Mr. Emil CHAN  (MBA, University of Northern Iowa)

  • Chairman, Smart City Consortium Fintech Committee
  • Founder and Hon. Chairman, StartHK
  • Former Executive, Credit Suisse and BayernLB

Emil is a FinTech enthusiast with over 20 years experience in managing IT and business transformation projects in international financial institutions. He had worked for several sizeable international banks including Credit Suisse and BayernLB as the roles of First Vice President, Head of IT in Asia Pacific, Project Director and Operations Manager AP.

Emil is currently the Founder and Hon. Chairman of StartHK, an NGO to unleash the potential of the underprivileged in running startups.  He is also a part-time lecturer of postgraduate eBusiness and FinTech courses of Hong Kong University SPACE, Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, Hang Seng Management College.

Emil is also the Chairman of Smart City Consortium Fintech Committee, Founding Chairman of the Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals, Supervisor of the Internet Profession Association (iProA), the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong New Emerging Technology Education Association. He is the judge of several major IT competitions including Hong Kong ICT Awards and Pan-Pearl Delta Universities IT Projects Competition in Hong Kong and China since 2010.

Training Expertise: Payment and Remittance