G of ESG Series: Corporate Governance in Asia - Theories and Realities Complete

Events Details (Code: 191202LU-CEX)

We are pleased to invite Mr. Michael Cheng, Head of Government Affairs & Public Relations, Asia Pacific of Invesco Hong Kong Limited and Ms. Nana Li, Senior Research Analyst of Asian Corporate Governance Association Hong Kong to present at our luncheon. Contents will include:
  • Why Corporate Governance (CG) matters to Investors? 
  • The latest CG development in Hong Kong and China
  • What are the key governance risks that investors should consider in China and Hong Kong? 
  • What investors can do to manage governance risks?
About the speakers

Mr. Michael Man Yeung CHENG
Head of Government Affairs & Public Relations, Asia Pacific
Invesco Hong Kong Limited
Mr. Cheng Man Yeung, Michael has been Head of Government Affairs & Public Relations, Asia Pacific of Invesco Hong Kong Limited (“the company”) since August 2019. In this role Michael works closely with colleagues covering government relations across the Invesco Group. He is responsible for overseeing the legislative and public policy issues within APAC countries that impact the group. He also drives the development and execution of a strategic government affairs and policy program to enhance the company’s reputation and brand with key policy makers.
Michael has over 25 years of experience in the financial and legal services industry. He joins the company from MSCI Hong Kong where he served as Executive Director, ESG Research and led their APAC corporate governance research. Prior to that, he has held senior positions at the Asian Corporate Governance Association, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, China International Capital Corporation, and the Securities and Futures Commission, in addition to roles at the region's leading law firms including Linklaters and Baker & McKenzie.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Commercial Law from the University of Hong Kong. He is a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute.

Ms. Rui Nana LI, CFA
Senior Research Analyst
Asian Corporate Governance Association Hong Kong
Ms. Nana Li is Senior Research Analyst for ACGA, joining the Association in February 2014. Her primary responsibilities include researching corporate governance developments in Hong Kong and China, covering these markets for the bimonthly members’ newsletter, Asia Regional Briefing. She is the primary author of the China and Hong Kong chapters of CG Watch 2016 and CG Watch 2018, and is the project manager and one of the main authors of the ACGA China Corporate Governance Report 2018.
Besides her research work, Ms Li assists ACGA’s advocacy and educational work, giving presentations in Hong Kong, China and other parts of the region. She has assisted with the organisation of ACGA’s annual conferences since 2014 as well as ACGA member delegations to different Asian markets. She was a primary organiser for the ‘2017 China Responsible Investment Forum’ in Tianjin, the first event ACGA has co-organised with the Asset Management Association of China and China Association for Public Companies.
Ms Li is also a member of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) Shareholder Rights Policy Committee and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Standards Advisory Group.
A native of Hangzhou, Ms Li holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Distinction) from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, with major in Finance and Accounting and a Master of Finance (Dean’s Honours List) from the University of Hong Kong. In August 2017, she became a CFA® charterholder.

Rating - General 
Material presented will be basic and of interest to a general audience having no background in the area.  

CFA Societies Global Passport Program

HKSFA has participated in the CFA Societies Global Passport Program which allows CFA society members to enjoy local society member rate at selected events like this luncheon.  Members of non-HKSFA CFA Institute societies qualify to attend this event at HKSFA member rates.  Please contact HKSFA at to register.
CFA Societies Global Passport Program Eligible 
# CFA Candidate(s) for Year 2019/2020 only.
- Sandwiches and soft drinks will be provided.
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- Language: English
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