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Security at Large – Be Safe or Sorry/Webinar

What are the main risk factors faced by global enterprises in Hong Kong, or entering the Hong Kong, market? How can you safeguard your company? Are there any easy steps to protect yourself against risk?

Join the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Sweden China Trade Council for a discussion on “Security at Large – Be Safe or Sorry”. The following topics will be covered during the session.

  • Cybercrime
  • Crime against the person
  • Property crime
  • Operational disruptions [weather events, social unrest, pandemics…]
  • Risk mitigation and contingency planning

 Join an in-depth discussion with seasoned Security Experts in Hong Kong.

Kristian Odebjer, Odebjer Fohlin Associates and Chairman of Swedcham, will moderate a discussion followed by a Q&A with Guru Balasubramaniam (President, Securitas Hong Kong) and Björn Wahlström, CEO, Current Consulting Group.

Kristian Odebjer, Founding Partner of Odebjer Fohlin Associates, a Swedish law firm in Hong Kong. 20+ years of experience advising Swedish companies on doing business in Hong Kong. Kristian is the Chairman of Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.

Guru Balasubramaniam, Country President, Securitas Hong Kong, a global Security company with their HQ in Sweden. Guru is a Dutch National with Sri Lankan origin and has been in Hong Kong for 10 years.  As a CIMA accountant he has had several Financial roles in Asia before venturing out into commercial and operational and strategic roles.  Guru has a Msc in Architecture and Urban Sciences and a Msc in Finance & Investments. Guru is also a passionate speaker on sustainability strategies for businesses and encourages collaboration with the younger generation of leaders in the industry through mentorship programs.

Securitas, is a world-leading safety and security solutions partner that helps make your world a safer place. Securitas serves a wide range of customers in a variety of industries and customer segments. We offer a range of security services combining both physical and technology aspect. Securitas is listed in the Swedish Stock Exchange and operates in 44 countries and 350.000 employees. We operate in a rapidly evolving global security landscape, determining us to stand guard and protect what really matters – the safety of people and property all over the world, the sustained development of our society, and the operational success of our clients.

Björn Wahlström, CEO, Current Consulting Group

Björn Wahlström, CEO of Current Consulting Group a Hong Kong-based risk management firm. Björn is an asset recovery specialist with 20 years of experience in Asia and has extensive experience in disputes, recovery, and corporate investigations. He has personally delivered projects around Asia as well as in Europe and the U.S. He has a track record in successful recovery for sensitive industries and difficult situations, including several high-profile cases in crypto, cross-border payments, and fraud. Björn is a board-certified investigator and an experienced expert witness, and he’s a frequent speaker on topics of crypto, compliance, and recovery.

Current Consulting is an independent risk management firm, focused on business intelligence, asset tracing, and operational resilience. We are headquartered in Hong Kong and have offices in other Asian countries and in the US.
Since our start in 2007, we have helped our global client base solve problems in many sectors including manufacturing, finance, e-commerce, and crypto. We’ve helped resolve difficult situations such as complex fraud, reputational risk, factory sieges, and large-scale theft. Our core services are
Business Intelligence, Crypto Advisory, Resilience, Litigation Support, and Management Consulting.

Where? Webinar – link will be sent out to registered participants one day ahead of the event.

When? Monday, May 27, 2024, at 10:00 – 11:15 CEST.

Cost: SCTC Members free of charge. Non-members SEK100 plus VAT. Please register below not later than May 24, 2024. Not a member yet – become a member here!

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A Warm Welcome!

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