Clara Chiu

Director, Licensing and Head, Fintech unit, Intermediaries Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)

Clara Chiu is the Director of Licensing and the Head of Fintech unit of the SFC. She oversees the SFC Fintech Contact Point, formulates Fintech policies and drives regulatory reforms. She also supervises licensing process including applications of Fintech companies and traditional financial institutions.

Clara is a qualified solicitor in Hong Kong, and England and Wales. Prior to joining the SFC, Clara worked in international law firms practising commercial litigation and regulatory advisory work. Previously, Clara also worked in the Intermediaries Supervision Department of the SFC.

Clara is an ex officio member of the SFC Fintech Advisory Group. She is also a Board member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute.