Finance & Supply Chains Theatre

Technology: A Catalyst for Sustainable Investing at Scale

Day 1 : 14:40 – 15:30

The panel will focus on the role of technology in accelerating the transition to net zero for ESG investing and reporting, carbon markets and finance, as well as the practical considerations and implications of integrating ESG data into investment and business strategies.


  • Technology and sustainability are rapidly emerging as the driving forces reshaping our financial ecosystem. As green and sustainable finance gains increasing momentum, new technologies capable of analysing raw data to limit greenwashing and ensuring greater transparency and comparability of green credentials will be key to ensuring long-term and robust business transition.
  • Big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain and the internet of things (IoT) are offering innovative solutions for a more efficient, transparent and accessible system for scaling up sustainable finance.

Post-Event Actions

  • Gain insights on emerging opportunities to leverage digital technologies for financing sustainable development.
  • Understand that harnessing the potential of technology with the financing needs of sustainable development will require the collective ambition and innovation of businesses, financial institutions and policymakers.


Helena Fung

Head of Sustainable Finance and Investment, APAC

As Head of Sustainable Finance and Investment, Asia Pacific, Helena is responsible for the London Stock Exchange’s sustainable finance and investment strategy across the Asia Pacific region. A core part of her role is client and industry engagement to support the integration of sustainability into investment and financing decisions. Working with research and leadership teams, she has a responsibility for developing LSEG’s sustainable finance and investment strategy in Asia Pacific.

My Sustainability Goals for 2023:

Enabling corporate reporting and capacity building on transition and low carbon activities; mobilising capital to scale the low carbon economy and acheive decarbonisation in Hong Kong and beyond.

King Leung

Head of Financial Services and Fintech

As the Head of Financial Services and Fintech at InvestHK, the department of the Hong Kong SAR Government responsible for attracting Foreign Direct Investment, King’s mission is to enrich the ecosystem and contribute to raising the long-term competitiveness and innovation of the financial services sector in Hong Kong. King achieves this goal through collaboration with a broad range of stakeholders – regulators, financial institutions, investors, fintech companies, associations, etc. in Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area, and other major international fintech hubs.
Prior to joining the government, King had a diverse private sector background as a serial tech entrepreneur, angel investor, and fintech lecturer in Asia where his first data-related startup was established through seed investment from Credit Suisse. His startup served numerous world-renowned financial institutions in wealth management, insurance, personal finance, etc. King was a management consultant at Booz Allen & Hamilton and KPMG in the US, as well as a venture capitalist at Innovate@, a technology fund jointly run by Booz Allen & Hamilton and Lehman Brothers.
King received his MBA (honors) from the University of Chicago and BSc (honors) from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

My Sustainability Goals for 2023:

Green Fintech is the concatenation between impact and power of capital.

Kevin Ng


Kevin is the CEO of InnoBlock Technology Limited. Since 2020. InnoBlock focus on Blockchain as a service, especially in the ESG, Carbon Credit Trade, and Green finance. Establish business across Asia, such as Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, and Cambodia. Kevin has 27 years of experience in the fields of Fintech, Blockchain, and telecom.
He has global experience in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. He worked for IBM, AT&T, Cable & Wireless, and Huawei in senior management roles.

My Sustainability Goals for 2023:

Sustainability starts from your inner circle: Increase the awareness of equality and importance of decarbonization in workplace, by reducing energy consumption and maintain a healthy working environment to achieve long-term success.

Gabriel Wilson-Otto

Head of Sustainable Investing Strategy

Gabriel Wilson-Otto is the Head of Sustainable Investing Strategy at Fidelity International and
based in Hong Kong.

Gabriel leads the global development of sustainable investment frameworks, policies, proprietary
tools and product offerings. He works closely with a wide range of internal and external
stakeholders to support Fidelity’s sustainable investing ambition and to develop solutions for

Gabriel joined Fidelity in 2021 from BNP Paribas Asset Management where he was Global Head
of Sustainability Research and had previously held the position of Head of Stewardship, Asia
Pacific. Prior to BNPP AM, he was an Executive Director in Goldman Sachs’ Global Investment
Research division and Head of GS SUSTAIN for Asia.

Gabriel holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics) and a Bachelor of Information
Systems from the University of Melbourne. He is a CFA charter holder.

Debra Tan


Director & Head

Tan heads CWR, a non-profit that aims to “mainstream” water and climate risks into financial decision-making and corporate strategies. Today, CWR’s work on the assessing and valuing risk exposure to rising freshwater scarcity to coastal threats, is highlighted as tools and useful resources under the IFRS’s CDSB Application Guidance for Water-Related Disclosures and feature in Palgrave MacMillan textbooks. Tan is also a contributing author to the latest IPCC 6th Assessment Report: Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.

My Sustainability Goals for 2024:

Adapting to rising water risks in a new climate future

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