Webinar: The Honourable Chief Justice Andrew Cheung

Wednesday 16th June 2021

Webinar: The Honourable Bernard Charnwut Chan, GBM, GBS, JP, President, Asia Financial Holdings Ltd

Tuesday 25th May 2021

Webinar: Lord Grimstone of Boscobel, Kt, Minister of Investment, DIT

Thursday 29th April 2021

Webinar: The Hong Kong Business Update

Thursday 7th January 2021

HK Association members are cordially invited to this webinar, where our four guests from Hong Kong will give a multifaceted assessment of the current business climate and the prospects of the city as a leading international financial centre and global business hub in Asia.

There will be a dedicated session for attendees to raise questions.

Opening Remarks:           David Graham, Executive Director, British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong       

Panel Discussion:

Moderator:Sir Douglas Flint, Chairman, Hong Kong Association   


Edward Yau, Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development, HKSARG

Peter Burnett, Chairman, British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong / Managing Director, Standard Chartered Bank

Lawrence Li SC, Chairman, Financial Services Development Council, Hong Kong

Please note that this webinar is exclusive to members of the Hong Kong Association and the guests of the British Chamber of Commerce and the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office in London.   It is off the record and Chatham House rules apply.

Webinar – The Future of HK – a politician’s view with Dr Christine Loh SBS, JP, OBE

Thursday 12th November 2020

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 2020


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 2020

Webinar – Mr Eddie Yue, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Monday 3rd August 2020

Webinar – Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma

Thursday 2nd July 2020

Webinar – Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR

Wednesday 10th June 2020

Hong Kong Association Membership Seminar – Monday 6th January 2020

The Hong Kong Business Update

Keynote Speakers:     

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.

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