Director Internal Control
EDF (China) Holding Ltd
Originally from Mexico City, she has a Degree in Business Administration from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and a Master degree in Finance & Banking from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She worked in Deloitte & Touche Spain from 2000-2002 as a part of the audit team specialized in Financial services sector. Later, from 2003 to 2013 she worked at Central Bank of Mexico (Banxico) initially developing the Non-financial risk framework in Central Banking Operations General Directorate and later as responsible of the Risk management department in charge of Operational risk & Internal control management, GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance) and Business Continuity strategy coordination. Two years active member of the International Operational Risk Working Group (IORWG) conformed by representatives from central banks and banking supervisory authorities across the world, leader of ERM expert group (2012) and member of the Reputational risk expert group (2013)
In 2013 she moved to Beijing in 2013, studied Chinese at BUCT and UIBE for 3 terms. After that she worked 3 years at Beijing United Family Hospital in Patient Services & Relations. Since 2018, was hired by EdF (Électricité de France) as Internal Control Director, responsible to deploy and manage the risk assessments, internal control and audit functions and in general develop strategies to promote a culture of control and strengthen the corporate governance in EDF China. Collaborate with E&C and Legal team on compliance, anti- fraud & corruption mitigation strategies. Coordinate and assure compliance of internal policies and control procedures. Liaise with headquarters (Paris, France) on risk and internal control matters.
Dow Jones Risk & Compliance
Mr Johnson Ma is the Director at Dow Jones China, responsible for Risk & Compliance business and solutions. In his role, Johnson work closely with Chinese corporates & financial institutions to establish dialogue with regulators. Johnson also contributes thought leadership positions around the strategic direction of the broader R&C innovation, branding, positioning, and value proposition to the Industry.
As a specialist, Johnson also develops published articles, for the like of CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States), Anti-Money Laundering and Sanction Compliance, etc. Before joining Dow Jones, Johnson worked as the Director of Global Trading at a US FinTech company.
Mr Johnson Ma has been a researcher of China Consumer Economics Institute since 2014 and a tutor of University of International Business and Economics, a position he has held since from 2012. Mr Johnson Ma is also a member of the Expert Committee of the National Compliance Management Research Institute the since 2019.
Group Internal Audit Director
Matthias Klein became Group Internal Audit Director of Fraud and Task Force at Faurecia on April 1, 2019. In this role, he is responsible for investigations of serious and complex fraud cases as well as special engagements. Prior to this role, he was Group Internal Audit Director for Eastern Europe at Faurecia and was responsible for all internal audit activities in this region.
Before joining Faurecia, Matthias served as Head of Corporate Audit for Greater China at SAP In this role, he managed fraud investigations and operational audits in Greater China. Previously, he established the internal audit function for one of SAP's subsidiaries.
Matthias received his B.A. from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He also holds Master degrees from Ecole Superieure de Commerce, Montpellier, France and from Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany.
Head of Legal Affairs and Sourcing, Market Area North East Asia
Ericsson (China) Communications Co Ltd
Regional General Counsel with responsible for all legal matters for the Ericsson Group in Asia. Located in Beijing with a team of 10 legal counsels in Asia.
Responsible for Ericsson’s local procurement in Asia; amounting to USD 1 billion spend annually. Team of 35 sourcing employees located in Asia.
Member of the leadership team for the market area, reporting to the Head of the Market Area and the global General Counsel. Sales for market area amounted to USD 2.65 billion in 2019.
APAC Legal Director at TI Fluid Systems
Stanley Lui is TI Automotive’s Legal Director for the APAC region, mainly dealing with the legal and risk aspects in both the selling and manufacturing fronts. Between 2015 and 2018, he served as the Head of Legal and Compliance for the APAC of Hilti (construction material manufacturer); one of his key functions is formulating and directing compliance programs. Prior to that, Stanley worked five and a half years at Nobel Biocare – a medical device manufacturer – as its General Counsel for APAC where he was responsible for procuring legal, compliance and risk related advice to various business functions. Stanley has also worked for the Fire and Security unit of United Technology Corporation (2007 to 2009) and local apparel retailer G2000 (2005 to 2007).
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