As we are approaching the 20-year anniversary of the Handover of Hong Kong to China and the start of the „One Country, Two Systems“ formula, the city is facing growing pressures and competition in the region as Asia’s “gateway city”. Will Hong Kong prevail and shape the Asian century or will it loose its position among the four original Tiger economies?
Franklin Lam will argue in a data-intense presentation that Hong Kong’s Golden Years are still ahead of it, and that it will become the most influential city in Asia in the next 5 to 10 years - and rival even London and New York.
Franklin Lam Fan-keung is the founder of HKGolden50, an independent non-profit policy research organization. Previously, he was an Executive Council member in Hong Kong. Franklin Lam obtained his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Manchester. During the Asian financial crisis in 1997, Lam served as a part-time member of the Central Policy Unit. He then became a managing director at UBS from 2000 to 2011.