HKGFA Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Jenny Lee, was among the seven industry professional jurors that selected the winners of the State Street Institutional Press Awards Asia Pacific 2023 on 28 November 2023. The award recognised outstanding news reporting on institutional finance in the APAC region.
The panel of judges included:
Mr. William Mellor, independent writer and producer, and former senior writer and Asia correspondent for Bloomberg News; Mr. Anthony Fung, Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Professor, School of Art and Communication, Beijing Normal University, who was also the lead judge for the Chinese categories; Dr. King Au, Executive Director at the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC); Mr. Jame DiBiasio, Author, journalist and media entrepreneur; Ms. Jenny Lee, Deputy Secretary General for Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA); Mr. Nick Pollard, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, The CFA Institute; Ms. Alison Tudor, Ex-journalist, Managing Editor of Alibaba’s corporate newsroom Alizila.
The award’s panel of seven judges reviewed hundreds of nominations from six Asia-Pacific countries contending for prizes in different categories in English and Chinese including Pension, Investment, Technology, Alternatives, Regulation, ESG, Best Editorial Comment, Investor Services and Newcomer. HKGFA is pleased to judge a number of categories in particular Journalist of the Year – ESG, covering the topic of ESG in the financial services industry, spotlighting trends in ESG integration in investments, deep analyses of ESG investing, and promoting leaders/innovators in the field.
Congratulations to the Winners again and we will continue to work closely with different stakeholders and contributors in the ecosystem to promote thought leadership and insight sharing to build capacity and encourage climate action in the community.