Chairmen and Leaders


“HKTDC is going to be that super connector between the different nations, investors, and resources of the world”


“HKTDC is going to be that super connector between the different nations, investors, and resources of the world”

February 2016

Vincent Lo, chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, says as China transforms, restructures, and rebalances its economy, slowing down has become a necessity. Its Belt and Road is a golden opportunity for Hong Kong to be an investment, financing, and professional services centre for companies wanting to invest in the initiative. If you […]


“The same culture creates power in the organisation.”


“The same culture creates power in the organisation.”

August 2015

Boontuck Wungcharoen, CEO of TMB Bank, who led the transformation of the bank into a leading innovator in the transaction banking business in the country discusses what it means to be a leader, a change agent and making a difference in the banking community. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please […]


“The best way to manage change is: You lead the change.  If someone else leads the change, you have more pain.”


“The best way to manage change is: You lead the change. If someone else leads the change, you have more pain.”

August 2015

In this on-stage conversation with Boontuck Wungcharoen, CEO of TMB Bank and chairman of Thai Bankers’ Association, at a conference organised by SWIFT, he discusses the agenda for transforming the Thai banking community to respond to new challenges coming from technology and innovation. Khun Boontuck gives his insight on the priorities that the Thai Bankers’ […]


“I think the biggest competitors are non-bank institutions”


“I think the biggest competitors are non-bank institutions”

April 2015

Li Zhenxi, chairman, Baoshang Bank, discusses strength in the small and micro business communities, competing internationally and solving the profitability problem for small banks. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio Here is the transcript of the video Ties […]


“Ethics is code of conduct; how you behave, your values”


“Ethics is code of conduct; how you behave, your values”

April 2015

Conversation with Tan Sri Dato’ Azman Hashim, Chairman, AmBank Group, on early days of the bank, the role of technology and ethics within the banking profession. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio Here is the transcript of the […]


“Mobile is extremely important and influences everything we do”


“Mobile is extremely important and influences everything we do”

April 2015

Conversation with Matthias Kroner, Co-founder and CEO, FIDOR Bank, on a strong emphasis in financial technology, how web tools can help banks regain trust and competing in a traditional bank marketplace. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio


“We must invest in education, research and innovation”


“We must invest in education, research and innovation”

April 2015

Conversation with Hans Eichel, former finance minister, Germany, on building a competitive economy, beginning a global economic government and creating productive assets. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio Here is the transcript of the video Building a competitive […]


“To make the Rmb an international currency is impossible at this point”


“To make the Rmb an international currency is impossible at this point”

November 2014

Eisuke Sakakibara , former vice minister, ministry of finance, Japan, discusses quantitative easing, role of renminbi internationalisation, relationships between regulators, central banks, and ministries of finance.