|The French Chamber, in partnership with the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, would like to welcome you to join us at the second HeForShe sharing session of the year.
From power supply to defence and security, from the bottom of the ocean to aerospace, the demand for engineers is rising. To fill the openings in the engineering labour market, a gender diverse and inclusive work environment is a must.
To overcome this challenge, Doreen Lee, Head of Human Resources, Thales Hong Kong, and Connie Lam, Director of Human Resources, CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, will share their professional experience and initiatives they have implemented to attract female talent to engineering careers. Prof. Pascale Fung, Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, will also talk about how academia can work together with the industry to promote gender balance.
Director, Human Resources, CLP Power Hong Kong Limited
With over 30 years of experience in talent development, organisational leadership, strategic manpower planning and digital transformation, Connie is responsible for building CLP Power's brand as well as developing and delivering human resources strategies, infrastructure and programmes that enable a stronger innovation culture and up-skill the company’s workforce to meet changing business needs and technology disruptions. She holds an MBA degree in government and public administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
CLP Power Hong Kong operates a vertically integrated electricity supply business and provides a highly reliable supply of electricity and excellent customer service to six million people in a supply area that includes Kowloon, New Territories and most of the outlying islands.
Head of Human Resources, Thales Hong Kong
Doreen is Head of Human Resources of Thales Hong Kong, which includes Ground Transportation Systems, Digital Identity & Security, Critical Information System & Cybersecurity and In-flight Experience. She holds a Master of Science in Strategic Human Resource Management from Hong Kong Baptist University. She is also a seasoned Strategic HR Business Partner and specializes in Railway, Energy and High Technology industries with rich experience in merger & integration, strategic workforce planning, organization development and change management.
Headquarted in France, Thales' core business and services include the manufacturing, marketing, and sale of electronic equipment and systems for aeronautics, naval, and defense sectors. It also designs and delivers systems for high-level security in the domains of land, air, naval, space, and cyberspace.
|Prof. Pascale Fung
Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Prof. Fung is a renowned academic in artificial intelligence. For years, she has been active in promoting women’s rights and diversity in academia and society. Among her early achievements is the launch of the world’s first Chinese natural language search engine in 2001. She proposed the applications of machine learning and mathematics on natural language understanding, and became a pioneer in the core area of AI. She founded the Women Faculty Association at HKUST in 2011 to promote diversity and equality in terms of gender, discipline, cultural and personal background. The initiative was among the first in Asia.
Regional Director Asia Pacific, responsAbility Investments AG
Maud brings more than 25 years of experience in the financial sector including 15 years on emerging markets in Asia. Maud has an extensive experience as senior analyst in charge of the financial rating of SME and large corporates, in the prudential field as Head European Department at the French Banking Commission and as senior economist in charge of the financial sector of Hong Kong and China for the French Ministry of Economy. She has published several articles on Hong Kong and the financial markets in China. She has developed the portfolio of microfinance and SME banks for responsAbility in APAC.
responsAbility is one of world’s leading asset managers in the field of development investments and offers professionally-managed investment solutions to private, institutional and public investors.
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Date and Time
Wednesday 1 April 2020
8:30 - 9:30
Non Members: 150 HKD