Our Events

Hong Kong Seminar - January 2018

The Irish Funds Hong Kong Seminar will be taking place on 15 January 2018. 

Interested in speaking at Irish Funds Events?
Irish Funds would like to hear from those who are interested in participating as potential speakers for our international events. Submit your details or suggest a third party speaker.

EY 22/F, CITIC Tower 1 Tim Mei Avenue Central
15 January 2018
15.00 - 18.00
15.00 - Registration
15.15 - Welcome Address
  • Pat Lardner, Chief Executive, Irish Funds
15.25 - Keynote Presentation: Economic Market Update
  • Connie Boland, Economic Research Analysis Ltd
15.40 - Panel One: ETF Update


  • Julie Kerr, Executive Director, Asia Pacific Business Development, Financial Services, EY


  • David Quah, Managing Director and Co-Head of Quantitative Investment Solutions, Value Partners
  • Shay Lydon, Partner, Matheson
  • Simon Lee, Head of Institutional Business, CSOP Asset Management
  • Paul Heffernan, Head of Cross Border Sales, Europe, HSBC Securities Services (Ireland) DAC
  • Nik Bienkowski, Co-CEO of HANetf
16.20 - Fireside Chat

The Market Opportunity and Regulatory Environment for Online Advisory Platforms in Asia


  • James Lloyd, Asia Pacific FinTech Leader, EY


  • Benedicte Nolens, Senior Director, Head of Risk & Strategy, Securities and Futures Commission 
  • Byron Wong, Head of Robo-Advisory, Yunfeng Financial Group
16.45 - Coffee Break
17.00 - Panel Two: Perspectives on the Irish and Global Regulatory Agenda
  • Michelle Lloyd, Head of Irish Desk, Maples and Calder 
  • Mark Dillon, Registered Foreign Lawyer, Deacons
  • Paul Moloney, Partner, Eversheds
  • Winnie Pun, Managing Director and Head of Public Policy for Asia Pacific, Blackrock
  • Marie Gervacio, Asia-Pacific MiFID II Leader, EY
17.40 - Keynote Address
  • Minister Michael D'Arcy, Irish Minister of State at the Department of Finance 
17.55 - Closing Comments
  • Conor O'Mara, Jefferies
18.00 - Drinks Reception

Kindly sponsored by EY

- - -
Irish Funds Member Portal Access
If you have already registered for the Irish Funds Member Portal, you can continue below. To avoid seeing this notification again, tick the box below.
Continue to Portal
Do You Need Access?

As an Irish Funds member you can access key Industry documents and resources

Register Now