Speakers

Fan Wenzhong, director-general, international department, China Banking Regulatory Commission
Dr. Fan has been director-general of the international department at the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) since July 2011. Prior to this, Dr. Fan held various positions in banking regulation including as deputy director-general of CBRC research bureau, economist at the World Bank Department of China’s Ministry of Finance and senior economist at Lehman Brothers. He is also a member of the China Finance 40 Forum and a council member of Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries. He is an active participant for Basel Committee meetings representing the CBRC. Dr. Fan received his doctorate degree in economics from Yale University, and received his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in international finance from Fudan University.
Hong Qi,Vice Chairman & President, China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd.

Mr. Hong Qi is the vice chairman of the board of directors,the president of the Company and the Secretary of the CPC Committee of China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd, the Chairman of the Trade Union of the Head Office, the General Manager of Beijing Administrative Department of the Company. He was the Managing Director of Beihai Branch of Bank of Communications, a Deputy Director of the Securities Research Institute of Renmin University of China, and a Section Chief at the head office of the People’s Bank of China. Mr. Hong was born in 1957. He holds a Ph.D degree in economics and is a senior economist.
Ferdinand Jonkman, vice president, Bank of Beijing
Ferdinand Jonkman has been deputy head of bank and director of bank at Bank of Beijing since August 1st, 2011. He was an executive director for ING in Holland for many years, working in private banking, retail banking, and SME management. Before that he worked as an executive in one of the country’s largest insurance companies. He was given the opportunity to be the vice president of the Bank of Beijing after ING bought a major stake in the Bank of Beijing. Ferdinand holds a master’s degree in marketing.
Stephanie Dunn, senior research manager, The Asian Banker 
Stephanie Dunn is a senior research manager at The Asian Banker, responsible for building bank analytics and risk management programmes. A former central banker with the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), she has had roles as an economist and as a foreign exchange and commodities analyst. Her most recent position at the RBA was as a senior dealer, where she conducted open market operations on behalf of the RBA every day. Prior to the RBA, Stephanie worked for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Beirut, Lebanon.
Erh-Cheng Hwa, chief economist, Baoshang Bank
Erh-Cheng Hwa is currently Chief Economist at Baoshang Bank in Beijing. Prior to this position, Er-Cheng served as Chief Economist at China Construction Bank. His earlier professional career was devoted to research of the U.S. economy at Cornell University, the National Bureau of Economic Research, and SRI International. In 1977, he joined the research department of the IMF. He had also worked at the World Bank. He has also served as an advisor for the governor of China’s Guangdong province, and taught at several universities including Peking University.
Yang Hui, vice president, trade finance department, China Minsheng Bank
Yang Hui is currently the vice president of trade finance strategic unit of China Minsheng Bank. Prior to her current position, Yang Hui had held several posts in major banks including as operation director of the trade finance strategic unit in Minsheng Bank, manager of corporate banking department and international business of Minsheng Bank Dalian branch, general manager of trade finance department in Minsheng Bank Dalian branch, and deputy manager of international settlement at The Bank of East Asia Dalian branch. She has more than 18 years of experience in the finance industry and holds a master’s degree in business administration.
Li Lin, general manager, strategy & development department, SPD Bank
Li Lin is the general manager of strategy & development department of SPD Bank. Mr. Li has been engaging in commercial bank operation, management and research for years in the fields of strategy management, risk control and macro-economy. He has published articles in major research magazines and has shared research results on the choices of business model and sustainable growth of domestic commercial banks under the new technology development environment. Recently, Mr. Li’s main research focus is information & communication technology development, mobile internet and the internet and its impact on commercial banks. He has a doctor’s degree from Peking University.
Qi Shupeng, general manager, strategic development department, Bohai Bank
Qi Shupeng graduated with a master’s degree in finance from the school of economics, Peking University. He has extensive work experience in bank development strategy research, financial market management and innovation, corporate planning and marketing, SME business planning and management, financial market research, etc. He has long been researching bank strategy planning and innovative development, drafted and edited Bohai Bank Development Strategy Planning 2011-2015.
James Chen, general manager, Greater China, First Data
James Chen joined First Data in October 2012, and serves as Head of Greater China, First Data. In this role, James is in charge of the overall China development strategy, expanding FD related business to Chinese banks, promoting FD product and service to local clients and overall P&L. Prior to joining First Data, James has served in MasterCard International for 12 years and his last position was the head of MasterCard (China). He has contributed to the development of China’s credit market, including collaborating with major banks in China to launch the MasterCard platinum card, EMV chip card/PayPass card, fleet card, personalized card and the first Titanium card. James has built strong relationship with regulatory bodies, local and foreign banks (especially banks’ credit card centres) and market share leaders of various industries.
Albert M. Chan, senior executive, Accenture
Albert Chan is a senior executive at Accenture China. He is also the head of Accenture banking services for China, responsible for business and technology consulting and outsourcing services to banking organizations. With 20 years of experience, Albert has been significantly involved in designing and building advanced core banking system, operating model transformation, customer relationship management, eCommerce, risk management and enterprise performance management business architecture and IT infrastructure for major financial services institutions. He also has extensive experience in assisting institutional clients in implementing large-scale and mission-critical financial market infrastructures. Mr. Chan graduated from the University of London with a master’s degree in financial management, and graduated from University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences.
Yen Woo, senior risk consultant, Wolters Kluwer
Yen is currently a senior risk consultant at Wolters Kluwer. He has more than seven years of experience in risk management including credit risk, market risk, operational risk and liquidity risk. He also has extensive experience in Basel II, performance management and financial derivatives. Before joining Wolters Kluwer, Yen was the primary source of knowledge for financial risk management, capital management, compliance management and performance management at Oracle Asia Research and Development Center. Prior to Oracle, he performed as a project manager, consulting on Basel II. Yen has a PhD degree in Accounting and Finance from University of Birmingham and a master’s degree in international banking and finance from University of Salford.

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