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Citibank Private Bank Boardroom
30/F Champion Tower
3 Garden Road Central Show on map Event Details Event Details
Part 2 of the WiFA Emerging Talent Strategic Skills Series will provide you with the practical toolkits to boost productivity, such as adopting healthy habits, engaging effectively with stakeholders, and pursuing the flexible working options that work best for you. Our diverse panel includes seasoned leaders in the finance industry, HR specialists, and young professionals who will offer insights and experiences on their journey in maximising productivity.
The event also provides attendees with the opportunity to connect with their peers within the Financial Services industry as they navigate the early stages of their career.
This Series provides information and advice particularly aimed at those in the first eight years of their career.
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 6:25 PM
6:25 PM - 7:10 PM
Panel Discussion Panel Discussion
7:10 PM - 7:25 PM
Panel Q&A Panel Q&A
7:25 PM - 8:00 PM
Post Event Networking Post Event Networking Speakers Speakers Varittha Prichapanich Director, Office of the Asia Chief Risk Officer, Asia Regional Risk Management at Citibank Varittha Prichapanich Director, Office of the Asia Chief Risk Officer, Asia Regional Risk Management at Citibank
Varittha works in Risk Management and is the Head of Risk Management Governance for Citi in Asia, reporting directly to Citi’s Asia Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Varittha supports the Asia CRO in ensuring the ongoing development, enhancement, and implementation of an effective Risk Management framework and organization, while serving as the single point of contact for regional level risk governance matters relating to the businesses and providing coordination across multiple Independent Risk units. She also focuses on legal entity management and partnering with local legal entity-specific governance constructs to meet essential regional regulatory requirements. Varittha joined Citi in 2007 in Bangkok as a Credit Approver in the Commercial Bank and was subsequently selected for Citi’s premier mid-career Risk development program, where she held roles in Kuala Lumpur, London, and New York. She later joined Fundamental Credit Risk (FCR) in London, providing independent review of the effectiveness of credit risk management at Citi – first as Senior Lead Reviewer and then as FCR’s Head of Administration and Board Reporting. She relocated to Hong Kong in August 2016 for her current role. Sanel Tomlinson Partner at KPMG China Sanel Tomlinson Partner at KPMG China
Sanel is a partner at KPMG China. She has over 22 years of professional experience servicing clients across industries and geographies with a particular focus on matters affecting business from a finance and reporting perspective. Sanel is one of the founding members of KPMG’s Inclusion and Diversity Council. She also represents KPMG on the Advisory Committee of Women in Finance Asia, is the treasurer of Suits for Success and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors. Before joining KPMG China, Sanel was an audit partner with KPMG in New Zealand and in charge of KPMG’s Accounting Advisory Services. She was selected as one of just 25 women by an external organization, to participate in their Women in Leadership Breakthrough Leaders Programme, and she also supported the founding members of Women on Boards New Zealand. Krystle Edwards APAC CEO of Proco Global Group Krystle Edwards APAC CEO of Proco Global Group
Krystle is the APAC CEO for Proco Global Group, a Procurement and Supply Chain specialist recruitment firm, where she is the youngest and only female member of their Board. She believes in finding work life balance and has introduced flexible working hours as well as work from home schemes for their employees globally. Krystle has represented Hong Kong for the last 7 years in Netball and is currently the most capped player in the National Squad. As the Netball Convenor at the Hong Kong Cricket Club 2014-2017 she sat on the clubs’ General Committee driving the agenda for young sports people within the club and wider sporting community. Krystle is passionate about diversity and inclusion, in particular by coaching and supporting current and future female leaders. She was a founding member of the Hong Kong Women in Recruitment networking group partnering with LinkedIn to provide support and development to females within the industry in Hong Kong. Tommy Fung APAC Head of Compensation and Benefits at Bank of America Tommy Fung APAC Head of Compensation and Benefits at Bank of America
In his role, Tommy is responsible for all compensation and benefits, human resources shared services and global mobility activities in the Asia Pacific region, from design to delivery. Tommy manages a team of compensation, benefits and HR shared services professionals covering 26,000 employees at Bank of America, located in twelve Asia Pacific countries. Tommy grew up in Hong Kong and obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science with major in Economics and Management Studies from University of Hong Kong. He received his Master’s Degree in Human Resources from National University of Ireland. Sherihan Abd El Rahman Technology Project Manager at Goldman Sachs Sherihan Abd El Rahman Technology Project Manager at Goldman Sachs
Sherihan graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, double majoring in Political Science & Health and Societies, after which she went on to complete an MPhil in Development Studies at the University of Oxford. Coming from a Palestinian Muslim background with a keen interest in gender equality in the Arab world, she moved back to the Middle East to work on various projects that promoted the integration of Arab women into the workforce. With the support of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and HM Queen Rania of Jordan, she developed a career development program to tackle youth unemployment in Jordan’s communities. Working as a Project Manager in Amman, however, she witnessed the potentially devastating impact of corruption on the effectiveness of international aid and chose to transition to the private sector post her studies at Oxford. After working to build a food delivery startup in Tanzania, Sherihan moved to Hong Kong, where she currently works as a Technology Project Manager at Goldman Sachs. She believes that her liberal arts education helped her acquire transferable skills that enabled her to explore various professional experiences spanning the NGO world, the Public Sector, the Start-Up Industry, and the Corporate Sector. Although professionally she’s found the perfect fit as a PM at Goldman, she hopes to continue advocating for the rights of Arab women in the Middle East during her free time. Tickets Tickets WiFA Strategic Skills Series Part 2 HKD 80 Welcome to Glue Up. We are upgrading our password strength service in order to align with ISO27001 standards. Please take a moment to upgrade your password.
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