Osama Al Rahma, chief executive officer of Al Fardan Exchange and chairman of UAE’s Foreign Exchange and Remittance Group, discusses the challenges being faced by the foreign exchange and remittance industry, including the threat of de-risking, and how they are investing in technology to cope in a challenging environment.
Ala’a Eraiqat, group CEO and executive director, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) discusses steering ADCB beyond the global financial crisis, maintaining high morale in the workplace, and emphasising customer experience and digitisation.
His Excellency Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori, governor of the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates discusses the impact of de-risking, anti-money laundering measures as well as the decline in oil prices on the gulf state’s economy and financial markets.
Vincent Lo, chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, says as China transforms, restructures, and rebalances its economy, slowing down has become a necessity. Its Belt and Road is a golden opportunity for Hong Kong to be an investment, financing, and professional services centre for companies wanting to invest in the initiative.