The workplace of the future: How to obtain, retain and nurture the right talent

Companies around the world continue to grapple with the disruption brought by Covid-19, especially with regards to hiring, retaining and nurturing the right talent that allows them to maintain and expand their competitiveness in a market. As boards and management are forced to reassess what success looks like, what does this mean for the skills they need to achieve this? More broadly, what is the workplace of the future? Join us for this exclusive event as our guest speakers address these questions and more. Attendees will also have the chance to network with other senior business leaders in attendance and pose their own questions to our guest speakers.


Keynote speaker

Maggy Fang 方晔
Managing Director, Work and Rewards International
Willis Towers Watson

Maggy Fang is the managing director of WTW’s Work & Rewards international business. Ms Fang leads a team to help organisations transform their business with sustainable work, total rewards and human capital strategies.

Ms Fang has more than 20 years’ experience in human resource management advisory, specialised in executive compensation design. As a trusted board advisor of leading fortune 500 companies in Asia Pacific, Maggy has helped guided business leaders on projects related to executive compensation, globalisation, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. She also successfully led the project of Lenovo and IBM’s post-merger integration. Maggy has provided consulting services to various industries from financial services, high-tech, Insurance to mining and resources, manufacture across Asia Pacific.

Ms Fang is also the trusted advisor of a number of regulators, including the China securities regulation committee (CSRC), State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Committee (SASAC), and she is a major contributor of “The Boards” Magazine.


Alfredo Montufar-Helu
Director, Beijing
Economist Intelligence Corporate Network

Alfredo is responsible for overseeing The Economist Intelligence Corporate Network in Beijing. Based in China since 2013, he has focused on analysing the business implications of policy, economic and political developments for companies investing and operating in China, and in the broader Asian region. This with the aim of distilling complex issues and conveying clear takeaways on how to capture business opportunities and respond to emerging challenges.
Before joining The Economist Intelligence Corporate Network,

Alfredo was Associate Director for KPMG’s Global China Practice, where he led and contributed to numerous thought leadership projects, including flagship reports, customised business briefings, and policy proposals for Chinese authorities. He also played a large role in events programming and outreach, including leading the design and coordination of high-profile events aimed at senior executives. Prior to that, Alfredo worked for J Capital Research, Eurasia Group and the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


8:00 – 8:45 AM – Registration and breakfast

8:45 – 9:30 AM – Keynote speaker presentation

Presented by Maggy Fang 方晔, Managing Director, Work and Rewards International at Willis Towers Watson

9:30 – 9:45 AM – Coffee break

9:45 – 10:30 AM – Panel discussion

Moderated by Alfredo Montufar-Helu

Panellists to be announced shortly.


Hotel Eclat Beijing

Meeting room details to be shared upon successful registration.


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