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In celebrating the Global Ethics Day 2020, ACCA and CFA Institute collaborated for the first time to launch an Ethics Essay Competition for our members and student population to promote ethics and integrity in finance and investment management.


Topics: Ethics & Integrity

Hosted by CFA Institute, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Overview

In celebrating the Global Ethics Day 2020, ACCA and CFA Institute collaborated for the first time to launch an Ethics Essay Competition for our members and student population. The Competition endeavors to promote ethics and integrity in finance and investment management.

On 3rd of December 2020, we are organizing a webinar to announce the grand champion of our competition and invite the winning author to present his/her masterpiece. We have also invited the Judges to share their observations and thoughts for the competition, and to share their insights and experience on the topic of ethics. Do join us on this maiden event to celebrate the goodness of ethics.

 

About the Speaker(s)

Alan Lok
Alan Lok CFA

Alan Lok is responsible for engaging the growing CFA Institute member societies in Asia Pacific in advocacy work. In his role, Mr Lok works with member societies to advance awareness and adoption of CFA Institute ethics and standards, as well policy positions on financial market integrity issues. This involves outreach to local stakeholders, including the industry, financial regulator, and the public across the APAC markets. Alan also managed thought leadership research projects carried out by societies leaders as well as facilitating their advocacy activities on the Asia-Pacific Research Exchange (ARX) post publication.

Stratos Pourzitakis
Stratos Pourzitakis

Stratos is the Director, Society Advocacy Engagement APAC at CFA Institute. He leads CFA Institute efforts to engage APAC societies in conducting advocacy initiatives in their local markets. In parallel, he offers training and support to CFA societies in the APAC region to engage in advocacy outreach with local stakeholders.

Previously, he worked as head of research at Asian Private Banker, he was a part-time lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University, and he worked for more than five years at the Greek Ministry of Finance. He is also the vice-chairman of the Financial Services Business Council of the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.

Stratos holds a PhD in Government and International Studies from Hong Kong Baptist University, a Master of International Public Policy from Osaka University, and Bachelor in Accounting and Finance. He speaks, English, Greek, Japanese, and some Putonghua and French.

Ernest Wong
Ernest Wong

Ernest Wong has been a Committee Member of ACCA Hong Kong since 2014, in addition to his role as the Co-chairman of Professional Development Sub-committee and SME Sub-committee since 2014. He is currently the President and Group CFO of KVB Holdings Limited. Ernest has more than 25 years of experience in venture capital, corporate finance, business development, legal, IT, financial and general management. He has been working as executive director and CFO of listed companies in Hong Kong and London Stock exchange and private equity fund manager in international PE funds.