WealthBriefingAsia Hong Kong Summit, April 2015

About

The WealthBriefingAsia Summits are large-scale thought-leadership, education and networking events exclusively for members of the WealthBriefingAsia network.

WealthBriefingAsia events encourage intellectual debate on the challenges and opportunities facing the wealth management industry and are designed to be an optimal use of a wealth manager’s precious time. They represent an excellent networking opportunity and attendees can also accrue valuable CPD hours.

Attendance is complimentary for members of the WealthBriefingAsia network and its partnering organisations, but places are limited.

 


Agenda

08:00 – 09:00 Registration and breakfast
09:00 – 10:00 Panel session: Jurisdictional Wealth Structuring: What The Age of Transparency Means For Your Clients
10:00 – 10:30 Networking and refreshments
10:30 – 11:30 Panel session: Where Next For Wealth Management Technology?
11:35 – 12:35 Panel session: In What Way Can Passion Investments And Collectibles Form Part Of A Portfolio?
12:35 – 13:30 Lunch and networking

Logistics

Date and Time

Date: Thursday 23rd April • 2015
Time: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Venue

JW Marriott Hotel

Address: JW Marriott Hotel, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong

Telephone: +852 2810 8366


Speakers

Christine Wong

Managing Director

Asiaciti Trust Group

Christine Wong has over 16 years’ professional experience in the private client trust and wealth planning sector. Previously she worked as a senior wealth planning consultant at two major international banks for high net worths in the PRC and north Asia. Qualified as an Australian accountant, Christine spent her early career with two Big Four accounting firms in Hong Kong, specialising in trust and tax planning for Hong Kong families.

Chuck Bokman

Partner

Capco Consulting

Chuck Bokman is the lead partner at Capco Consulting’s Singapore, office responsible for wealth management clients and their transformation projects. After starting his consulting career in the US with Coopers&Lybrand, he spent 18 years with PwC, IBM, and then PwC again in Switzerland. Chuck has recently moved to Singapore to lead the launch of Capco’s office in the country.

Chuck brings over 20 years consulting experience, focused on wealth management transformation projects ranging from core banking replacement, to digital strategy. He has worked with most of the major players in the private banking and financial services in Switzerland, Europe, and Asia to solve their most pressing problems including regulatory and compliance issues, CRM/portals, target operating models and core banking system implementation.

Dominic Khoo

Watch Expert

The Watch Fund

Dominic Khoo was the first South-East Asian to have worked full-time as a professional watch expert in an auction house. Under expert in the field Osvaldo Patrizzi at watch auction house Antiquorum, Dominic spent time in its Geneva, Hong Kong and Shanghai offices, appraising and authenticating watches for international clients and auctions.

In the earlier part of his career, Dominic took on journalism, editorial, directorial and editor-in-chief roles at several international watch publications. Dominic has accumulated 15 years’ experience of investing in watches, wearing them and selling them for more. In 2013, auction house Spink 1666 appointed Dominic as their first and only watch specialist to start up their international watch auction business.

The Watch Fund has offices in Geneva, Hong Kong and Singapore and has become the world's biggest watch investment system in the world with US$28.8 million in assets under management.

Joanna Caen

Legal Manager

Herbert Smith Freehills

Joanna Caen is a recent addition to Herbert Smith Freehill's private wealth team. She has joined HSF from New Zealand where she has advised both onshore and offshore clients in all aspects of private wealth structuring and disputes. She has particular expertise in overseeing and litigating complex, multi-jurisdictional structures on behalf of clients.

Jonathan Macey

Auctioneer and Valuer

Macey and Sons

Jonathan Macey has 25 years of experience in the auctioneering and financial business; his forte is exit strategies along with a wealth of knowledge in the art business. Jonathan trained from an early age at London-based auctioneers, Phillips, and graduated as an auctioneer and valuer. He has been assisting private clients and institutions on portfolio building in the art business and he also has a wealth of high net worth art investor clients globally. Over the years has gained valuable knowledge in the art market and brings his success to others for educational seminars and regular press interviews.

Marco Kaster

Investment Director

Stanley Gibbons

Marco joined Stanley Gibbons in Hong Kong as investment director in October 2012. His main responsibilities are overseeing Stanley Gibbons' Asian offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, the development of new business in Hong Kong, Singapore and the broader Asia-Pacific region, building relationships with private banks, IFAs, wealth managers and other intermediaries, presenting Stanley Gibbons' investment services at events and other networking opportunities and maintaining relationships with existing and potential new investors. Prior to joining Stanley Gibbons (Asia) Limited, Marco spent almost 20 years with KPMG and just under two years with a smaller global consulting firm, primarily in merger and acquisition related advisory roles.

Patrick Hamlin

OF Counsel

Withers

Patrick's practice focuses on trust and succession litigation including Inheritance Ordinance claims, breach of trust actions and applications for construction of trust documents and wills. He also advises on removal of personal representatives and trustees.

Patrick gives advice on all types of charity litigation as well as fraud and asset tracing. He has a particular interest in SE Asia, having practised in Hong Kong for 20 years.

Peter Sherriff

Principal Architect

Charles River

Peter Sherriff is the principal architect for Charles River in Asia Pacific. In this role, he is responsible for working with new and existing clients on their enterprise solution design leveraging the Charles River IMS.

Prior to joining Charles River, Peter was involved in product development and then consulting services for ACT Financial Systems and Misys Asset Management Systems focusing on middle- and back-office solutions along with their integration to front-office systems and transactional networks such as SWIFT.

Peter has almost 20 years of experience in the financial services software industry across the enterprise. He spent the first 10 years of his career in the UK focusing on the requirements of the European markets and since 2004 has been primarily involved in the Asian markets, especially Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Japan.

Simon Ng

Managing Director, Private Banking, North Asia & Wealth Solution, Asia

BMO (Bank of Montreal) Private Bank

With more than 20 years of experience in the financial service industry, Simon Ng joined BMO Private Bank as managing director, private banking, North Asia and wealth solutions, Asia in October 2015.  He had previously been managing director and head of Royal Bank of Canada’s Wealth Management Trust – Asia for over 19 years.  Simon is a chartered accountant, qualified in Canada, and a member of STEP.  He was an executive committee member of the Hong Kong Trustee Association from 1996 to 2005, and its deputy chairman between 1999 and 2000.  Simon’s experience has also embraced periods with HSBC Trustee International in Hong Kong, and Deloitte & Touche in Hong Kong and Vancouver, Canada.

Stanley Yu

Director, Group Technology

UBS Wealth Management

With more than 17 years of experience in IT for financial industry across Asia, Stanley joined UBS Hong Kong in 2010, now the software product manager for advisory solutions. Prior to joining UBS, Stanley worked in a global investment bank; where he managed the client connectivity front office technology, and implemented the local middle & back office application suite in Indonesia & India. In his early consultancy career with Accenture, he had been working with local regulators, stock exchanges and banks.

Yumei Zhang

Business Development Director - Greater China

Jersey Finance

Dr Yumei Zhang is business development director, Greater China, based in Hong Kong. Prior to Jersey Finance, Yumei was the managing director of Louvre Fiduciary (Hong Kong), a subsidiary of the Guernsey headquartered Louvre Group, a fiduciary and fund services provider.

Yumei’s career has included academic teaching in UK universities, financial regulation at the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, where she was a senior analyst in the investment business division and most recently business development at the Louvre Group.

Yumei is a fully qualified STEP member and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.


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