Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) Info Session: Career in Risk Management and Beyond
HKU Business School partnered with Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and delighted to have Gianfran LIU, KPMG, Associate Director and Charlie HUANG, Bank of China, Corporate Credit Specialist, as our speakers.
In this information session, the speakers shared how the FRM certification can help students achieve their ultimate career goals. The speakers also answered the questions about the risk profession, including:
- How can the FRM Program support my career in risk management? Who are the top employers and what types of roles exist?
- Are there prerequisites to register for the exam?
- How is the FRM Exam structured (scoring, topics and weightings, learning outcomes, levels)?
- How should I prepare for the exam?
- What is the average pass rate?
- What resources does GARP provide?
About the Speaker
Gianfran Liu, KPMG, Associate Director
Gianfran is an Associate Director in KPMG Hong Kong’s Internal Audit Risk and Compliance Services (IARCS) practice with more than 10 years of internal audit and advisory experience to serve clients from various industries including consumer market and retail sector. He led a number of clients in providing co-sourced and outsourced internal audit projects, COSO analysis and assistance, internal audit effectiveness review, and risk assessment exercises.
Charlie Huang, Bank of China, Corporate Credit Specialist
Jialin Huang (Charlie) is currently a Credit Specialist covering real estate, energy and financial sectors at the Bank of China based in Bangkok, Thailand. He has 8 years’ experience in risk management across different roles in global market business, private banking and corporate commercial lending business. Charlie currently holds 2 master degrees in Entrepreneurial Leadership in Global Business and Science in Financial Engineering. Alongside his role as Credit Specialist, he is also the team leader for his bank to compete at the sport tournaments organized by local banking associations.