Jersey Finance is delighted to sponsor the British Chamber of Commerce: Sustainability & Business Summit 2022, an event that complements Jersey Finance’s sustainable finance long-term strategy – Jersey for Good – A Sustainable Future.
Maria McDermott, Business Development Consultant – Asia at Jersey Finance, will moderate a panel discussion on ESG for asset management and what ideal ESG performances look like to investors.
The Sustainability & ESG Business Summit is an annual event organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, gathers together British and Chinese business leaders, policymakers and thought leaders to discuss the latest trends and the future of sustainable best practices in China and around the world.
For more information, please contact a member of our events team.
Maria McDermott › Business Development Consultant – Asia, Jersey Finance
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Maria is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certiﬁed Accountants and an associate member of the Chartered Governance Institute.
Born in Jersey, she has over twenty years’ experience working in the international finance industry and is experienced in investment funds, private wealth, compliance, risk management and project management.
She has been based in Asia for the last ten years having transferred to Hong Kong from Ogier Fiduciary Services Jersey to develop the fiduciary services business in Hong Kong. During her time in Asia she has also worked for various listed entities and financial service providers in Singapore and Shanghai, and is now based full time in Shanghai.
Prior to her time in Asia she spent over ten years working for a number of law firms and fiduciary service providers in Jersey.
Debbie Lee Managing Director, Apex Group
Debbie Joined Apex in 2020 and brought with us over 20 years of experience in financial industry. Throughout her career life, she held senior positions in professional service firms including KPMG, TMF Group in several cities, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing. She started her career with KPMG Hong Kong and reallocated to Shanghai in 2007 till now. She spent over a decade in various China-stationed consultancy roles. As our Country Head, China, Debbie led the service team to serve asset managers, corporates and family offices with a focus on Private Equity and Real Estate, Venture Capital and Hedged Funds.
Shing Zhu Deputy Head of Equity Research, Fidelity International
Shing is the Deputy Head of Equity Research at Fidelity’s China onshore mutual fund business based in Shanghai, with overall responsibilities in building out Fidelity’s onshore fundamental equity research capabilities including ESG integration. Shing joined Fidelity in 2016, spending the first 4 years as an Australian Equity Research Analyst based in Fidelity’s Sydney office. He covered multiple sectors including, Infrastructure, Consumer and Building Materials. This provided him a front-row seat view into leading edge sustainable investing in one of the world’s largest pension fund markets. Shing graduated from the University of Auckland with a double degree in Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce. He is a CFA charter holder and a member of CFA Society of Shanghai.
Tony Wang Partner, Nordic Match
Tony Wang is Partner at Nordic Match, a financial advisor focusing on Sino-Nordic M&A and capital raising transactions. Nordic Match mainly servers blue-chip listed companies, Private Equity Sponsors and Family offices across the two regions. Tony is a Swedish national and also a board member at Swedcham and DCCC.”