FinTech Ecosystem Development Platform (FEDP)

Mr Vincent Lau

Global Head of Emerging Payments Product, Global Payments Solutions, HSBC

Vincent is currently the Global Head of Emerging Payments Product at HSBC Global Payments Solutions (GPS). In this role Vincent leads HSBC’s digital currencies and emerging payments collaborations with clients, central banks and industry consortiums globally. Vincent is currently based in Hong Kong and is an appointed member of the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) Policy Research Committee, as well as a member of the Hong Kong Financial Secretary’s Digital Economy Development Committee (DEDC) Digital Transformation Subgroup. As part of his global remit, Vincent also leads HSBC GPS’s efforts in supporting central banks’s digital money explorations, including E-CNY Pilot (CN), Regulated Liability Network (US/UK), Project mBridge (CN/HK/TH/UAE), Project eHKD (HK), Tokenized Green Bond (HK), Project Ubin+ (SG), Digital Rupee Wholesale (IN), Project Garuda (ID), and other CBDC consultations.
A career transaction banker, Vincent started his digital banking journey with the launch of HSBC’s wholesale electronic banking platform HSBCnet, and had held various transaction banking management roles across HSBC, Citi, and ANZ, covering Payments, Liquidity Management, Cards, Receivables, Supply Chain Finance, and Digital Currencies businesses globally. Vincent holds a BSE in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He receives his Masters Degrees, in Information Economics from University of Michigan School of Information, and E-Business Management from The Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School.