Views from the Top: Dialogue with Leaders in Fintech and Blockchain

Views from the Top: Dialogue with Leaders in Fintech and Blockchain is a dedicated panel on the future of fintech and the key themes of 2022.It features an hour of engaging discussion with two prominent panelists at the forefront of global fintech. If you are interested in the opportunities in Fintech and Blockchain, this is the online panel to tune into!We are delighted to host Adrian Clevenot, VP Legal at WorldPay, and Emil Chan, Fintech evangelist and Honorary Chairman of StartHK, to share their insights as industry pioneers.

Date: 7 December 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30-5:30pm
Session format: A one-hour online panel discussion with Q&A from the audience


Adrian Clevenot – Adrian is VP Legal at WorldPay. He has over five years of work experience in the cutting edge of fintech, payments and virtual assets space, currently in a payment service provider and previously in a digital asset exchange (Diginex, now Equonex). Prior to that, Adrian was a private equity and finance lawyer in Hong Kong and New York, where he graduated from Columbia Law School Jurisdoctor program.

Emil Chan – Emil is a Fintech evangelist and Honorary Chairman of StartHK with over 20 years of banking and IT experience. He is the Founding Chairman of the Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals, The FinTech Committee Chairman of the Smart City Consortium, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong New Emerging Technology Education Association, the Supervisory Committee Member of iProA and the Honorary Chairman of StartHK. He is also a mentor of the HK Cyberport Mentors Network, Guangzhou CP-Nest Incubator of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chief Judge of the HK ICT Startup Award 2019.


Esme Pau, CFA – Esme has over a decade of experience at leading investment banks and consultancies, where she and her team advise global funds on investment opportunities in technology and innovation. She is immersed in the forefront of innovation and fintech and is a start-up mentor for several accelerators. Esme holds an LLB from the London School of Economics and is a CFA charterholder.