MAS's Environmental Risk Management Guidelines For Asset Managers – Are You Ready?

December 02, 2021 December 02, 2021
03:00PM - 04:00PM SGT Zoom Webinar

MAS published its Environmental Risk Management Guidelines for Asset Managers (“ENRM Guidelines”) in December 2020. Join Phillipa Allen, CEO and Lachlan Chubb, Regional Head of Regulatory Advisory and Projects from ComplianceAsia as they guide you through practical ways to implement an ERM framework in line with MAS expectations for fund managers.

Trinnie So, Director, Compliance and Government & Public Affairs – Asia from Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Canada's largest single-profession pension plan with $221.2 billion in net assets) will also share her insights on how these compliance standards are aligning internationally and to LPs’ expectations like OTPP’s, as well as any issues/challenges.


  • How to undertake initial scoping of the applicability of the ENRM Guidelines to your operations
  • Key points for a gap analysis of existing ESG policies or procedures
  • How to design a governance framework for ESG in conjunction with IAC rules
  • What is the role of compliance and other control functions in implementing an ESG framework
  • Appropriate internal reporting and escalation channels
  • Measuring compliance with the guidelines and creating audit trails
  • Handling auditors’ questions
  • Leading ESG training


Philippa Allen
CEO and Founder

Philippa Allen, CEO and Founder of ComplianceAsia, has over 30 years’ extensive business and regulation experience in Asia. Prior to co-founding ComplianceAsia, Philippa was the Head of Compliance, APAC for Dresdner Bank and GT Asset Management (LGT Asset Management). She was one of the drafters of the original Fund Manager Code of Conduct in Hong Kong and is involved in numerous submissions to regulators and lobbying efforts with financial industry bodies. She graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree. Upon graduation, she commenced practice as a barrister and solicitor for Freehill Hollingdale and Page, in Perth, Western Australia. Philippa is a frequent speaker at financial industry conferences and technical panels, and a member of various industry representative bodies including AIMA, ASIFMA, HKVCA, SFAA and SVCA.


Lachlan Chubb
Regional Head of Regulatory Advisory and Projects

Lachlan Chubb is the Regional Head of Regulatory Advisory and Projects of ComplianceAsia, who is the leading supplier of independent compliance consulting to the financial industry in Asia. From offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Shanghai they assist hedge funds, institutional brokers, investment banks, corporate finance houses, traditional asset managers, private equity firms and derivatives brokers with licensing, ongoing support, operational reviews and crisis management. Lachlan has 9 years of experience in the compliance field across Hong Kong and multiple jurisdictions. He holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in International Business & Marketing via correspondence through Southern Cross University in Australia. Lachlan is a frequent speaker at industry events. He has presented over 30 times on topics relating to compliance and anti-money laundering and countering the finance of terrorism.

Trinnie So
Director, Compliance and Government & Public Affairs - Asia
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Trinnie So is Director, Compliance and Government and Public Affairs (Asia) at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan based in Hong Kong.  Trinnie joined Ontario Teachers’ in 2015 and leads the two functions for Asia. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers’, she held similar positions at Fidelity Institutional Asset Management, BlackRock and Barclays Global Investors.  Trinnie is a Certified Public Accountant (AICPA), and graduated from the University of British Columbia.


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