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Ms Inga Beale DBE
Chief Executive Officer
Lloyd’s
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Inga Beale joined Lloyd’s in January 2014. Previously she was Group Chief Executive of Canopius, a prominent Lloyd’s managing agent. Prior to that she spent four years with Zurich Insurance, including a period as Global Chief Underwriting Officer. She was Group CEO of Converium Ltd, the Swiss mid-sized independent reinsurance company and, while there, she led a major turnaround of the business before it was acquired by SCOR in 2007. She started her career as an Underwriter with Prudential before spending 14 years in a variety of international roles for GE Insurance Solutions. She is a member of the UK Government’s Financial Services Trade and Investment Board and the London Mayor’s Business Advisory Board. In July 2016 she also joined the Board of the UK Chartered Insurance Institute.
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Mr Bi Mingjian
CEO and Chairman of Management Committee
China International Capital Corporation Limited
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Mr. Bi Mingjian, CEO and Chairman of Management Committee of CICC, participated in the founding of CICC in 1995. Mr. BI served as Deputy CEO, Member of CICC Management Committee, Acting Chairman of Management Committee, Co-head of Investment Banking, Co-COO, and senior advisor during his career in CICC. He led most CICC milestone deals, such as China Mobile, China Unicom, Sinopec, Chinalco, ICBC and China Life.

Prior to re-joining CICC, Mr. Bi was the Managing Partner of HOPU Investments, overseeing the firm’s operation including fundraising, investment and daily operation from March 2012. Peviously, Mr. BI had served in World Bank,China Construction Bank , etc., for around eighteen years. Mr.BI graduated from Huadong University in 1978 and obtained his MBA from George Mason University in May 1993.
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Ms Diana Cesar
Group General Manager and Chief Executive Officer
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
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Diana Cesar, Group General Manager of HSBC Group, is Chief Executive for Hong Kong and a member of the Executive Committee for The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.

During her career with HSBC, Ms Cesar has held leadership roles in Marketing, Cards and Loans, Mortgages, Distribution Strategy and Consumer Propositions in Hong Kong and across Asia-Pacific. Before being appointed Chief Executive for Hong Kong in September 2015, Ms Cesar had been Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management for Hong Kong since 2011.

Ms Cesar first joined HSBC in 1999 and was appointed Head of Distribution and Product Development in 2003 with responsibility for establishing retail distribution infrastructure throughout Asia-Pacific. She was named Head of General Banking in 2007, managing all general retail banking portfolios including deposits, mortgages, credit cards and consumer assets in Hong Kong.

Before joining HSBC, Ms Cesar held various senior positions in Marketing and Customer Relations with a number of large multinational organisations.

Ms Cesar graduated from the University of Toronto with a double major in Commerce and Social Sciences.

September 2016
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The Hon Mrs Laura M Cha, GBM, GBS, JP
Chairman
Financial Services Development Council, Hong Kong
Non-Executive Director
HSBC Holdings plc.
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Mrs. Cha is a member of the Executive Council of the Government of Hong Kong, Chairman of the Financial Services Development Council, Hong Kong, a Non-Executive Director of HSBC Holdings plc., Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation and a Non-Executive Director of China Telecom Corporation Limited and Unilever plc. She is also a Senior International Advisor of Foundation Assets Management AB, and a member of Sotheby’s International Advisory Board.

Mrs. Cha has previously served as Independent Non-Executive Director of Johnson Electric Holdings Limited (2004-2009); Baoshan Iron & Steel Co Ltd (2006-2009), Tata Consultancy Services Limited (2006-2012) and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (2008-2011).

Mrs. Cha became the first, and to-date the only person outside the Mainland China to join the Central Government at the vice-ministerial rank in January 2001 when she was appointed as Vice Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC). She served in such capacity until September 2004. Mrs. Cha was Deputy Chairman of the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong where she worked from 1991 to 2000. She practiced law in the 1980’s in San Francisco and Hong Kong.

Mrs. Cha is also a Hong Kong Delegate to the 12th National People’s Congress of China, Vice Chairman of the International Advisory Council of CSRC, and a member of the International Advisory Council of the China Banking Regulatory Commission.

Mrs. Cha earned her BA degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a JD degree from the Santa Clara University. She was awarded a Silver Bauhinia Star in 2001, a Gold Bauhinia Star in 2009, and the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2017 by the Hong Kong Government for her public service.

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Mr Norman T.L. Chan, GBS, JP
Chief Executive
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
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Norman Chan was appointed Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) on 1 October 2009. Mr Chan joined the Hong Kong Government as an Administrative Officer in 1976 and became an Executive Director of the HKMA when it was established in 1993. From 1996 to 2005, Mr Chan served as Deputy Chief Executive of the HKMA.

From December 2005 to June 2007, Mr Chan was Vice Chairman, Asia of Standard Chartered Bank. Prior to rejoining the HKMA, Mr Chan was Director of the Chief Executive's Office of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government from July 2007 to July 2009. He was the Founding Chairman of the policy think tank, the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre established in 2006.
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Mr Ronnie C. Chan, GBM
Chairman
Hang Lung Properties Limited
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Mr. Ronnie C. Chan is Chairman of Hang Lung Group Limited and its subsidiary Hang Lung Properties Limited. Both are publicly listed companies in Hong Kong, dealing in real estate development, investment and management. Founded in 1960, the Group has been expanding into mainland China since 1992. Following successes in Shanghai, since 2005 Hang Lung has been investing US$11 billion and building a number of world-class commercial complexes in major Chinese cities including Tianjin, Shenyang, Jinan, Wuxi, Dalian, Kunming and Wuhan. Mr. Chan also co-founded the privately held Morningside group which, in the past 29 years, has owned and managed businesses in manufacturing, public transport operations, outdoor advertising, media, healthcare, online game operators, high-tech and biotech investments, developmental capital investments and other venture capital investments around the world. In 1997, he helped found the Calgary, Canada based Morningside Music Bridge for young classical musicians. In addition, Mr. Chan is actively involved with many other non-profits, philanthropic endeavors, and educational organizations. He is Chairman of the Executive Committees of One Country Two Systems Research Institute and of Better Hong Kong Foundation. He founded and chairs China Heritage Fund, is a co-founding director of The Forbidden City Cultural Heritage Conservation Foundation, Beijing, and is an Advisor and former Vice President of China Development Research Foundation in Beijing. Internationally, Mr. Chan is Co-Chair of Asia Society and Chairman of its Hong Kong Center, a Director of the Board of Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics and a member of Council on Foreign Relations, National Committee on United States-China Relations, and Committee of 100. He is Founding Chairman Emeritus of Asia Business Council, a former Chairman of Hong Kong-United States Business Council, and a former member of the governing board of World Economic Forum. He serves or has served on the governing or advisory bodies of several think tanks and universities, including Tsinghua University, Fudan University, University of Southern California, East-West Center, Pacific Council on International Policy, Eisenhower Fellowships, and The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. Mr. Chan is a frequent speaker at international conferences and has published numerous articles in International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, Newsweek, Fortune, Asian Wall Street Journal, Far Eastern Economic Review and Japan Times.
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The Hon Paul Chan Mo-po, GBM, GBS, MH, JP
Financial Secretary
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China
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Mr Chan is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a former President of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a former Chairman of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Hong Kong.

Before joining the Government, Mr Chan held a number of public service positions including member of the Legislative Council; Chairman of Legal Aid Services Council; Board Member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority; non-official member of the Strategic Development Commission and Council Member of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Mr Chan served as Secretary for Development of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government from July 2012 to January 2017. He was appointed Financial Secretary on 16 January, 2017.
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Mr Raymund Chao
Greater China Chairman
PwC
Raymund Chao is PwC Asia Pacific and Greater China Chairman. He is one of the five senior partners on PwC's Global Network Leadership team that sets the overall strategy for the PwC Network.

With over 30 years of professional experience, he has provided audit and business advisory services to both state-owned and private enterprises in Hong Kong and in Mainland China. Raymund has been involved in a number of onshore and offshore initial public offerings (IPO), debt financing, corporate restructuring, and merger and acquisition transactions. During the past ten years or so, he has been heavily involved in promoting corporate governance and systems of internal control for enterprises.

Raymund began his career in Toronto, Canada in 1984 and returned to Hong Kong, where he was born and raised, in 1992. He relocated to Beijing, China in 2003 and became PwC’s China Assurance Leader in 2005. From 2011, he became PwC’s Assurance Leader for Asia Pacific and is one of the five core members of the PwC’s Global Assurance Executive Team, which determines the strategy and directions for PwC’s Assurance business on a global basis.

Raymund is a Chartered Accountant in Canada and a Certified Public Accountant (practicing) in Hong Kong.
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Mr Sanjeev Chatrath
Managing Director, Region Head, Asia, Financial & Risk
Thomson Reuters
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Sanjeev Chatrath is the Region Head and Managing Director of Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters – covering Asia Pacific and Japan. He is responsible for client business in the region encompassing end to end client experience, account management, market development, Go to Market regional strategy, sales, operations, and technical functions. Sanjeev is a member of the Global Operating Committee for Thomson Reuters, and F&R.

Sanjeev has worked in Asian financial markets for over 21 years in leadership roles encompassing business management, client management and sales, spanning Asia Pacific, South Asia and Middle East.

Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Sanjeev worked with Citigroup where he was Chief Operating Officer and Region Head of Client Sales Management for the Treasury and Trade solutions business. Before joining Citi, Sanjeev held senior management positions with ABN Amro Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank based in Singapore, UAE and India.

Sanjeev is a member of the Board of Governors of American Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong, Board Member of ASIFMA (Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association), co-chair of the Male Allies in Hong Kong, and a member of 30% Club supporting gender diversity in Hong Kong boards.
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Mr Victor L. L. Chu
Chairman
First Eastern Investment Group
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Victor Chu was born in Canton, China and came to Hong Kong at the age of four. He received his early education in Hong Kong and England, and took his law degree at University College London where he is now a honorary fellow.


Mr. Chu is Chairman of First Eastern Investment Group, a leading Hong Kong-based international investment firm and a pioneer of private equity investments in China.


Over the last 25 years, Victor Chu has served as Director and Council Member of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Member of the Hong Kong Takeovers and Mergers Panel, Advisory Committee Member of the Securities and Futures Commission, and part-time member of Hong Kong Government’s Central Policy Unit. Mr. Chu has served as Foundation Board Member of the World Economic Forum from 2003 to 2015 and currently co-chairs the Forum’s International Business Council. He is also Chairman of the Hong Kong-Europe Business Council.


Mr. Chu is admitted to practise law in England and Hong Kong. Since 1982 he has practised in the field of corporate, commercial and securities laws, with special emphasis on China and regional investment transactions. He served as Deputy Secretary-General of the International Bar Association (IBA) from 1995 to 2000.


Victor Chu has served on the Governing Council of University College London and the Foreign Affairs University of China. He is a Trustee of Asia House in London and Hong Kong, as well as a member of the Mayor of London’s International Business Advisory Council. Mr. Chu’s other civic associations include service on advisory boards of Chatham House, Yale University, the Oxford Martin School and the Atlantic Council of the USA.


Mr. Chu was awarded the 2011 Global Economy Prize by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
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Mr Bob Cracknell
Head of Solutions Sales, ASEAN, Financial & Risk
Thomson Reuters
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Bob Cracknell leads Solutions Sales in ASEAN for the Financial & Risk division of Thomson Reuters. His love of travel inspired him to emigrate to Asia in 2004, to India initially and then in 2006 to Singapore, where he now lives with his wife and family. Bob currently heads a solutions team working with Asset Managers, Investment Banks, Brokers, MNCs, Exchanges, Regulators and Central Banks, designing and implementing innovative solutions to industry challenges, from seeking alpha to managing risk. Before moving to Asia, Bob was based in the UK and worked in a wide variety of Data, Consulting and Program Management roles. As a passionate advocate of open platforms and innovation at Thomson Reuters, Bob leads many of the firm’s client engagements in areas such as leveraging Cloud for Data as a Service and working on Thomson Reuters Big Open Linked Data program. In addition to his keen interest in technology, Bob has a love for languages and graduated from Exeter University with combined honours in French and Russian.
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Dr Andreas Dombret
Member of the Executive Board
Deutsche Bundesbank
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Dr Andreas Dombret was born on 16 January 1960 in the USA to German parents. After completing his “Abitur” (senior school-leaving certificate) at the Neusprachliches Gymnasium in Ahlen, North Rhine-Westphalia, he trained as a bank clerk with Dresdner Bank before studying business management at the Westfälische Wilhelms University in Münster. He was awarded his PhD by the Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg. From 1987 to 1991, he worked at Deutsche Bank’s Head Office in Frankfurt as a manager with the power of procuration. From 1992 to 2002, he worked at JP Morgan in Frankfurt and London, from 1999 as a Managing Director. From 2002 to 2005, he was the Co-Head of Rothschild Germany located in Frankfurt and London, before serving Bank of America as Vice Chairman for Europe and Head for Germany, Austria and Switzerland between 2005 and 2009. He was awarded an honorary professorship from the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel in 2009. Since May 2010, he has been a member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank with currently responsibility for Banking and Financial Supervision, Economic Education, University of Applied Sciences and Technical Central Bank Cooperation, Risk Controlling and the Bundesbank’s Representatives Offices abroad. He is also responsible for IMF (Deputy of the Bundesbank), Financial Stability Commission (FSC) (Member), Supervisory Board (SSM) (Member), Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCDS) (Member of the Bundesbank) and Bank for International Settlements, Basel (Board of Directors).
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Mr Fang Fenglei
Founder and Chairman
Hopu Investment Management Co
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Fang Fenglei is the founder and chairman of Hopu Investment Management Co and Chairman of Goldman Sachs Gaohua Securities. Previously, he served as deputy chief executive of China International Capital Corporation (CICC), Chief Executive Officer of BOC International Holdings Ltd and Chief Executive Officer of ICEA Finance Holdings Limited.

Mr. Fang has served in the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation as well as several regional companies. In the past two decades he has had extensive experience sourcing and structuring transactions such as China Telecom’s acquisition of equity stakes in Hong Kong Telecom; the initial public listings of China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, China Netcom, PetroChina and SinoPec; and overseeing mergers and acquisitions such as Pacific Century Cyber Works’ acquisition of Hong Kong Telecom and China National Offshore Oil Corporation’s acquisition of a major oilfield in Nigeria.

Mr. Fang was recognized as one of the “Top Ten Influential Leaders of China’s Capital Market” by Financial Asia and was awarded “Asian Financial Service Development Outstanding Achievement” by Euromoney. He is also the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Teach for China, China Advisory Board Member for the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and International Committee Member for the Kennedy Center for the Arts. Mr Fang is also founder of the Duancun School in Hebei and the Fuxi School in Gansu. Mr. Fang graduated from Zhongshan (Sun Yat-sen) University with a B.A. in Chinese and Economics. He also received a Harvard Business School Executive Education certificate from the Advanced Management Program.
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Dr Fu Yuning
Chairman
China Resources Group
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Dr. Fu is the Chairman of China Resources (Holdings) Limited, the National Committee Member of the 12th CPPCC, Director and the Vice Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) of the China Business Council, Vice Chairman of the B20 China Business Council, the Honorary Chairman of the Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association.

Dr. Fu was previously the Chairman of China Merchants Group Limited, China Merchants Holdings (International) (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) and China Merchants Bank Company Limited (both listed on the Hong Kong and Shanghai Stock Exchange). He was also the Independent Non-Executive Director of CapitaLand Limited (listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange), and the Independent Non-executive Director of LI & Fung Limited (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange).

Dr. Fu graduated from Dalian Institute of Technology in China. In 1986, he obtained his Ph.D. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brunel University in UK.
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Dr the Hon Victor K. Fung, GBM, GBS
Group Chairman
Fung Group
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Dr. Victor K. Fung is an international business leader, thought leader and philanthropist, who holds professional and civic appointments in Hong Kong, the Chinese Mainland and overseas.

He is Group Chairman of the Fung Group, a Hong Kong-based multinational which comprises major subsidiaries in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing. They include publicly-listed Li & Fung Limited, Global Brands Group Holding Limited, Convenience Retail Asia Limited and Trinity Limited. Dr. Fung played a leading role in driving the development of the supply chain infrastructure at Li & Fung Limited, which has enabled it to become the leading consumer goods design, development, sourcing, and logistics company for major retailers and brands around the world.

Dr. Fung holds independent non-executive Directorships with China Petrochemical Corporation (People's Republic of China), Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited (Hong Kong) and Koc Holding A.S. (Turkey). He is also Chairman of the Asia Advisory Board of Prudential Financial, Inc (USA).

In July 2015, Dr. Fung became Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong, a new multi-disciplinary think-tank co-established with the Fung Global Institute to assume and carry forward the Fung Global Institute’s mission to generate and disseminate research and ideas on global issues from Asian perspectives.

Also in Hong Kong, Dr. Fung is a member of the Economic Development Commission of the Hong Kong Government and Chairman of the Steering Committee on the Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme. He is a former Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (1991-2000); a Hong Kong representative on the APEC Business Advisory Council (1996-2003); Chairman of the Airport Authority Hong Kong (1999-2008), Chairman of the Council of The University of Hong Kong (2001-2009) and Chairman of the Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council (2004-2013).

On the Chinese Mainland, Dr. Fung is a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, a member of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Beijing, and an economic advisor to the People's Government of Nanjing. He also is an Honorary Trustee of Peking University, a member of the Advisory Board of the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University and an Honorary Professor of Renmin University. He was Vice-Chairman of the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges (2009-2014).

Internationally, Dr. Fung played a leadership role from 2007 in the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce, of which he was Chairman from 2008 to 2010. From 2012 to 2013, he was a member of the World Trade Organisation's Panel On Defining The Future of Trade.

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Dr. Fung holds Bachelor and Master Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After gaining his Doctorate in Business Economics from Harvard University, he taught as a professor at Harvard Business School before returning to the family business in Hong Kong in 1976.

Dr. Fung is married with three adult children.
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Mr Pierre Gramegna
Minister of Finance
Luxembourg
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Pierre Gramegna was born on 22 April 1958 in Esch-sur-Alzette. He pursued studies in law and economics at the Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) and completed his post-university education with a postgraduate diploma of advanced studies in European Union law.

Following the legislative elections of 20 October 2013, Pierre Gramegna (Democratic Party) joined the current government as Minister of Finance on 4th December 2013.

As Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna has initiated major reforms to balance the budget and to align Luxembourg’s tax rules with international transparency standards.

Minister Gramegna is a promoter of the diversification of Luxembourg’s financial center, in particular with regard to Fintech and sustainable finance. He has also further developed the bilateral relations with China in the financial area and has put a particular emphasis on Luxembourg’s role in multilateral development banks.

As chair of the Ecofin Council of the European Union during the Luxembourg Presidency in 2015, Pierre Gramegna actively contributed to reaching landmark agreements on the introduction of the automatic exchange of tax rulings with EU member states, as well as on securitization.

As career diplomat, Pierre Gramegna joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1983. In 1992 he was appointed consul general and director of the Board of Economic Development in San Francisco. From 1996 to 2002, Pierre Gramegna was Luxembourg’s ambassador to Japan and South Korea. He was subsequently responsible for the Directorate of International Economic Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In 2003, Pierre Gramegna took up the position of director general of the Chamber of Commerce. Prior to joining the government, Pierre Gramegna was also member of the executive board of several companies, including Cargolux Airlines International SA and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.
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Mr Stuart T Gulliver
Group Chief Executive
HSBC Holdings plc
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Stuart Gulliver is Group Chief Executive of HSBC Holdings plc. He is also Chairman of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.

Mr Gulliver joined HSBC in 1980 and has held a number of key roles in the Group’s operations worldwide, including postings in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur and the United Arab Emirates.

Before his appointment as Group Chief Executive of HSBC Holdings plc in January 2011, he was Chairman of Europe, Middle East and Global Businesses of HSBC Holdings plc. He was appointed Chief Executive of Global Banking and Markets in May 2006. He has also served as Chairman of HSBC France, Deputy Chairman of Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG and on the boards of HSBC Bank plc, HSBC Bank Middle East Limited, HSBC USA Inc. and HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

Mr Gulliver is a member of the International Advisory Panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and of the International Advisory Council of the China Banking Regulatory Commission of the People's Republic of China. He is also a member of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate and a member of the World Economic Forum’s CEO Climate Leaders.

Mr Gulliver holds a law degree from Oxford University.
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Mr Hu Huaibang
Chairman
China Development Bank Corporation
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Mr Hu Huaibang was born in 1955 in Luyi, Henan Province. He holds a PhD in Economics, and was a professor and a doctoral tutor at Xi'an Jiaotong University, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), and Northwest University.

August 1982 - February 1997, Lecturer, Professor, Provost, Assistant President, and Vice President of the former Shaanxi Institute of Finance and Economics (now merged into Xi'an Jiaotong University);

February 1997 - June 2000, President of the former China Institute of Finance and Banking (now merged into UIBE);

June, 2000 - July 2003, Vice President of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), Chengdu, President of PBoC, Xi’an and Director-General of the Shaanxi Administration of Foreign Exchange;

July 2003 - January 2005, Director of the Supervisory Board of the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC);

January 2005 - September 2007, CBRC Vice Chairman;

September 2007 - September 2008, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the China Investment Corporation;

September 2008 - April 2013, Chairman of the Bank of Communications;

April 2013 until now, Chairman of the China Development Bank.
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Dr Yifan Hu
Regional Chief Investment Officer & Chief China Economist
UBS Wealth Management
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Dr Yifan Hu joins us as Regional CIO Greater China & Chief China Economist. She is based in Hong Kong, and serves as a member of the CIO Asia Investment Committee as well as the CIO Emerging Markets Investment Committee. Working alongside the investment teams globally and in Asia Pacific, Yifan is helping shape CIO's macroeconomic and investment views on China.

Yifan has held several Chief Economist positions since 2007, most recently at Haitong International where she was tasked with leading H-share equity research. Prior to this role, Yifan worked as a Chief Economist at CITIC Securities, China Economist at France's Natixis, and China Strategist at Merrill Lynch. Her views and columns can be found in leading financial media.

Prior to that, Yifan was an Assistant Professor at the School of Business and Economics at the University of Hong Kong and published extensively in the international and Chinese academic journals. Yifan has considerable experiences in research and consulting, and served in various prestigious organizations including the World Bank and The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) in Washington D.C

Yifan received her Ph.D in Economics from Georgetown University and B.S. in Economics from Zhejiang University.
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Mr Benjamin Hung, BBS, JP
Regional Chief Executive Officer, Greater China & North Asia
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
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Mr Hung is the Regional CEO for Greater China and North Asia and the CEO of Retail Banking business globally for Standard Chartered Bank. He also sits on the Group’s Management Team and is the chairman of SCB (Hong Kong) Ltd, SCB (China) Ltd and SCB (Taiwan) Ltd respectively. Mr Hung joined Standard Chartered in 1992 and has held a number of senior management positions spanning corporate, commercial and retail banking. Outside of Hong Kong, Mr Hung has international banking experience in the United Kingdom and in Canada.

Mr Hung is a member of the Financial Services Development Council. He sits on the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee and is a member of the General Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and HKTDC Belt and Road Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Community Chest. He was previously the chairman of Hong Kong Association of Banks, and a board member of the Hong Kong Airport Authority, the Hong Kong Hospital Authority and a Council Member of the University of Hong Kong.

He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and is married with two children.
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Mr Jin Liqun
President
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
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Mr. Jin Liqun is the inaugural President and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Before being elected as the Bank’s first president, Mr. Jin served as Secretary-General of the Multilateral Interim Secretariat tasked with establishing the Bank.

Immediately prior to assuming the role of Secretary-General of the MIS, Mr. Jin was Chairman of China International Capital Corporation Limited, China’s first joint-venture investment bank. From 2008 to 2013, he served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board, China Investment Corporation (CIC). From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Jin served first as Deputy Chairman, and subsequently as Chairman of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF).

From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Jin was Vice President, and then Ranking Vice President, of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), in charge of programs for South, Central and West Asia, and private sector operations.

Mr. Jin joined the Ministry of Finance in 1980, where he served as Director General and Assistant Minister, and became Vice Minister in 1998. He was also a Member of the State Monetary Policy Committee. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jin served as Alternate Executive Director for China at the World Bank and at the Global Environment Facility as well as Alternate Governor for China at the ADB.

Mr. Jin holds an M. A. degree in English Literature from Beijing Institute of Foreign Languages (now Beijing Foreign Studies University). He was also a Hubert Humphrey Fellow in the Economics Graduate Program at Boston University from 1987 to 1988. He is a national of the People’s Republic of China.
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Mr Peter Kažimír
Minister of Finance
Slovak Republic
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Peter Kažimír was born on June 28, 1968 in Košice, Slovak Republic. He graduated at the University of Economics in Bratislava, major subject: foreign trade.

Mr. Kažimír is serving his second consecutive four-year term as finance minister after being reappointed in March 2016, focusing on key priorities such as – fight against tax fraud & evasion, structural reforms, enhancing use of public funds via projects like value for money and many more.

From 1993 to 2006, Mr. Kažimír worked in the field of industrial real estate and business restructuring. Between 2001 – 2006 he was a member of the Supervisory Board at the DDP Credit Suisse Life and Pensions. In 2006, Mr. Kažimír was appointed State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic. In this period, he was also a Chairman of the Supervisory Board at the National Nuclear Fund. From 2010 to 2012, he was a Member of Parliament and Vice-Chairman of the Finance and Budget Committee. Mr. Kažimír was three times elected Member of Parliament and since 2010 he has been also the Vice-Chairman of Social Democrats (SMER-SD). In April 2012, Mr. Kažimír was appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic.

In the second half of the last year, during Slovakia’s Presidency in the Council of the European Union, Mr. Kažimír, officially represented the EU and the Eurogroup at the G20, G7 meetings as well as the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund.



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The Hon Carrie Lam, GBM, GBS
The Chief Executive
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
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Mrs Carrie Lam joined the Administrative Service of the Hong Kong Government in August 1980 and rose to the rank of Administrative Officer Staff Grade A1 in September 2006. She became a Principal Official on July 1, 2007 when she was appointed Secretary for Development. She was appointed Chief Secretary for Administration on July 1, 2012.

Mrs Lam has served the public for more than 36 years in 20 public service positions including Director of Social Welfare, Permanent Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands (Planning and Lands), Director-General of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in London, Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Secretary for Development and Chief Secretary for Administration.

Mrs Lam was elected as the Fifth-Term Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on March 26, 2017, and was officially appointed to this position by the Central People’s Government on March 31, 2017 to assume office on July 1, 2017.

Mrs Lam is married and has two sons.
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Mr Dennis Lam
Equity Analyst
UBS Wealth Management Chief Investment Office
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Dennis Lam is an equity analyst at UBS Chief Investment Office WM in Hong Kong. Dennis is a specialist on the Hong Kong equity market. Dennis has over 14 years of buy-side research experience, having previously worked at several asset management firms including Franklin Templeton, Schroders, and PineBridge Investments. Dennis graduated summa cum laude from Boston University with a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics, and obtained a Master of Arts degree in Statistics from Harvard University. He is a CFA charterholder and a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM).
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The Hon James Lau
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China
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Mr Lau was appointed the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury on 1 July 2017.

Mr Lau joined the Hong Kong Government as an Administrative Officer (AO) in 1979 and was promoted through the ranks to AO Staff Grade C in April 1988. He joined the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) in April 1993 and was the Head and Executive Director of various divisions of the HKMA until 2004.

In July 2004, Mr Lau was seconded to the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation as Chief Executive Officer until he retired in December 2012. Mr Lau was appointed Under Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury in January 2014.

Mr Lau holds a Bachelor of Mathematics (Computer Science and Statistics) Honours Degree and a Master of Mathematics Degree in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, Canada.
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Hon. Jacob J. Lew
76th United States Secretary of the Treasury
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For the past four years (2013-2017), Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew has served as the most senior economic official in the U.S. government, helping to shape policies that drove the longest economic recovery in American history. At Treasury, he oversaw all aspects of international and domestic fiscal policy, including issues related to financial regulation, global sanctions regimes, tax policy, debt management, and trade. As a speaker, he brings the freshest insights and an insider's knowledge of the individual people and policies affecting the direction of the global economy. Secretary Lew addresses these issues both from an historical perspective -- given his over 30 years of government experience -- and by looking forward to how the new Administration and Congress may tackle the many challenges they face. With his unique perspective, Secretary Lew presents an engaging view of how complex financial and geopolitical forces are shaping our economy, both domestically and overseas.

Secretary Lew previously served as White House Chief of Staff to President Obama (2012-2013). Prior to that role, Lew oversaw the U.S. budget as Director of the Office of Management and Budget (2010-2012), a position he also held in President Clinton's Cabinet from 1998 to 2001. Before returning to OMB in 2010, Lew first joined the Obama Administration as Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources.

Before joining the State Department, Lew served as managing director and chief operating officer for two different Citigroup business units. Prior to that, he was executive vice president and chief operating officer of New York University, where he was responsible for budget, finance, and operations, and served as a professor of public administration. From 2004 through 2008, Lew served on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service and chaired its Management, Administration, and Governance Committee.

As OMB Director from 1998 to 2001, Lew led the Administration budget team and served as a member of the National Security Council. During his tenure at OMB, the U.S. budget operated at a surplus for three consecutive years. Earlier, Lew served as OMB's Deputy Director and was a member of the negotiating team that reached a bipartisan agreement to balance the budget. As Special Assistant to President Clinton from 1993 to 1994, Mr. Lew helped design Americorps, the national service program.

Lew began his career in Washington in 1973 as a legislative aide. From 1979 to 1987, he was a principal domestic policy advisor to House Speaker Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr, when he served the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee as Assistant Director and then Executive Director. He was the Speaker's liaison to the Greenspan Commission, which negotiated a bipartisan solution to extend the solvency of Social Security in 1983, and he was responsible for domestic and economic issues, including Medicare, budget, tax, trade, appropriations, and energy issues.

Before joining the Obama Administration, Lew co-chaired the Advisory Board for City Year New York and was on the boards of the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, the Brookings Institution Hamilton Project, and the Tobin Project. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Academy of Social Insurance, and of the bar in Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.
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Mr Charles Li
Chief Executive
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
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Charles Li has served as Chief Executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) since 2010. In this role, Mr Li has orchestrated some of the most significant strategic initiatives in HKEX’s history, including the expansion into fixed income, currency and commodities through the acquisition of the London Metal Exchange in 2012 and the launch of OTC Clear in 2013, as well as enhanced mutual market access with Mainland China through Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Connect Programmes, Bond Connect and other cooperation.

Mr Li’s career in financial services spans over 20 years. Before joining HKEX, he was Chairman of JP Morgan China, prior to which he was President of Merrill Lynch China. Before joining Merrill Lynch in 1994, Mr Li practiced law in New York with Davis Polk & Wardwell and Brown & Wood.

Before moving to the US for his studies, Mr Li had worked as an offshore oil worker in the North China Sea, and as a newspaper editor-reporter for China Daily from 1984-86.

Mr Li obtained a BA degree in English literature from Xiamen University of China in 1984, a MA degree in journalism from the University of Alabama in 1988, and a JD degree from Columbia University School of Law in 1991.
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Mr David Lipton
First Deputy Managing Director
International Monetary Fund
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Mr. David Lipton assumed the position of First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund on September 1, 2011. On March 28, 2016, Mr. Lipton was reappointed for a second five-year term beginning September 1, 2016.

Before coming to the Fund, Mr. Lipton was Special Assistant to the President, and served as Senior Director for International Economic Affairs at the National Economic Council and National Security Council at the White House.

Previously, Lipton was a Managing Director at Citi, where he was Head of Global Country Risk Management. In that capacity, he chaired Citi’s Country Risk Committee, worked for the Senior Risk Officer, and advised senior management on global risk issues.

Prior to joining Citi in May 2005, he spent five years at Moore Capital Management, a global hedge fund and, before that, a year at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Lipton served in the Clinton administration at the Treasury Department from 1993 to 1998. As Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs — and before that as Assistant Secretary – Lipton helped lead the Treasury’s response to the financial crisis in Asia and the effort to modernize the international financial architecture.

Before joining the Clinton administration, Lipton was a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center of Scholars.

From 1989 to 1992, he teamed up with Prof. Jeffrey Sachs then at Harvard University, working as economic advisers to the governments of Russia, Poland and Slovenia during their transitions to capitalism.

Lipton began his career with eight years on the staff of the International Monetary Fund, working on economic stabilization issues in emerging market and poor countries.

Lipton earned a Ph.D. and M.A. from Harvard University in 1982 and a B.A. from Wesleyan University in 1975.

He is married to Susan Galbraith and has three children, Anna, Sasha, and Gabriel.
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Mr Vincent HS Lo, GBM, GBS, JP
Chairman
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
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Mr Vincent HS Lo assumed Chairmanship of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) in June 2015. He is the founder and Chairman of the Shui On Group, which is principally engaged in property development, construction and construction materials with interests in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland.

In addition to his business capacity, Mr Lo has been active in community services. Prior to his previous position as Chairman of the Airport Authority Hong Kong, he had participated in the preparatory work of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). He is currently a Member of The Twelfth National Committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, President of the Council for the Promotion & Development of Yangtze, Economic Adviser of the Chongqing Municipal Government, and Honorary Life President of the Business and Professionals Federation of Hong Kong.

Mr Lo was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) in 1998 and appointed Justice of the Peace in 1999 by the Government of the HKSAR. Other accolades include “Businessman of the Year” at the Hong Kong Business Awards in 2001, “Director of the Year Award” from The Hong Kong Institute of Directors in 2002, as well as Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres from the French government in 2005. In 2009, Mr Lo was named “China Entrepreneur of the Year” and “Entrepreneur of the Year” in the China Real Estate Sector by global consultancy Ernst & Young. He was also given an “Honorary Citizen” of Shanghai in 1999 and Foshan in 2011. In 2012, the 4th World Chinese Economic Forum honoured Mr Lo with the “Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership” in the Property Sector. He was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal (GBM) in 2017 by the HKSAR government.
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Mr Steven Maijoor
Chair
The European Securities and Markets Authority
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Steven Maijoor has been the Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) since taking up office 1 April 2011. He is the first chair of the authority and is currently serving his second five-year term. He is responsible for representing the Authority as well as chairing ESMA’s Board of Supervisors and the Management Board. The role of the Board of Supervisors is to give strategic guidance to ESMA and make all main regulatory and supervisory decisions. The Management Board's purpose is to ensure that the Authority carries out its mission and performs its tasks.

Prior to taking up this role, Steven was Managing Director at the AFM, the Dutch financial markets regulator, where he was responsible for capital market supervision, including financial reporting and auditing, prospectuses, public offerings, and the supervision of the integrity of financial markets. During his term, the scope of activities of the AFM vastly expanded and he was responsible for building and implementing supervision in the capital market area. In his regulatory role at the AFM, Steven has held a number of international positions, including the Chairmanship of IFIAR (International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators).

Before joining the regulatory world, Steven was the Dean of the School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University, and had pursued a long career in academia which included a variety of positions at Maastricht University and the University of Southern California.

He holds a PhD in Business Economics from Maastricht University, was a research student at the London School of Economics, and has a master in Business Economics from the University of Groningen.
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Mr Takehiko Nakao
President
Asian Development Bank
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Takehiko Nakao is the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Chairperson of ADB’s Board of Directors. He was elected President by ADB’s Board of Governors and assumed office in April 2013.

Before joining ADB, Mr Nakao was the Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs at the Ministry of Finance of Japan.

In a career spanning more than three decades, Mr. Nakao has gained extensive experience in international finance and development. He has held senior positions in the Ministry of Finance in Japan, which he joined in 1978, including Director-General of the International Bureau, where he fostered close ties with leading figures in the Asia-Pacific region, and G20 nations.

He was assigned as Minister at the Embassy of Japan in Washington D.C., between 2005 and 2007, and from 1994 to 1997 served as economist and advisor at the International Monetary Fund.

He has published books and numerous papers on financial and economic issues, and in 2010 and 2011 was a Visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo.

Born in 1956, Mr Nakao holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Tokyo and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.
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Mr JP Nicols
Managing Director
FinTech Forge
Chairman
NextMoney.org
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JP Nicols has been internationally recognized as a leading voice for innovation, strategy and leadership, and his work has been featured in some of the industry’s top publications and conferences.

A former senior bank executive, he is Managing Director of the FinTech Forge, and founder of the Bank Innovators Council which is now a part of Next Money, a global community committed to reinventing financial services through design, innovation and entrepreneurship.

JP is a trusted advisor to companies from startups to the Fortune 500, a popular writer, a top rated speaker, and is often quoted in the media on video and in print. He is also a highly rated instructor at the Pacific Coast Banking School held at the University of Washington, and a recurring guest host on the global podcast Breaking Banks. He has been named to several lists as an influential thought leader, including:

• Top FinTech Influencers in the USA (#5)
• Fintech influencers you should be following in 2016 (#7)
• FinServ 25: The Most Influential Voices in Banking (#8)
• 25 Must-Read Financial IT Blogs
• 8 FinTech Leaders You Need to Follow
• The Absolute Ultimate Guide of Who's Who in FinTech
• Nine online influencers that shape the future of payments
• Top 25 leading influencers in financial services
• Top 5 Financial Services Thought Leaders

He holds a B.A. from the University of Akron, and an M.B.A. from Cleveland State University, where he conducted his research project at Buckinghamshire College in England. He also completed the Leadership Excellence executive program at the University of Minnesota, and is a graduate of the Cannon Financial Institute and the College for Financial Planning.
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The Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP
Minister for Revenue and Financial Services
Australia
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In December 2009 Kelly was elected to represent the people of Higgins following the retirement of former Federal Treasurer the Hon Peter Costello AC.

Kelly was appointed as the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services in the Turnbull Government in July 2016. She is a member of Cabinet and also serves on Cabinet's Expenditure Review Committee (ERC).

She served as the Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer from September 2015 to July 2016, and was the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer from December 2014 until being appointed to Cabinet in 2015.

During her time as Minister for Small Business, Minister O'Dwyer and the Turnbull Government introduced unfair contract protections for small business, established the Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, abolished the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal, and announced the amendment of section 46 of the competition law to level the playing field for small businesses. As a member of the Expenditure Review Committee, she also ensured small businesses benefited from the 2016-17 Budget's tax cuts and expanded small business tax concessions.

She was Chairman of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics from 2013 to 2015.

Kelly has been Chairman of the Australia-United States Parliamentary Friendship Group and Convenor of the Australia-Americas Network, encompassing North, Central and South America.

Kelly is the founder and Chairman of the Parliamentary Friends of Women in Science, Maths and Engineering. In addition, Kelly serves as an Ovarian Cancer Ambassador, Patron of the Stonnington City Brass and Patron of the East Malvern Junior Girls Football Team.
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Professor Daniela Rus
Director, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL); Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
MIT
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Daniela Rus is at the very forefront of contemporary robotics. Her research is bringing cheap, easily produced robots into every part of contemporary life. Manufacturers will be able to create customized tools and processes on the spot to handle new product lines. Homeowners will be able to instantly create everything from custom appliances to playmates for their pets. It’s hard to underestimate the impacts of these developing technologies on the workforce and the markets of the future.

Daniela directs this groundbreaking research as Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT. Her research group, the Distributed Robotics Lab, has built robots that can tend a garden, bake cookies from scratch, cut a birthday cake, fly in swarms without human aid to perform surveillance functions, and dance with humans. They have developed modular and self-reconfiguring robots, systems of self-organizing robots, networks of robots and sensors for first-responders, mobile sensor networks, techniques for cooperative underwater robotics, and new technology for desktop robotics.

Rus’ research interests include distributed robotics, mobile computing and programmable matter. At CSAIL she has led numerous groundbreaking research projects in the areas of transportation, security, environmental modeling and monitoring, underwater exploration, and agriculture. Daniela is also a champion of youth outreach, spearheading several programs that encourage students to pursue careers in computer science.

In addition to directing CSAIL and the Distributed Robotics Lab, Rus is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. Prior to her appointment as Director of CSAIL, she served as its Associate Director from 2008 to 2011 and as the Co-Director of CSAIL’s Center for Robotics from 2005 to 2012. Daniela is the first woman to serve as director of CSAIL and its predecessors the AI Lab and the Lab for Computer Science.

Named the 2014 Association for Computer Machinery Fellow and elected to the National Academy of Engineering, Rus is also the recipient of the NSF Career Award and an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow. She is a Class of 2002 MacArthur Fellow and a fellow of AAAI and IEEE. She serves on the scientific advisory board for the Max Planck Institute, on the editorial board for the Journal of Autonomous Robots, and on the long-term planning board for the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.

Rus earned her PhD in Computer Science from Cornell University. Prior to coming to MIT, Rus was an assistant professor, associate professor, and professor in the Computer Science Department at Dartmouth College.
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Mr Neil Shen
Founding and Managing Partner
Sequoia China
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Neil Shen is Founding and Managing Partner of Sequoia China. He is also Co-Founder of Ctrip.com (NASDAQ: CTRP) and Homeinns Hotel Group (NASDAQ: HMUN).

Since 2012, Neil has been the highest ranking Chinese investor on Forbes Midas List. In addition to being named one of the "100 Greatest Living Business Minds" by Forbes in 2017, he has won numerous awards and recognitions, including: "Top 20 Venture Capitalists Worldwide" by New York Times and CB Insights in 2017; "50 Most Influential Business Leaders in China" by Fortune from 2015 to 2017, and "30 Most Influential Investors in China" in 2015 and 2016; #1 investor on the “ChinaVenture Hurun Midas List 2016”; and "Top Investors in China" by ChinaVenture and Financial Times in 2016.

He also serves on a number of philanthropic and public sectors and industry associations, including as Chairman of Yale Center Beijing Executive Council, Director of Yabuli China Entrepreneur Forum (CEF), Vice Chairman of the VC Funds Committee of Asset Management Association of China, Co-Chair of UNDP SDG Impact Finance (UNSIF) High-Level Advisory Board (HLAB), Governor of Our Hong Kong Foundation, Member of Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council, Trustee of Brookings Institution, Trustee of Asia Society, Rotating President of Future Forum, and Trustee of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

He received his Master's degree from Yale University and Bachelor's degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
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Mr Sergey Shvetsov
First Deputy Governor
The Bank of Russia
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Born: 27 December 1970; Moscow.

Education:

1993: Graduated from the M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University (economics-mathematics). Speaks English.

1988-1993: student of the M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Professional life:

1993–1996: economist of the 2nd category, senior economist, chief of the section with the International Finance Division of the Bank of Russia Foreign Operations Department.

1996–2001: deputy head, head of the Ost-West Handelsbank AG representative office, Moscow.

2001–2003: director of the Bank of Russia Open Market Operations Department.

2003–2011: director of the Bank of Russia Market Operations Department.

2011–2013: Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia.

From September 1, 2013 to March 2, 2014: First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia — Head of the Bank of Russia Financial Markets Service.

From March 3, 2014: First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia.

Member of the Bank of Russia Board of Directors (since 18 October 2013).
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Mr Tu Guangshao
Vice Chairman and President
China Investment Corporation
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Mr.Tu Guangshao is Vice Chairman and President of CIC. Immediately prior to this, he served as Executive Vice Mayor and Vice Mayor of Shanghai. He held several positions in China Securities Regulatory Commission, including Vice Chairman, Secretary-General, General Manager of the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and Director General of the Department of Trading. He also worked as Deputy Director of the National Financial Market's Quotation and Trading Information System Center of People's Bank of China, and Director and Deputy General Manager of the China Securities Trading System Corporation.

Mr. Tu, born in 1959, holds a master's degree in economics from Peking University and is accorded Senior Economist by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.
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Dr Min Zhu
President
National Institute of Financial Research, Tsinghua University
Former Deputy Managing Director
International Monetary Fund
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Dr Min Zhu is currently the President of National Institute of Financial Research. He was a Deputy Managing Director of IMF from July 2011 to July 2016. Previously he served as Special Advisor to the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund from 2010 to 2011. Before that, Dr Zhu was a Deputy Governor of the People’s Bank of China, and prior to his service at China’s Central Bank, he served as a Group Executive Vice President of the Bank of China. Dr Zhu also worked at the World Bank and taught economics at both Johns Hopkins University and Fudan University.

Dr Zhu received a Ph.D and an M.A. in economics from Johns Hopkins University, an M.P.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, and a B.A. in economics from Fudan University.
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