Speaker : Mr. Ken Lo, Founding member of ZhongAn Virtual Finance Ltd

Date :   14 January 2020 (Tue) - Reschedule from 14 November 2019

Time :  5:30  -  6:30 p.m.


ZA International was established in Hong Kong in December 2017, by ZhongAn Insurance, the first online-only Insurtech company in China to explore international business development, collaboration and investment opportunities in the areas of Fintech and Insurtech in overseas market.  ZA International recently obtained Hong Kong Virtual Banking License in March 2019. Mr. Ken Lo is currently the Head of Strategic Partnership of ZA International and will talk about virtual banking in Fintech’s perspective



Note : For whose who have already registered the same seminar in November, please register again.



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Email: apib@cuhk.edu.hk


Ken Lo is currently the Head of Strategic Partnership of ZA International, and being the founding member.

Ken has more than 10 years of financial industry experiences, ranging from banking, consulting and Fintech spaces and is an experienced thought leader.

He started his career as HSBC HK management trainee, spanning across retail and corporate banking businesses, included managing 300+ relationship managers in Hong Kong branch network, established HSBC China Digital team and Asia Pacific strategic partnership team from ground up, driving the partnership, innovation and exploring investment opportunities with Global Tech Firms and Fintechs.

He has also been with McKinsey and Ernst and Young advisory, specializes in  serving banking and insurance companies on digital transformation and Fintech strategies.

He actively participates in Hong Kong community service, currently serves as the Board Member of Fintech Association of Hong Kong and adjunct assistant professor for the Master of Fintech Program at Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a regular speaker at internationally recognized events and conferences.

He graduated at HKUST BBA and obtained Master of Finance (Investment Management) at HKUST.


The CUHK FinTech Seminar Series is co-organized by the Centre for Financial Engineering (CFE) and the Asia-Pacific Institute of Business (APIB). Industry practitioners are invited to campus to share their areas of expertise.  We see the advantage of bringing together the academia and industry experts, providing a platform to carry out fruitful and productive discussions, encourage the exchange of ideas and promote future collaboration opportunities.  CUHK students may also widen their exposure and receive some enlightenment in their career development.

Date Details
Feb 20, 2019


Topic: Transforming the Way in Managing Operational Risks in a Global Financial Organization
Speaker: Mr Raymond Cheng, Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific, HSBC
March 20, 2019 (Wednesday) Topic: Fintech: Something New Under the Sun?
Speaker: Mr. Nelson Chow, Chief Fintech Officer, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Event Highlights
April 17, 2019 (Wednesday)
Topic: Inhouse Fintech Incubator – StartupXchange
Speaker: Mr. Matthew Ng, Senior Vice President, DBS HK & Mainland China
May 27, 2019 (Monday)
Topic: Digital Disruption in Financial Services
Speaker: Mr. Peter Clark, Regional Chief Information Officer, Standard Chartered Bank
Sep 12, 2019 (Thursday)
Topic: Incumbent Banks vs Virtual Banks
Speaker: Mr Raymond Cheng, Group GM & Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific, HSBC
Sep 19, 2019 (Thursday)
Topic: InsurTech
Speaker: Mr. Erwin Chak, Senior Manager Policy & Development, Insurance Authority
Oct 24, 2019 (Thursday) Topic: FinTech Engagement from Strategy and Corporate Development Perspectives
Speaker: Mr. Gilbert Lee, Head of Strategy & Planning & Chief of Staff, Hang Seng Bank
Jan 14, 2020 (Tuesday) Topic: Virtual Banking – a FinTech’s Perspective
Speaker: Mr. Ken Lo, Founding member of ZhongAn Virtual Finance Ltd.
Mar 11, 2020 (Wed) Topic: TBC

Speaker: Ms. Frankie TAM, International Technology Lawyer, DLA Piper

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