May-December 2022 

Hong Kong's Got ESG Talent - Mentoring Programme

Join EuroCham's first mentoring programme, developed as an initiative together with the Chamber's Sustainable Finance Working Group!


The programme is an invaluable way for participants to share knowledge, develop new skills, and learn from others. If you're looking to start or advance your career in sustainable finance,  this programme is catered to you. Read on to find out more. 


The European Chamber of Commerce recognise that there are limited mentoring opportunities available for students & professionals to start or advance their careers in Sustainable Finance in HK, and therefore we would be delighted as Sustainable Finance Working Group to host the program: Hong Kong's Got ESG Talent.

We are looking for 20-25 talented students or professionals looking at initiating and/or enhancing their journey into the sustainable finance arena. These individuals will be paired with a mentor from European Banks and Asset Managers based in Hong Kong over a 8-month programme, from June to December 2022. 

Through this programme, you will be able to: 

  • Develop knowledge, skills, potential, and confidence​

  • Gain a better understanding of the sustainable finance field

  • Obtain real-time experiences in the workplace ​

  • Build and widen your professional network

  • Complement your formal studies and/or training in the field​

  • Promote career development and mobility

Criteria for applicants: 

  • Interested to pursue a career in Sustainable Finance and learnt from European Banks/Asset Managers best practices

  • Open and eager to share and learn from others

  • Eager to expand network beyond current work environment

  • Highly motivated to engage with mentors including setting up meetings and meeting agendas

  • Committed to the whole mentoring programme and attending programme events/ workshops

Have any questions? Please feel free to email us at

Programme Timeline


Application Procedure

Unfortunately, the applications for the programme have closed. Please stay tuned to see what other events and activities we will host in the future that may be of interest to you.  

Meet the Mentors


Jules Bottlaender

Head of Sustainable Finance APAC, BNP Paribas Securities Services


Olivier Ménard

Head of the Green & Sustainable Hub, Asia Pacific, Natixis Corporate and Investment Banking


Ronald Young

Director, Sustainable Finance, Impact Structuring, Asia Pacific, Société Générale


Yasmine Djeddai

Managing Director - Head of Sustainable Finance, Asia Pacific, Société Générale

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Edoardo Francesco Sabatino

VP, Sustainable Finance APAC,

Intesa Sanpaolo

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Amy Zhang

ESG Solutions & Product Strategist, Global Markets, Asia Pacific,

Société Générale

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Xing Lan

Vice President, Green & Sustainable Hub, Asia Pacific, Natixis Corporate and Investment Banking


Kristy Wong

Associate Director,

ESG Investment Specialist​,


Mentoring Experiences

Curious to know how the shadowing experience went for some of our mentors and mentees?

Read below and found out.