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Asian Investment Conference 2021

Speakers

Exclusive access to influential and actionable advice

Presidents, prime ministers, finance ministers, central bankers, economists, Nobel laureates, social scientists, authors, academics, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, athletes and even robots, rock bands and artists from across the globe have stepped on to the conference stage. Each brings a wealth of experience to shed light on the most relevant issues of the day. Discover this year's line up.

List of confirmed speakers as of March 22, 2021. 

Benjamin E. Diokno

Governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Blythe Masters

CEO, Motive Capital Corp

Chong'en Bai

Dean, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University

Iris Bohnet

Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, and Academic Dean, Harvard Kennedy School

Liqun Jin

President and Chair, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Nicholas Christakis

Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science, Yale University

Tom Barkin

President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Esther Duflo

Co-winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences; Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, MIT

Guillaume Cerutti

CEO, Christie's International

Hian Goh

Partner, Openspace Ventures

Nandan Nilekani

Co-Founder and Chairman, Infosys; Founding Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India – UIDAI (Aadhaar)

Pamela Mar

Executive Vice President, Knowledge and Applications, Fung Academy

Kirill Pyshkin

Senior Portfolio Manager, Credit Suisse Asset Management

Stephen Yang

Executive President and CFO, New Oriental Education and Technology

Seth Fischer

Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Oasis Management

Ahmad Zulqarnain Onn

President and Group Chief Executive, Permodalan Nasional Berhad

Adrian Cheng

CEO, New World Development Company Limited; Founder and Chairman, K11 Concepts Limited; Executive Director, Chow Tai Fook Jewelry Group Limited

Shang Chuang

CFO, Klook

Koji Yanagisawa

Director, Executive Vice President and CFO, ZOZO, Incorporated

John Woods

Chief Investment Officer, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse

Takashi Shida

Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Ebisu Capital

Betsey Stevenson

Professor of Public Policy and Economics, University of Michigan

Tim Campbell

Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Longlead Capital Partners

Charlie Chai

Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Hel Ved Capital

Tengku Zafrul Aziz

Minister of Finance, Malaysia

Jae Lee

CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Timefolio Asset Management Singapore

Simon Sinek

Renowned leadership expert, author and optimist

Simon Sinek

Former Chief Executive, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing

Tengku Zafrul Aziz

Founder and CEO, BYJU'S

Jae Lee

Green Finance Resource Lead, Monetary Authority of Singapore

Simon Sinek

Co-​Founder and CEO, Razer

Simon Sinek

Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Climate Change secretariat

Tengku Zafrul Aziz

Investor Relations Director, New Oriental Education & Technology Group

Jae Lee

Co-​Head of Equity Strategy, Asia Pacific and India Equity Strategist, Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Simon Sinek

Co-​Head of Equity Strategy, Asia Pacific, Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Simon Sinek

Head of China Consumer Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Tengku Zafrul Aziz

Head of ESG, Asia Pacific, Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Jae Lee

Head of Asia Pacific Energy Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Simon Sinek

Head of China Technology Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Simon Sinek

Vice Chairman and Chief Economist, Japan, Credit Suisse

Tengku Zafrul Aziz

Regional Head of Gaming and Lodging Securities Research and Head of China Internet Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Jae Lee

Head of China/Hong Kong Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Simon Sinek

China/Hong Kong Utilities and Solar Analyst, Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Simon Sinek

Head of Asia Financials Securities Research and Head of India Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Tengku Zafrul Aziz

Head of Taiwan Securities Research and Asia Semiconductors Analyst, Credit Suisse

Jae Lee

Chief Eco­nom­ist and Re­gional Chief In­vest­ment Of­ficer Amer­icas, Credit Suisse

Simon Sinek

Chief U.S. Equity Strategist and Head of Quantitative Research, Credit Suisse

Simon Sinek

Head of Global ESG Research, Credit Suisse

Tengku Zafrul Aziz

Head of Global Equity Strategy, Credit Suisse

Stephen Yin

China Technology Analyst, Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Betty Jiang

Head of ESG Research, U.S., Credit Suisse

Jesalyn Wong

China Consumer Analyst, Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Hideki Kinuhata

Founder and Chief Investment Officer, SILQ Capital

Kendall Johnson

Chief Operating Officer, Torq Capital Management

Luke Sedler

Director, Operational Due Diligence, BlackRock Alternative Advisors

Luke Sedler

Co-winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences; Shirley and Leonard Ely Professor of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University; Founder, Auctionomics

Hideki Kinuhata

Vice President, Strategies and Capital Markets, Youdao

Hideki Kinuhata

CEO Singapore, Head of Private Banking South Asia and Sustainability Leader, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse

Hideki Kinuhata

Chutian Professor of Economics and Executive Director at Research Institute of Free Trade Zone, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Hideki Kinuhata

Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance, Singapore

Hideki Kinuhata

Director, Center on Science & Technology Policy, Duke University; Former Director of Global Policy Development at Facebook

Hideki Kinuhata

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Atlassian

Hideki Kinuhata

Executive Director, Airport Operations, Airport Authority Hong Kong

Hideki Kinuhata

Director, Agronomics

Hideki Kinuhata

CFO, Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Limited

Hideki Kinuhata

President, Yidu Tech

Hideki Kinuhata

Co-CEO, Gojek Group

Hideki Kinuhata

Partner and Head of Operational Due Diligence Asia, Albourne Partners

Hideki Kinuhata

CEO, ZA Bank

Hideki Kinuhata

Managing Director, Khazanah Nasional Berhad

Hideki Kinuhata

CEO, Moderna

Hideki Kinuhata

Global Chief Investment Officer, Credit Suisse

Hideki Kinuhata

Deputy Head, China Quantitative Insight (CQi), Credit Suisse

Hideki Kinuhata

Head of China Quantitative Insight (CQi), Credit Suisse

Hideki Kinuhata

Consumer Research Analyst, China Quantitative Insight (CQi), Credit Suisse

Lokesh Garg

India Industrials, Utilities, Cement and Infrastructure Analyst, Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Hideki Kinuhata

Head of Quantitative and Systematic Strategy, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse

Hideki Kinuhata

India Consumer Analyst, Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Chamath Palihapitiya

Founder and CEO, Social Capital

Amrish Rau

CEO, Pine Labs

Christine Loh

Chief Development Strategist, Institute for the Environment, HKUST; former Undersecretary for the Environment of Hong Kong

Hayley Mole

Senior Associate, Flat World Partners; President, Young Investors Organization

Heleen van Poecke

Investment Manager, AtlastInvest; CEO and Founder, Key ESG

Sir John Major

Former Prime Minister, United Kingdom; Senior Advisor, Credit Suisse

David Hermer

Global Head of Equity and Debt Capital Markets, Credit Suisse

Madhur Deora

President and Group CFO, Paytm

Perry Warjiyo

Governor, Bank Indonesia

Santitarn Sathirathai

Group Chief Economist, Sea Limited

Elita Lai

Quantitative and Systematic Strategy, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse

Yinan Gu

Founder and CEO, Yunchang

Guangyao Zhu

Former vice Finance Minister, Ministry of Finance of the People's Republic of China

Alex Zhavoronkov

CEO, Insilico Medicine

Andrew Forrest AO

Chairman, Fortescue Metals Group

Bob Patterson

CEO, Banyan Education

Kai Wu

Greater China CEO, Airwallex

Krijn De Nood

CEO and Co-​Founder, Meatable

Lihong Wang

CEO, Rise Education

Lord Adair Turner

Chair, Energy Transitions Commission

Masahiko Yamaguchi

CEO and Chief Investment Officer, York Asia

Mike Froman

Former US Trade Representative; Vice Chairman and President of Strategic Growth, Mastercard

Mirjam Staub-​Bisang

CEO, BlackRock Switzerland

Zoltan Pozsar

Global Head of Short-Term Interest Rate Strategy, Credit Suisse

Shereen Tong

Group CFO, VTech Holdings Limited

Isabelle Yap

Senior Assistant Vice President, Special Projects Officer and Executive Director, East West Bank

Thida Kaewbootta

Director, Srisawad Corporation Public Company Limited

Lito Villanueva

Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation & Inclusion Officer, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation

Fang Liu

Portfolio manager, Credit Suisse (Lux) Digital Health Equity Fund

Sizhen Wang

Co-​Founder and CEO, Genetron Health

Yunfu Hu

Chief Medical Officer, Genetron Health

Tan Chee Hau

Chief Smart City Officer, Singapore; Director, Planning & Prioritisation, Smart Nation and Digital Government Office

chinh chiu

Founder and Senior Managing Director, CC Capital Partners

Bin Wang

Co-Head of Asia Pacific Autos Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Alain Lam

Vice President and CFO, Xiaomi Corporation

Alizakri Alias

Former CEO, Employees Provident Fund

Andrew Mitchell

Founder, Global Canopy; CEO, Equilibrium Futures

Marcela Navarro

CEO and Co-Founder, Project X Global

John Pitzer

Global Head of Technology Securities Research and Semiconductors Analyst, Credit Suisse

Jo Jo Kong

Partner, RHL Ventures

Lyn Javier

Managing Director, Policy and Specialized Supervision Sub-Sector, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Dave Yin

Quantitative and Systematic Strategy, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse

Erick Thohir

Minister of State-Owned Enterprises, Indonesia; Supervisory Board member, Indonesia Investment Authority  

Past speakers

2019

  • Dr. Janet Yellen
  • Charles Evans
  • Eric Rosengren
  • Malcolm Turnbull
  • Tomomi Inada
  • Sri Mulyani Indrawati
  • Minxin Pei
  • David Daokui Li
  • Parag Khanna
  • Denise Shull
  • Javier Goyeneche
  • Tad Smith
  • Hua Fung Teh
  • Andre Soelistyo
  • Nobuyoshi Yamasaki

2018

  • Reince Priebus
  • Raghuram Rajan
  • Fumio Kishida
  • David Yeung
  • Baoliang Zhu
  • Yoshimitsu Goto
  • Imran Khan
  • Bill Winters
  • Nikki Semin Han
  • Shailendra Singh
  • Jenny Lee
  • Abby Zhang
  • Red Hong Yi
  • Chris Riddell
  • David Baltaxe

2017

  • Sir Mo Farah CBE
  • Carlos G. Dominguez III
  • Dr. Arvind Subramanian
  • Masanori Nishi
  • Dennis P. Lockhart
  • Glenn Hubbard
  • John B. Taylor
  • Fan Jianping
  • Jing Huang
  • Carrie Lam
  • Paul Chan Mo-po, GBS, MH, JP
  • Sebastian Thrun
  • Robert D. Kaplan
  • Dr. Peter Frankopan

2016

  • Jin Liqun
  • His Excellency Saikhanbileg Chimed
  • Antonis C. Samaras
  • Huang Yiping
  • Tomomi Inada
  • Ryuzo Miyao
  • Eswar Prasad
  • Gene Sperling
  • Sir John Sawers GCMG
  • Peter Maurer
  • Dr. Dennis Hong
  • Lawrence D. Burns, PhD
  • Peter Attia, M.D.
  • Robert H. Lustig, M.D., M.S.L.
  • Akira Morikawa
  • Charles L. Evans