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Amy Cho

Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong & Head of Intermediary APAC at Schroders

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Bio: Amy Cho is the Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong for Schroders. In her role also as the Head of Distribution, Asia Pacific, she leads both the intermediary and institutional businesses across the APAC region.

Amy has a proven executive management track record and decades of experience driving business growth in the fund management industry. Before joining Schroders in December 2018, she was Managing Director and Regional Head of Business Development, APAC ex-Japan, for Pictet Asset Management. Prior to that, Amy was Director of Sales & Marketing at First State Investments covering Hong Kong and the North Asian markets. Previously, she held senior positions at HSBC Asset Management and Citibank.

Amy also serves on various professional bodies. She is the Vice-chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association ("HKIFA"). She also sits on the Steering Committee of the Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association ("ASIFMA").

In advocating gender equality in the financial sector, Amy is a founding executive sponsor of the Hong Kong chapter of Bloomberg Women's Buy-side Network ("BWBN"), the first women's buy-side network of its kind in Asia.

In promoting Hong Kong's financial services, Amy is a member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council's ("HKTDC") Financial Services Advisory Committee.

Amy holds a BSc (Eng.) degree from the Faculty of Industrial Engineering, University of Hong Kong.

She comments: "The workplace is like a dance floor. As the host, the senior leader makes the move to take everyone to the dance floor and is obliged to make sure everyone feels safe and comfortable whilst enjoying the dance together. As we continue advocating for a more inclusive workplace and local community, the more of us together on the journey the merrier. An ally is not a superhero but gives support to embrace differences, encourage people to speak for themselves and engage people to speak up for others. Embrace differences. Anyone can be atypical. "
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