“AI in IA – Agility & Innovation in Internal Audit”

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Event date: Monday, 16thOctober 2023
Time Programme
9:00am Opening Address
Ms. Alva Lee, Governor and President, The Institute of Internal Auditors Hong Kong
9:05am Internal Auditing in the Public Sector
Prof. Nelson Lam, JP, Director of Audit, HKSAR
9:25am Adapt to Thrive - Macro-factors Reshaping Business and IA Profession Today
  • Ms. Lorraine Barnes, Managing Director, Global Head of Internal Audit, Wealth & Personal Banking, HSBC
  • Mr. David Chow, Senior Director, Google Cloud Consulting
  • Dr. Kevin Kang, Chief Economist, KPMG
Moderator: Ms. Alva Lee, Governor and President, The Institute of Internal Auditors Hong Kong
10:10am Guardian of Integrity: Crucial Role of Internal Audit in Assessing Ethics and Conduct
  • Mr. Sim Gian Chin, Managing Director, Head of Asia, Internal Audit, Morgan Stanley Asia
  • Ms. Loretta Fong, CPA (practising), President, The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants; and Sustainability Deputy Leader, PwC Mainland China and Hong Kong
  • Mr. Joe Lee, Director of Corruption Prevention, Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC)
Moderator: Mr. Francis Lee, General Manager, Internal Audit, Urban Renewal Authority
10:55am Coffee Break
11:10am Embracing Risks and Opportunities in Cyber
Mr. William Gee, Senior Advisor, PwC Hong Kong
11:40am Navigating Uncharted Territories of Artificial Intelligence
Mr. Chris Poole, Regional Director of Digital, Technology & Change Audit, Group Internal Audit, AIA Group
12:10pm Greater Together: Harnessing the Power of Synergy for Success
Mr. Niall Grady, Chief Compliance Officer, FWD Group
12:40pm Lunch Break
2:00pm From Tech-No to Tech-Know: Lessons Learnt from Embracing Technologies
  • Mr. Hugh Chow, Partner, Radiant Tech Ventures
  • Mr. James Lee, AI and Emerging Tech Consulting Leader, PwC Hong Kong
  • Mr. Rajesh Punjabi, Group Audit and Risk Management Director, DFI Retail Group
Moderator: Mr. Stephan Yu, Governor, The Institute of Internal Auditors Hong Kong
2:45pm Beyond the Numbers – The Evolving Role of Internal Auditors in ESG
  • Ms. Karen Ho, Head of Corporate and Community Sustainability, WWF-Hong Kong
  • Mr. Kelvin Li, Senior Business Adviser, Luen Thai Group
  • Dr. William Yu, Chief Executive Officer, World Green Organisation
  • Ms. Jennifer Zhou, Head of Internal Audit, Hang Seng Bank
Moderator: Mr. Ricky Cheng, Director & Head of Risk Advisory, BDO Limited
3:30pm IA Awards
3:45pm Coffee Break
3:55pm Internal Audit Opens the Door to a Thriving Career
  • Ms. Angelina Kwan, CPA, CA ANZ, Senior Advisor, IMC Asia Pacific Limited
  • Mr. Wong Hung Han, Executive Director & COO, Chinachem Group
  • Ms. Winny Wong, Managing Director and Head of Audit North Asia, DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, DBS Bank Ltd., Hong Kong Branch
Moderator: Mr. Chester Yue, Regional Head of Internal Audit Asia Pacific, Reinsurance Group of America
4:40pm Closing Remarks
Ms. Alva Lee, Governor and President, The Institute of Internal Auditors Hong Kong
4:50pm Networking Cocktail
Emcee: Stephanie Fung, Internal Audit Senior Manager, FWD Group