Laurence Van der Loo, ASIFMA

Laurence Van der Loo

Senior Manager - Office of the CEO

Laurence is Senior Manager to the Office of the CEO at ASIFMA, the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association.

Based in Hong Kong, Laurence is responsible for coordinating policy and regulatory work across ASIFMA; providing coordination, research and analytical support for the office of the CEO; and supporting ASIFMA’s corporate governance and board processes. In addition, she oversees several of ASIFMA’s regional committees in China and India. These committees help develop and shape ASIFMA’s regulatory engagement in both countries. She also coordinates the ASIFMA COO Markets Committee, a cross-divisional committee bringing together senior members of ASIFMA’s membership to discuss key issues facing their businesses as well as ASIFMA’s Fintech Working Group.

Laurence has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining ASIFMA, she was responsible for European business development at Vistra Hong Kong, assisting foreign companies and funds to set up in Asia. Before that, she managed a portfolio of Natural Resources Companies at ING Corporate Banking in Brussels, working on numerous ECM, DCM and syndicated loan deals for her clients.

Laurence holds a Master Degree in Business Economics from the University of Ghent, and a Master Degree in International Business from EAE Business School. She served on the board of Morning Tears Hong Kong, an international non-profit organisation who stands up for children of convicts. She is member of the Exco of the Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (BLCC) in Hong Kong. She is fluent in English, Dutch and French.

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