Wharton Speaker Series – Prof. KC Chan, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, HKSAR


Date and Time
Thursday, May 8, 2014
6:45pm— 8:45pm
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Location
Club Lusitano, 16 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong

Dinner with Professor KC Chan, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, HKSAR

 Dinner with Professor KC Chan, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, HKSAR

Given the recent announcement of the through-train stock trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai, Prof. Chan has kindly agreed to include this along with the existing scheduled topic of Hong Kong in the Globalized RMB Market.  We have seen a very strong response from alumni in HK, Singapore and Beijing for the event and anticipate this event to sell out fast, so please register soon to secure your seats. Please be reminded of the no walk-in policy of The Wharton Club of Hong Kong

  

Event Details (Seats are going fast!)

Date:       Thursday, May 8, 2014

Time:       6.45pm Cocktail, 7.30pm Dinne

Venue:     Club Lusitano, 16 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong

Cost:        $600 (Wharton Club members are welcome to bring guests)

 

Registration

Payments should be made to the Club’s account at HSBC (#502-411531-001), with receipt of emailed to Yi Shi (whartonclubhk@gmail.com).  Please RSVP and send in your payment ASAP as we anticipate a large turn-out for this timely event.

Biography

Professor Chan, 56, was Dean of Business and Management in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) before he was appointed Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury in July 2007. Prior to joining the HKUST Business School in 1993, Professor Chan had spent nine years teaching at Ohio State University in the United States.

Professor Chan received his bachelor's degree in economics from Wesleyan University and his M.B.A. and Ph.D. in finance from the University of Chicago. He specialised in assets pricing, evaluation of trading strategies and market efficiency and has published numerous articles on these topics.

Before joining the Government, Professor Chan held a number of public service positions including Chairman of the Consumer Council, director of the Hong Kong Futures Exchange, and member of the Commission on Strategic Development, Commission on Poverty, the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee, the Hang Seng Index Advisory Committee, and the Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation. He was former President of the Asian Finance Association and President of Association of Asia Pacific Business Schools.


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