Based in HK, Mr. Philippe El-Asmar is Founding Partner and CBDO at Amareos; he is also Founder and Principal at PEA Global Consulting, a boutique consultancy firm specialising in the Financial Services & FinTech segment and a Lecturer at HKUST and HKU on Finance and FinTech.
Prior to FinTech and Consultancy, Mr. El-Asmar had 17 years experience in global Financial Services. He has worked in the major financial centers (Paris, Tokyo, NY, HK...), across all asset classes and products.
Mr. El-Asmar served as Global Head of Equities Distribution and Head of Distribution of Asia Pacific at Barclays in Hong Kong managing a team of 800 sales professionals globally and as Global Head of Investor Solutions at Barclays in New York. At Barclays, he was a member of the Equities Executive Committee, Asia Pacific Executive Committee, Global Markets Management Committee and Senior Leadership Committee group.
Mr. El-Asmar pioneered of the Exchange Traded Notes Industry by creating the iPath ETN in 2006. Prior to joining Barclays Mr El-Asmar was the Head of Structured Investments Sales and Head of Structuring at Société Générale in NY and Head of Equity Structuring at Société Générale Tokyo.
Mr. El-Asmar is multilingual and graduated from ESSEC in France.
The Future of Finance
An evening bringing together key players in the finance industry to discuss the rise of fintech, the future of finance and how tech is disrupting this giant industry.