The Diversification of Media: A View from FT's Angela Mackay

The Diversification of Media: A View from FT's Angela Mackay

Sponsored by

Part of the Inspirational Women Series

Supported by the Women in Business 

For the next in the Inspirational Women Series, we are delighted to be joined by Angela Mackay, the Global Publisher of FT Live and Managing Director of FT Asia Pacific. In an age where information is king, but simultaneously the credibility of traditional media outlets are constantly under attack, is being just a news source enough anymore? Join us to hear from the senior leadership of a global publication to hear her views on the road ahead for the company and media in general.
Based in Hong Kong, Angela is a member of the FT's global board. In Asia Pacific, Angela focuses on developing the group's significant potential across the region. This includes, the mainland's leading foreign-owned, Chinese-language news site, as well as the FT's burgeoning executive education business.
As Global Publisher for FT Live, Angela leads business and strategy development for events, membership and communities, such as FT Forums and the Board Director Programme (formally known as FT NED).
Angela also holds wider responsibility across the FT Group, as Chair of Longitude, a specialist thought-leadership and research company acquired by the FT in 2018, and as a NED of scoutAsia, a corporate data and news service powered by the FT and Nikkei.
Angela is a NED of the FT/IE joint venture Headspring Executive Development, and a board member of Asian Youth Orchestra, Hong Kong International Literary Festival and Sovereign Art Foundation.


About the moderator

James Kynge is global China editor at the Financial Times, based in Hong Kong, and covers investment, technology and China’s foreign relations. 

Previously, Kynge was Chairman of FT Confidential, the Financial Times’ premium research services on China, South East Asia and Latin America.

A recipient of several journalism awards, Kynge has been a correspondent based in Japan, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Russia, former Soviet Central Asia and Hong Kong over the past 30 years. He was China Bureau Chief for seven years until 2005 and later headed up the Pearson Group of companies' business operations in China. He was also President of, the FT's Chinese language website.

His prize-winning book "China Shakes the World" was an international bestseller, translated into 19 languages.


Ticket includes a light sandwich lunch.


  • Member: HK$ 270
  • Non-Member: HK$ 350
  • Y-Network Member: HK$ 170
  • Start-up Member: HK$ 170


Terms & Conditions

  • Reservations in advance are required. Please consider your booking confirmed unless notified otherwise.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing 24 hours prior to the event. No shows will be charged.
  • This event is closed to the media.
  • The event will be cancelled if the No.8 Typhoon signal or the Black Rain Storm warning is in force.
  • By attending this event, you agree to be photographed and/or filmed and give permission to use your likeness in promotional and/or marketing materials.
  • For further information please email
  • All payments for this event need to be settled by credit card through PayPal. Please note you do not need a PayPal account to complete payment.
8/23/2019 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
China Standard Time
Barclays Hong Kong Office 41/F, Cheung Kong Centre 2 Queen's Road Central
Registration not available.

Sign in to register for this event


Upcoming Events

previous daynext daytoday

Select date
Title and navigation
Title and navigation
<<<February 2020><<
February 2020

Feb, 2020

Performance Gap between Building Design and Operation
Boris's Brexit: What Does it Mean for Business?
SME Forum - Keeping the Lights on in Difficult Times
In Conversation With Bill Winters, CEO, Standard Chartered
Making Knowledge Visible in Emergency Management
The Outlook for China's Healthcare Market: The 2020 Decade
Finding the Right Talent To Stay Ahead
COVID-19 Impact on Business + Discussions with Government
Managing Your Remote Workforce Successfully
The Impact of COVID-19 on Construction in Hong Kong
COVID-19 and Supply Chain Disruption