[SingCham HK Speaker Series] Luncheon Talk on "Empowering a Sustainable Future" by DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

The Singapore Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong) is organising a luncheon talk on "Empowering a Sustainable Future" as part of our SingCham HK Second Speaker Series this year. The event is on 28 July 2022 (Thursday) from 12 noon to 2 pm at Island Shangri-la Hotel Admiralty. We have invited two speakers from DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, Mr Wallace Lam who will talk on the topic "Accelerating the transition to a net-zero future through sustainable finance" and Mr Nathan Chow's topic is "ESG markets blossom in China and Hong Kong.

"There is an increased focus on sustainability which would re-shape the post-pandemic economy. What opportunities lie in sustainable finance business and what are the data and trends to watch under it? Deputy Head of Institutional Banking Group Wallace Lam and Senior Economist Nathan Chow of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) will share with us their insights on the impact of sustainability on the short and longer term, to help capturing ESG business opportunities for the future."


  • Wallace Lam (Managing Director, Deputy Head of Institutional Banking Group of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited)

    Wallace Lam

    Managing Director, Deputy Head of Institutional Banking Group of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

    Mr Wallace Lam is DBS Bank’s Managing Director and Deputy Head of Institutional Banking Group, Hong Kong. He joined the bank in Sep 2021.

    Mr Lam is responsible for managing and growing the bank’s franchise in the large corporate and mid-cap businesses in Hong Kong, as well as overseeing the strategic advisory and syndicated finance business. 

    Before joining DBS Hong Kong, Wallace was the Head of Corporate, Commercial Banking, Hong Kong at HSBC. With over 26 years of experience with HSBC, Wallace has held various senior management positions, including Head of High Yield Capital Markets for Asia-Pacific, Head of Client Coverage for Commercial Banking in China and Co-Head of Global Banking in Hong Kong.

    Wallace graduated from the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, USA, with a double emphases in Finance Marketing.

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  • Nathan Chow (Executive Director, Senior Economist Group Research of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited)

    Nathan Chow

    Executive Director, Senior Economist Group Research of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

    Mr Nathan Chow is DBS Bank’s Executive Director and Senior Economist and he joined us in May 2011. Mr Chow is responsible for monitoring the market development of offshore RMB businesses and the macroeconomic conditions in Greater China. He conducts economic/ investment seminars on a regular basis for the public and internal staff across Asia, spanning from Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei to Shanghai and Beijing. Mr Chow also provides training for internal staff with an aim to support sales programmes. As a guest speaker, he delivers lectures for postgraduates on MBA courses at the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

    Prior to joining DBS Bank, Mr Chow had stayed with ChinaInternational Capital Corporation Limited, China Investment Corporation and Hong Kong Monetary Authority as economist and analyst. Mr Chow’s expertise focuses on macroeconomics and financial market research.

    Mr Chow speaks regularly to the electronic media such asBloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Wall Street Journal, TVB, NowTV, and Cable TV and various print media, like Financial Times, Fortune, Asiamoney, and China Daily providing his professional insights on finance and economics. Mr Chow also speaks on economic forums and conferences, such as those convened by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, Treasury Markets Association, and Hong Kong Institute of Bankers.

    Mr Chow holds a Bachelor and a Master degree in Economics from Simon Fraser University.

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Luncheon Talk on 28 July 2022


Member Price HKD 500
Luncheon Talk on 28 July 2022


Standard Price HKD 550