Meet the speakers

IFR Asia Green and Sustainable Financing Roundtable 2021
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Marty Dropkin

Fidelity International

Marty Dropkin is head of Asian fixed income at Fidelity International, the US$700bn asset manager. He took up the role in July 2020 after 10 years with the firm, most recently as global head of research within FIL Fixed Income, and has been actively involved in incorporating proprietary ESG ratings into the group’s fundamental research. Dropkin began his career as an engineer at AT&T Submarine Systems, and has worked in equity and credit research.


Atul Jhavar


Atul Jhavar is head of debt capital markets for South-East Asia and head of sustainable capital markets for Asia Pacific at Barclays. He has been with the firm for over five years, and has over 14 years of experience in the Asian capital markets, during which time he has executed numerous transactions for governments, banks and corporate issuers in the region, including green bonds, green project bonds and sustainability-linked debt.


Amy Tan

JP Morgan

Amy Tan is head of debt capital markets origination for Asia ex-Japan at JP Morgan, where she has worked for the last 16 years, including 13 in Hong Kong. She is responsible for the firm’s bond origination for Asia ex-Japan clients, advising Asian sovereigns, financial institutions and corporates on their funding, capital and liability management in the global debt markets. She also spearheads ESG-related bond financing in the region.


Peng Wensheng


Dr Peng Wensheng is chief economist and head of research at CICC, and executive dean of the CICC Global Institute. He rejoined CICC in 2020 after six years in chief economist roles at Citic Securities and Everbright Securities, and earlier worked as head of China research at Barclays Capital. A published author, Dr Peng previously spent 10 years at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and five years at the IMF.


Li Zhiming


Li Zhiming (Mark) is executive head of ABS and chief of internationalisation in the fixed income division of CICC’s investment banking department. He has nearly 30 years of experience in corporate and investment banking, global markets, FICC, and asset management. Before joining CICC in 2019, he worked at financial institutions including ICBC, Deutsche Bank and DWS Group.


Steve Garton

Editor, IFR Asia (Moderator)

Steve Garton is Asia editor at IFR, where he is responsible for all editorial content in the Asia Pacific region. He leads a team of reporters and editors in Tokyo, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney, focusing on capital market financings across the region.

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