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The LBMA Bullion Market Forum 2015

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Programme of Sessions and Speakers for the 2015 LBMA Bullion Market Forum

To view the delegate list please click here 

    Opening Session

    Welcome Remarks 

  • Grant Angwin, Chairman, LBMA & Executive Vice President, Asahi Refining  
  • People’s Bank of China  
  • Shanghai Municipal Government  
  • Madam Shen Gang, Vice President, Shanghai Gold Exchange  
  • Keynote speech

  • The distinguished Chinese macroeconomist
    Dr. Yao Yudong, Director General of the Research Institute, People’s Bank of China  View Slides 
  • Session 2: The internationalisation of China’s gold market

    Moderator Steven Lowe, Managing Director, Bank of Nova Scotia – ScotiaMocatta

  • SGE International Board
    Song Yuqin, Vice President, Shanghai Gold Exchange View Slides 
  • View from an International Bullion Bank
    Jeremy East, Managing Director & Global Head, Metals Trading, Head, Commodities Greater China & NEA, Financial Markets, Standard Chartered Bank View Slides 
  • Status & Prospects: Gold Industry & Gold Market in China
    Zhang Bingnan, Vice Chairman and Secretary General, China Gold Association  View Slides 
  • View from a Chinese Bank
    Zhou Ming, General Manager, Precious Metals Department, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)  View Slides 
  • Session 3: Prospects for International Cooperation Among Gold Markets

    Moderator: Eijiro Nagao, Head of Trading, Commodity Business Dept, Sumitomo Corporation View Slides 


  • Phupinder Gill, Chief Executive, CME Group View Slides
  • Ruth Crowell, Chief Executive, LBMA View Slides 
  • Madam Shen Gang, Vice President of Shanghai Gold Exchange View Slides 
  • Takamichi Hamada, Executive Vice President & COO, TOCOM View Slides 
  • Lily Chia, Head of Product Management for Commodities, Singapore Exchange View Slides 
  • Finbarr Hutcheson, President & CEO, ICE Benchmark Administration  View Slides 
  • Session 4: Responsible Gold: Exploring mutual understanding on issues including responsible gold, anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and anti-terrorism as well as mutual recognition of gold standards

    Moderator: Tyler Gillard, Head of Project, OECD View Slides 


  • Madam Lila Lu, Executive Director, Market of Shanghai Gold Exchange International View Slides 
  • Lihui Sun, Director, CCCMC View Slides 
  • Sakhila Mirza, Head of Governmental Affairs, LBMA View Slides 
  • Bowen Zhang, Asia Due Diligence Manager, RCS Global View Slides 
  • Session 5: Panel Session - Reading the Tea Leaves

    Moderator: Albert Cheng, Advisor to Shanghai Gold Exchange & World Gold Council, and Secretary to the SBMA  View Slides 


  • Bernard Dahdah, Precious Metals Analyst, Natixis
  • John Levin, Global Head of Metal Sales, Australia & New Zealand Banking Group View Slides 
  • Wang Yong, General Manager, Commodities and Futures Dept.,China Construction Bank View Slides 
  • Le Yan, General Manager, Financial Markets Department, Shanghai RMB Trading Unit, Bank of China View Slides 
  • Roland Wang, Managing Director, China, World Gold Council View Slides