The Digital Assets Ecosystem in Hong Kong

Hosted by the Innovation & Tech Committee

The Digital Assets Ecosystem in Hong Kong

Hosted by the Innovation & Tech Committee

AustCham Hong Kong’s Innovation and Technology Committee is thrilled to announce Wayne Trench, CEO at OSL as a special guest speaker to talk about the Digital Assets ecosystem in Hong Kong, OSL’s position in the local crypto community and future initiatives, as well as Wayne's perspective on the outlook for crypto in Hong Kong.

Backed by Asia’s leading public fintech and digital asset company, BC Technology Group (stock code: HK 863), OSL is the region’s most comprehensive licensed digital asset platform.

OSL is the world’s first insured and SFC-licensed digital asset platform, providing prime brokerage, custody, exchange and SaaS services for institutional clients and professional investors. The company offers OTC, iRFQ and electronic trading services giving traders access to the world’s deepest liquidity pools, as well as secure and insured wallets to ensure the safekeeping of digital assets with timely transaction settlement. OSL’s vision is to lead the regulated, institutional evolution of the digital asset market. Accordingly, the OSL platform provides institutional-grade financial services directly to professional counterparties for digital asset brokerage, automated trading (i.e. exchange), and custody.

In a ‘fireside-style’ format, Wayne will be in conversation with Ben Quinlan, Chair of the I&T Committee. Join us for an engaging and enlightening conversation about this growth industry in Hong Kong.



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.


Committee Sponsor
Victorian Government
Victorian Government

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Thu, September 29, 2022


12:30 PM - 01:30 PM



Zoom webinar - link will be sent to guests one day ahead of the event


Member: $0.00



Wayne Trench

Wayne Trench has more than 18 years of experience in digital assets, investment banking, trading and finance. Wayne is also leading and overseeing trading and brokerage operations, product development and governance with OSL.


Prior to joining OSL, Wayne held senior roles in major financial institutions, including as CEO of Octagon Strategy and Asia head of electronic trading coverage for Morgan Stanley. Wayne is also an entrepreneur, co-founding Aspir, a diversified mineral processing technology and equipment supplier in Australia, which was acquired by the Weir Group in 2013.

Benjamin Quinlan
CEO & Managing Partner | Quinlan & Associates

Benjamin Quinlan is the CEO and Managing Partner of Quinlan & Associates. He is also the former Chairman of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK), an Adjunct Professor at the AIT School of Management, a Conference Ambassador for the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), and sits on the Advisory Committee for Hong Kong Science and Technology Park’s (HKSTP) Technology Validation Initiative and the Asian Financial Forum Steering Committee for the Hong Kong Trade and Development Council (HKTDC). He is an active members of AustCham’s Tax & Legal Steering Committee and the Finance & Treasury Committee at the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC). In addition, he is a Senior / Board Advisor for a number of leading startups, a Mentor for PingAn’s Cloud Accelerator, a Guest Contributor for eFinancialCareers and Regulation Asia, and has been widely recognised as one Asia's leading FinTech influencers.

Benjamin has an extensive track record advising many of the world’s leading multinational companies, financial services organisations, SMEs and start-ups on a variety of high-profile strategic engagements. He is quoted extensively in the global financial press and is a regular keynote speaker at leading financial services industry conferences across the world.

Prior to founding Quinlan & Associates, Benjamin was the Head of Strategy for Deutsche Bank’s Equities business in Asia Pacific and its Investment Bank in Greater ChinaHe has also worked at Oliver Wyman, UBS, and PwC.