Great cities are built on great talent. Hong Kong has already laid the foundations, but a rapidly changing business world expects more.
For a territory of seven million people, Hong Kong tends to punch above its weight. A concentration of world-class universities (five in the top 100 globally at last count), a well-educated local population, and strong links to both English and Mandarin – two of the most important languages for business today – all make for a promising pool of talent.
Yet we often hear of a skills shortage in Hong Kong. Our experts take a look at exactly what's in store on Hong Kong's talent trail.
Who we spoke to in this edition:
Dr Antoine Martin, Head of Impact, Chinese University of Hong Kong Law Faculty
Antoine Vatar, CEO & Founder, Think it Twice
Clare Forrester, Learning & Development Director (Asia), A.S. Watson
Stéphane Duguet, Head of Research and Technology, Thales Transport & Security (Hong Kong) Ltd
Professor Tam Kar Yan, Dean, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School
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