Seminar on “Accelerating Insurance Innovation for Growth and Resilience”

Seminar on “Accelerating Insurance Innovation for Growth and Resilience”


In this Seminar, insurance regulators and industry players come together to share insights on topics related to the Seminar’s theme, “Accelerating Insurance Innovation for Growth and Resilience”.

The Seminar will be divided into two panels: (1) Technology Trends Transforming the Insurance Industry; and (2) Building Business Resilience for the Future

The following are the key speakers of each session.

Information at a Glance





Fee for HKMA Members:


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Mode of Delivery:

Face-to-face / Online


Panel 1: Technology Trends Transforming the Insurance Industry

Mr Andy Ann
CEO & Co-Founder
YAS Digital

Andy Ann is the CEO and Co-founder of YAS Digital Limited (YAS) who brings to the company a wealth of big data, digital media expertise and entrepreneurship, in leading YAS’ groundbreaking debut in Hong Kong and its future expansion to Asia Pacific and ASEAN countries. He is an award-winning serial entrepreneur focusing on data, mobile and media technologies.

Mr Fred Ngan
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Bowtie Life Insurance

Fred is the Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Bowtie Life Insurance Company Limited.
He is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for disruptive innovations while making social impact. He believes insurance is fundamentally good and healthcare protection should be accessible for everyone. Fred is an actuary with over 14 years of insurance & consultancy experience in Hong Kong, Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

Mr Alvin Kwock
Founder & CEO

Alvin is Co-Founder of OneDegree Group, part of a new generation of InsurTech that is reimagining the industry with design thinking and digital innovation. Its mission is to set new standards for insurance that puts customers first. Prior to starting OneDegree, he was the Asia-Pacific Head of Emerging Technology and Taiwan Head of Research at JPMorgan. Under Alvin’s leadership, JPM’s Asia Tech Hardware team has been received multiple accolades.

Ms Sally Wan
AXA Greater China

Sally is responsible for the management and operations of AXA Hong Kong & Macau and AXA Tian Ping. She also has oversight of the ICBC-AXA business.
Sally has extensive management and business development experience in insurance companies covering Asia Pacific Region. She has held a number of senior positions in major insurance companies in Asia, including Hong Kong and Japan.

Mr Antonio Wong
Founder & CEO
GreenSafety Technology

Antonio is the Founder and CEO of GreenSafety Technology. He is an entrepreneur with early part of his career as a fund manager in banking industry. Currently he focuses is on Greensafety Technology Limited which he founded in late 2015 focusing on A.I. sensor technologies to improve road safety. He also serves as member of varies committees for TID and ITC of HKSAR and is a mentor of the "The Strive and Rise Programme".

Panel 2: Building Business Resilience for the Future

Mr Matthew Day
Head of Zurich Resilience Solutions for Asia
Zurich Life Insurance (Hong Kong)

Matthew is Head of Zurich Resilience Solutions for Asia of the Zurich Life Insurance (Hong Kong). Matthew leads a team of 35+ Risk Management professionals across the Asia Region. Matthew’s team has expertise in a wide range of risks from fire, construction, natural hazards, climate change plus many more. Matthew also comes from a risk engineering background.

Mr Patrick Ho
Deputy Head – Sustainable Development
Swire Properties

Patrick is the Deputy Head, Sustainable Developmen of Swire Properties. He is responsible for formulating and executing a corporate sustainability strategy for the Company’s global operations across Hong Kong, Chinese Mainland and U.S.A. portfolios. Through engaging stakeholders, setting targets and developing action plans, he leads a team to manage the full spectrum of the Company’s environmental, social and economic impact and to integrate ESG considerations into every facet of Swire Properties’ business.

Ms Helene Li
CEO & Co-Founder
GoImpact Capital Partners

Helene is the CEO and Co-Founder of GoImpact Capital Partners. Prior to founding GoImpact platform developed to accelerate the adoption of Sustainable Finance, Helene was Managing Director and Head of Strategic Planning, Brand and Communications Asia Pacific for BNP Paribas Wealth Management, a role she has held for 5 years. She also held similar roles at J.P. Morgan Private Bank and Swiss wealth management firm Lombard Odier. In these capacities, she was instrumental in advancing the agenda of Sustainable Finance and Investments across a broad client base of family offices and asset owners.



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