Hong Kong Seminar - The Stock Connect Ecosystem
The Irish Funds Hong Kong Seminar will be taking place on Tuesday, 17 January 2017.
Kevin Rideout, Managing Director, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Alan O’Sullivan, BBH, Chairperson, Irish Funds
Eoghan Murphy, TD, Minister of State for Financial Services
Karon Li, Executive Manager, International Department, Shenzhen Stock Exchange
- Michelle Lloyd, Head of Irish Desk, Maples and Calder
- Tae Yoo, Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Currency Management and Client Business Development , Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
- Shay Lydon, Partner , Matheson
- Linda Power, Vice President, State Street
- Cindy Chen, Managing Director and Business Head for Securities Services Hong Kong, Citi
SFC Consultation Paper on Proposals to Enhance Asset Management Regulation
Paul Moloney, Counsel, Eversheds
Jeremy Lam, Partner, Deacons
- Chris Pigott, BBH Senior Vice President
- Brian Roberts, Senior Vice President, Head of ETFs, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
- Melody He, CSOP
- Cyrus Mui, Director, iShares APAC
Tae Seok Clement Yoo serves as Managing Director in Client and Marketing Services at HKEX. His department is responsible for Client Relationship Management, including key relationships between HKEX and their intermediaries, global buyside, and custodians and trusts bank.
Since joining HKEX in 2011, he was co-head of platform development & strategy and head of product & index development. Yoo has over 20 years of financial industry experience with 14 years at CME Group in business development, sales and risk management in Chicago and Asia. Prior to CME, he worked at Sumitomo Mitsui Bank (Sakura Dellsher, Inc.) and at Goldman Sachs & Co. in Chicago.
Yoo holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, MBA from the Stuart School of Business at the Illinois Institute of Technology, and GSAL program at the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business. He has been named an inventor on nine U.S. patents on derivatives risk management applications
Pat Lardner joined Irish Funds as Chief Executive in April 2012. He has over twenty five years’ experience in the global asset management industry and has held executive/leadership positions in Ireland and overseas with firms managing a broad range of both traditional and alternative investment strategies. Pat is an active participant on all significant Government sponsored groups relating to funds in Ireland, is a member of the Board of the European Fund and Asset Management Association and is an Advisor to the Asset Management Association of China’s International Partners Committee. He is a past Council Member of the Irish Association of Pension Funds and a former Director of both the Irish Association of Investment Managers and the International Investment Funds Association. He attained honours undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from University College Dublin.
Eoghan Murphy TD was appointed Minister of State for Financial Services, eGovernment and Public Procurement in May 2016. He is the Fine Gael TD for Dublin South East. He was elected to Dail Eireann in the February 2011 General Election.
Eoghan’s priority areas are the high-tech sector and young entrepreneurs/start-ups, reforming Dáil Eireann, and international issues such as nuclear weapon disarmament.
Michelle is a senior associate in the Investment Funds Group in Maples’ Hong Kong office. Michelle heads the Irish desk in Hong Kong, where she provides full-service Irish funds solutions to the firm’s Asian client base from a more convenient time-zone. Michelle has broad experience advising on the establishment, authorisation and operation of various types of UCITS and non-UCITS regulated funds, with a particular recent focus on private equity products and advising on AIFMD implementation and compliance.
Michelle joined Maples and Calder in Ireland in 2010, following six years with a large Irish corporate law firm which included a secondment to an asset manager in Paris. She speaks regularly at industry conferences on UCITS and AIFMD issues and is a member of the IFIA’s Hong Kong Committee. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Masters in Commercial Law from University College Dublin.
Alan O'Sullivan is a Managing Director and Head of European Business Development for Brown Brothers Harriman. Alan also serves as a Director of the BBH Fund Administration Services (Ireland) and BBH Luxembourg Fund (SICAV). Alan has been with Brown Brothers Harriman for 20 years and has held a number of senior positions within the Relationship Excellence Division, both in Boston and Dublin. Alan is a graduate of University College Dublin and is one of the initial groups that qualified in the Certified Investment Fund Directors Programme at the Institute of Bankers in Ireland. Alan is currently a member of Council of Irish Funds and serves as Chair of the Industry body for 2016/2017.