AmCham, in conjunction with BNY Mellon, is pleased to bring a series of three financial literacy workshops to attendees on September 12 (Building blocks of solid financial health), October 10 (Emotions and money) and November 7, 2018 (Planning for retirement/transition of wealth/building a legacy).

Session II:

In this session we discuss the role of emotion in decision-making, in particular with reference to finances. We aim to address the importance of recognizing and understanding our emotions, in order to delve deeper into the psychological aspects of emotions associated with finance.

First 15-20 minutes is for networking

Sandwiches and beverages included

Hosted by the Women of Influence Committee (WOI) and the Financial Services Committee

To register the other sessions, please visit Session I (September 12, 2018) and Session III (November 7, 2018) webpage respectively.



  • Christine Park (Senior Wealth Director of BNY Mellon)

    Christine Park

    Senior Wealth Director of BNY Mellon

    Christine Park is a senior wealth director for BNY Mellon Wealth Management. In this role, she is responsible for new business development in the APAC region, and works with individuals and families to identify how BNY Mellon Wealth Management’s investment and wealth management capabilities can help them reach their overall financial goals.

    Christine has been with the firm for over 25 years and brings her knowledge of investment and financial service industry experience to her current role. Prior to this role, she held the position of a senior wealth manager providing comprehensive wealth advice to HNW clients and private foundations. Christine also has managed wealth management business and lead a team of wealth managers in our New York City Private Bank Townhouse location.

    Christine is a Co-Chair of BNY Mellon Community Partnership initiative in Hong Kong and services as a leader within the Asian Leadership Forum as part of the BNY Mellon Global IMPACT Business Resource Group.

    Christine holds a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and a masters in business administration from Fordham University. Christine is a member of the CFA Institute, The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts and a member of The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.

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  • Lesley Lewis (Founder and Educational Psychologist of Culture3Counsel)

    Lesley Lewis

    Founder and Educational Psychologist of Culture3Counsel

    Lesley Lewis is an executive coach and an educational psychologist in Hong Kong for over thirty years. She works in private practice as a personal, couples and family therapist and is a consultant/trainer to private business and government agencies. Prior to Hong Kong, Ms. Lewis has lived in Canada and the United States where she was employed as an educator, private therapist and trainer/consultant.

    Ms. Lewis is the founder of Culture3Counsel Limited. She has much experience in Asia, Europe and North America working with top executives in leading financial services organizations, multinational corporations, and governments including the U.S. Department of State and the Hong Kong SAR. Her specialties encompass executive coaching, leadership/assertiveness training and cross-cultural development with a focus on individuals within the context of organizational development. She is a frequent speaker throughout Asia on cultural issues that affect international executives and is often quoted in leading international publications.

    Executive Coaching for a variety of different leadership teams, investment banks, insurance companies and fast moving consumer goods has been Ms. Lewis’ focal point for the past three decades. She focuses on new leadership transition, high potential talents and seasoned executives moving in to expanded roles. Her knowledge and techniques from organizational development and industrial psychology assist to accelerate growth and development for the individual and inside the organisation.

    Ms. Lewis holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Public Administration, a Masters of Education (cross-cultural speciality) and a Masters of Educational Psychology.

    She is a member of the Hong Kong Coaching Community, WBOC (Women Business Owners Club), ASTD (American Society for Training and Development), Hong Kong Psychological Association, SIETAR, Global Coaches Network and the IWF (International Women Federation), and will soon become a member of APAC (Asia Pacific Alliance of Coaches).

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Member Price HKD 300

Cancellation Policy

•    All cancellations must be notified in writing at least two working days prior to the event, or six working days prior to the conference. No-shows will be charged
•    When Typhoon 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Signal is hoisted, all events will be cancelled


The American Chamber of Commerce in HK

1904 Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road
Central, Hong Kong

If you have any questions please contact Natalie Yu

Contact Organizer

+852 25306919

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