Hong Kong – Technology Super-Connector

IoD City of London & InvestHK. Monday, 20 June 2016

The Ballroom, The Trampery Old Street, 239 Old Street, London EC1V 9EY

David Stringer-Lamarre was very pleased to participate in this wide event, alongside other members of the Institute of Directors, City of London, team and our partners from InvestHK.

Ms Priscilla To, Director-General, Hong Kong Economic Trade Office greeted the many attendees and delivered the opening presentation

David discussed the attributes of Hong Kong and London ‘in conversation’ with Russ Shaw, Chairman of Tech London Advocates

A case study was provided by Rob Fenton, Managing Director UK, fifty-five

Panel 1 ‘Tech Panel’ Chairman: Garry Bernstein, Managing Director, ABS Exchange Ltd Jeff Tijssen, Managing Principal, Capco, Co-chair FinTech Working Group, Tech London Advocates Wendy Jephson, Co-Founder & Chief Behavioural Scientist at Sybenetix Ltd Karen Winton, Managing Partner, Nest VC Josh Liu, Director: Management and Entrepreneurship at Koobe Global

Ben Brabyn, Chief Executive, Level 39 provided a key note address.

Panel 2 ‘Look East’ (ecosystem panel) Chair: Andrew Davis, Head of Investment Promotion, InvestHK (UK office) Nick Giles, Seven Hills Charles Ng, Associate Director General, InvestHK Bashar Aboudaoud, Partner, Brinc.io – IoT Accelerator

The second case study was provided by Jimmy Tao, Managing Director & CEO, Vitargent International Holdings Ltd

David and Andrew Davies joined forces to deliver the closing remarks, which were followed by a high energy business networking session.