Should you invest in Cryptos? The cryptocurrency world is growing exponentially notwithstanding its persistent volatility. While some cryptocurrency investors celebrated their windfall, others might have shunned away as they are trying to comprehend the complexities of this radically different industry.
In recent months, major cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, had experienced a fall in their market capitalisation by over 50%, largely attributed by the impact of various countries’ regulations on cryptocurrencies.
In this session, join Olga Miler, Fintech-EdTech Entrepreneur and Angelina Kwan, COO and CRO of Hashkey Group, and Jacqueline Chua, President of FWA Singapore, moderated by Walter Jennings, Head of Corporate Communications at Hashkey Group as they share their insights in relation to:
- Booming development trend of cryptocurrency
- Ways of investing in cryptocurrency
- The regulatory upbeat of cryptocurrency
- Is it Worth Buying To Keep?
Ever want to learn the art of Crypto? Come join us to discover and learn a little more about this emerging area of technology.
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12:00pm Welcome Address by FWA
12.10pm Panel discussion & Q & A
- Olga Miler, Award-winning Innovator and FinTech-EdTech Entrepreneur, Smartpurse
- Angelina Kwan, Senior Advisor to Board of Hashkey Group
- Jacqueline Chua, President, Financial Women’s Association Singapore
Moderator: Walter Jennings, Head of Marketing and Communication at HashKey Group
1:30 pm: Event Ends
Panellists and Moderator Bios:
Olga Miler, Award-winning Innovator and FinTech-EdTech Entrepreneur, SmartPurse
Olga is a global innovation expert, specializing in women and finance, sustainability, and gender-smart investing. She has been broadly recognized for her transformational achievements to change the financial services industry for women and gender equality with features in the global press such as Sky News, BBC News, CNBC, the Financial Times, Bloomberg and The Guardian and won numerous awards including ‘Inspirational Woman of the Year 2019’ by CityWealth Magazine and a place on the Senior Leaders in Fintech Powerlist by Innovate Finance. Following her career at UBS she has co-founded her own start-up – SmartPurse (https://smartpurse.me) –a fintech-ed-tech venture revolutionizing financial education. She writes the blog “Women & Money” as a columnist for Watson-News and serves as a trustee at the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women. Olga has two children and lives in Zürich and London.
Angelina Kwan, Senior Advisor to Board of Hashkey Group
Ms. Angelina Kwan is currently the Senior Adviser to the Board of the HashKey Group, a regulated digital assets company. Most recently she was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief
Risk Officer at the HashKey Group and has held Chief Operating Officer and Directorate positions with digital asset exchanges, HKEX, Cantor Fitzgerald, the SFC and other global financial services companies. She owns Stratford Finance Limited, a consulting company focused on dealing with regulatory issues in the financial services and digital assets sectors and
advises brokerages, fund managers and technology providers. She is a Hong Kong Government appointed Member of the Council for Sustainable Development; a member of the New Business Committee of the Financial Services Development Council; a Member of the Lord Wilson Heritage Trust; the Vice Chairman of The Women’s Foundation; an Honorary Fellow and Director of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand. Ms. Kwan is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and a graduate of the University of Southern California. Her MBA is from Pepperdine University and LLB from the Hong Kong University and the Manchester Metropolitan University. She is currently completing her LLM at Harvard Law and regularly lectures on legal, regulatory, fund management, securities, FinTech, Digital Assets, Blockchain and corporate governance topics for a number of international organisations including ADB, APEC, DFAT Australia, CMDA Maldives, universities, and training providers including AICD, SIDC, HKSI.
Jacqueline Chua, President, Financial Women’s Association Singapore
FWA Singapore is a prominent professional networking platform that empowers women in financial services. The association has more than 50 financial institutional corporate members and around 200 individual members. Founded in 2001 by Tan Su-Shan and other like-minded women in finance, they created a vision to build an ecosystem of mutual support and personal development. Today, under Jacqueline’s charge, FWA powers on to champion the next generation of women in finance with insightful events that are the pulse of the future, it remains to be a fully volunteer run organization. In the last 20 years, she has contributed to the development of diversified portfolios to engage the community such as the association’s award-winning mentoring program to support role modelling. Her latest endeavor is to champion Finance Literacy by influencing a behavioural change through promoting self-awareness, motivating an open mindset and narrowing the gender gap with focused events supported by research and dialogue. Jacqueline has over 27 years of wealth management experience as a senior finance executive in global banks. She held leadership positions throughout her career at UBS, RBS Coutts, ABN AMRO, Citibank, and Allianz Global Investors. She is currently the CEO of a fund management company, One Heritage Capital Management Singapore.
Walter Jennings, Head of Marketing and Communication at HashKey Group
Walter Jennings is Head of Marketing and Communication at HashKey Group, a leading digital asset financial services firm based in Hong Kong. He is developing and building the corporate reputation and is responsible for brand, advertising, corporate communications, and all facets of marketing. HashKey Group has applied for a license with the SFC to run an exchange for cryptocurrency and virtual assets. The firm has a strong bench of experience leaders from the financial services industry.
He is also CEO of Asia Insight Circle, a CEO and Board Director thought leadership and networking association. Based in Hong Kong, AIC hosts monthly meetings where executives share insights and strategies across topical, trending business issues. Walter is an experienced corporate reputation professional with some 25+ years’ experience gained working and living in China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, France, and the United States.
A permanent resident based in Hong Kong, he is an American-Australian dual-national who is fluent in French and conversational in Mandarin. He has a Bachelor of Arts from St. Lawrence University.
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