HKMA's Fintech Policy

Date February 8, 2017 (Wednesday)
Time 1200pm - 1345pm (light lunch will be served before 1230pm)
Venue EY Hong Kong Office, 22/F CITIC Tower, 1 Tim Mei Avenue, Central, Hong Kong [ Map ]
Scope

HKMA's Fintech Policy

  • Roles of the HKMA Fintech Facilitation Office
  • Fintech related initiatives
Host Prof. Yue Ma, Chair Professor of Finance and Head of Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong
Speaker

Dr. Henry Chang
Senior Manager, Fintech Facilitation Office, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Dr Henry Chang is a Senior Manager at the Fintech Facilitation Office of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority helping to facilitate the healthy development of the fintech ecosystem in Hong Kong and to promote Hong Kong as a fintech hub in Asia.

Before joining the HKMA, Henry was the IT Advisor at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data advising the Privacy Commissioner and his office on technological developments and their impacts on privacy. Henry was the founding Chair of the Technology Working Group of the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) and a Committee member of APPA and the Global Privacy Enforcement Network.

Henry’s past experience also includes being the head of spam regulation in Hong Kong’s telecommunications authority helping the drafting of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Ordinance, and the establishment of the Hong Kong Do Not Call registers.

Henry is a fellow of the British Computer Society and a Chartered Engineer. He holds industry certifications on IT security and privacy. He is an adjunct associate professor at the Law and Technology Centre at the University of Hong Kong, a Hong Kong appointed technical expert to the Identity management and privacy technologies working group (SC27 WG5) in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and an editorial advisory board member of the “Law and the Cloud” column in the IEEE Cloud Magazine.