Ms Angelina Kwan is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX) and has responsibility over BitMEX’s operations around the world. She most recently established and ran the Regulatory Compliance Department and the HKEX Foundation Limited at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited. Ms Kwan has extensive experience in Asia Pacific and the United States, in running businesses, business development, as well as investor and stakeholder relations. She started her career at KPMG and has held senior management, committee and/or board positions with the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, and other multinational companies and financial institutions.
She is currently a Hong Kong Government appointed member of the Women’s Commission, the Council for Sustainable Development, the Administrative Appeals Board, and the Lord Wilson Heritage Trust, a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of the Securities Industry Development Corporation of Malaysia, Vice Chair and Director of the The Women’s Foundation, a Director of the Hong Kong Securities Institute, a Fellow and Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, an Honorary Adjunct Professor of Finance of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and serves on a number of other Boards and Committees. She lectures frequently for various international government and regulatory organizations as well as course providers.
Ms Kwan is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States and Hong Kong and a graduate of the University of Southern California. Her MBA is from Pepperdine University and LLB from the Hong Kong University and Manchester Metropolitan University.