Advocacy Talking Points 9 June 2020
ESG Investing Post COVID-19
Webinar Presented by CFA Institute and MioTech
MioTech's co-founder Jason Tu compares shareholder value vs. social value, explains how technology and data readiness improves ESG adoption, and discusses regulatory drivers of sustainable investing in Greater China.
Webinar Presentation: ESG Investing Post Covid-19Download PDF
The younger generation has been a powerful disruptive force in accelerating the trend toward sustainability, as have been big data and regulatory changes. Since the COVID19 pandemic broke out, there has been much debate on how such disruptive forces will play out on the future of sustainability and what implications there will be on the investment management industry.
- Jason Tu, Co-founder and CEO of MioTech
- Mary Leung, CFA, Head, Advocacy, Asia Pacific, CFA Institute
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Jianyu (Jason) Tu, Stanford MBA, Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree, Co-Founder and CEO of MioTech. Jason’s career spans across banking and tech startups around the globe. He kicked off his career at Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong, and has since then worked at a number of startups such as WeLab and Robinhood in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and the U.S.
Mary is the Head, Advocacy, Asia Pacific at CFA Institute. She leads the team that is responsible for building market integrity in APAC by developing and advocating capital markets policy positions that raises investor protection and fosters sustainable industry growth. She also oversees the promotion and development of Asia-Pacific Research Exchange (ARX), a research hub through which we engage with societies, members, governments, regulators, academia and other industry stakeholders 6o advance the wider CFA Institute mission.
Mary has over 20 years of experience in the global financial industry, having worked in corporate finance, wealth management advisory, and fund management. She joined Coutts & Co, where she was director of Business Development and Management for North Asia. Prior to that she was executive director at UBS AG, where she led the Corporate Advisory Group in Hong Kong. With experience in both the buy- and sell-sides, Mary has a strong understanding of the drivers and dynamics of different investor groups, including institutional investors, corporates, family offices, asset owners, and high-net-worth individuals.
Mary graduated from Peterhouse, Cambridge with a degree in Engineering. She is a CFA charterholder and speaks English, Putonghua, and Cantonese.