Speaker's Bio

Mr. Pat-Nie Woo

Partner (Business Reporting and Sustainability), KPMG

Qualification:

  • Member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“HKICPA”)
  • Member of Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (“ACCA”)

 

Roles:

  • Founding member, Hong Kong Green Finance Task Force
  • Member of Focus Group on Green Finance, Financial Services Development Council
  • Member of the Market Development Committee, Financial Services Development Council
  • Member of United Nations Economic & Social Commission for Asia Pacific (“UNESCAP”) and their Sustainable Business Network Task Force on Banking and Finance
  • Member of the Environmental and Energy Committee, British Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of Climate Change Business Forum Advisory Group, Business Environment Council

 

Experience:

Pat is a Partner of Business Reporting and Sustainability at KPMG who oversees Corporate Social Responsibility as well as being a core member of the KPMG China Steering Committee on Climate Change & Sustainability (“CC&S”).  He is also a member of the KPMG Global CC&S network.

He has been active for over 10 years in the field of sustainable development.  In his previous capacity as a director at Central Textiles, through his leadership Central Textiles was the first textile company in Asia to issue a Sustainability Report under the Global Reporting Initiatives (“GRI”) Guidelines in 2008. The report subsequently received an award from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”).

Through his initiatives Central Textiles subsequently won the Gold Award for the Hang Seng Pearl River Delta Environmental Award in 2012 and the Hong Kong Award for Environmental Excellence (“HKAEE”) – Manufacturing Sector in 2013.  He also helped KPMG win the HKAEE Silver Award – Service and Trading Sector in 2017.

For his contribution to the textile industry with regards to sustainability, Pat received the Young Industrialist of the Year award from the Federation of Hong Kong Industries in 2009.