Welcome Remarks
Dr. Fung Yuk Bun Patrick
Chairman & Chief Executive, Wing Hang Bank Limited, and
Chairman, Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers

Dr. Patrick Yuk Bun Fung obtained his MBA degree from University of Toronto in 1973, and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Business Administration by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2001 and an Honorary Doctor of Laws by the University of Toronto in 2005. Dr. Fung joined Wing Hang Bank in 1976 and was appointed a Director of the Bank in 1980. He was appointed Chief Executive in 1992, and then Chairman and Chief Executive in April 1996. Dr. Fung is the Chairman of numerous subsidiaries within the Group.

Dr. Fung is a Non-Executive Director of Miramar Hotel and Investment Company Limited and an Independent Non-Executive Director of The Link Management Limited. He is a member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee (EFAC) and the EFAC Financial Infrastructure Sub-Committee, a member of the Hong Kong Tourism Board, a member of the Court of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Vice President of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Lord Wilson Heritage Trust.

Mark Boyne
Chief Operating Officer, Hong Kong and Global Banking and Markets, Asia-Pacific
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

Mark Boyne is the Chief Operating Officer for HSBC in Hong Kong and for Global Banking and Markets in Asia Pacific.

Mark assumes the overall responsibility for the technology and operations in support of the Bank's businesses in Hong Kong, with a focus on operational control, business transformation and cost management. In addition to this role, he also oversees the technology and services for Global Banking and Markets in Asia Pacific in ensuring the business assumes its role as the trading hub for the region.

Mark began his career with HSBC in the Bank's Finance department in London. During the 24 years with HSBC, he has gained extensive exposure to different roles in Global Banking and Markets across the Group, from a trainee in the Hong Kong dealing room, to the Head of Global Markets in Philippines and Thailand. In 2003 he moved back to Hong Kong as Head of Business Development and was appointed COO for Global Banking and Markets Asia-Pacific in late 2005. In 2011 he assumed the additional role of Chief of Technology and Services Officer for Hong Kong and his title changed to Chief Operating Officer Hong Kong and Global Banking and Markets, Asia Pacific in 2012 to better reflect his responsibilities.

Mark graduated in 1987 from Southampton University with an honours degree in Biology. He is married with two children.

CK Chan
Regional Head of Business Systems – Channels, ASP
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

CK Chan is the Regional Head of Channel Systems, Asia Pacific and Global Head of Digital Channels for HSBC.

CK manages the delivery of customer-facing and staff-facing channels systems in the region, and the overall responsibility for the development and deployment of digital systems in the Group. This involves teams in Hong Kong, China, UK and Canada working in close partnership with global businesses to deliver services to our customers.

CK began his career as an engineer in Fairchild Semiconductors, and entered his IT career with Hong Kong Telephone before joining HSBC's newly setup Group Systems Development centre in Vancouver, Canada in 1990. Before moving to Canada, CK spent two years with City Polytechnic (now known as City University of Hong Kong) to teach MIS and drive industrial consultancy engagement. He moved back to Hong Kong in 2007 to lead the channel systems development teams. During his 22 years with HSBC, he led development in core banking systems and front end systems which are deployed in banks across multiple countries.

CK is a Chartered Engineer (MIEE), member of the British Computer Society (MBCS) and Certified Dip in Accounting and Finance (ACCA). He has obtained a MBA at Chinese University of Hong Kong and a B.Sc.(Engineering) at University of Hong Kong.

Chee Sing Chan
Group Editor, Enterprise IT group
Questex Asia

Chee Sing Chan is the current Group Editor for the Enterprise IT group at Questex Asia. Directly overseeing editorial teams for Computerworld Hong Kong and Enterprise Innovation magazines and web sites as well as related sites such as eGov Asia, CRM and Green Channel. The role also involves providing editorial direction and guidance to Networks Asia and its various channels Security Asia and Storage Asia.

Having joined the territory's leading technology publications in 2001. Chee has over 10 years experience in the Hong Kong and regional IT industry.

During his time at Computerworld Hong Kong, Network World Asia and Enterprise Innovation, he has covered local technology news across a wide range of topics. Currently he specializes in feature stories covering critical CIO challenges, IT Innovation networking and security, telecommunications, Web services and enterprise integration, cloud computing and outsourcing. The expertise in these areas of enterprise IT has led him to chair various technology conference discussions and CIO-level roundtable discussions.

Chee has worked in public relations prior to joining Computerworld Hong Kong and holds a degree in Economics and Mandarin Chinese from Leeds University, UK.

Yvonne Che
General Manager, Group Head of Information Technology Division
Dah Sing Bank

Yvonne has over 20 years of experience in Information Technology of banking and finance sector. Prior to joining Dah Sing Bank, Yvonne held various IT positions in financial institutions including DBS Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Peregrine Investment Holding and Jardine Fleming. In the past 10 years, Yvonne also traveled around Asian Pacific countries very often to work on standardization, integration and globalization initiatives.

Keith Cheung
Head of Country Technology, Hong Kong

Over 20 years of experience in banking industrial mainly in consumer banking business. Started career in technology and has worked in different business functions in bank including technology management, customer service and call center, service quality, operations, e-business and channel management, and is now managing technology for both consumer and corporate banking for Citibank in HK. Has worked in Shanghai for almost six years to start up and manage technology and operations for a credit card business of a joint venture.

Tim Clough

Tim is a partner with the Risk and Control Solutions Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong. He has over 15 years of experience working with clients in an assurance and advisory capacity.

Tim is one of PwC's lead partners developing and delivering Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) solutions to financial institutions in Hong Kong and China and is currently leading a number of FATCA programs across Asia. Furthermore, he is actively engaged with regulators, industry bodies and institutions to educate and build awareness in the market of the potential ramifications of FATCA on financial institutions.

Tim also has significant experience of working with top-tier financial institutions with presence in Asia covering areas such as finance, operations, technology, regulatory/compliance and data. His projects include taking a lead role with respect to transformational programme design and management and operational risk and controls, including assisting clients to overcome regulatory reporting challenges and helping drive any necessary technology and operating model transformation. He has developed strategies and target operating models and assisted in the design of processes and controls.

Tim is a regular contributor of FATCA thought leadership to publications across Asia and also chairs a number of PwC industry FATCA roundtables.

Edward X. M. Huang
Head of Decision Science, NEA Region
Standard Chartered Bank

Edward Xiao-Ming Huang is the Head of Decision Science for Northeast Asia Region in Standard Chartered Bank. He joined SCB in 2009 and had served as Group Head of Analytics for Premium & Private Banking and Group Head of Analytics for Personal Banking & Retail Products, before taking up the current role.

Edward’s career spread across academic researches, health services management and retail banking, including working with some leading financial institutions like GE Capital where he served as Senior Global Modelling Manager, Asia Regional Director of CRM and Europe Regional Director of Decision Science over a period of 9 years. His research interests include simulation, statistics, optimization, data mining and their applications in health services and retail banking. He published papers and has been invited to present at international conferences on the related topics.

Edward received a BSc degree in engineering from China, a postgraduate diploma from Warwick University and a PhD from Cardiff University in UK. He also attended some executive programs in UK and US.

Angelica Kwan
US Tax Partner

Angelica Kwan is a US tax partner of PwC Hong Kong. She advised financial institutions, private equity funds and other clients as a US tax lawyer in New York for 15 years. Prior to joining PwC last year, Angelica was a US tax partner at the Sidley Austin law firm in New York. Angelica assists on US tax aspects of cross-border structuring, M&A deals, private equity and hedge fund formation, and US tax consulting and compliance projects for corporate and fund clients.

Angelica is a PwC lead partner in HK on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). She is part of the Joint Industry FATCA Working Group in HK formed by the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association, the Hong Kong Trustees' Association and the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers. Angelica speaks frequently on FATCA, including at events hosted by the Alternative Investments Management Association – HK Chapter, Thomson-Reuters and the Tax Executives Institute.

Angelica has a JD from Harvard Law, and an MBA from Stanford. She is licensed to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia.

Michael K. M. Leung
Senior Vice President & CIO
China Construction Bank (Asia)

Michael Leung was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Bank of America (Asia) in March 2000 . Supported by a team of over 240 associates, he manages the Bank's IT functions in its entirety, and also heads up operations planning, products support and corporate services functions.

Michael has many years of local and international experience in IT, focusing largely in the banking and finance industry. Before his current position, he had worked with a number of regional banks in IT and business development positions. Michael's earlier career was in business consulting and sales support with three leading international firms in Europe, Australia and Hong Kong.

Mr Leung holds a Master's degree from The Netherlands and a Bachelor from CUHK. He has attended several executive programs at LBS, MIT Sloan, and has a 1st honor diploma from Retail Banking Graduate School at University of Virginia. A Fellow of the HK Computer Society and HK Institute of Directors, Mr. Leung is a seasoned speaker and panelist on a range of topics.

Shu-Pui Li
Head (Financial Infrastructure Development Division)
Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Shu-Pui Li has over 20 years of experience in auditing and management consultancy services, technology risk management, banking supervision and financial infrastructure development. Currently, Shu-Pui is the Head of Financial Infrastructure Development Division of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. His major responsibilities include:

  • development and promotion of the financial infrastructure in Hong Kong; and
  • coordination with overseas central banks and service providers to facilitate cross-border cooperation in financial infrastructure development.

Prior to joining the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Shu-Pui was the Head of Asia Technology Risk Management of Chase Manhattan Bank, and the Regional Information Risk Management Officer of JPMorgan Chase in Asia. His major responsibilities included the formulation and execution of the Bank’s technology/information risk management programme, performance of risk assessment of Internet and E-commerce projects, review and enforcement of the Bank’s information technology control policy and standards, development and testing of the business continuity plans, and implementation of information security awareness programmes.

Shu-Pui is a qualified Chartered Accountant (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountant England & Wales, a qualified Chartered Information System Engineer (CEng), a certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a member of the British Computer Society (MBCS). He has also obtained a Masters degree in research of computer graphics and a Bachelors (1st Class Hons) degree in Computing Science at the University of Manchester.

C. Y. Ling
Corporate Advisor
CITIC Bank International

Mr. C. Y. Ling is currently a Corporate Advisor of the CITIC Bank International, having retired for active duties in Jan. 2012. He was the Chief Operating Officer and Alternate Chief Executive of the Bank at one time.

Prior to joining CITIC Bank International in 2003, Mr. Ling had held senior management positions in the Standard Chartered Bank and the Chase Manhattan Bank since 1983. He worked in Hong Kong and New York with regional and global responsibilities.

Mr. Ling started his career in technology companies including IBM, Cable & Wireless Systems, and Philips, holding various technology and marketing management positions. Mr. Ling obtained his bachelor's degree from Williams College in the US and holds a master degree in Computer Sciences from the University of Wisconsin.

Lisa O’Connor
Initiative Director, RMB Internationalisation

Lisa O’Connor joined SWIFT in 2008. From 2008 to 2011, Lisa duties as a Securities Market Initiatives Director focused on Mainland China, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and India. During this time she focused on fund distribution, regional initiatives for CCP/Trade Repository and Corporate Action services. In this capacity, Lisa is a member of the Association Luxembourg Fund Industry Transfer Agent & Distribution Forum Asia (ALFI).

In December 2011, Lisa took the role of Initiatives Director for RMB Internationalisation which is an important focus for SWIFT’s 2015 strategy. In this role, Lisa works with the community to create a platform for dialogue, provide business insight and facilitate the SWIFT working groups to help with the automation of Offshore RMB transactions.

Lisa has a Bachelor of Science from Syracuse University and an MBA for Financial Professionals from Manchester Business School.

Edmund Poon
Executive Vice President & Head of Operations & Technology Group
CITIC Bank International Limited

Mr. Edmund Poon is currently an Executive Vice President and Head of Operations & Technology Group of CITIC Bank International Limited.

Mr. Poon joined the Bank in 2004 as Head of Operations and was appointed as Head of Information Technology since June 2007. He was promoted to his current position in January 2009. In this capacity, he is responsible for managing the Bank’s entire back-office operations and information technology to achieve high productivity and to provide high quality of services to the business units.

Since Mr. Poon joined the Bank, he has successfully reengineered various operations processes, established strong partnership with business units, and strengthened the project management disciplines in launching new products and services for the Bank. He was instrumental in the successful development and implementation of the banking system for CITIC Bank International (China) Limited, the Bank’s PRC-incorporated wholly-owned subsidiary established in 2008.

Mr. Poon has over 30 years of experience in technology management, more than 20 years of which was in financial or related industries. He started his career with a consultant firm supporting MIDAS banking system in the Asia Pacific region. He joined IBM Canada Limited later where he earned the IBM Canada Excellence Award for his exceptional performance in project management. Prior to joining the Bank, he had held various senior local and regional positions with Standard Chartered Bank and AXA Asia Pacific Holding Limited.

Mr. Poon holds a Bachelor and Master degree in Mathematics (Computer Science) from the University of Waterloo in Canada.


Dominic Wu
Managing Director, Senior Risk Manager, Financial Markets and Treasury Services

BNY Mellon

Dominic Wu is the Managing Director and Senior Risk Manager with BNY Mellon covering the operational risk activities within their Treasury and Financial Markets in Asia Pacific. Dominic has more than 18 years of extensive experience in the investment, commercial, consumer, custodian and private banking practice gained from Japanese, European and US banks, and also in an international accounting and consulting firm specialising in information and operational risk management formulation and execution. Besides BNY Mellon, he has worked with Nomura, ABN AMRO, Dresdner Bank, Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital and KPMG. Dominic is a sought out speaker and has spoken in various ERM, ORM and Financial Services conferences and forums organized by IQPC, GARP, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and various Universities in Hong Kong and Singapore. He has also led several industrial working groups to address the issues and work out the roadmap for the ORM practice. Formerly, he has been a tutor with the University of Hong Kong lecturing on investment and accounting to the general public. He has also written articles on promoting ORM awareness and practices in Asia-Pacific which is published in books and newspapers. He was a consultant working for Risk Management Institute of National University of Singapore to develop and deliver the professional programme on operational risk management. Dominic is a Certified Fraud Examiner (US), Chartered Accountant (UK), Certified Public Accountant (HK), Certified Information Auditor (US), Chartered Company Secretary (UK & HK), a Professional Member of the Institute of Operational Risk (HK) and did his MBA from the University of Hull, UK. Dominic Wu is the Chairman of the Asia Chapter of the Institute of Operational Risk (IOR) which is a global professional body dedicated to Operational Risk and is based in London.

Martin Yates
Solutions Architecture Director
Dell Global BV (Singapore)

Martin is an IT industry professional having served more than twenty seven years in various key roles and responsibilities in both public and enterprise sectors. Now as solution architecture director in Dell for cloud computing he shares decades of strategy and governance experience with Dell’s leading fortune clients. Martin is an appointed committee member by Singapore government on NICF, ITSC programs and the group chairman of the Singapore Computer Society for Cloud Computing.

Benny Yim
Chief Data Quality Analyst
Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

Benny embarked his banking career on a path that is uncommon among other banking executives. Having earned his Bachelor Degree in Industry Engineering, Benny’s goal was to integrate his natural savvy in science into the area of banking and finance. The best way to do this, he deliberated, was growing together with the industry and staying close to the heartbeat of management. Thus Benny keeps rejuvenating himself throughout his career in banking — from retail banking to investment banking, from operations to marketing, from process management to information management, from Hong Kong to all over the Asia Pacific Rim, and the like. In those years, Benny further achieved his academic ambition by acquiring a Master of Science Degree in eBusiness Management. Right now Benny is servicing in the Risk Management Department of a large commercial banking group in Hong Kong, specialized in the area of data quality management.

Edwin Yuen
Chief Analytics Officer
Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

Voted Bank Risk Manager of the Year 2011 by Asia Risk for leading Bank of China Hong Kong (BOCHK) Group in the successful IRB accreditation with Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Edwin Yuen was also the Chairman of the Basel Implementation Committee of the Hong Kong Bankers Association in 2011. He heads the Basel Implementation Office in BOCHK Group and is responsible for the development and implementation of the overall Basel Program for retail banking, corporate banking, and IRB regulatory capital calculation for the BOCHK Group consisting of four banks and BOC Credit Card International. He joined BOCHK in May 2007 and completed the IRB development in a short span of 18 months, and after complying with the regulatory requirement for a two-year model use test, secured the HKMA accreditation on January 1, 2011.

Prior to his current position, Edwin was appointed by the UK FSA as senior examiner for Basel accreditation. He was the Head of Risk Analytics for Standard Chartered Bank based in Singapore, responsible for the successful global implementation of its Basel II Program with the UK FSA for the wholesale banking division. He held various senior positions in Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) in Toronto, Canada and United Overseas Bank in Singapore.

Edwin is a Basel implementation expert with over 10 years Basel experience and two successful IRB implementations. He has more than 20 years experience in risk analytics and computer system development and implementation experience.

Edwin holds MBA degree, post-graduate Diploma in Management and B.Sc. degree with honours, all from the University of Hong Kong.