AustCham Panel Discussion: Transparency in HR:

AustCham Panel Discussion: Transparency in HR: While attracting talent is widely recognized as one of the most difficult issues companies face, what about trust? What are the risks involved in bringing new employees onboard? How do you ensure their compliance with best practices or prevent internal fraud? Ben Wootliff, director of corporate investigations firm Control Risks, discusses these points with HSBC Regional Head of HR Merianna Lok.

Speakers’ Biography:

Ben Wootliff, Director, Control Risks

Ben Wootliff joined Control Risks, a corporate investigations and business intelligence operation, in April 2004 as a consultant for the London corporate investigations team. Prior to moving to China, Wootliff managed Control Risks’ corporate investigations financial services practice responsible for the company’s relations with investment banks, private equity firms, and asset managers. Wootliff has carried out more than 200 due diligence, litigation support, fraud and investor intelligence investigations in Asia, Europe, and Latin America, and is regularly cited in the financial media.

Merianna Lok, Regional Head of Human Resources, HSBC Insurance

With degrees in economics and sociology from Leeds University in England, Merianna Lok has over 20 years experience in the HR profession at both the management and strategic level of the consumer and financial services industry. She is currently regional head of human resources with HSBC Insurance, Asia Pacific, and held several senior regional HR positions with global organisations including AXA Asia Life and JP Morgan Chase prior to joining HSBC.

Event Details:

Time: 6:30 PM

Date: 07/12/2010

Venue: Howard Johnson Business Club

Address: 118 Shimen Yi Lu 上海市石门一路118号

Member Price: 180

Non-Member Price: 250

Event Running Order:

6:30-7:00pm Registration and refreshments

7:00-8:00pm Presentations

8:00-8:15pm Q&A

8:15-8:30pm Networking

Entrance fee includes two drinks and canapés.


Reserve your attendance by 6 December with Helen Li, Administrative Assistant via email: helen.li@austchamshanghai.com. Walk In Policy: Please note that if you show up on the day of the event without a booking you will be charged a 50RMB “walk in” fee if spaces are still available. Cancellation Policy: Please note you must cancel your reservation in writing 24 hours in advance. AustCham will pass on any costs incurred for no shows to the persons concerned.

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