WiFA Spotlight Series

After the success in launching the 2020 WiFA Spotlight Series, WiFA continues to use this platform to celebrate strong future leaders and trusted decision makers in the financial services industry. Read inspiring stories from these leaders we spoke to recently, please like, share and comment on our LinkedIn Page.

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Ronald Wong

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Ronald Wong

Ronald Wong, executive coach, shares with WiFA his motivation to be a male ally, his mentorship experience, his 2021 mantra, and much more. Tell us about yourself. I am an executive coach, working with executives on leading and managing their teams as well as...

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Philipp Hanusch

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Philipp Hanusch

Philipp Hanusch, Special Counsel, Baker McKenzie, shares with WiFA his motivation to be a male ally, advice to men to encourage them to be allies, his 2021 mantra, and much more. Tell us about yourself.  Initially, I came to Hong Kong for a temporary six-month...

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Oscar Vega

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Oscar Vega

Oscar Vega, Financial Controller at OtterBox for the Asia Pacific Region in HK, shares with WiFA his views on mentoring women in finance, advice to his male counterparts so they can become an ally, and other thoughts. Tell us about yourself. As the Financial...

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Steve Margitan

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Steve Margitan

Steve Margitan, Product Specialist for BlackRock Alternative Advisors, the firm’s hedge fund solutions business, tells WiFA about his motivation to be a male ally, his mentorship experience, and much more. Tell us about yourself. I am originally from Seattle but moved...

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Greg Solomon

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Greg Solomon

Greg Solomon, an actuary who runs his own business, Eigengrey Consulting, shares with WiFA his motivation to be an ally, his role as a mentor, and advice for men so they can become a male ally.  1. Tell us about yourself I was born in South Africa, lived in...

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Kaushik Banerjee

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Kaushik Banerjee

Kaushik Banerjee, a Vice President at Morgan Stanley, shares with WiFA his motivation to be a male ally, his mentorship experience, and his mantras for 2021. 1.           Tell us about yourself I lead the Asia FX...

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Scott Nagao

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Scott Nagao

Scott Nagao, the Chief Operating Officer for Asia Pacific Active Investments at BlackRock and co-chair of BlackRock’s Women’s Network, share his thoughts with WiFA on his motivation to be a male ally, advice to his colleagues, and his 2021 mantra. Tell us about...

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Jason Lui

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Jason Lui

Jason Lui, Head of East Asia Strategy within the Global Markets division at BNP Paribas, shares with WiFA how he unlocked D&I on his team, his views on mentorship, his 2021 mantra, and much more. Tell us about yourself  At BNP Paribas, my focus is looking...

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Sanza Bulaya

2021 WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series – Sanza Bulaya

As part of the WiFA Male Ally Spotlight Series, Sanza Bulaya, Head of Operational Risk & Surveillance for Private Wealth Management Asia at Morgan Stanley, shares with us his thoughts on what motivates him to be a male ally, his mentoring experience, and his 2021...

2021 WiFA Spotlight Series – Nerice Gietel

2021 WiFA Spotlight Series – Nerice Gietel

Nerice Gietel, a Certified Executive Coach and the Founder of The Career Lounge (a niche career coaching practice), shares with WiFA how she stays on top of her game, advice she would give her younger self, and much...

2021 WiFA Spotlight Series – Olivia Wong

2021 WiFA Spotlight Series – Olivia Wong

Olivia Wong is Group Head of Diversity and Inclusion Lead for John Swire & Sons (HK) Ltd. In her 2021 Spotlight Series interview, she discusses the advice to her younger self, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, her passions, and much more. Tell us a little bit...

2021 WiFA Spotlight Series – Tegan Smyth

2021 WiFA Spotlight Series – Tegan Smyth

Tegan Smyth is a Project Manager at Societe Generale and the Founder of Grassroots Future, a charitable institution that aims to build capacity among refugee-led initiatives through education, wellbeing and community outreach. In her 2021 Spotlight Series Tegan...