Hex Trust Appoints HKEX’s Former Advisor James Fok to Its Boardby Fintech News Hong Kong October 27, 2021
Hong Kong-based digital asset custody service provider Hex Trust announced that James Fok has joined its advisory board.
James brings with him over 20 years of experience in capital markets and the financial services industry across several key management positions, and as an advisor to corporations and governments.
His experience and extensive network will be key to further strengthening Hex Trust and scaling its financial institution client base globally.
James played a major role on a number of landmark initiatives during his time at the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, including the acquisition of the London Metal Exchange, the Stock and Bond Connect programmes, and Hong Kong’s 2018 listing reforms.
Prior to joining HKEX in 2012, James was an investment banker with Citigroup, as well as other global investment banks, specialising in the financial services sector.
He has advised on many high-profile M&A and capital raising transactions across Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region.
James is also an international member of the Ireland for Finance Industry Advisory Committee and the author of the upcoming book Financial Cold War.
“Asset digitisation will fundamentally transform the way capital markets operate.
Hex Trust has an ambitious vision, and I am very excited to be joining in its journey as part of the Advisory Board,”
said James Fok, Member of the Advisory Board at Hex Trust.
“James has a wealth of relevant experience and is highly respected in the capital markets industry.
I am delighted to welcome him to the Hex Trust Advisory Board where I’m confident he’ll play an active role and bring valuable insights to the management of Hex Trust,”
said Colin Brooks, Chairman of the Advisory Board at Hex Trust.