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

Welcome Remarks

Mark Austen Mr. Mark Austen


James Lau Mr. James Lau
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, HKSAR Government

Panel 1 - China Macro Economy 2018

Betty Rui Wang Ms. Betty Rui Wang
Senior China Economist, ANZ

CG Lai Mr. CG Lai
Head of Global Markets, Greater China, BNP Paribas

Frederic Neumann Mr. Frederic Neumann
Managing Director, Co-head of Asian Economic Research, HSBC

Jeffrey Goldfarb Mr. Jeffrey Goldfarb
Deputy Editor, Head of Asia, Reuters Breakingviews

Panel 2 - How can China become an International Financial Centre?

Robert Rooks Mr. Robert Rooks
Former Partner, Deloitte

David Pang Mr. David Pang
Treasurer, MTR Corporation

Tailei Wan Mr. Tailei Wan
Head of International Cooperation Department, National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors (NAFMII)

Alicia Garcia Herrero Ms. Alicia Garcia Herrero
Chief Economist Asia Pacific, Natixis

Sanjeev Chatrath Mr. Sanjeev Chatrath
Managing Director, Region Head, Asia, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters

Sanjeev Chatrath Ms. Cindy Chen
Hong Kong Head of Securities Services, Citi

Panel 3 - Accessing Chinese Markets

Simon Williams Mr. Simon Williams
Managing Director, Head of APAC Equity Trading, BlackRock

Kui Ma Ms. Kui Ma
Senior Management, Financial Controller, Managing Director, CICC Group

Julien Martin Mr. Julien Martin
Managing Director, Head of FIC Product Development, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX)

Stephane Loiseau Mr. Stephane Loiseau
Head of Cash Equities & Global Execution Services - Asia Pacific, Societe Generale

Charles Lin Mr. Charles Lin
Managing Director, Country Head of China, Vanguard Investments Hong Kong Limited

Jennifer Hughes Ms. Jennifer Hughes
Asia Finance Editor, Reuters

Panel 4 - Going Offshore and Outbound Investments

Jiaxing Zhou Mr. Jiaxing Zhou
Managing Director & Head of Legal, Department of Legal and Compliance, China International Capital Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited

Thomas Kwan Mr. Thomas Kwan
CIO, Director, Board of Directors, Harvet Global Investments

Randolf Tantzscher Mr. Randolf Tantzscher
Director, Fixed Income Indices, IHS Markit

Ivan Chung Mr. Ivan Chung
Associate Managing Director, Head of Greater China Credit Research and Analysis, Moody's Investors Service

Christopher Lee Mr. Christopher Lee
Managing Director & Chief Ratings Officer, Corporate Ratings, S&P Global Ratings

Jini Lee Ms. Jini Lee
Partner, Ashurst

Panel A5 - China FX & Local Rates: Trends and Opportunities, Including Hedging

Brad Gibson Mr. Brad Gibson
Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income, AB

Patrick Leung Mr. Patrick Leung
Director, Head of Fixed Income and FX Trading for APAC, BlackRock

Geoff Kot Mr. Geoff Kot
Managing Director, Head, FX Cash Trading, Asia Pacific, Standard Chartered Bank

Michael Go Mr. Michael Go
Regional Head of FX Market Development, Asia, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters

Michael Go Ms. Cynthia Wong
Head of FIC Emerging Markets Trading for Asia Pacific, Societe Generale

Panel A6 - Infrastructure and the Belt and Road Initiative

Stephane Karolczuk Mr. Stephane Karolczuk
Partner, Head of Hong Kong Office, Registered Foreign Lawyer (Luxembourg), Arendt & Medernach

Eric Wu Mr. Eric Wu
Director, Infrastructure, BlackRock

Patrick Ip Mr. Patrick Ip
Managing Director, China-ASEAN Investment Cooperation Fund

Enoch Fung Mr. Enoch Fung
Head, Market Development Division, External Department, Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)

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

David Lam Mr. David Lam
Partner, King & Wood Mallesons

Panel B5 - Green Finance

Anna-Marie Slot Ms. Anna-Marie Slot
Partner, Global Head of High Yield, Ashurst

Francis Ho Mr. Francis Ho
Senior Director - Group Treasury & Project Finance, CLP Holdings Limited

Dominique Duval Ms. Dominique Duval
Head of Sustainable Banking APAC, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

Richard Goldman Mr. Richard Goldman
Buy-Side Market Development Manager, Hong Kong, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters

Juliette Macresy Ms. Juliette Macresy
Head of Greater China and South East Asia Market, Vigeo Eiris

Ricco Zhang Mr. Ricco Zhang
Director, Asia Pacific, International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

Panel B6 - Equities Market Development Including Stock Connect

Stuart Rae Mr. Stuart Rae
CIO of Pacific Basin Value Equities, AllianceBernstein

Jean-Paul Linschoten Mr. Jean-Paul Linschoten
Managing Director, Head of China Client Strategy (Equities), HSBC

Stuart Jones Mr. Stuart Jones
Chairman, Pan Asia Securities Lending Association (PASLA)

Joanne Lim Ms. Joanne Lim
Algorithm Trader (Listed Derivatives), Global Execution Services, Societe Generale

Cyrus Mui Mr. Cyrus Mui
Head of Product Research, Asia, Vanguard Investments Hong Kong Limited

Lyndon Chao Mr. Lyndon Chao
Managing Director - Head of Equities, ASIFMA

Panel 7 - China Interbank Bond Market: Developments and Opportunities, Including Bond Connect

George Sun Mr. George Sun
Head of FXLM & CD Institutional Sales, APAC & GM APAC Head of Domestic Clients, BNP Paribas

Arnaud Delestienne Mr. Arnaud Delestienne
Head of Core Product Development, Clearstream

Dariusz Kowalczyk Mr. Dariusz Kowalczyk
Senior Economist and Strategist for Asia ex-Japan, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

Zhanying Li Ms. Zhanying Li
Director, Fixed Inccome Index, FTSE Russell

Kelly McKenney Mr. Lawrence Lu
Senior Director and Analytical Manager, Greater China Corporate Ratings, S&P Global Ratings

Kelly McKenney Mr. Kelly McKenney
Director and Head of Distribution for Asia (ex-Japan), Tradeweb

Panel 8 - FinTech in China and the Emerging Technologies

William Hallett Mr. William Hallatt
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Philippe Dirckx Mr. Philippe Dirckx
Managing Director, Head of Markets & Initiatives, SWIFT

Carl Wegner Mr. Carl Wegner
Managing Director, Head of Asia, R3

Stephanie Du Ms. Stephanie Du
Director of WeChat Pay International Business, Tencent

Praz Mathiannal Mr. Praz Mathiannal
Blockchain Investor, Crypto Trader & Miner

Zennon Kapron Mr. Zennon Kapron
Founder and Director, Kapronasia

Roundtable 1 - China Securitisation in a Global Context

Andy Lai Mr. Andy Lai
Head of Securitisation, APAC, Global Markets, BNP Paribas

Ke Chen Mr. Ke Chen
Senior Director, Structured Finance, Pengyuan International

Roundtable 2 – The impact of the Cybersecurity Law

Hui Xu Mr. Hui Xu
Partner, Latham & Watkins

Jake Parker Mr. Jacob Parker
Vice President, China Operations, US-China Business Council

Roundtable 3 - Tax Issues Affecting China Capital Market Developments

Elvis Chan Mr. Elvis Chan
Director, Corporate Tax - Asia, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Brenda Liu Ms. Brenda Liu
Senior Manager, Business Tax, Standard Chartered

Roundtable 4 – Foreign Ownership of Banks, Asset Managers, Trusts and Securities

Natasha Xie Ms. Natasha Xie
Partner, JunHe

John Xu Mr. John Xu
Partner, Linklaters

Closing Remarks

Mark Austen Mr. Mark Austen
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