Dr. KAN Sidney

Dr. KAN Sidney 簡振平

Sidney Kan graduated from CUHK Physics (1985), and has a PhD from Caltech (1991). He worked at UC Berkeley and then HKUST. Leveraging on his quantitative expertise, he switched to risk management in 1997, working with Citibank HK and its equity arm Salomon Smith Barney as Unit Head and VP for the Regional Risk Analytics Unit, reporting to the NY head office. He supervised all risk analytics issues for HK and the Asia Pacific, including: derivative pricing models and associated risk issues, market risk analysis and measurement.

In 2004, he joined Chinatrust Commercial Bank as Senior VP, heading the Market Risk Management Center. He was responsible for measurement, analysis, control, reporting, policies and procedures in relation to risk, scenario analysis, stress testing, regulatory requirement, new product approvals, model validation and inventory.

Sidney Kan has retired from full-time work in the financial field, and occasionally teaches risk management and stochastic processes for both CUHK and CityU on an adjunct basis; he is also a Consultant for Cluster Technology Ltd (a company in the HK Science Park), giving advice on global markets and economics, and on high performance computing.

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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