HKEX Appoints Rona Fairhead, Megan Greene to International Advisory Councilby Fintech News Hong Kong March 22, 2023
The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) has appointed Baroness Rona Fairhead and Megan Greene for an initial term of three years to its international advisory council.
Established in 2019, the council comprises experts in economics, business, technology and finance from around the world who act as advisors to the HKEX Board of Directors.
The council contributes to HKEX’s understanding of the global environment, including knowledge of developments in other major financial centers, advancements in technology and global policy and regulatory initiatives.
Baroness Fairhead previously served as Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion at the UK Department for International Trade from 2017 to 2019.
Meanwhile, Greene is Global Chief Economist for the Kroll Institute, where she advises on the potential impact of global macroeconomic developments and policy on the firm’s business services and those of its clients.
She serves as a Senior Fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University and also teaches at Schwarzman College (Tsinghua University) and the European University Institute.
With the addition of Baroness Fairhead and Greene, the council now comprises seven members, and is chaired by HKEX Chairman, Laura M Cha.
HKEX Chairman Laura M Cha said,
“I am delighted to welcome Rona Fairhead and Megan Greene to the HKEX International Advisory Council. Their extensive experience as highly regarded leaders and their broad understanding of international economic and finance policy will be invaluable to the HKEX Board, as we deliver on our strategy and shape the future of global markets.”