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Past Speakers

HK Association Guest Speakers
HK Association Guest Speakers

Mr Rupert Ainley, OBE

Joint Head of China Department (Hong Kong), Foreign & Commonwealth

Sir Danny Alexander

Vice-President and Corporate Secretary, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Ms Laura May-Lun Cha, GBS, JP

Member of the Hong Kong Executive Council

The Honourable Paul Chan Mo-po, GBM, GBS, MH, JP

Financial Secretary, HKSAR

The Honourable Bernard Charnwut Chan, GBM, GBS, JP,

President, Asia Financial Holdings Ltd

The Honourable Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, GBM, GBS, JP

Chief Secretary for Administration, Hong Kong SAR

Professor Anthony Cheung

Secretary for Transport and Housing, HKSAR

The Honourable Chief Justice Andrew Cheung

Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal of HK

The Rt Hon Mark Field MP

Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific

Sir Douglas Flint CBE

HM Treasury Special Envoy for the Belt and Road Initiative

Lord Grimstone of Boscobel, Kt

Minister of Investment, DIT

The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Mr Boris Johnson

Former Lord Mayor of London

Mr Adam Keswick

Chairman, Matheson & Co / Vice Chairman, HK Association

The Honourable Mrs Carrie Lam, GBM, GBS

Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR

Ms Andrea Leadsom

Economic Secretary to the Treasury

The Honourable C Y Leung

Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR

His Excellency Liu Xiaoming

His Excellency The Chinese Ambassador

Dr Christine Loh SBS, JP, OBE

Former Legislative Councillor, Founder and CEO of Civic Exchange

The Honourable Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma, GBM

Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal of HK

The Honourable Eddie Ng

Secretary for Education, Hong Kong SAR

The Lord Sassoon

Commercial Secretary to HM Treasury

Sir Martin Sorrell

Chief Executive, WPP PLC

Dr Tim Summers

Former British diplomat, Lecturer at the Centre for China Studies, CUHK

Mr Hugo Swire MP

Minister of State at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

The Honourable Donald Tsang

Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR

The Honourable Jasper Tsang Yok-sing, GBS, JP

President of the Legislative Council, Hong Kong SAR

The Honourable John Tsang Chun-wah, GBM, JP

The Financial Secretary, HKSARG

Mr Willie Walsh

Chief Executive, International Airlines Group

Dame Caroline Wilson DCMG

HM Consul General in Hong Kong

The Lord Wilson of Tillyorn, KT, GCMG

President of the Hong Kong Association

Sir Sebastian Wood, KCMG

His Excellency The Ambassador in Beijing

Dame Barbara Woodward DCMG OBE

British Ambassador in Beijing

Mr Eddie Yue

Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority

The Honourable Rimsky Yuen, SC, JP

Secretary for Justice, Hong Kong SAR

HK Association Guest Panelists

Mr Stephen Ball (Panel Speaker)

Client Lead Partner, KPMG LLP

Mr Martin Barrow (Panel Speaker)

Director, Matheson & Co Ltd

Mr Sandy Bhogal (Panel Speaker)

Partner, Mayer Brown International LLP

Dr Kerry Brown (Panel Speaker)

Executive Director of the China Studies Centre, University of Sydney

Mr Peter Burnett (Panel Speaker)

Chairman, British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong / Managing Director, SCB

Ms Sarah-Jane Butler (Panel Speaker)

CEO, Parental Choice

Mr Johannes Chan (Speaker)

Dean, Faculty of Law, HKU

Professor K C Chan (Speaker)

Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Hong Kong SAR Government

The Honourable Teresa Cheng, GBS, SC, JP (Keynote Speaker)

Secretary for Justice for Hong Kong

Mr Ian Coles (Speaker)

Partner, Mayer Brown

Mr Chris Cotton (Panel Speaker)

Director, China-Britain Business Council

Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles (Moderator)

Chairman, China-Britain Business Council

Mr Chris Davies (Panel Speaker)

Now CEO International Europe, HSBC; former CEO China, HSBC

Mr Andrew Davis (Panel Speaker)

Head Investment Promotion, InvestHK

Dr Kent Deng (Panel Speaker)

Associate Professor (Reader) in Economic History, LSE

The Baroness Dunn (Speaker)

Chairman, The Hong Kong Association

Ms Ingrid Edmund (Panel Speaker)

Senior Product Specialist, Infrastructure Debt, HSBC Holdings plc

Mr Sam Fleming (Moderator)

Economics Editor, The Times

Dr Douglas Fuller (Panel Speaker)

Lecturer of International Business and Comparative Management

Mr David Graham (Keynote Speaker)

Executive Director, British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Mr John Greenwood (Keynote Speaker)

Chief Economist, Invesco Perpetual Fund Management

Mr Adrian Greer (Moderator)

Chief Operating Office at the British Council

Mr Dan Hartveld (Panel Speaker)

CTO - Red Ant

Mr James Hughes-Hallet (Moderator)

Director, John Swire & Sons Ltd

Mr Huw Jenkins (Panel Speaker)

Consultant to Clifford Chance

Mr Stephen King (Moderator)

Chief Economist, HSBC

Mr Adrian Kingwell (Panel Speaker)

CEO, Mezzo Labs

The Lord Leach of Fairford (Keynote Speaker)

Director of Jardine Matheson & Co

Mr Lawrence Li SC (Panel Speaker)

Chairman, Financial Services Development Council, Hong Kong

Mr Michael Lynch (Keynote Speaker)

CEO of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority in Hong Kong

Dr Gerard Lyons (Panel Speaker)

Economist, Independent Non-executive Director, Bank of China (U.K.)

Mr David Marsden (Panel Speaker)

Director, UK & Ireland, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Mr Daniel Melone (Panel Speaker)

Global Operations Director, Euromoniter International

Ms Erica Ng (Panel Speaker)

Director-General of the HKETO

Dr Ramon Pacheco-Pardo (Panel Speaker)

Associate at the King’s China Institute

Dr Vanesa Pesqué Cela (Panel Speaker)

Abraham Lue Lecturer in Chinese Entrepreneurship

Mr Stephen Phillips (Panel Speaker)

Chief Executive, China Britain Business Council

Mr Richard Power (Panel Speaker)

Partner, International Arbitration & Commercial Disputes, Berwin Leighton Paisner

Mr Matthew Rous (Panel Speaker)

Chief Executive, China-Britain Business Council

Mr Guy Salter (Panel Speaker)

Chairman of London Craft Week

Mr Andrew Seaton (Keynote Speaker)

Executive Director, British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Mr David Smith (Speaker)

Economics Editor of The Sunday Times

Mr Thomas So (Panel Speaker)

Partner at Mayer Brown and Chair of the GBA Committee in the Law Society of HK

Ms Winky So (Keynote Speaker)

Director-General, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (London)

The Rt Hon Hugo Swire (Panel Speaker)

Minister of State at the FCO

Mr Michael Thomas (Moderator)

Former Attorney General of Hong Kong

Ms Priscilla To (Keynote Speaker)

Director General, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (London)

Professor Lap Chee Tsui (Speaker)

Vice Chancellor, HKU

Mr José Viñals (Panel Speaker)

Group Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank

Mr Gareth Ward (Panel Speaker)

Head of China Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Mr Andrew Weir (Panel Speaker)

Senior Regional Partner at KPMG and Vice Chair of KPMG, China

The Lord Wilson of Tillyorn (Speaker)

President, Hong Kong Association

Mr Richard Y C Wong (Speaker)

Professor in Political Economy, HKU

Mr Edward Yau (Panel Speaker)

Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development, HKSARG

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