade, Sri Lanka



Kavinda De Zoysa Mr Kavinda De Zoysa
Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Sri Lanka, Citi



Showcase: Bangladesh
Abul Kalam Azad Mr Abul Kalam Azad
Principal Coordinator of Sustainable Development Goals, Prime Minister's Office, Bangladesh



Shams Zaman Mr Mohammad Sarwar Mahmood
Consul General of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Hong Kong



Muhammed Aziz Khan Mr Muhammed Aziz Khan
Chairman, Summit Group




Shams Zaman Mr Mehdi Tahri
CFO, Summit Group




Shams Zaman Mr Shams Zaman
Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Bangladesh, Citi



Showcase: Sri Lanka
Romesh David Mr Romesh David
CEO, South Asia Gateway Terminal




Sarath Ganegoda Mr Sarath Ganegoda
Executive Director, Hayleys PLC




Kavinda De Zoysa Mr Kavinda De Zoysa
Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Sri Lanka, Citi



Special Guest
Mohammad Mr Mohammad Sarwar Mahmood
Consul General of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Hong Kong

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