19 September, 2022, 5:00-8:30 PM
19/F, COFCO Tower, 262 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay
Hong Kong's Got ESG Talents
EuroCham Sustainable Finance Working Group Launch Event
On September 19, we held a closed-door event to mark the launch of our newly founded Sustainable Finance Working Group.
During the event, our notable speakers addressed the topics of ESG expertise and ESG talents in Hong Kong.
In this closed-door event, we are pleased to have the Honourable Paul Chan Mo-po GBM, GBS, MH, JP, Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong SAR to deliver the Opening Remarks, accompanied by Iñaki Amate, Vice-Chair of EuroCham, and Walter van Hattum, Head of the Trade Section of the EU Office to Hong Kong and Macao.
We aim at bringing together representatives of government and regulators, the financial industry, universities, environmental groups, and beyond to discuss how to support our joint agenda in sustainable finance. Following the introduction of the Working Group by its Co-Chairs, Yasmine and Johannes, a panel discussion will take place to exchange ideas on how to foster ESG talent in Hong Kong.
Format: Panel discussion followed by networking cocktail
This event is upon invitation only
You may find the official press release on the event here.
Paul Chan Mo-po GBM, GBS, MH, JP
Financial Secretary of the
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
17:00-17:40 Opening and Welcome Remarks
Mr. Inaki Amate, ViceChairman of the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Partner at EY
The Honourable Paul Chan Mo-po GBM, GBS, MH, JP, Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Walter Van Hattum, Head of the Trade Section of the EU Office to Hong Kong and Macao
The Sustainable Finance Working Group’s Co-Chairs, Yasmine Djeddai and Johannes Hack
17:40-18:20 Panel Discussion
• Jonathan Drew, Managing Director, ESG Solutions, Global Banking, HSBC
• Dr King Au - Executive Director, Financial Services Development Counci
• Veronique Lafon-Vinais- Executive Director Career Development and Corporate Outreach, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
• Chaoni Huang, Head of Sustainable Capital Markets, Global Markets APAC, BNP Paribas
• Stefan Schratz, Director, ING Bank N.V. Hong Kong Branch
18:30- 20:30 Networking Cocktail