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When: November 26, 2015
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Where: CanCham Boardroom
Suite 1301 Kinwick Centre
32 Hollywood Road
Hong Kong
Contact: Gloria Meng

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Strategies to Balance Between Risk and Opportunity in the Financial Services Sector



Thursday, November 26th, 2015


8:30 am - 10:00 am


CanChamHK Boardroom
1301 Kinwick Centre
32 Hollywood Road
Hong Kong

Complimentary for Members
$100 for Non-members
(Continental Breakfast Included)
About the Event:
Financial institutions, governments, policymakers and regulators are all seeking growth and stability in an uncertain world. The Global Risk Institute in Financial Services (GRI) responds to the needs of the private and public sectors for better intelligence, information and training regarding risk in the financial services sector.

Founded by the public and private sectors in Canada and now expanding internationally, GRI's mandate is to develop applied and integrative research in financial risk and enhance risk education for organizations around the world. Through research and education programs, GRI builds integrated risk management capacity for private and public sector risk professionals. The institute also acts as a hub, stimulating evidence-based debate between regulators, practitioners and academics engaged in risk.

Cutting across industry sub-sectors and the different vantage points of the private sector, regulators, central banks and academia,GRI creates new approaches to risk, and also helps its member organizations build innovative and practical strategies that better manage the balance between risk and opportunity in financial services.

About the Speaker:
Richard Nesbitt,
President and CEO, Global Risk Institute

Mr. Richard Nesbitt is an Adjunct Professor of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. In addition he is Chair of the Advisory Board of the Mind Brain Behaviour Hive, University of Toronto.

Mr. Nesbitt was Chief Operating Officer, CIBC until he retired from that position in September 2014. In this role, he was responsible for the global operations of Wholesale Banking, Technology and Operations, Strategy and Corporate Development, CIBC’s International Operations, including CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, and Treasury. Mr. Nesbitt joined CIBC in 2008 following his more than 20 years of experience in the securities industry.

From 2004 to 2008 Mr. Nesbitt was Chief Executive Officer of TSX Group having joined TSX as President of TSX Markets in 2001. Prior to joining the company in 2001, Mr. Nesbitt served as President and Chief Operating Officer of BayStreetDirect Inc., an Internet based investment dealer. Before that Mr. Nesbitt was President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Securities Canada for three years, after having worked for 10 years at CIBC Wood Gundy. He has also worked with Mobil Oil Canada Ltd., for five years and spent two years as a Lecturer at the University of Western Ontario, Richard Ivey School of Business.

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