Webinar – The Future of HK – a politician’s view with Dr Christine Loh SBS, JP, OBE
Thursday 12th November
China’s Hong Kong – In Search of a New Hong Kong Story
Dr Christine Loh, SBS, JP, OBE is the Chief Development Strategist, Institute for the Environment, HKUST; and also Visiting Professor at Anderson School of Management, UCLA.
She was a member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council 1992-1997 and 1998-2000, the CEO of the non-profit think tank Civic Exchange 2000-2012, and undersecretary for the environment 2012-2017.
Prior to her political career, she was a commodities trader. She currently serves on the board of Hong Kong and international organisations.
Dr Loh is a published author of many academic and popular works in politics, urban issues and the environment. She is a lawyer by training.
Webinar – HK and China’s Greater Bay Area: the economic and financial outlook
Friday 30th October
MODERATED BY SIR DOUGLAS FLINT CBE, Chairman of the HK Association and Chairman of Standard Life Aberdeen
Dr GERARD LYONS, Economist, Independent Non-executive Director, Bank of China (U.K.) and HK Association Committee Member
THOMAS SO, Partner at Mayer Brown and Chair of the GBA committee in the Law Society of HK
ANDREW WEIR MA, FCA, FHKSA, FIOD, Senior Regional Partner at KPMG and Vice Chair of KPMG, China
Webinar – Dr Tim Summers, former British diplomat and China/HK/UK relations expert
Tuesday 29th September
Webinar – Mr Eddie Yue, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Monday 3rd August by Zoom
Webinar – Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma
Thursday 2nd July
Webinar – Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR
Wednesday 10th June
Hong Kong Association Membership Seminar – Monday 6th January 2020
The Hong Kong Business Update
Winky So, Director-General, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (London)
Andrew Seaton, Executive Director, British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
Chairman: Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, Chair, China-Britain Business Council
Peter Burnett, Chairman, British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong / Managing Director, Standard Chartered Bank
Andrew Davis, Head Investment Promotion, InvestHK
Guy Salter, Chairman of London Craft Week
This annual seminar is designed to provide an up-to-date picture of the current business scene in Hong Kong and prospects for the year ahead. An important focus this year will be on Hong Kong’s place within the Greater Bay Area and will also aim to address the implications for business of the protests Hong Kong has seen.
Keynote speakers from the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office will give an overview of the current business climate, followed by a panel discussion including top representatives from the Hong Kong SAR government and business leaders giving a comprehensive and multi-dimensional assessment of how Hong Kong business sits with mainland China and the wider region.