"The race is on... from cheques to instant payments such as Duit and PayNow, cards to QR payments, and now onto x-border multilateral platforms, the disrupters are themselves being disrupted.
Will stablecoins and CBDCs drive even further disruption, and who will emerge as the winners? Interestingly, we believe Asia is now leading the race... but what does that mean for businesses?"
Join us for a captivating fire chat where industry experts will delve into this exciting race and shed light on its implications. This event is a must-attend for members and friends who are interested in the evolving landscape of cross-border payments.
Details of the event are as follow :
Date : 14 September, Thursday
Time : 6:30PM to 8:00PM
Venue : Oliver Wyman Office
34/F Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Members : FREE
Non-Members : HK$100/-
Seats are limited, so make sure to secure your spot early.
The Singapore Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong)
Tek Yew CHIA (Speaker)
Head of Insurance, Asia-Pacific and the Vice Chairman, Singapore at Oliver Wyman
Tek Yew is the Head of Insurance, Asia-Pacific and the Vice Chairman, Singapore at Oliver Wyman.
Tek Yew has more than 30 years of consulting experience and is a subject matter expert in multiple aspects of financial services, including working with central banks and regulators across Asia and the Middle East. He is based in Singapore and is a Partner in the Financial Services and Public Policy teams.
Tek Yew has most recently focused on areas of market disruption in financial services, working with regulators on payments modernization and fintech promotion as well as in leveraging technology for green finance in Singapore.
Partner in the Financial Services at Hong Kong at Oliver Wyman
Michael Ho is a Partner in the Financial Services practice at Oliver Wyman, based in Hong Kong.
He has rich consulting experience across Asia, focusing primarily on global transaction banking, corporate banking digitization, and payments innovation. Michael has worked with both traditional banks as well as fintech start-ups on topics such as digital acceleration, market entry strategy, target operating model design, and so on. He is one of the authors of our recent reports discussing eCNY and multilateral Central Bank Digital Currencies (mCBDCs).
Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in Global Business and Economics from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Mr Marcos Chow was appointed Group Chief Information Officer in July 2022. He leads HKT to execute customer-focused technology strategy across multiple industries and ensures the Group has access to strong technology capabilities on demand.
Mr Chow has over 20 years of technology management experience across Australia, ASEAN, Greater China and the USA. He has taken up various leadership roles in Fortune 500 companies in financial services and technology consulting, a tech start-up, and was a management consulting partner of a big four professional service firm before joining the Group.
Mr Chow holds a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from The University of Adelaide and a Master of Commerce in Advanced Information Systems and Management from The University of New South Wales.