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Market Development

Updated: 11 Jan 2017

Co-Heads: Mr Romnesh LAMBA and Mr LI Gang

The Market Development Division is responsible for developing new revenue and product initiatives in both the international and Mainland markets across all asset classes. It is organised into the following functions:

COO & Product Execution

COO Office and Product Execution is responsible for working closely together with Co-Heads of Market Development to design, implement and oversee the operations and procedures of the Division in accordance to the strategic plan and operating budgets; as well as managing relationships with external and internal stakeholders and maintaining a positive and ethical work climate within the Division.

Equities Product Development

Equities Product Development is responsible for the design and development of equity and equity derivative products including ETFs.

Fixed Income and Currency Product Development

Fixed Income and Currency Product Development is responsible for the design and development of fixed income and currency products.

Commodities Development

Commodities Product Development is responsible for the design and development of commodities products, as well as promoting HKEX listed commodities products and managing LME's business in Greater China.

ETP Development

ETP Development is responsible for attracting issuers, liquidity providers and investors to facilitate the development of the ETP market in Hong Kong.

Global Client Development

Global Client Development is responsible for all client relationship management and marketing related functions, including managing key relationships between HKEX and our intermediaries and participants, buyside, associations, custodians and trusts; as well as with liquidity providers, vendors and issuers in Greater China as well as globally.

Group Strategy

Group Strategy is responsible for developing, incubating and overseeing the delivery of key strategic initiatives across the Group.  The team works hand-in-hand with HKEX Group’s operating teams across a spectrum of initiatives which include product and platform development, strategic market-facing projects, collaboration with other exchanges and industry players, and expansion into complementary and new lines of business.

Project Management

Project Management is responsible for overseeing, managing and implementing various strategic initiatives and projects across HKEX Group. 

Issuer Services 

Issuer Services is responsible for all marketing activities in the Mainland and internationally for Hong Kong listings, as well as post-IPO issuer services.

Events Management 

Events Management delivers high quality professional services to support strategic and core business initiatives across HKEX Group.  The functions of Events Management include (i) managing HKEX’s Group corporate and business events, (ii) organizing listing ceremonies, Market Open and Market Closing Ceremonies, (iii) coordinating corporate, business and VVIP visits, (iv) providing translation services and (v) manning the Group’s Interactive Voice Response System and handling written enquiries and complaints. 

Innovation Lab

The mission of the HKEX Innovation Lab is to explore and accelerate creative new business solutions for HKEX. With a dedicated team of capital markets enthusiasts, developers and thought leaders, we search for, incubate and invest in cutting-edge technology, business model innovations and FinTech partnerships that will position HKEX to maintain its leadership in the capital markets of tomorrow.