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11 May 2020

Professional seminar on “Sail Through COVID-19 Crisis – Emerging Trends and Key Takeaway”

Dr. Zenki Kwan, our MFin Alumni delivered a professional seminar on “Sail Through COVID-19 Crisis – Emerging Trends and Key Takeaway”.

The speaker shared some trends that emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic and the key takeaway from this unprecedented crisis from both investment and non-investment perspectives.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Zenki Kwan

Dr. Zenki Kwan

Dr. Kwan is currently the investment director of a listed company and a single-family office in Hong Kong, responsible for designing and implementing strategy, as well as overseeing its multi-billion investment portfolio across equities, fixed income, currency, funds and structured product. Besides portfolio management, Dr. Kwan is also involved in the M&A and business management functions of the listed company. Prior to his current role, Dr. Kwan was the vice-president of private equity division in Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings and spent his earlier career in McKinsey, Samsung Securities, UBS and J.P. Morgan from being a management consultant, equity researcher to corporate finance banker.

Dr. Kwan earned his Doctor of Business Administration (majoring in finance) degree from SBS Swiss Business School, Switzerland. He completed executive education programs at Harvard Law School and the University of Oxford Saïd Business School and holds two Master Degrees - Master of Finance (majoring in financial engineering and risk management) from HKU, and Master of Applied Business Research. He also graduated with a first-class honor degree in business administration (finance and information systems) from HKUST and received Beta Gamma Sigma honor. Dr. Kwan is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), and a Certified Banker (CB).

Dr. Kwan is passionate about education, learning, and writing. He is the columnist of Metro Daily and the co-author of investing book which is available at Harvard Business School library. In addition, he is an adjunct lecturer of the University of South Australia and HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education, teaching investment management and financial engineering related subjects for their MBA and other postgraduate programs.