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March-November 2023 

Hong Kong's Got ESG Talent - Mentoring Programme

Seen the success of its first edition, the mentoring program is coming back for the second year!  Join this initiative developed 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. 

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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  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 March to November 2023. 

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

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Application Procedure

Meet the Mentors

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Mentee application form


Angie Low

Director of Sustainable Business for CIB Sustainable Finance & Engagement APAC, BNP Paribas 


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

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Carmen Tsang

Head of Sustainable Banking, Greater China, Crédit Agricole CIB 

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Xiaochao Luo

Associate Director, Sustainable Capital Markets APAC, BNP Paribas


Yasmine Djeddai

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


Johannes Hack

MD, General Manager North Asia,

DZ Bank AG Hong Kong Branch

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Amy Zhang

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

Société Générale

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Carman Mak

Vice President, Sustainable Finance, 

Société Générale 

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Vanessa Wong

Managing Director, Head of Coverage APAC, DWS Investments

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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​,


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Antoine Rose

Head of Sustainable Banking Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, 

Crédit Agricole CIB 

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Crystal Cheng

ESG Specialist (ESG Investment Solutions & ESG Advisory)  APAC, DWS 

Mentoring Experiences

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Curious to read about some on-site experiences from the first edition of the program?

Read below and found out.

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