Speakers

Darren McShane

Darren McShane

Former Chair IOPS Technical Committee and Executive Director, MPFA Hong Kong

Darren McShane is an experienced regulator and policy maker across a wide spectrum of Financial Services.

Until March 2017, he was the Chief Regulation & Policy Officer and Executive Director of the Hong Kong pension regulator, the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA). He was an Executive Director of the Authority for a period of 15 years and guided the Hong Kong pension system through a series of major reforms.

He was also, until he finished his role with the MPFA in March 2017, the Chairman of the Technical Committee of the International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS). In that role he had responsibility for steering the work of IOPS in setting global standards and good practices for the regulation and supervision of private pension funds.

Prior to his time at the MPFA, he held various senior regulatory roles with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and he also worked for a period with the Investment Management Regulatory Organisation Ltd. (IMRO), the former fund management regulator in the United Kingdom.

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