2021 Hong Kong Banking Outlook

Co-hosted with BritCham

2021 Hong Kong Banking Outlook

Co-hosted with BritCham

As we are near the end of a challenging 2020 and look at what lies ahead, KPMG’s experts discuss their top 10 predictions for 2021 across topics including:

  • Overall banking sector outlook
  • Digital transformation
  • Financial crime compliance
  • Regulatory areas of focus

In this webinar, Paul McSheaffrey, Head of Banking & Capital Markets, Hong Kong, KPMG China will present the highlights of KPMG Banking Outlook 2021, then moderate a panel discussion with KPMG banking experts to share their insights and exchange view on the above hot topics.


Zoom webinar - access details will be sent via email to registered guests one hour before the event start time

Please note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by the speaker(s) belong solely to the speaker, and are not representative of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.


Thu, December 10, 2020


12:30 PM - 01:30 PM



Zoom webinar - access details will be sent via email to registered guests one hour before the event start time


Member: $140.00

Non-Member: $250.00


Paul McSheaffrey
Head of Banking & Capital Markets, Hong Kong, KPMG China

Paul is KPMG’s Head of Banking & Capital Markets for Hong Kong and has worked with a variety of clients in Hong Kong and across Asia advising them on a range of matters. Paul’s clients comprise institutions in retail/commercial banking, private wealth management and investment banking with a particular focus on international groups’ operations in Asia. Paul regularly engages with regulators, principally the HKMA, sharing views on industry and client matters. Paul has a particular interest on advising firms on their governance, risk and control processes with a recent focus on advising on conduct and culture. Paul has been a member of the Financial Markets Committee for over five years. Paul is passionate about the promotion and continuing development of Hong Kong as the international financial centre for Asia and contributes to this, most recently with the Private Wealth Management Association in 2018 whitepaper on developing Hong Kong as an offshore wealth management hub. He has seen firsthand the ability of Chambers and industry associations to reach, and influence, policy makers and regulators on what actions are needed.

Stanley Sum
Partner, Technology Consulting, Hong Kong, KPMG China

Stanley works in KPMG China’s IT Advisory practice and has over 15 years of experience advising organisations in Asia and Europe. He has led numerous projects on IT strategy, IT performance optimisation and digital transformation.


Stanley worked closely with the clients’ C-suite in strengthening their IT capabilities from strategy formulation, governance, IT financial and resource management to solution delivery. He also managed a number of digital transformation program across Greater China in strengthening clients’ competitiveness and innovation capabilities for the digital age.


He also served as a guest lecturer of an Information Systems Management programme in a local university.

Rani Kamaruddin
Partner, Head of AML and Sanctions Services, Hong Kong, KPMG China

Rani joined KPMG in 2014 from the industry, where she has worked over 15 years in legal and compliance and regulatory risk management at top tier international financial institutions. Since joining KPMG, she has been advising clients in the financial services sector on risk management of money laundering, terrorist financing, sanctions, and fraud risks.

Patrick Cowley
Partner, Head of Restructuring Services, Hong Kong, KPMG China

Patrick is the Head of Restructuring Services in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific, and has recently been appointed as Global Co-Head of Restructuring. With almost 25 years’ experience in the region, Patrick has undertaken a wide range of insolvency, restructuring and MNC exit assignments, including leading KPMG’s teams in the Lehman brothers and MF Global liquidations. In addition to financial services he has extensive experience in the retail, manufacturing, transport and infrastructure sectors.

Jianing Song
Partner, Risk Consulting, Hong Kong, KPMG China

Ning has extensive audit (external and internal) and advisory experience in the banking, hedge fund and private equity sectors. He specialises in investment banking internal control reviews, financial risk management, financial analysis and illiquid company & financial instrument valuation. His areas of focus include Equities business front-to-back processes (Program Trading, ETF, Synthetics, Electronic Trading, Volatility including Warrants), structured products and market making platforms.