2017 Events

Hong Kong's Future: 20 Years from handover

Anson Chan was the first Chief Secretary for Administration of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government (1997 – 2001). She was the first woman and the first Chinese to hold the second-highest governmental position in Hong Kong. In December 2007 she stood as a candidate in a by-election for a seat in the Legislative Council and won by a convincing margin. Mrs. Chan is well known for her stand on transparent and accountable government and on safeguarding the rights and freedoms enshrined in the “one country, two systems” concept that applies to Hong Kong.

The Rise of Asia, The Break-Up of Europe?

Lord Green was former Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc and served as UK Minister of State for Trade & Investment under the former British coalition government. In this talk, he reveals remarkable insight on Britain’s future relationship with Europe, Europe’s wider role in the world, and how the rise of Asia is changing the way we do business.

Boom Country: is india serious this time?

India may be the fastest-growing large economy in the world, but has the time come for business leaders and investors in Europe to take it seriously? In the second talk of the 2017 Asia Leaders Series, Alan Rosling reveals his views on India's current political and economic trends, building on his 30 years of experience as a political advisor, corporate executive, and entrepreneur.

India in 2030: creating a $10 trillion USD economy

Meet the pioneers who are driving India's digital revolution. As former CFO and Board Director of Infosys, Mohandas Pai explores the idea of a Zurich-Bangalore tech corridor, combining Switzerland's capabilities in innovation with the world’s largest, fastest-growing market. He delves into the technological disruptions which are paving the way for India to become a $10 trillion-dollar economy by 2030.

Asia Leaders Series Zurich 2017