The International Advisers are drawn from global leaders in the field of finance from both the private and public sectors. They provide advice and guidance on the strategic directions of the Hong Kong Academy of Finance (AoF), and assist the AoF in establishing a network of collaborators for its work. The International Advisers also speak for the AoF’s Leadership Development Programme to share their valuable insights.

Mr Jaime Caruana

Advisor of Financial Services Agency, Japan

former Governor of Bank of Spain

former General Manager of Bank for International Settlements

Mr Laurence D. Fink

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

BlackRock, Inc.

Mr David M. Rubenstein

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman

The Carlyle Group

Ms Mary L. Schapiro

Vice Chair for Global Public Policy and Special Advisor to the Founder and Chairman

Bloomberg L.P.

former Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Mr Stephen A. Schwarzman

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

The Blackstone Group L.P.

Professor Masaaki Shirakawa

Special Professor of International Politics, Economics, and Communication

Aoyama-Gakuin University

former Governor of the Bank of Japan

Professor A. Michael Spence

Nobel Laureate in Economics, 2001

Professor in Economics and Business of the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business

Mr Glenn Stevens

Independent Voting Director of Macquarie Bank

Advisor at Ellerston Capital’s Global Macro Fund

Member of Investment Committee of NWQ Capital Management

Chairman of New South Wales Generations Fund Advisory Board

former Governor of Reserve Bank of Australia

Mr Mark E. Tucker

Group Chairman

HSBC Holdings plc

Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz

Group Chairman

Permodalan Nasional Berhad

former Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia

Last revision date: 6 February 2020