Venue
Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong & Virtual
Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong & Virtual, 1 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Tue Nov 30 HKT (about 2 months ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Nov 29 7:45pm - Tue Nov 30 4:30am
Location Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong & Virtual
1 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Region APAC
Details

Hong Kong can further enhance its competitiveness by leveraging its status as China’s Offshore financial centre, and as a gateway for foreign investors to invest into China’s plans to be carbon neutral by 2060. With Asia being a significant source of carbon emissions, countries are looking into methods to transition and mitigate climate-related risk, build resilience, and lower emissions. Hong Kong is well-positioned to shape the future of green finance, be at the forefront of innovative sustainable products and finance the transition to net-zero.

This year’s Annual Forum speakers will explore, discuss and debate how and what actions are needed to lead Asian countries towards the carbon neutrality target.

Speakers

2021 Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Mr. Ashley Ian Alder
CEO, The Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong

SPEAKERS:

Dr. Ma Jun
Chairman and President, HKGFA

Mr. Paul Chan Mo-Po
Financial Secretary of The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Mr. Eddie Yue
Chief Executive, The Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Jeff Huang
Co-founder, AEX Holdings

Grace Hui
Managing Director, Head of Green and Sustainable Finance, Markets Division, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

Chris Leeds
Executive Director, Commodity Origination, Standard Chartered

Meng Meng
Secretary-General of Guangdong Green Finance Committee, President of China Emissions Exchange (Guangzhou)

Susan Zhu
Chairman of the board and CEO, Shanghai Treasure Carbon New Energy Environmental Protection Technology Ltd.

Dr Wang Chun Xin
Head of Economic and Policy Research division, Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

Ian Drew
Regional Head of Risk Strategy, HSBC

Helena Fung
Head of Sustainable Investment, APAC, FTSE Russell

Jingwei Jia
Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Greater China, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd

Sammie Leung
Partner, ESG Services, PwC Hong Kong

Elaine Ng
Senior Manager, International Affairs & Sustainable Finance, Securities and Futures Commission

Emily Woodland
Co-Head of BlackRock Sustainable Investing (BSI) for Asia Pacific, BlackRock

Florence Yip
Senior Advisor, PwC Hong Kong; Project Lead, Policy Research and Dissemination Working Group, HKGFA

Wee Kean FONG
Deputy Country Director, WRI China

Winnie Fan
Managing Director of Sustainable Finance, Corporate Banking, Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

Luying Gan
Head of Sustainable Bonds, Debt Capital Markets, Asia-Pacific, HSBC

Kenneth Hui
Head of Market Development, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Juliette Macresy
Executive Director, Head of Issuer Business, Moody’s ESG Solutions

Olivier Menard
Head of Green & Sustainable Hub, Asia Pacific, Natixis

Taie Wang
Chief Business Development Officer, Hang Seng Indexes Company

Jean-Marc Champagne
Head of Environmental Finance and Bankable Solutions Asia, WWF

Francis Chen
Senior Manager, Research and Innovation, Green Finance Department, Industrial Bank Co. Ltd

Bill Kentrup
Co-founder & Head of Origination, Allinfra

Ben McQuhae
Vice President & Special Advisor to Chairman, HKGFA; Founder, Ben McQuhae & Co

Ellie Tang
Head of Sustainability at New World Development Company Limited

MODERATORS:

Chaoni Huang
Vice President and Secretary General, Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA); Head of Sustainable Capital Markets, Global Markets APAC, BNP Paribas

Dr. Christine Loh
Honorary Advisor, Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA); Chief Development Strategist, Institute for the Environment, HKUST

Tracy Wong Harris
Vice President and Deputy Secretary General, HKGFA; Head of Sustainable Finance for Greater China and North Asia, Standard Chartered

Pratima Divgi
Co-chair of Green and Sustainable Private Equity Working Group, HKGFA; Regional Director of CDP Hong Kong

Jonathan Drew
Vice President of Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA); Managing Director, ESG Solutions, Global Banking, HSBC

Calvin Kwan
Co-chair of Green and Sustainable Real Estate Working Group, HKGFA; Head of Sustainability and Risk Governance, Link Asset Management

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

DIAMOND SPONSORS:
• Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited
• The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
• Standard Chartered

PLATINUM SPONSOR:
• PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong (PwC)

GOLD SPONSORS:
• FTSE Russell
• Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited
• Moody’s ESG Solutions
• Natixis