Sharon Shi Appointed Chair of FIA Asia Advisory Board
1 April 2021
G. H. Financials is pleased to announce that Sharon Shi, Managing Director, G. H. Financials (Hong Kong) Ltd. has been appointed by the FIA as the chairperson for its Asia Advisory Board.
The FIA Asia Advisory Board is formed of business leaders within the Asian derivatives markets and feeds into, together with the Europe Advisory Board, the FIA Board of Directors which formulate the FIA’s global and regional policies.
Sharon has been a member of the FIA Asia Advisory Board since 2016 and has since then contributed significantly on a wide range of issues and policies which have helped the Asian derivatives market grow significantly over the period. Sharon’s appointment as Chair reflects her years of service with the FIA, her deep knowledge of the Asian derivatives markets and her experience of leading G. H. Financials (Hong Kong) Ltd. to becoming a key market participant in the region.
Sharon Shi, Managing Director, G. H. Financials (Hong Kong) Ltd. said on being appointed:
“The Asian derivatives market is one of the fastest growing and strategically important markets in the world, I have worked hard at developing this market both with G. H. Financials as a market participant and with the FIA in more industry-wide terms. I look forward to continuing this work as Chair of the FIA Asia Advisory Board and working together with my European and American colleagues within the FIA in developing this market in the future.”
Mark Phelps, Group Chief Executive, G. H. Financials, said:
“Asia is a key market for G. H. Financials, we have worked hard to build our presence in the market and to make G. H. Financials (Hong Kong) Ltd. a leading service provider in the region. Sharon has been a key player in the success of G. H. Financials (Hong Kong) Ltd. and through her work with the FIA has helped the industry as a whole, her appointment as Chair of the FIA Asia Advisory Board is recognition of this. Both myself and the team at G. H. Financials congratulates her on her much-deserved appointment.”
The FIA was founded in 1955 and is now the leading global trade organisation for the futures, options and centrally cleared derivatives markets. The FIA works closely with market participants, regulators and governments to promote open, transparent and competitive markets as well as the highest levels of integrity and professional conduct.
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