Mr. Steve Chiu has close to 30 years of wealth and asset management experience, and has been a CFP certificant since 2001. He is currently Senior Vice President and Head of Hong Kong Retail at PIMCO Asia Limited, and was previously Vice President, Investment Funds at Manulife Asset Management (Hong Kong). Prior to that Mr. Chiu held senior management roles at Bosera Asset Management (International), AIA Wealth Management, Invesco Asset Management, HSBC Retail Banking and HSBC Asset Management. He holds an MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Ms. Cynthia Hui
Executive Director (Members)
Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority
Ms. Cynthia Hui is Executive Director (Members) of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority. Ms. Hui is a qualified actuary and a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia. She has held Appointed Actuary, Chief Actuary and Regional Actuary positions in multi-national insurance firms, and positions with responsibilities for information technology in major financial institutions in Australia before joining the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority in 2005.
Mr. Andrew Wan
Chief Financial Officer
Securities and Futures Commission
Mr. Andrew Wan is Chief Financial Officer of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), overseeing finance and administration, corporate planning, human resources, information technology and external relations. As a member of the SFC’s Executive Committee, he is responsible for formulating and executing corporate strategies to improve the SFC’s regulatory capability and effectiveness.
In his over 30 years of extensive financial and business experience, Mr. Wan worked with leading professional firms and served as chief financial officer of listed companies in Hong Kong and Canada. He holds Bachelor of Commerce and MBA degrees and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Certified Public Accountant (Practising) in Hong Kong.
Mr. King Cho
Guangzhou Real Estate Investment
Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao-Bay Area Economic and Trade Association
With almost 30 years of profound experience in the financial and property industry, Mr. King Cho was the founder of the Treasure Town Holdings Limited, Treasure Town Assets Management Limited and later the Vision Property Consultation Co. Ltd. Mr. Cho was known as the pioneer and a leading expert in property acquisition and parking space investment in the Greater Bay Area.
Ms. Jacqueline Chong
Chief Strategy Officer
Ms. Jacqueline Chong is the Chief Strategy Officer, technical marketer, and key spokesperson of GT GROUP, Green Tomato Limited and co-founder of TalkBox Voice Messenger. Green Tomato is a Hong Kong based innovation consultancy specialising in the provision of mobile enterprise solutions and creation of award-winning mobile apps.
She is also responsible for the growth of GTSTUDIO, an in-house start-ups incubator owned by GT GROUP, from strategy, marketing, resources planning, workflow standardization, company culture, and mentoring and fundraising for GTSTUDIO’s incubatee start-ups. She is active in Hong Kong’s start-up community, serving as mentor and judge in major incubation programs and competitions.
Mr. Kevin Chor
Chief Life and Market Development Officer
AXA Hong Kong and Macau
Mr. Kevin Chor has been with AXA Hong Kong and Macau since 2006 and has solid experience in the insurance industry. Before taking up his role as Chief Life and Market Development Officer, Mr. Chor held different positions within AXA Hong Kong and Macau across various areas, including Actuarial Science, Product Development, Sales Development, Digital Sales Support and Corporate Strategic Development. With a strong commitment to customer-centricity, he strengthens AXA Hong Kong and Macau’s leading position through business innovation.
Prior to joining AXA Hong Kong and Macau, Mr. Chor was Director of Product Development at ACE Life in Hong Kong.
Mr. Chor holds two Bachelor’s Degrees in Commerce and Arts from the University of Melbourne and graduated with Honours in Actuarial Studies.
Dr. David Chung, JP
Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology
The Government of the HKSAR
Dr. David Chung is the Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology.
Dr. Chung has nearly 30 years of experience in information technology (IT) strategic management and entrepreneurship development, and worked in several IT firms. He joined Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited in March 2004 and was responsible for taking forward Cyberport's IT infrastructure and incubation. He was Chief Technology Officer when he left Cyberport in February 2016. Public service positions held by Dr. Chung include Council Member of the Hong Kong Computer Society, Convenor of the IT Expert Advisory Group of the Consumer Council, and Member of the Hong Kong/Guangdong Expert Committee on Cloud Computing Services and Standards.
Mr. Francis Chung
MPF Ratings Limited
Mr. Francis Chung is the Executive Chairman of MPF Ratings Ltd and is Hong Kong’s foremost independent commentator on saving, investment and retirement matters.
Mr. Chung has spent almost three decades working in the investment management industry. Prior to establishing MPF Ratings, he held senior investment, product, and business development positions at HSBC, Schroder Investment Management and Goldman Sachs. This diverse experience affords him unique insights when creating customer led saving, investment and retirement product, services and solutions. In 2012, Mr. Chung pioneered the public scrutiny of MPF Schemes through MPF Ratings’ Gold, Silver and Bronze rating of Schemes. The ratings are now an industry standard, used by Scheme Sponsors to promote a schemes’ overall quality.
Mr. Chung holds a Business degree from the New South Wales University of Technology with a major in Finance and Economics.
Ms. Melody Ip
Chief Executive Officer
Global-HK Solutions Limited
Ms. Melody Ip is the CEO of CCIT Development Ltd and Global-HK Solutions Limited who has possessed more than 15 years’ experience in industrial field with the awards of International Outstanding Achievement Award 2019 Greenvile - Youth Women Entrepreneur Award and Outstanding Entrepreneurship Inheritage Award. She has owned 2 Utility Model Patents and successfully assisted traditional industry upgrade to hi-tech industry.
Global-HK Solutions Limited is a Hong Kong based Payment Company, an institution partner of Wechat Pay, providing different payment channel like Alipay, Wechat Pay, Union Pay, Visa/ Master, AE, and providing POS machine as well as API for point-of-sell system and online store.
Ms. Alice Law
Deputy Chairman and Managing Director
Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority
Ms. Alice Law is Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority. Ms. Law is a solicitor, a Senior Fellow of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, Member of Global Future Council on the Future of Financial & Monetary Systems of World Economic Forum and Member of Council of Advisers for Applied Research of Hong Kong Academy of Finance. She has held Director to Senior Director positions at Securities and Futures Commission with last position as Senior Director (Policy, China & Investment Products), and position as a partner in a Hong Kong law firm before joining the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority in 2012.
Mr. Raymond Li, JP
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited
Mr. Raymond Li is a Senior Executive Director of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). He was seconded to the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation as its Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Li joined the Hong Kong Government as an Administrative Officer in 1982 and became Principal Assistant Secretary (Monetary Affairs) in 1990. He joined the HKMA in 1993 and took up various posts since then. His projects included interest rate deregulation, financial disclosure by authorized institutions, property lending and mortgage policies, supervisory framework for stored value cards and money brokers, electronic banking, market risks, year 2000 issue, and anti-money laundering. He was responsible for the establishment of the deposit protection scheme and the credit referencing infrastructure of Hong Kong. Before being seconded to the HKMC in January 2013, he was Director-General (Enforcement) of the HKMA.
Mr. Fred Ngan, FSA
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Bowtie Life Insurance Company Limited
Mr. Fred Ngan is the co-Founder & co-CEO of Bowtie, the Hong Kong’s first virtual insurer. Built with modern technology and medical expertise, Bowtie offers life and health insurance protection to customers instantly and directly. Bowtie closed HKD 234 million Series A funding from Sun Life Hong Kong Limited.
Mr. Ngan is a serial entrepreneur who previously co-founded Coherent Capital Advisors Limited and Seasonalife Limited, two insurtech companies. He has over 13 years of experience in the insurance and consulting in Hong Kong, Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
Mr. Ngan is covered by local and world’s leading media including Bloomberg and TechCrunch and is a frequent speaker at international conferences including Asian Financial Forum and Internet Economy Summit. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics (Double Major in Actuarial Science & Statistics) from the University of Waterloo.
Mr. Paul Pong, CFPCM
Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong
Mr. Paul Pong is the Managing Director of Pegasus Fund Managers Limited and Chairman of Shenzhen Qianhai Prudence Investment Fund Management Company Limited. He has been working in the fund management industry for over 30 years. He is also Member of Advisory Committee of Hang Seng Indexes Co. Ltd., Member of Academic and Accreditation Advisory Committee of Securities and Futures Commission, Chairman of Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia Ltd, Vice President of Hong Kong Shanxi Chamber of Commerce, Honored Consultant of Hong Kong Federation of Senior Citizen Industries, Advisory Committee Member of Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) of Hong Kong Baptist University.
Prof. Albert So
Hong Kong Mediation and Arbitration Centre
Prof. Albert So, Adjunct Professor, practising solicitor of High Court of Hong Kong, is the Chairman of Hong Kong Mediation and Arbitration Centre. He is also an accredited mediator, accredited family mediator, arbitrator, Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialist, Certified Financial Crime Specialist and a Member of the Chartered Fraud Examiner Institute.
Currently, Prof. So is a lecturer and programme director of various university programmes in Hong Kong and honorary legal adviser to many non-government organizations.
Prof. So obtained his bachelor’s degree in laws at the University of London. He also received professional postgraduate education at the University of Cambridge, the Harvard University (John F. Kennedy) and the University of Oxford (Fintech).
Mr. Anson Suen
Co-Founder and CEO
Mr. Anson Suen is the Co-Founder and CEO of FundPark, a Hong Kong based Asia online trade finance platform to connect unbanked and underbanked SMEs with institutional investors.
Before co-founding FundPark in 2016, Mr. Suen worked in Commodities Trade Department in HSBC overseeing a lending portfolio of more than USD500 million focusing on trade finance products. He graduated from The University of Hong Kong with Quantitative Finance major.
Dr. Eric Tsang
Adjunct Associate Professor
Dr. Eric Tsang is an expert in Applied Comparative Law. He is holding expensive positions in the Law & Economics field. He is the Research Fellow of The World and China Institute, Director and Visiting Professor of Investment and Management Research Center, China University of Political Science and Law, Adjunct Associate Professor of HKU SPACE, etc.
Dr. Tsang's research interests are comparative trust system and trust law, integration of law system, law and economics, applied comparative law and jurisprudence.
Mr. Chris Tse, CFPCM
Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong
Mr. Chris Tse is currently the Executive Director and Head of Asset Owner Coverage, Greater China at MSCI. Mr. Tse has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry and is a professional in fund investment and training. Mr. Tse was in managerial positions for Manulife (International) Limited, Franklin Templeton Investments, Credit Agricole Asset Management and CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets. He was the former Head of Asia Pacific for Nasdaq Indexes, responsible for driving the company’s growth in Asia Pacific across the institutional and retail segments. He consulted with clients across financial markets including fund managers and banks to ensure the Nasdaq’s indexing solutions were accessible and consistently meeting investor needs.
Mr. Dicky Yip, CFPCM, BBS, JP
Ping An OneConnect Bank
Mr. Dicky Yip, Chairman of Ping An OneConnect Bank, had served the HSBC Group for 47 years with working experiences in Hong Kong, London, China and USA. He had been appointed as General Manager of HSBC and Chief Executive of China Business, Director of Bank of Shanghai, Director of Ping An Insurance and Ping An Bank, Executive Vice President of Bank of Communications. Mr. Yip was also former Chief Representative Asia Pacific of Institute of International Finance.
Mr. Yip received the Bronze Bauhinia Star awarded by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and the MBE by the British Government. He was named Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong in 1984. He served two terms as a member of Shanghai Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). He is also an Independent Director of Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd., SF Express Co Ltd. He is an honorary advisor to The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers and associated member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, London.