PUBLISHED : Saturday, 16 February, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 16 February, 2008, 12:00am

Nigel Hodges

Senior vice-president and chief financial officer

Sun Life Financial Asia

Mr Hodges is responsible for financial management and reporting for Sun Life Financial Asia. He has been a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales since 1980.

Ken Stearns

Vice-president, agency development

Sun Life Financial Asia

Mr Stearns provides strategic direction on sales support, recruitment and professional training for advisers. He has more than 16 years of experience in the insurance industry.

Domenic Provenzale

Vice-president, wealth management

Sun Life Financial Asia

Mr Provenzale is responsible for developing wealth management solutions and customised investment plans for customers in Asia. Previously, he was at Prudential International.

Philip Bryson

General manager

Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong

Previously, Mr Bryson was general manager at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Centre and Marriott Executive Apartments in Mumbai. He began his career with Marriott in 1994 in Scotland.

Edmond Lai

Human resources director

Gammon Construction

Mr Lai is responsible for the overall leadership of the group's HR function. Previously with The Linde Group, he has a wealth of experience in the areas of HR, organisation development and people development in Asia.

Alex Hon


HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng

Mr Hon joined HLB Hodgson Impey Cheng in 2001. He has extensive experience in auditing companies listed on the Canadian Venture Exchange in Canada and Nasdaq in the United States. He also has expertise in Hong Kong.

Josh Nova

Vice-president, corporate and technology practice

Ketchum Hong Kong

Mr Nova, who transferred from New York City, is responsible for providing strategic counsel to clients and driving growth for the corporate and technology practice in Hong Kong.

Mark Lampard

Regional director, occupier services

Colliers International

Mr Lampard is working on the broader requirements of clients to help them navigate existing and new real estate markets, and enabling them with the additional services Colliers can offer.

Chris Cuff

Regional director, occupier services

Colliers International

Mr Cuff comes to Colliers from Cushman & Wakefield. He joined Cushman's Canadian business in 1993 and eventually became vice-president of the Canadian office leasing division.

Fred Chang



With more than 20 years of experience representing financial institutions, including 10 in Asia, Mr Chang is one of the leading corporate finance and derivatives lawyers in China. He had previously worked for Goldman Sachs.

Gary Hamp



Mr Hamp's move from Lovells' London office is part of a strategic realignment by the Hong Kong finance practice to focus on high-end leveraged and acquisition finance work for private equity firms and investment banks.

Xiaoma Lu

Chief representative, Beijing

State Street Corporation

Mr Lu is responsible for expanding State Street Corporation's presence in the mainland and serves as a liaison for potential clients, market participants and local regulatory agencies.

Alan Cheung

Chief financial officer

CMP Asia

Mr Cheung has more than 20 years of experience covering all aspects of corporate financial operations and business development at leading international companies in Asia, including Exxon, Coca-Cola, Shell and Bombardier.