The author holds an MBA and a doctorate in Hong Kong real estate law and economics. He has worked as a business analyst for a Hong Kong publicly listed company and he has given seminars at HKU on Shadow Banking in China. He is currently residing in Europe, where he works as a Management Consultant at a LegalTech company, AirHelp. Apart from that, he is acting as Advisor for a Hong Kong-based FinTech company, ixFintech, and conducting research on Blockchain Trade Finance at Qatar University. He is currently a member of the Blockchain, Digital Banking and Greater Bay Area Committees at the Fintech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK).
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly confronted the whole world with an unprecedented challenge, but, at the same time, it has turbocharged a technology revolution worldwide.
As part of the Hong Kong FinTech Week, we interviewed Ms. Irene Wong, Founder and CEO of ixFintech.
Two-day flagship investment event attracts 1700+ participants and facilitates 250+ deal flow.
Beijing is creating its own government-ruled digital currency. China seeks to have its planned sovereign digital currency ready in time for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Bank of Korea and Bank of Japan taking the stage for the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) tests early next year.