Sammie LeungClimate and Sustainability Leader, PwC Mainland China and Hong Kong

Sammie Leung is the Leader of Climate and Sustainability practice in PwC Mainland China and Hong Kong. With a team of 100+ Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) professionals, the nationwide practice offers four key services: ESG Reporting, Green Finance, Climate Resilience and Transformation & Sustainability.

For corporates, Sammie’s team serve 80+ companies in ESG disclosure advisory work, including reporting in accordance with major reporting frameworks such as Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Hong Kong Stock Exchange ESG guidelines .

Sammie also helps corporate clients start or enhance compliance with recommendations of Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) by advising on identification of climate-related risks, performing science-based scenario analysis, measuring and disclosing corresponding financial impacts. She also assists clients in science-based target setting, decarbonisation strategy design and implementation as well as United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) adoption.

For asset managers and owners, Sammie led the SFC survey on integrating Environmental, Social and Governance Factors and Climate Risks in Asset Management in 2019. Her project experience also covers ESG integration framework design, ESG strategy, climate-related risk integration and assessment for different types of investment houses.

Sammie serves multiple roles in professional associations on ESG related matters, including the Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA) and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA). She has been serving as a member of the External Audit Committee of a tertiary education entity in Hong Kong for over seven years.

Sammie is a member of the Academy of Finance (AoF), the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Accountants (HKICPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).