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The Annual Symposium on Risk Management 2016
25 August 2016

The 4th Symposium on Risk Management 2016 was successfully held on 25 August 2016 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Speakers shared their insightful perspectives at the session “Finance Morning” and “Technology Afternoon”. Over 850 senior executives with the background of IT and Finance field joined the event with the positive comments.

Finance Morning

Dr. Philip Turner, Deputy Head, Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements made keynote on the International Finance and Emerging Market Companies: Implications for Risk Management.
Mr. Kevin Nixon, Global & Asia-Pacific Leader, Centre for Regulatory Strategy, Deloitte shared the insight on the Regulatory Outlook: Policy Trends, Likely Outcomes and Business Impacts.


  • Mr. Raymond Chan, Executive Director, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
  • Dr. Chern Lu, Chief Risk Officer, Ping An Pan Hai
  • Mr. Tim Pagett, Financial Services Industry Leader, Deloitte China
  • Prof. Ngai-hang Chan, Choh-Ming Li Chair Professor of Statistics, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Risk Management Committee, HKEx


  • Mr. Vic Tham, Director and Asia Regional Head, Corporate Banking Supervision and Risk Controls, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Panel discussion on the "Balancing Business Growth Challenges while Meeting Regulatory Requirements".

Prof. Douglas Arner, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong; Advisor, Australian Centre for International Finance and Regulation delivered New Regulatory Considerations Raised by the Development of FinTech.


  • Dr. Alicia Garcia-Herrero, Chief Economist Asia Pacific, NATIXIS
  • Dr. Li-Gang Liu, Managing Director and Chief China Economist, Citigroup
  • Mr. K O Chia, Director, Grace Financial Limited; President, Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (HKVCA)
  • Dr. Michael Taylor, Managing Director Chief Credit Officer Asia Pacific at Moody’s Investors Service


  • Mr. Tony Wood, Financial Services Risk & Regulatory Leader, Deloitte China

A panel discussion on the "Macroeconomic Outlook and Risk of Emerging Markets" in the morning session.


Technology Afternoon

Mr. Clay Lin, Chief IT Risk and Security Officer (CISO), World Bank Group shared with us A Risk-based Approach to Embracing the Cloud.
Mr. Darren Argyle, Cybersecurity Guru, Group CISO, Markit, Advisor to InfoSecurity Europe presented the Securing the Human Factor – A Balance Between Systemic Improvements to Shield Human Weaknesses.


  • Mr. Michael Leung, Chief Information & Operations Officer at Citic Bank International
  • Mr. Charles Mok, Legislative Council Member, HKSAR
  • Mr. Michael Smith, Chief Technology Officer for Security, Akamai
  • Dr. Duncan Wong, Vice President, Financial Technologies, ASTRI


  • Mr. Henry Ng, Master Trainer, CISSP, KORNERSTONE; Head of Consulting Services at Thales e-Security

A panel discussion on the "Business Innovation vs Cybersecurity – Whose Responsibility Is It?" in the afternoon session.

  Dr. Mengchow Kang, Director, Information Security, Cisco Systems; Board of Directors, (ISC)² presented Data in the Cloud – Balancing Security and Usability.  


  • Mr. Paul Jackson, Managing Director for Stroz Friedberg; Former Director of Investigation, JP Morgan Chase
  • Ms Eva Kwok, Partner, Enterprise Risk Services, Deloitte China
  • Mr. Dicky Wong, Collaboration team, Cyber Security Division,
    Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau (CSTCB), Hong Kong Police Force
  • Mr. Matthias Yeo, Chief Technology Officer (APAC), Blue Coat Systems


  • Mr. Anthony Lim, Director, Cloud Security Alliance

The Final panel discussion on "Enterprise Cloud Adoption and Security Challenges" as ending of The 4th Symposium on Risk Management.

If your organization is interested in supporting the next symposium, please contact Mr. Kenneth Chan at or 2116 3328.