23-25 April 2013 | Jakarta, Indonesia

Speakers / Panelists / Moderators

Risk Games Conference

Muliaman Hadad, chairman, Otoritas Jasa Keuangan
Muliaman Hadad was appointed the founding chairman of the Indonesian financial super-regulator Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK) in June 2012. He had served as the deputy governor of Bank Indonesia from 2006 to 2012. OJK is a merger of the regulatory powers of the central bank Bank Indonesia and the capital markets watchdog Bapepam, to create an integrated monitoring system on banking, capital markets and non-bank financial services. A career central banker, Hadad’s appointment to the OJK met with great support as he is regarded as one of the country’s most able financial regulators and administrators.

He began his career as a general staff at the Office of Bank Indonesia in Mataram in 1986. In 2003, he was appointed as Head of the Financial System Stability Bureau and as Director of the Directorate of Banking Research and Administration in 2005. He is also active in the management of the Indonesian Economist Association (ISEI) as secretary general, and has lectured at several universities in Jakarta. Born in Bekasi in 1960, Hadad obtained his doctoral degree in business and economics at Monash University, Australia.
Tom Hoenig, vice-chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 
Thomas Hoenig is the vice chairman of the FDIC, nominated by US President Obama for the position in 2012. Prior to the FDIC, this highly influential regulator retired in 2011 as the longest serving senior Federal Reserve policy-maker after an exceptional career serving 20 years as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and a member of the Federal Open Market Committee. During the U.S. banking crisis of the 1980s, he led the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank's Division of Bank Supervision and Structure, directing the oversight of more than 1,000 banks and bank holding companies. 

William Isaac, chairman, Fifth Third Bank
William Isaac is the chairman of Fifth Third Bancorp, a regional American bank with US$300 billion in assets under care. An expert on US regulation and risk management, he is also the global head of the financial institutions group at FTI Consulting. Previously, he was the youngest ever chairman appointed to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, serving under US Presidents Carter and Reagan during the time of the 1980s savings and loans crisis.  He is the author of Senseless Panic: How Washington Failed America, with a foreword by the legendary Paul Volcker.

Michael Ong, chairman, The Risk Games Conference
Michael Ong is a professor of finance at the Illinois Institute of Technology and author of several seminal books on Basel, credit risk modelling and capital allocation. Previously, he was the EVP and chief risk officer for Credit Agricole Indosuez, where he held enterprise-wide responsibility for all risk management functions for corporate banking, merchant banking, asset management, capital markets activities, and the Carr Futures Group. Before that, his previous positions included head of enterprise risk management for ABN-AMRO.

Alden Toevs, group chief risk officer, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Alden Toevs joined Commonwealth Bank of Australia in 2008 as group chief risk officer and is now widely regarded as one of Asia's most capable CROs today. Prior to the Commonwealth Bank, Asia's largest bank by market capitalisation excluding China, Alden led First Manhattan Consulting Group's risk management, MIS and mortgage banking areas for 15 years, and was the lead consulting partner between 2000 and 2008. Alden has advised more than 100 banks globally on risk, strategy, mergers and performance measurement. Before that, he was head of mortgage research at Morgan Stanley and a professor of economics at the University of Oregon.

Gilbert Kohnke, group chief risk officer, OCBC Bank
Gilbert Kohnke has been group chief risk officer of OCBC Bank since 2005, a bank which is consistently rated in recent years as one of the world's soundest banks. He covers the full spectrum of risk, including credit, information security, liquidity, market and operational risk. Reporting to the CEO and the Board Risk Committee, he has been leading the redefinition of the bank's risk management approaches. Prior to OCBC, Gilbert was head of risk management for Asia at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), and subsequently, head of European Portfolio Management based out of London.

John Lee, group chief risk officer, Maybank
John Lee is group chief risk officer at Maybank, responsible for credit and risk management across the Group. He is also a member of the risk management working group of the Islamic Financial Services Board. Prior to Maybank, he was a partner at KPMG where he was the global lead for Islamic finance, the APAC head for financial risk management, as well as the Malaysia head for financial services. Before that, he was previously with Amanah Merchant Bank and the general manager of the Kuala Lumpur Options and Financial Futures Exchange (now known as the Malaysian Derivatives Exchange)

Tham Ming Soong, adjunct professor, National University of Singapore & former group chief risk officer, UOB Bank
Ming Soong spent 30 years as a banker and regulator in Canada and Singapore. He was UOB's CRO from 2005-2012, providing strategic risk management directions and overseeing credit, market, liquidity and operation risks for UOB's banking, fund management and insurance businesses. Until the end 2010 he chaired the Association of Banks of Singapore's risk management standing committee, and the risk management working group of the Institute of Banking and Finance. He is now focused on advisory and consulting in enterprise risk management, with specific interests in big data and high performance computing. 

Peter Deans, chief risk officer, Bank of Queensland
Peter Deans was appointed chief risk officer in March 2012 at the Bank of Queensland, a mid-sized retail focused bank with 260 branches across Australia. With over 25 years of experience, he has held senior risk management roles with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia's commercial and institutional banking businesses between 1999 and 2010. He was previously with the Industrial Bank of Japan and ANZ Bank. In December 2008, following the acquisition of Bankwest by Commonwealth Bank, Peter was appointed chief risk officer of Bankwest.
Damian Glendinning
Damian Glendinning has over 26 years’ experience in the field of finance, accounting and treasury. He is currently vice president and group treasurer at Lenovo, which he joined in 2005 after 21 years with IBM. Prior to this, Glendinning was IBM’s Asia Pacific treasurer from 2001 to 2005. He was also director of their global treasury operations in New York. Glendinning also served in a variety of corporate finance roles at IBM, including accounting and internal audit.
Sukarela Batunanggar, director, financial system stability, Otoritas Jasa Keuangan
Sukarela is the director of financial system stability at Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority (OJK), leading initiatives to develop OJK’s organizational structure, framework, systems and tools and advising OJK’s boards on financial stability and banking supervision. Previously, he was director of banking research and regulation at Bank Indonesia responsible for banking supervision policy development and Basel Initiative where he successful developed and implemented the forward looking risk-based Bank Rating (RBRR). He represents BI at various interagency, regional and international task forces including the Financial System Stability Forum working group, Basel 2 working group, ASEAN Banking Integration Framework and Financial Stability Board’s Emerging Market and Developing Economies review group.

Christian Hunt, head of custody banks and investment banks, Prudential Regulation Authority, Bank of England
Christian Hunt is responsible for the supervision of international custody banks and investment banks at the Bank of England. Before joining the UK regulator in 2011, he was a banker and regulator, most notably as a principal at the private investment firm Vasari Global and a director of corporate finance at Deutsche Bank, and as the assistant secretary of the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers, a regulatory body charged with the administration of London's code for takeovers and mergers.

Diane Ellisdeputy director, financial risk management and research, FDIC
Diane Ellis is currently on assignment serving as deputy to FDIC vice chairman Thomas M. Hoenig. Her permanent position is as deputy director for financial risk management and research in the FDIC's division of insurance and research.  In this capacity, she leads the FDIC's insurance funds management and deposit insurance pricing efforts.  She also oversees research and policy development on topics relevant to the condition of the banking industry, regulatory policy, and related topics of interest to the financial services industry.

Ilhyock Shim, senior economist, Bank for International Settlements
Ilhyock Shim is a senior economist at the BIS office for Asia and the Pacific. He is responsible for research on financial regulation, financial markets and financial stability. Before he was assigned to the BIS representative office in 2007, he had worked for the BIS in Basel for three years as economist for the financial institutions and infrastructure unit of the monetary and economic department. Previously, he was deputy director in charge of deposit insurance and financial sector restructuring at the Korean ministry of finance and economy. From Dec. 2009 to Nov. 2010, he was seconded to the G20 Affairs Office as an advisor.

James Cullen, former senior vice president, Wells Fargo
James Cullen was senior vice president in Wells Fargo's global financial institutions group with specific focus on Asia. He is a career banker with over four decades of experience in the financial services industry, including posts in San Francisco, Hong Kong, Singapore and Seattle with Wells Fargo, Bank of America and US Bancorporation before venturing on his own in 2010. Prior banking experience includes involvement in a variety of business sectors including corporate banking and finance and institutional banking.

Ananias Serrano Cornelio III (Jong), chief risk officer, China Banking Corporation
Jong Cornelio joined China Bank as head of the bank’s risk management group in October 2012. He was formerly the CRO of the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) and has previously worked in risk and controls for some of the largest commercial banks in the Philippines. Mr. Cornelio obtained his Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. He has participated in senior-level capacity building programs throughout the region.

Brian Lo, head, market & liquidity risk management, DBS Bank
Brian is currently responsible for risk measurement, pricing model validation and risk model development for market and liquidity risk. Widely recognised as one of Asia’s leading quantitative risk experts, Brian has been heading market risk for DBS for over a decade. Prior to DBS, Dr Lo was with BNP Paribas, specialising in equity and credit derivatives, convertible bonds and exotic derivatives in Asia. Before that, he was head of regional risk analytics for Citibank in Hong Kong. He is currently an adjunct associate professor at the Singapore Management University.

Andre Thibeault, professor of banking and financial markets, Vlerick Business School
André Thibeault is head of the Vlerick Centre for Financial Services at the Vlerick Business School in Belgium.  He was previously chairman of the finance department at Nyenrode Business University in The Netherlands and director of the finance-insurance department of Laval University in Canada.  He has held visiting positions at universities including HEC Lausanne in Switzerland and the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai.  He has been active in the financial services industry as program developer for the Institute of Canadian Bankers and the Belgian Bankers Association, developing several well-known banking and insurance simulations.
Pradip Chhavda, head of treasury, capital markets, FI & transaction banking, Bank Danamon
Pradip has been the business head of treasure, capital markets, financial institution & transaction banking for Danamon since 2009. He started his career with Citibank in 1984 as a treasury manager of Saudi American Bank in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and left the bank as deputy devision head for sales and trading in Citibank International, Miami, Florida. He the continued his career and worked in First Caribbean International Bank in Barbados.
Lloyd Rolston, chief risk officer, Qatar National Bank Kesawan
Lloyd is a director and the chief risk officer of QNB Kesawan in Indonesia since January 2012. He has 27 years of experience in banking, predominantly in risk management in the Netherlands Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia. He was the Asian head of commercial risk for the Royal Bank of Scotland from 2008-2011, and before that the chief risk officer for ABN AMRO Bank in Indonesia. He obtained his masters degree in finance from the Securities Institute of Australia in 1985. 
Krishnan Rangaswamy, head of model review, ANZ Bank
Krishnan Rangaswamy is the group head for model review, governance and business enablement for global market risk at ANZ Bank. An expert in the area of traded market risk analysis, he was previously ANZ's head of market and treasury risk for the Asia Pacific, Europe and Americas region. From 1995 to 2008, he led key market risk functions for ANZ in Australia and New Zealand. Before ANZ, he was head of finance and treasury support at a bank in the Middle East and a senior auditor with Ernst & Young.
Abdul Shakeel, EVP & head, consumer risk, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
Abdul Shakeel has over 20 years experience in various verticals of risk management, operations and information technology. He heads the consumer risk management group in Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank , which involves developing risk management strategies for the retail ,SME and wealth management portfolios within the framework of the bank’s risk management policy, profitability and applicable regulatory constraints while limiting the exposure to operational and financial risk contingencies. Prior to ADCB, he worked with Citibank UAE for 14 year in operations, technology and risk and holds a masters degree in risk management from NYU Stern.

Rona Morgan, former head of risk strategy, HSBC Asia Pacific
Rona Morgan was the former group head of risk strategy at ANZ Bank until 2013, and before that, the head of risk strategy at HSBC Asia Pacific. She was responsible for Basel II implementation for HSBC, leading a large team to successfully adopt the most advanced approaches in one of the world's largest banking group. Her extensive knowledge in risk management is strengthened with a previous background as a commercial banker and a belief in strong regulatory engagement. She attended INSEAD and the London Business School.

Tsuyoshi Oyama, partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu & former deputy director general, Bank of Japan
Tsuyoshi leads Deloitte’s practice for risk management and regulation advisory. Previously he spent 23 years at the Bank of Japan, most recently as deputy director-general in the financial system and bank examination department. In the BoJ, he conducted projects to manage Japanese banks‘ NPL issues, on-site examinations for major financial institutions, Basel II implementation and represented BoJ on the Basel Committee on Bank Supervision meetings. He was seconded to IMF's policy development and review unit in1994-1997 and is the author of “Post-crisis Risk Management”, “Art of Risk” and “Basel III Impact”.
Saloni Ramakrishna, senior director, Oracle Financial Services Analytics
With over 20 years experience in analytics across the risk, compliance, customer & performance domains, Saloni is an industry thought leader who interacts regularly with senior regulators and management of financial institutions. She has advised and architected solutions in the risk, compliance, performance and customer space for financial institutions around the world. In her 12 years at Oracle Financial Services, she has led the design, development and implementation of its analytical solutions. Previously, she was a banker specializing in credit, compliance, finance and asset liability management and played a policy making role in her banks and at industry level committees.
Vishal Kapoor, regional practice lead, APAC, balance sheet mgmt.. & stress testing, Moody’s Analytics
Vishal has 20 years’ experience in strategic planning, risk management, and capital planning advisory. His projects include reviewing ICAAP/ liquidity risk for 3 consecutive years for a major Singapore-based bank, reporting the results to the board and the regulator. He addressed stress testing issues at an enterprise wide level, set risk governance for banks in China and Singapore, conducted program reviews for Basel II and provided over 700 hours ICAAP/ Basel III/ liquidity training to senior management and board. Previously, he held key positions with JP Morgan, Standard Chartered, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse.
Gino Coene , subject matter expert, risk management, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
Gino Coene is the subject matter expert in risk management at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, providing expertise and consultancy to financial institutions on risk management solutions and responding to new business requirements in the Asia-Pacific region. His deep expertise in risk management, product development and implementation enables him to lead the development of Wolters Kluwer Financial Services' solution for Basel II and Basel III. Previously, Gino worked for 13 years as a project manager in several banks, including BNP Paribas Fortis, KBC and Banco Santander.
Mac Kalyan, managing partner, Black Ice
An expert in ICAAP and risk appetite, Mac Kalyan has been extensively involved in Basel rollouts in both North America and Asia; most recently in Korea, Singapore and Malaysia. With extensive knowledge of the regulatory and compliance environment in major G-20 countries, he has acted in an advisory capacity to banks, central banks and regulatory agencies in Asia and North America. Mac was previously head of Teradata’s enterprise risk management practice, and he was also the former head of the risk, finance and CRM practice for EDS in the Asia Pacific.
John Pattison, partner, Black Ice and former SVP, treasury & risk management, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
John Pattison is a financial consultant and a professor at the University of Western Ontario. He is a contributing editor to the Canadian Financial Services Alert and has authored over 80 publications in the fields of economics and finance. John was previously the senior vice president for treasury and risk management at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, which is routinely rated amongst the world’s strongest banks. He received his PhD from the London School of Economics and was awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur by the French Government in 1998.
Olivier Kamoun, managing director, APAC, AxiomSL
Olivier is MD for AxiomSL in APAC, a leader in solutions for enterprise risk management, data management, regulatory reporting and compliance. For the last 3 years, he successfully led the development of the AxiomSL presence in APAC, which has grown from a start-up to multi-country regional presence. Axiom SL’s software framework is now used to deliver numerous multi-country regulatory programs across the region. Previously, Olivier was the founder of a trading and market risk consultancy and also the founder of a hedge fund focused on commodities, currencies and interest rate derivatives.
Mr Cesar Virata, Former Prime Minister of the Philippines and current corporate vice-chairman, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation
Cesar Virata is regarded to be amongst the most progressive political and financial leaders from the Phillippines, serving as Minister of Finance from 1970-1986 and Prime Minister from 1981-1986. Known for his tough economic policies and a clean international reputation, it was during Mr Virata’s time as Minister of Finance that the Philippines became economically strong through healthy trade and budgetary surpluses. Returning to private enterprise and serving as the president of the Bankers’ Association of the Philippines, he has been involved in strengthening the Philippines’ money exchanges. Mr Virata is now currently corporate vice-chairman of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation.
Stephanie Dunn, senior research manager, The Asian Banker
Stephanie Dunn is a senior research manager at The Asian Banker, responsible for building bank analytics and risk management programmes. A former central banker with the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), she has had roles as an economist and as a foreign exchange and commodities analyst. Her most recent position at the RBA was as a senior dealer, where she conducted open market operations on behalf of the RBA every day. Prior to the RBA, Stephanie worked for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Beirut, Lebanon.
Mr Gordian Gaeta, International Resource Director, The Asian Banker
Gordian Gaeta has been a banking consultant for some 25 years. He has advised and served many of the leading financial services organisations across Asia and close to half of the top 100 banks worldwide. He specialises in developing and implementing analytical solutions for complex strategic issues in financial services-related industries undergoing significant change or being exposed to intricate risk issues.
Dharmesh Pandya, partner, DLA Piper
Dharmesh Pandya is a partner in DLA Piper's International Tax practice, based in Silicon Valley. He is highly experienced in advising US-based clients on the tax aspects of their Asian operations and in advising Asian financial institutions comply with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Mr. Pandya is admitted to practice in California, USA and in India and is also a member of the Law Society of England & Wales. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Mumbai.
Kathik Kumar, of counsel, Jones Day
Karthik is a English qualified banking and infrastructure lawyer with multijurisdictional experience in Singapore, Australia, India and around Southeast Asia.  He specialises in a variety of financing transactions including project finance, acquisition finance, structured finance and cross border restructurings. His practice involves acting for a range of financial institutions including ANZ, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Westpac, IFC, The Royal Bank of Scotland, ICICI Bank, Barclays, BNP Paribas, HSBC and Standard Chartered.

International Banking Conference

James Cullen, former senior vice president, Wells Fargo
James Cullen was senior vice president in Wells Fargo's global financial institutions group with specific focus on Asia. He is a career banker with over four decades of experience in the financial services industry, including posts in San Francisco, Hong Kong, Singapore and Seattle with Wells Fargo, Bank of America and US Bancorporation before venturing on his own in 2010. Prior banking experience includes involvement in a variety of business sectors including corporate banking and finance and institutional banking.

Mathew Welch, former global head of banks, Standard Chartered
Mathew has 24 years of senior executive experience in financial markets in Asia, having conducted business and led teams, transactions and projects in most major Asian countries. Prior to starting his own firm, Mathew was Managing Director & Head of Banks, Asia (ex-Japan) at Daiwa Securities Capital Markets, Managing Director and Head Financial Institutions, Asia at ING Investment Banking, Managing Director, Investments at Temasek Holdings and Global Head of Banks at Standard Chartered. He has a MBA degree from Harvard Business School
Mr Gordian Gaeta, International Resource Director, The Asian Banker 
Gordian Gaeta has been a banking consultant for some 25 years. He has advised and served many of the leading financial services organisations across Asia and close to half of the top 100 banks worldwide. He specialises in developing and implementing analytical solutions for complex strategic issues in financial services-related industries undergoing significant change or being exposed to intricate risk issues.
Mr Cesar Virata, Former Prime Minister of the Philippines and current corporate vice-chairman, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation
Cesar Virata is regarded to be amongst the most progressive political and financial leaders from the Phillippines, serving as Minister of Finance from 1970-1986 and Prime Minister from 1981-1986. Known for his tough economic policies and a clean international reputation, it was during Mr Virata’s time as Minister of Finance that the Philippines became economically strong through healthy trade and budgetary surpluses. Returning to private enterprise and serving as the president of the Bankers’ Association of the Philippines, he has been involved in strengthening the Philippines’ money exchanges. Mr Virata is now currently corporate vice-chairman of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation.
Chris Skinner, chairman, Financial Services Club
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club, which he founded in 2004.  He is the author of nine books covering everything from European regulations in banking through the creditcrisis to the future of banking and is a regular commentator on BBC News, Sky News and Bloomberg about banking issues.
Jean-Luc Schneider, deputy director, economics department, OECD
Jean-Luc Schneider is deputy director of the policy studies branch at the Economics Department, OECD. Schneider studied mathematics andeconomics in Paris and London. Before joining the OECD in 2007, he held various positions in France in the Forecasting Directorate and the Treasury where he dealt with structural policies, public finance and macroeconomic policy. Schneider also spent several years at the IMF, where he worked in various countries in the fiscal affairs department.
Damian Glendinning
Damian Glendinning has over 26 years’ experience in the field of finance, accounting and treasury. He is currently vice president and group treasurer at Lenovo, which he joined in 2005 after 21 years with IBM. Prior to this, Glendinning was IBM’s Asia Pacific treasurer from 2001 to 2005. He was also director of their global treasury operations in New York. Glendinning also served in a variety of corporate finance roles at IBM, including accounting and internal audit.
Peter Zhang, deputy director general, Shanghai Bureau of CBRC
Peter Zhang is deputy director general at the Shanghai Bureau, China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC). Before joining CBRC, Zhang served as manager and vice president in various financial institutions, including the New York branch of Union Bank of Switzerland, Chemical Bank in New York and Chase Manhattan Bank, Tokyo. He then broadened his expertise to financial law at Harvard Law School. He is an experienced financial expert with many articles and books published both inEnglish and Chinese.
Lorenzo V Tan, president, Bankers’ Association of Philippines & president and CEO, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation
Lorenzo Tan is responsible for the business repositioning and growth of RCBC. He has steered the bank to its highest net income and capital in its 52 year history, grew its deposit base, increased its branch and ATM network and customer base. Under his leadership, the bank achieved 37 awards in the past 2 years from institutions such as Asia CEO Awards, World Finance magazine, Asia Money, Institute of Corporate Directors, Visa International etc.
Zhihong Lin, board member & president of trade finance department (strategic business unit)
Mr Lin has over 20 years of experience in financial industry. Prior to his current roles, he served as vice president and general manager of both international and banking departments in CMBC Dalian Branch, assistant manager of Dalian branch of Bank of Tokyo, and deputy manager and assistant president of Dalian branch of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. In 2008, Mr. Lin was selected the 50 Most Promising Young Bankers in the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions by The Asian Banker and was also awarded National Labor Financial Medal by National Financial Trade Unions.
Abraham J. Adriaansz, member, executive committee, Asian Payment Network
Mr Adriaansz was a major driver in introducing the payment industry good governance principles through managing the national NSICCS project management office, consisted of Central Bank, banks, principals, international consultants and vendors in Indonesia. He has years of experience in business strategy, financial risk management and change management. He played an instrumental role in developing the recapitalization plan, performance contract and monitoring framework for major banks during the 1998 – 1999 financial crises.
Budi Gunadi Sadikin, president director, Bank Mandiri
Sadikin has been assigned his current role in 2013. He began his career in 1988. He is an active member of a variety of professional organizations, and also serves as a member of the Executive Board of the Indonesian Bankers Institute (IBI). In addition, he is a member of Acquiring Business Executive Council VISA Asia Pacific, and the SWIFT Asia-Pacific Advisory Group (APAG), and Chairman of the Indonesia Payments System Association.
Gil Gadot, president Asia-Pacific, managing director FSC, Fundtech
Gil Gadot is a co-founder of Fundtech and has been with the company since its inception in 1993. Currently Mr. Gadot is President of Fundtech’s Asia Pacific business and is Managing Director of Fundtech FSC, the business unit that focuses on Financial Supply Chain products and services. Previous positions held at Fundtech include: CTO, General Manager of International Operation, SVP of USA Operations & Technology, Managing Director of Global Settlements, and the company’s first head of R&D.
Chris Werner, partner, Watatawa & former head, consumer banking, NE Asia, Standard Chartered
Chris Werner has over 25 years’ experience in global retail financial institutions. As Standard Chartered Bank’s Regional Head of Consumer Banking, North East Asia, he managed some of its most profitable units. His key achievements include acquisitions in Korea, Pakistan and Taiwan valued at over $3 billion, the tripling of Standard Chartered’s retail distribution network and the first IPO of a consumer finance company in Korea.
Marcus Sehr, global head of FI product, global transaction banking, Deutsche Bank
Marcus Sehr is global head of FI product—cash management financial institutions within global transaction banking at Deutsche Bank. Before that, he held various positions such as global COO, global head of wholesale solution and business manager. He was senior product manager for euro and US dollar money transfer products, with responsibilities that included product management for financial institutions for the Asia Pacific region as well as strategic euro clearinginfrastructure projects.
Kelly Miller, global executive & director, supply chain solutions, SAP
Kelly Miller joined Ariba Inc. (an SAP company) in 2006. In 2012 he was appointed the Global Director for Financial Services Industry for Ariba. Kelly has been in the technology and software industry with over 15 years of experience. He has managed some of the largest financial services institutional clients on the Ariba Network, the world’s largest webbased trading community that features more than 730,000 suppliers and the industry’s fastest growing financial partner eco-system.
Mahadir Manap, global head, trade and supply chain financing, Maybank
Mahadir is responsible for the strategic direction and management of domestic and global trade and supply chain financing, structured trade and commodity financing. His clients cover various sectors of the economy across Malaysia, ASEAN and Greater China. Prior to joining Maybank, he was senior vice president, trade and supply chain at HSBC Malaysia involved in forming strategic plans for trade finance and working closely with sales, operations, technology, controllers, legal and credit to get high level buy-in of proforma financials.
Merhdad Tosif, senior principal solution consultant, ACI Worldwide
Mehrdad Tosif has over 32 years of experience in the IT industry and expertise in payment sector. He has solid knowledge and thought leadership on both business and technical issues that relate to payments acquiring, processing and back office functions for banking and financial systems. Many of the solutions he has worked on are currently forming the national switches for retail payments in the Asia Pacific region.
Richard Davies, director APAC, global product business, CGI
Richard Davies is responsible for CGI Payments and AML products business in the Asia Pacific region. He has a career that spans over 30 years in the Payments industry working for blue chip companies such as American Express, Thomas Cook Group, Logica and CGI.  He has enjoyed a number of roles in performance engineering, strategic marketing and business development and in conducting his duties has worked in the US and Canada, Western Europe, South Africa and Asia Pacific. His business focus in CGI is payments and sanctions screening.
Loo Eng Hock, global head, cash management, Maybank
With more than 20 years of banking experience, Loo is Maybank’s global head for cash management overseeing 12 ASEAN countries. Since joining Maybank in October 2010, Loo has doubled the revenue and is on his way in making Maybank the leading cash management provider by 2015 in ASEAN. He has successfully launched Maybank2E-Regional Cash, a regional cash management platform in Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines which will soon be available to major ASEAN countries by 2014. Besides that, Loo also made Maybank the first bank in the world to launch a corporate mobile banking application on Windows Phone 8.
Dharmesh Pandya, partner, DLA Piper
Dharmesh Pandya is a partner in DLA Piper's International Tax practice, based in Silicon Valley. He is highly experienced in advising US-based clients on the tax aspects of their Asian operations and in advising Asian financial institutions comply with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Mr. Pandya is admitted to practice in California, USA and in India and is also a member of the Law Society of England & Wales. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Mumbai.
Donghyun Park, principal economist of economics and research, ADB
Donghyun Park is currently principal economist at the Economics and Research Department of the Asian Development Bank which he joined in April 2007. Prior to that, he was a tenured associate professor of economics at the Nanyang TechnologicalUniversity in Singapore. Park has a PhD in economics from UCLA, and his main research fields are international finance, international trade and development economics. His research, which has been published extensively in journals and books, revolves around policy-oriented topics relevant for Asia's long-term development.
Kathik Kumar, of counsel, Jones Day
Karthik is a English qualified banking and infrastructure lawyer with multijurisdictional experience in Singapore, Australia, India and around Southeast Asia.  He specialises in a variety of financing transactions including project finance, acquisition finance, structured finance and cross border restructurings. His practice involves acting for a range of financial institutions including ANZ, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Westpac, IFC, The Royal Bank of Scotland, ICICI Bank, Barclays, BNP Paribas, HSBC and Standard Chartered.
Brian Lo, head, market & liquidity risk management, DBS Bank
Brian is currently responsible for risk measurement, pricing model validation and risk model development for market and liquidity risk. Widely recognised as one of Asia’s leading quantitative risk experts, Brian has been heading market risk for DBS for over a decade. Prior to DBS, Dr Lo was with BNP Paribas, specialising in equity and credit derivatives, convertible bonds and exotic derivatives in Asia. Before that, he was head of regional risk analytics for Citibank in Hong Kong. He is currently an adjunct associate professor at the Singapore Management University.
Michael Wong, associate professor of finance, City University of Hong Kong
Michael Wong is an associate professor of finance at City University of Hong Kong and founder and chairman of CTRISKS. Before his academic career, he spent seven years on investment banking, heading FX, metals and derivatives trading. He founded CTRISKS in 2007 to develop credit rating services and made it an industry leader in 2011. He served as a founding member of the FRM committee of the Global Association of Risk Professional from 1998 to 2002, helping to develop the FRM examination into a global standard on risk management education.
Venkatesh Somanathan, director, global transaction banking, Deutsche Bank
Venkatesh  is a Director and Regional Head of Trade Finance Product Management, Asia Pacific in the Bank's Global Transaction Banking Division. He is responsible for leading Trade Finance product initiatives and developing and executing the TF product strategy in Asia Pacific. He is also a subject matter expert on RMB and hasbeen instrumental in spearheading RMB related projects for the trade finance business in the region. He has 15 years of experience in Trade Finance.
Pradip Chhadva, Head of treasury, capital markets, FI & transaction banking, Bank Danamon
Pradip has been the business head of treasure, capital markets, financial institution & transaction banking for Danamon since 2009. He started his career with Citibank in 1984 as a treasury manager of Saudi American Bank in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and left the bank as deputy devision head for sales and trading in Citibank International, Miami, Florida. He the continued his career and worked in First Caribbean International Bank in Barbados.
Eric Tan, head of channels & implementation, ANZ
Eric Tan currently heads the channels and implementation of payments and cash management Asia, at ANZ Banking Group based in Singapore. He is responsible for delivery of corporate electronic banking platform development and also heads up a team managing client implementation on transaction banking solution. Earlier in his ca0072eer, Eric delivered a number of payment and receivables solutions integrating with SAP that help improve the productivity and efficiency for his bank’s customers. One of his deals delivered comes with 25000 payments daily, and the integration of e-banking solution with ERP significantly enhanced the operational aspect of the client working capital.
Boon-Hiong Chan, director, global transaction banking, Deutsche Bank
Boon-Hiong Chan is responsible for leading Market Advocacy for global transaction banking product management in Asia Pacific & Middle East, focused in the area of securities services. Other experiences include new market and segment entry, acquisition due diligence, corporate trust, securitization, Islamic finance, equity services and derivatives valuation in Japan, UK/Europe and Middle East. Boon holds a Master's of Science inComputation from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, United Kingdom.
Vivek Chandok, vice president, products portfolio & solutions,Canvasm
Vivek has 18+ years of experience in managing mobility product portfolio, innovation - new product development, business development, network deployment & operations, system integration network integration strategic and he is a creative thinker with global perspective. He started his career from tier 1 telecom service providers and leading high-tech telecom equipment manufactures. He has years of experience in technology implementation for several industries.

Ittiporn Intravisit, FVP, corporate and SME product division, Kasikornbank
Ittiporn Intravisit is currently the Head of Transaction Banking service and sales network out of Kasikornbank, Bangkok, Thailand. Ittiporn has been leading the development of credit and business solutions focusing on the areas of financial supply chain as well as SME customer segment. He possesses 20 years of corporate and commercial banking experience with various roles in relationship management, risk management and product development. Ittiporn has been a pioneer in the development of Financial Supply Chain business model in Thailand.

Ilhyock Shim, senior economist, Bank for International Settlements
Ilhyock Shim is a senior economist at the BIS representative office for Asia and the Pacific. He is responsible for research on financial regulation, financial markets and financial stability. Before he was assigned to the BIS representative office in 2007, he had worked for the BIS in Basel for three years as economist for the financial institutions and infrastructure unit of the monetary and economic department. Previously, he was deputy director in charge of the deposit insurance system and financial sector restructuring at the Korean ministry of finance and economy. From Dec. 2009 to Nov. 2010, he was seconded from the BIS as an advisor to the G20 Affairs Office.

Erh-Cheng Hwa, chief economist, Baoshang Bank
Erh-Cheng Hwa is currently Chief Economist at Baoshang Bank in Beijing. Prior to this position, Er-Cheng served as Chief Economist at China Construction Bank. His earlier professional career was devoted to research of the U.S. economy at Cornell University, the National Bureau of Economic Research, and SRI International. In 1977, he joined the research department of the IMF. He had also worked at the World Bank. He has also served as an advisor for the governor of China's Guangdong province, and taught at several universities including Peking University.

Andrew Suhandinata, head, transaction banking, BII Maybank
Andrew Suhandinata is currently responsible for managing the cash management, trade finance, financial institutions and securities services portfolio at Maybank. Prior to BII Maybank, he was transaction banking product group head & senior corporate executive at Bank OCBC NISP, where he managed and led product strategy in trade finance and cash management across Indonesia. He also had 8 years career in HSBC where he managed different exposure of banking including trade finance, commercial banking, credit recovery, branch banking and financial institutions.

Technology Decision Makers Conference

David Gledhill, MD & head of group technology and operations, DBS Bank
David Gledhill has over 25 years of experience with a profound understanding of the industry in Asia, managing over 5,000 staff across the region. He is focused on strengthening the bank's technology and infrastructure platform to drive greater resilience, organizational flexibility and innovation. David will be talking about the evolving role of CIOs and about the innovative cultures with new strategies in channels and distribution.

Sanjoy Sen, managing director, retail banking Asia Pacific, ANZ 
Sanjoy Sen is responsible for Driving ANZ’s retail business momentum across 21 countries in the Asia Pacific region. Bringing deep multi-market experience and knowledge to the table, Sen’s mandate is to develop strong connectivity across regional markets in the bank’s products and services delivery. With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Sen joined ANZ from Citigroup, where he held senior leadership roles spanning different business divisions including business management, sales,marketing, credit and risk. He was most recently managing director and consumer banking head for the Middle East, Pakistan and North Africa.

Sushil Kumar Mishra, DMD & CIO, State Bank of India
Sushil Kumar Mishra is the deputy managing director and chief information officer, State Bank of India (SBI), India’s largest commercial Bank. He has been CIO of SBI since August 2012. Prior to this  Mishra was chief general manager in charge of the operations of the bank in the two states of Madhya Pradesh and Chhatisgarh, consisting of 1345 bank branches and 2040 ATMs. During his tenure of more than 36 years at SBI, Mishra held a number of important positions, including those of deputy general manager – Haryana Module, Circle Credit Officer – Chandigarh Circle, business head (cross selling) corporate centre. Mishra has also worked overseas at the offshore banking unit of the Bank at Bahrain.

Paul Cobban, chief operating officer, technology and operations, DBS Bank     
Paul Cobban oversees business transformation, operational excellence, customer experience, IT project office, procurement, real estate, operational risk and business continuity management at DBS Bank. Cobban joined DBS in 2009 as managing director for business transformation. Prior to joining DBS, Cobban spent 13 years at Standard Chartered Bank and held a number of key positions including global head of consumer bank operations, head of consumer bank transformation and global head of IT production services.

Akihiro Miyamoto, president director, Bank Resona Perdania
Akihiro Miyamoto was appointed president director of Bank Resona Perdania in February 2004. Joining the bank – previously known as Daiwa Bank – upon graduating from Keio University in 1978, Miyamoto has served in various capacities - as marketing head of the bank’s Singapore branch in 1987 and its international business division head in 2001.

Chris Skinner, chairman, Financial Services Club
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club, which he founded in 2004.  He is the author of nine books covering everything from European regulations in banking through the credit crisis to the future of banking and is a regular commentator on BBC News, Sky News and Bloomberg about banking issues.

Eric Tachibana, Asia Pacific COO, chief technology office, UBS
Eric Tachibana's current role covers wealth management, investment banking and asset management.  Prior to this Tachibana was Asia Pacific region COO for banking, markets, and wealth management technology and operations for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Following seven years as an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, Tachibana ran a successful private equity fund and continues to teach as an associate adjunct professor at the National University of Singapore business school.

Voranuch Dejakaisaya, head of technology, Bank of Ayudha
Voranuch Dejakaisaya has been working as since June 2009. Prior to this she worked in GE Capital Thailand for 11 years, with her last position before joining Bank of Ayudha as IT Leader-SEA Global banking, a role in which she was responsible for overseeing IT of GE Money in Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia and Hong Kong. Dejakaisaya has over 20 years of experience in IT banking and the finance industry.

Associate Professor Enoch Ch'ng, MSc MIT
Enoch Ch'ng is SMU's director of their school of information systems programs in financial services. In the past, Ch'ng has been the executive director of the specialist risk supervision department in the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and also a managing director at Singapore's DBS Bank. Ch'ng has 25 years of experience in risk management, IT and management functions.  His expertise includes preparing trainees for financial services technology and operation roles, focusing on delivery methods, tools and the learning environment.

Raymond Leung, group chief operating officer, Alliance Bank Malaysia
Raymond Leung joined Alliance Bank as Group Chief Operating Officer in January 2011. He oversees the operations, technology and various support functions of the Bank, and is instrumental in developing key strategies that encompass all aspects of the Bank’s business to drive growth. This includes product support, talent development, customer services and delivery. Prior to joining Alliance Bank, Mr. Leung had gained a diverse wealth of experience with over 30 years in Citigroup, with assignments in Hong Kong, Toronto, New York and Singapore. He held key positions in both country and regional capacities for operations, technology, internal audit and product management.

Tham Ming Soong, adjunct professor, National University of Singapore & former group chief risk officer, UOB Bank
Ming Soong spent 30 years as a banker and regulator in Canada and Singapore. He was UOB's CRO from 2005-2012, providing strategic risk management directions and overseeing credit, market, liquidity and operation risks for UOB's banking, fund management and insurance businesses. Until the end 2010 he chaired the Association of Banks of Singapore's risk management standing committee, and the risk management working group of the Institute of Banking and Finance. He is now focused on advisory and consulting in enterprise risk management, with specific interests in big data and high performance computing. 

Kanchan Nijasure, director & chief information officer, Bank Danamon Indonesia 
Kanchan Nijasure is responsible for designing Bank Danamon’s IT vision and strategy in close alignment with the bank's business strategy. He has put in place an IT end-state blueprint and roadmap to build a world class IT platform for the bank. Nijasure also leads Bank Danamon’s IT Steering Committee and is a member of the Risk Management Committee. Beforejoining Bank Danamon in 2004 as Chief Technology Officer, Nijasure held a number of senior management positions in different divisions within Citigroup

Devabalan Theyventheran, Director, Transformation Office and Business Process Development, CIMB Group
Director at CIMB Group’s Transformation Office and Business Process Development division, Devabalan Theyventheran’s role entails program management and implementation of the group's strategic projects, as well as driving operational synergy across various areas through business process reengineering initiatives. Devabalan is also responsible for the operations and methods, process quality and reengineering, and policy and control functions of the group.

Pranav Seth, head, e-business & business transformation, global consumer financial services, OCBC Bank
Pranav Seth currently leads the digital banking strategy for OCBC Banks' consumer franchise. In this role, he is responsible for enabling the full potential of all digital and digital-enabled consumer touch points.  He has led the customer-centric and design-thinking transformation of OCBC's consumer online and mobile banking propositions achieving significant improvement in usage, satisfaction and revenue generation. 

Alexander Escucha, senior vice president, China Banking Corporation, Philippines
Alex Escucha is responsible for strategic planning, investor relations, marketing services, public relations, strategic marketing and customer aspects of IT in China Banking Corp, the first privately owned bank in the Philippines. With over 25 years of banking experience across multiple disciplines, he has management expertise ranging from strategy formulation to project implementation. He has also served as chairman of the Federation of ASEAN Economic Associations.

YB Hariantono, CIO,  Bank International Indonesia
YB Hariantono is currently CIO of Bank International Indonesia, a subsidiary of Maybank Group, the largest bank in Malaysia. In a banking career spanning 22 years, Hariantono has had various experiences in the consumer banking business, leading sales and distribution groups, e-banking business and consumer credit underwriting. Within IT, major tasks accomplished by Hariantono include core banking system replacement implementation, core banking system and data centre consolidation, as well as an IT integration project for the merger of five Indonesian banks.
Marie Ito, Operating Director, Bank Resona Perdania
 As operating director, Marie Ito leads Bank Resona Perdania’s risk management division, system and general affair division, and business division. Prior to joining Bank Resona Perdania, Ito spent considerable time with accounting firm Arthur Andersen Jakarta and Citibank Jakarta.
Endra Halim, core application management group head, Bank Central Asia
Endra Halim is currently Core Application Management Group Head at Bank Central Asia. He leads the bank’s strategic projects and heads a team involved in maintaining and developing core applications for Bank Central Asia. Halim’s job includes exploring and implementing new technologies at the bank. Before joining the bank, Halim held key positions in Inti Salim Corporation and Caltex Pacific Indonesia.

Eric Tan, head of channels & implementation, ANZ 
Eric Tan currently heads the channels and implementation of payments and cash management Asia, at ANZ Banking Group based in Singapore. He is responsible for delivery of corporate electronic banking platform development and also heads up a team managing client implementation on transaction banking solution. Earlier in his ca0072eer, Eric delivered a number of payment and receivables solutions integrating with SAP that help improve the productivity and efficiency for his bank’s customers. One of his deals delivered comes with 25000 payments daily, and the integration of e-banking solution with ERP significantly enhanced the operational aspect of the client working capital.

Mahesh Ranade, SVP, Bank Mandiri
Mahesh Ranade is currently senior vice president at PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk. Mahesh has rich experience in strategy formulation and execution in both wholesale and consumer areas. At Bank Mandiri, Mahesh has set up a new group that manages strategic technology projects working closely with different businesses in the bank. He has 17 years of experience in the industry and has worked in software companies, consulting firms and banks. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree and Masters in Management from University of Mumbai, India.
Ryoji Fukaya, president & CEO, NTT Data Asia Pacific
 As president and CEO of NTT Data Asia Pacific, Ryoji Fukaya focuses on offering innovative IT solution and services for clients, directing 1,000 professionals in the region and leveraging 10,000 resources in India. Having held key posts across various business functions, Fukaya has accomplished system integration projects in the US for Japanese banks and executed business management of Japanese bank subsidies in Australia.
Richard Davies, director APAC, global product business, CGI
Richard Davies is responsible for CGI Payments and AML products business in the Asia Pacific region. He has a career that spans over 30 years in the Payments industry working for blue chip companies such as American Express, Thomas Cook Group, Logica and CGI.  He has enjoyed a number of roles in performance engineering, strategic marketing and business development and in conducting his duties has worked in the US and Canada, Western Europe, South Africa and Asia Pacific. His business focus in CGI is payments and sanctions screening.

Matthew Talbot, senior vice president, mCommerce, SAP
Matthew Talbot was named senior vice president of Sybase 365’s Mobile Commerce division in 2004. Prior to joining Sybase, Talbot was attached to MIG (Mobile Internet Group) as CEO (2011), a leading wireless application service provider. Talbot also worked with Tattersall’s – a market leader in Australia's gaming and entertainment business - as marketing strategic planning manager, having led the development and launch of the company’s online and IVR-based gaming brands.

Eric Carlier, principal consultant, EMEA, TIBCO Software Inc. 
Eric Carlier is responsible for all client-related consultancy that includes sales consultancy activities in marketing, alliances, professionalservices, pre-sales support and direct sales for TIBCO Software Inc. For the last five years, Carlier has focused on working with telecommunication firms, banks and payment services providers across various regions such as the US,Europe, Africa, Middle-East and South-East Asia, in shaping next generationpayment services. Prior to TIBCO Software, Eric started his career as a software consultant with Accenture in 1996.

Marc Mathenz, SVP, head of Asia Pacific, First Data Corporation 
Marc Mathenz is responsible for First Data Corporation’s operations in the Asia Pacific region, with interests in countries such as Australia, NewZealand, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macau, India, China and Thailand. Prior to his role as First Data Corporation’s Asia Pacific head, Mathenz was CFO for the company’s Asia Pacific operations, and managed the finance function of the business. Prior to joining First Data Corporation, Mathenz held a number of senior management positions in companies such as Henderson Private Capital and Credit Suisse First Boston.

Craig Seebach, senior director, Verint
Craig Seebach is responsible for driving strategy and business objectives for the Back Office Practice at Verint. Seebach works with clients worldwide on workforce and process optimisation projects, bringing his diverse background in public accounting, banking, insurance and many other industries. Prior to his work with Verint, Seebach was senior manager in the financial services audit division and the held various positions within the consumer and corporate businesses of Citibank.

Albert M. Visscher, CRM sales lead, Asia Pacific, Microsoft 
Albert Visscher has more than 16 years of experience in sales, business development and marketing functions with some of the world’s most prestigious IT companies. Prior to joining Microsoft, Visscher was general manager (Asia) for SqwarePeg, where he was responsible for the firm’s sales, operational and strategic management. Prior to SqwarePeg, Albert served as marketing and business development director at Sterling Commerce – an IBM company.

Kenya Takekura, senior manager, NTT Data
Kenya Takekura is senior manager at NTT Data’s global business planning section for banks. Takekura launched the “Community Cloud Banking (CCB)” centre in Japan and has led multi-million dollar implementation projects with banking clients, while also spearheading the Japan's famed enterprise social networking service “Nexti”.
Rajesh BK, General Manager & Global Business Head for A&IM, Wipro Technologies
Rajesh BK is the general manager and global business head for analytics and information management (A & IM) at Wipro Technologies, focusing on banking. Rajesh has more than 17 years of experience in the IT industry, and is strategic advisor to many Fortune 500 banks focusing on analytics and information management. Rajesh has experience in delivering large transformational programs for leading banks. Additionally, he is also responsible for driving risk and compliance analytics solutions.


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