Andrew Work, CEO of New Work Media and Editor Emeritus, Harbour Times (non-executive) has just published his second paper on China’s Central Bank Digital Currency – “THE RISE OF THE E-RMB: DOMESTIC CONTROL, GLOBAL INFLUENCE”.
Learn more about it here. if you would like to engage Andrew to share his insights and latest research on the e-RMB with your team and clients.
Andrew Work is the founder and CEO of New Work Media. NWM was founded primarily to launch Harbour Times (est. 2014), a publication focussed on Hong Kong policy and politics. He acted as the Editor in Chief until a trade sale in February 2021 to the employees, and now advises in a non-executive role as Editor Emeritus. The company New Work Media also produces bespoke economic, political and policy reports and live briefings for clients. In this role, Mr Work is frequently called on to explain Hong Kong policy, politics and economics to local and global audiences and is widely quoted in global media.
New Work Media collaborates to lead the content generation for the in-house publication for Cheung Kong Hutchison Holdings. Sphere was produced as a magazine in English and Chinese until 2021, when it made the switch to become a fully online publication.
Andrew is a co-founder and Director of The Lion Rock Institute (est. 2004), Hong Kong’s first and only economic think tank focused on providing free market solutions to Hong Kong issues. In this capacity, he has studied and influenced Hong Kong policy in realms from taxation policy and health regulations to budgetary planning and competition law.
Andrew is also the former Managing Director, Head of Media, Asia and Europe at NexChange Group, a digital merchant bank focused on cryptocurrency finance and blockchain investment. It is the creator of the Fintech O2O (with Cyberport), Healthtech O2O, and Block O2O brands and events. He played a leading role in commenting on fintech and blockchain issues and was the lead on-stage host for Consensus Singapore 2018 (and its successor, Invest:Asia 2019), Hong Kong Blockchain Week, Block O2O, Hong Kong Fintech Week (2015-2017), the first Token 2049, SME Finance Forum (2015-2017), World Business Angel Investor Forum (2017-2019) and many more world-leading blockchain and fintech events.
He is also the former Executive Director of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and worked for The Economist Group, Penton Media and on Parliament Hill with a senior Cabinet Minister in Ottawa. He holds a Bachelor of Science from McGill University and an MBA from the University of Victoria.
Andrew is also an expert in fintech and blockchain business and technologies. He has MC’ed Hong Kong Fintech Week, Hong Kong Blockchain Week, Consensus Singapore and Token 2049. He has keynoted at the Seoul Asian Financial Forum and other leading financial services events.