Hugo Leung is Head of Global Markets Hong Kong of BNP Paribas and CEO of BNP Paribas Securities (Asia) Limited. He oversees the Bank’s fixed income, equities and commodity derivatives business in Hong Kong and advises financial institutions across Greater China on their securities activities. Hugo is a member of the Global Markets APAC Board.

Prior to his current role, Hugo was responsible for BNP Paribas’ equity derivatives business and regulatory developments across Greater China. He has extensive financial services experience having held various roles over the course of his 26 years at BNP Paribas. He has a B.A. degree in Economics from Simon Fraser University in Canada and speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

In April 2017, Hugo was appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director for Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX), where he serves on the Audit Committee, Risk Committee, Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, Executive Committee, Panel Member Nomination Committee, Investment Advisory Committee, and he is also the Deputy Chairman of Derivatives Market Consultative Panel.