Hong Kong's Role as China's Global Financial Center
SSE alumni are invited to a lecture with Professor KC Chan, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PRC.
2015-05-11 at 16:00
Professor Chan will give a briefing on Hong Kong's role as a major international financial center and a gateway to the Mainland China market, introduce the opportunities in the financial services market in Hong Kong and encourage Swedish talents interested in financial services to work and live in Hong Kong.
Professor Chan, 58, was Dean of Business and Management in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) before he was appointed Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury in July 2007. Prior to joining the HKUST Business School in 1993, Professor Chan had spent nine years teaching at Ohio State University in the United States.
Professor Chan received his bachelor's degree in economics from Wesleyan University and his M.B.A. and Ph.D. in finance from the University of Chicago. He specialized in assets pricing, evaluation of trading strategies and market efficiency and has published numerous articles on these topics.
Welcome and introduction by Ms. Katarina Hägg, Director for External Relations at SSE
Speech by Professor Chan
Q & A Session
Closing remarks by Dr. Börje Ljunggren, former Swedish Ambassador to China and member of the board of the Stockholm China Economic Research Institute (SCERI), an institute attached to the Stockholm School of Economics, hhs.se/sv/forskning/Institutes/SCERI/
Location: The SSE main auditorium (Aula), ground floor, Sveavägen 65
RSVP: To firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading "Attending May 11th talk by Prof Chan" Limited seating available. There is no cost to attend.