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23 May 2023
Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore

Irina Fan
Director of Research at Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)


Ms Irina Fan joined the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) as the Director of Research in January 2022, leading the Council's Research Department to conduct a wide range of surveys, research studies, and analysis on key trends that affect the global trade and economic environment and identifying business opportunities for Hong Kong companies in the Mainland China and international markets. Irina has over 25 years of research experience with extensive exposure to Mainland China, the Asia Pacific region and international markets. Prior to joining HKTDC, she held senior positions in the financial services and banking sector, including Head of Insurance Market Analysis at Swiss Re based in Zurich and Senior Economist at Hang Seng Bank. She started her career as an HKTDC economist, overseeing services-related research projects. Irina graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Master of Economics degree.

Agenda Sessions

  • Evolving economic outlook for APAC: Short- and long-term challenges