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HK Fintech Education Week

Hong Kong will organise the Fintech Education Week in early November. It will be a week that focuses on Fintech in education and Hong Kong’s burgeoning Fintech talent pool. The week will include hackathon, job fair, Shenzhen visit, educational tours among high schools and universities.

HKIFA will jointly organise a seminar with HKU SPACE on "Privacy and Cybersecurity in Hong Kong". Privacy and cybersecurity is an important issue for banks and financial institutions globally. Relevant risk assessment framework and Fintech professionals in areas of cybersecurity and privacy is required to meet this new trend. In this seminar, our speakers will address privacy concern, cybersecurity threats and trends that banks are facing in regulatory perspectives.

Date and time: 2 November 2017, 19:00 - 20:00

Venue: ADC301, Admiralty Learning Centre, 3/F, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong


Ms Frankie Tam, Vice President of HKIFA.

Frankie is an international technology lawyer qualified in Hong Kong, New York State, and England and Wales. She is one of the founding members of the Hong Kong branch of international technology law firm Osborne Clarke. She has worked in major financial cities including London, Shanghai and Hong Kong in advising on technology legal matters. Frankie recently worked on a significant regulatory technology outsourcing transaction, and advised an international technology client on a high-profile data privacy matter – a project that was awarded Deal of the Year by China Business Law Journal. She obtained her Master of Laws (Corporate) (Distinction) from University College London on the prestigious British Chevening Scholarship, and her business administration and law degrees in Hong Kong. She is a co-founder and Vice-President of the Hong Kong Internet Finance Association and the President of British Chevening Scholars (HK) Association.

Mr. Paul Hadjy, CEO & Founder, Horangi Cyber Security

As the CEO at the helm of Horangi, Paul Hadjy manages the efforts behind creating cutting edge, cyber security solutions while ensuring that users in the C-suite down to technical operators are all armed with the right, actionable data to make critical cyber decisions. Before Paul Hadjy teamed up with CTO Lee Sult to create next generation products at Horangi, he had his sights set on cyber in Asia. At Palantir, his efforts as a deployment strategist on battlefields in the Middle East led to him being tapped to head out the creation of Palantir's business units in Asia, specifically targeting Singapore, Korea and New Zealand. There he managed new business lines in anti-money laundering, insider threat, cyber, and government applications. In 2016, Grab selected Hadjy as their Head of IT to lead the shaping of internal technology, infosec, and business process decisions during their rapid scaling. Paul's multinational decade of experience is the foundation behind his unrelenting pursuit of bringing world-class, cyber solutions to the Asian market.


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