Digital disruption in financial services is changing the world.
The opportunities that spring from this disruption, in a region with an Asian middle class increasingly empowered by choice, are there for our taking.
Recently I travelled to Beijing to lead our representation at the Strategic Economic Dialogue with the Chinese government, and meet with major Chinese firms who are investing in Australia.
Among the encouraging signs of China's pursuit of sustainable economic growth, the prudency in which it is addressing debt and its continued openness to trade and investment, is the pace of digital change within their economy.
While Silicon Valley, London or Singapore battle for bragging rights as to who is the world's fintech leader, China is powering ahead.