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General Information

Talents, both foreign and domestic, are in high demand among companies in Hong Kong. At the same time numerous local, as well as exchange students (over 150 Swedish exchange students studying here this semester) are interested in pursuing careers in Hong Kong at companies influenced by Swedish values. 


With the Career Fair, SwedCham want to capture these corresponding demands. The Career Fair is a platform for our corporate members and young professionals/students to network, establish new connections and discover internships and job openings.


Date: Thursday, November 9

Time: 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Address: HKUST Business School, Room 1501- 02, Floor 15, 3A Chater Road, Central

By joining the Career Fair you will have the possibility to: 

  • learn more about SwedCham's member companies and organizations operating in Hong Kong 
  • listen to inspiring speakers and discover the various ways of building an international career 
  • network and mingle in a professional setting 
  • receive hands-on advice and insights about career chances in Hong Kong 

Our corporate members are eager to meet you! 


Note: Students registering for the event, please state your university under "Company" and degree under "Title/Position". 

Direction to the venue

Entry is on Charter Road 3A (no entry through the actual Hong Kong Club Building). The closest MTR station is Central Exit J3.



November 9, 2023

Exhibitors & Coaching

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meet the companies
EXHIBITORS - learn more about specific companies & opportunities

Informal mingle with companies and other visitors.

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Hacking LinkedIn (Anders Lundholm)
- Upgrade your profile from good to great

4.20 PM - 4.50 PM: ELSIE'S CORNER (Elsie Yung, Elsyung Consulting)
- Advice on job applications and interviews

Swedish fika will be provided.

Open to all!
Anders Lundholm
Anders Lundholm
Elsie Yung (Founder and DIrector of Elsyung Consulting Limited)
Elsie Yung

Inspirational Conversation & Panel Discussion

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
An Entrepreneur meets a Financial Investor
Fredrik Åtting, Partner, EQT
Katarina Ivarsson, Founder, Already Tomorrow
Katarina Ivarsson (Co-Founder of Boris Design Studio Ltd)
Katarina Ivarsson
Katarina Ivarsson, Head of Manyone Asia. Co-founder of Boris Design Studio, now a cornerstone of Manyone a global strategic design agency. Katarina has a Master of Industrial Design from Lund University and a Masters Degree with Distinction in Design of Advanced Practices at Hong Kong PolyU School of Design. In her role as head of Manyone Asia she is the executive lead for Design and Research projects in Asia and Europe with clients like IKEA, Kerry Logistics, Ericsson, Samsung and Husqvarna. She is vice-chair of the Board of Directors of Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. Driven by the vision of curiosity and sustainability in both the physical and digital worlds, Katarina has co-authored several books and publications such as Building Folkhemmet with IoT and Plei-Plei on how we play and socialize with mobile technology.
Fredrik Åtting (Partner at EQT Partners Asia Ltd)
Fredrik Åtting
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Going Global - Where to start? A panel discussion on career choices
Karine Hirn - Partner & Chief Sustainability Officer, East Capital Group
Jason "Timbuktu" Diakité - Artist and Author
Ulf Carlsson - Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific & Japan, Nasdaq
Gabriella Augustsson - General Manager, Swedish Chamber of Commerce
Moderator: Emma Duong - Swedish Chamber of Commerce
Gabriella Augustsson (General Manager at The Swedish Chamber Of Commerce)
Gabriella Augustsson
Ulf Carlsson (General Manager at Nasdaq)
Ulf Carlsson
Jason "Timbuktu" Diakité
Karine Hirn (Founding Partner & Chief Sustainability Officer at East Capital Group)
Karine Hirn
Karine Hirn is a partner and co-founder of East Capital Group, as well as Chief Sustainability Officer. Founded in Sweden in 1997, East Capital Group is an independent asset management group that comprises several strategies and specialisations to offer active management solutions in equities, bonds and real estate assets with a clear ESG framework and manages a total of USD 5.5 billion for a broad range of international investors. Established in Sweden in 1997, East Capital has expanded its reach from being a pioneer investor in Eastern Europe, and one of the largest investors in this region, to offering global emerging and frontier market strategies. The firm also offers innovative products in the field of sustainable investing, such as East Capital Global Emerging Markets Sustainable. Karine is the vice Chair of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Board Director of the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, an advisor to Northeastern University Center for Emerging Markets and a French Trade Advisor.

Sponsors & Partners



HKUST Business School
Room 1501- 02, 15/F, Hong Kong Club Building, 3A Chater Road, Central
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong SAR (China)

Entry is on Charter Road 3A (no entry through the actual Hong Kong Club Building). The closest MTR station is Central Exit J3.

Contact us

For additional event or venue information, please send an email to sic@swedcham.com.hk

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