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Country Head of Transaction Banking,
Standard Chartered, Sri Lanka
Roger currently heads Transaction Banking for Standard Chartered Sri Lanka. He is a member of the bank’s Executive Committee and is responsible for strategy formulation and execution of Trade Finance, Cash Management and Custody Services. He has been instrumental in expanding the Transaction Banking business and introducing a number of value added capabilities including digital transactions and supply chain finance platforms. Roger has over 20 years of experience in Banking and Finance, and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Queensland and is also a Postgraduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (U.K.).
Chief Executive Officer,
Vishal is driven by growth loves removing obstacles & making things happen! Vishal’s enthusiasm & commitment is to find unique solutions to unlock business potential, develop and position its growth to the next level. He focuses on turning risk volatility into opportunitiesWith over 20+ years of career as a financial expert and entrepreneur, Vishal has worked in several executive functions in large Corporations, within a strong multinational environment: 6 years in India, 9 years in Estonia, and 2 years in Singapore, currently 5+ in Indonesia. In addition, work related experience in Africa.
Head of Digital Factory
VP Bank, Vietnam
Dmitry possess 15 years progressive experience in retail banking & product development, agile product management, product service design, web & mobile app development. Passionate about the fusion of traditional & digital banking. Held different position in Raiffeisenbank, Swedbank, HSBC in product development and sales management. Since 2011 is involved in different fintech initiatives. As a product lead managed new product line development for spin of of major telecom operator in Russia. As a country manager Ferratum, led development of one of the worlds mobile microlending leaders in Russia. In 2014 joined VPBank, Vietnam. As head of lending products played important role in rapid transformation of the bank. In January 2017 took forward the initiative of building new innovation center of the bank – Digital Factory. Digital Factory is an Innovation Centre that serves as incubator and accelerator for new ideas and services of one of the top financial institutions in Vietnam. It is a center of excellence that has a target of incubating VPBank’s cultural transformation towards digitization through an ‘internal startup’ model.
Executive Vice President and Head of IT Strategy and Planning
BTPN Bank, Indonesia
Ariadi Nugroho is the Head of IT Strategy and Planning at BTPN. During his tenure at BTPN, Ariadi oversaw digital transformation initiatives in BTPN IT across technology, process and organization. In addition, Ariadi is in charge of technology delivery of a new digital product innovation based on mobility. Prior to this role, Ariadi was a technology strategist at Accenture, where he advised clients from financial services industry on IT strategic agendas. Before relocating to Indonesia, Ariadi spent over nine years in the Netherlands. He was a research consultant at the Software Improvement Group (SIG) and Logica (now CGI). Ariadi holds a PhD degree in software engineering from Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Principal Data Scientist
Attained the Master’s degree and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Information Science and Control Engineering from Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan. I love generating ideas, building practically useful products and knowledge sharing. I am an enthusiast of new technologies, especially those related to information retrieval, machine learning, and big data analytics. I have more than 20 years of working experience in Software Development and Information Technology, across multiple industry segments – Publication, Advertisement, Market Expansion Services, Software Services, Education, Research & Development and Banking. I have been lead on a wide range of high-impact projects, resulting in 4 patents, with another 3 pending. I am currently involved in several big data and machine learning projects and is appointed as external supervisor for some undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Chief Risk Officer
Bank Rakyat, Malaysia
Ahmad Shukri has over 27 years of experience in banking and finance, focusing on areas of risk management and Islamic Finance. He is at present the Chief Risk Officer of Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad. Prior to his current appointment, he was the Head of Risk Management , OCBC Al-Amin Bank Berhad. Among others Banks that he had also served are Al-Rajhi Bank Malaysia and Bank Muamalat Malaysia. Shukri holds a Master (Executive) in Islamic Banking and Finance from Asia E University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration majoring in Finance from Texas A&M University-Commerce, USA.
Head of Digital Banking
Standard Chartered Bank, Malaysia
With more than 15 years in banking, Aizuddin Danian has been at the heart of digital tech and media convergence. He believes that innovation is the key for progress, in banking and any other part of life. Innovation is little more than doing things slightly better, every single day.
Head of Innovation
DBS Bank, India
Sandeep heads the DBS Innovation Group (DIG) in India. In this capacity he works closely with the regional team to build a culture of innovation and experimentation within the teams at DBS India. Sandeep brings over 19 years of experience in consulting, operations, project management, business development and venture capital. In the past Sandeep has been an entrepreneur as well as help leadership positions with companies both in India and abroad. He was most recently the Regional Manager – Asia at Ennovent, an impact focused innovation company and prior to that he was Country Head(India) for ALTIS, European center for impact entrepreneurship and sustainability. Sandeep holds a MBA from University Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy and a BA(Hons) from University of Huddersfield U.K.
Country Head of Digital Implementation
J.S. Bank, Pakistan
A passionate technologist working on Mobile Money, Digital Payments and Digitization. Having worked in Leading telecom operator, Banks and Technology provider for over 12 years, I have developed my expertise for empowering people of Pakistan through Financial Inclusion and digitization. Leading the innovation by developing people-centric and user friendly digital solutions. Experienced in launching digital financial services along with having people leadership, developing strategy, developing products for highly competitive markets like Pakistan. A highly diversified experience, with two complete launch experiences of branchless banking portfolios and a wide range of synergy management across the banked and the unbanked segment of the country. Coordination among all the stakeholders of the industry including competitors, facilitators, donors and regulators etc remains one of the main strengths I have in this field. Expertise in management of multiple sales channels including the self owned, third party and aggregator based model for running financial services across country. Highly capable of managing developments related to financial switches, core banking and branchless banking systems including inov8, SAP and Fundamo. Product development, product pricing, product promotion, access channel management, Sales channel management, creating partnerships and synergies along with working on first in the industry, many to many models provides me with the distinction in my career.
Head of Payments and Cash Management
Commercial Bank of Dubai, Dubai
As Head of Payments and Cash Management, Amol is responsible for Wholesale Payments, Cash and Liquidity Management solutions. Furthermore, he also heads E-commerce and Physical Acquiring business for GREs, Corporates, Commercial and Financial Institutions. Under his leadership, Commercial Bank of Dubai has developed several capabilities and many new to the country to facilitate and optimize corporate and institutional clients’ treasury and payments. In this role, Amol carries full P&L responsibility and accountability for end-to-end business, and product related governance and regulatory responsibilities. With nearly 22 years of professional experience in managing relationship building functions, including over 14 years in delivering significant growth in payments, cash and liquidity management across diverse customer segments. Amol having held several positions across South Asia and the Middle East has been instrumental in the strategic development and growth of the bank’s cash management proposition. Under Amol’s leadership, Commercial Bank of Dubai has won several awards including: Best Cash Management Bank in 2017 and 2018 from Banker Middle East and Best Online Cash Management in 2018 from Global Finance World’s Best Digital Bank Awards and Excellence in Payments from Finnovex Middle East Awards in 2019. He was the driving force behind publishing a Treasury and Cash Management Best Practice Handbook, first in the country.
Head Central PMO & Digital Banking
Vrinda is a banking professional who started her career in IT Consulting. She works with AmBank as Head of Digital Business. In the former portfolio, she is responsible for all large technology projects of the bank and in the latter, she drives digitalization of the bank, especially in Consumer Internet Banking via AmOnline. She has lived in Malaysia for about 9 years since she started working first at CIMB and then later at AmBank. She was exposed to Lean Six Sigma as a vendor first, as part of Quality Consulting and again more directly when she held the position of Head, Group Operations at CIMB, responsible for driving cost efficiencies and quality improvement. She continued to draw inspiration and see relevance of Lean Six Sigma in every portfolio she has held since her initial experience with the method, twenty years ago.
SVP Retail Risk Regulatory Reporting Global Lead and Data Strategy Expert
Roberto has over 20 years of experience in complex transformation initiatives for large organizations. He has worked in over different countries across 3 major regions in the areas of Credit and Risk Management, Operations Excellence, Digital Transformation and Data Strategy Management. He is currently part of the Retail Risk Management team for Citibank, where he currently leads the introduction of CECL, currently the most important risk reporting regulatory initiative in the financial services industry.
Senior Vice President – Head of Pricing and Data Analytics, Maybank, Indonesia
Sonny is a seasoned professional whose previous experience has been assigned to various Pricing and Data analytics initiatives in Asia, Europe and North America. These include leading transformations to optimize existing or newly established departments, which focuses on developing People, Process and System. Sonny’s past engagement with pricing analytical tools include utilizing predictive analytics and machine learning to improve revenue and profitability. Sonny has worked for large MNCs including Parker Hannifin and Luvata, following this he worked as a Consultant at Virrata. Sonny returned to Indonesia in June 2019 after spending 20 years living and working in the UK. His current responsibility at Maybank Indonesia includes initiating and establishing a PDA (Pricing and Data Analytics) Division.
Managing Director of Digital, Information Technology & Operation, PT. Bank Rakyat Indonesia
Indra Utoyo worked in Solution and Supply at Telkom Group, PT Telkom from 2007 to 2012, where he was also the president commissioner at PT Metra. He then moved up the ladder and became the CEO CFU Digital Services, Telkom Group at PT Telkom and Director of Digital & Strategic Portfolio at PT Telkom from 2012 to 2017. At the same time, he held the position of Digital Innovation at Telkom MDI from 2016 to 2017.
Director of Compliance and Risk Management, Panin Bank, Indonesia
Antonius is the Director of Compliance and Risk Management of Panin Bank. He has a Masters in Business Law as well as a Masters in Public Notary.
Boost is a homegrown lifestyle e-wallet that aims to revolutionise the way consumers transact on a daily basis. Combining lifestyle needs and cutting edge digital technology, Boost strives to make transactions easier, faster, more secure & overall a more rewarding experience for consumers. Boost allows users to pay via their mobile phone at participating locations without the hassle of using physical cash or cards. More than 4.4 million Boost users can now pay at over 90,000 merchant nationwide. Key features include, among others, instant rewards through our signature “Shake” feature; paying utility bills with partners such as Telekom Malaysia, Astro and Syabas; paying for on-street parking in selected areas; booking and buying public transport rides on KLIA Ekspress, KTM intercity, EzCab, CatchThatBus and Firefly; cashless donations to charity organizations; buying and gifting digital vouchers for online and offline merchants; splitting bills; free money transfers; and food delivery through DeliverEat.
Lend.In is Kuliza’s flagship lending product, a new-age lending system for banks and lending institutions to increase the overall efficiencies while decreasing the cost and go-to-market time for customers. Lend.In has enabled digital loan journeys for many NBFCs like Aditya Birla Finance Limited, Svakarma Finance and Magma Finance in India and has implemented digital solutions to global financial institutions like Standard Chartered, Singapore and FE Credit in Vietnam.
Senior Vice President of Strategic Growth,
Citi Bank, Singapore
Victor heads the rollout of Citi Ventures’ new product Incubation program (D10X) in APAC. His focus is on building the infrastructure needed for the continuous origination of ideas and teams, and delivering the support necessary for their lasting success. Victor is a seasoned entrepreneur, global citizen, and systems thinker focused on business model innovation and automated decision support. He has over a decade of experience in building and scaling technology startups across the globe. His venture involvements range from intelligent content curation and discovery through forestry tokenization to HR automation and talent analytics. He holds an MS in Decision Sciences from the London School of Economics, a double MS in System Dynamics Modelling from the University of Bergen in Norway and Radboud in the Netherlands, and a BSc in International Business from the Copenhagen Business School.
Vice President, Product – Strategy and Innovation Group
OCBC Bank, Indonesia
An accomplished and experienced professional with huge experience and solid records in the payment and banking industry with hands-on experience in Product Management, Business Development, Pricing, P&L Management & Budgeting, Innovation Development, Client Strategy, and Project Management. Having an extensive background in both Payment and Collection Products, include Cash Management System, Collection and Disbursement System, Host to Host Payment, Tax Management Payment, Supply Chain Financing Management and Trade Finance System.
Head of Transformation Office,
United Overseas Bank (UOB), Indonesia
Andreas has 16 years of banking experiences in Indonesia and Singapore. He currently heads UOB Indonesia’s Transformation Office, reporting directly to CEO, with mandate to transform Credit Operating Model across the bank’s segments. Prior to UOB, he spent 5 years in CIMB Niaga where he set up Credit Portfolio Management and Model Validation teams. He came back to Indonesia after 10 years with DBS Bank in Singapore, where he was part of the teams that set up Consumer Telesales, SME & Factoring in Indonesia, and Western Multi-National Corporation (MNC) desk, among other roles across the bank. He is an engineer and lawyer by training, from Nanyang Technological University and University of London, respectively. To help him in finance career, he picked up CFA, FRM and CAIA certifications along the way. To sharpen his business and leadership skills, he was sent to leadership training at INSEAD.
Head of New Digital Ventures,
OCBC NISP, Indonesia
Altona has more than 12 years of experience in Financial Services Technology, Consumer Banking and Strategy in the region. He co-founded The Open Vault at OCBC, the Fintech and Innovation arm of OCBC Group where he oversees the development of Fintech and Innovation including business unit engagement, acceleration programme, Fintech solution development and Innovation culture building for OCBC Group. He drives projects in areas of KYC, AML, Trade finance, Blockchain and Machine learning. Before that he led and delivered multiple projects from technology deployment to retail banking management and during his time as the Senior Program Manager in Group COO Office, he oversaw several bank-wide strategic projects. Today, Altona heads up New Digital Venture at Bank OCBC NISP to help the bank with their digitalisation effort. A coder by training with Bachelor of Computer Engineering and Masters in Knowledge Engineering from National University of Singapore, Altona is passionate about technology as an enabler and challenging status quo.
Senior Managing Director Innovation Lab,
Devabalan Theyventheran is currently the Head of Innovation in CIMB Fintech. He moved into this role in October 2017 to be part of a new division tasked to champion the digital aspirations of CIMB Group. Prior to this role, he was the Head of Group Information Services, responsible for the end-to-end IT application value chain for the entire Group. This encompassed a strategic regional portfolio covering enterprise architecture and solutioning, IT strategy blueprint, executing the Group’s IT strategic transformation programmes, and managing regional shared service centres that support and maintain the core IT applications across the region.
Chief Transformation Officer
Michel as the Chieft Transformation Office in Rabobank international Indonesia mandated to accelerate changes through 4 pillars which are business strategy transformation, process excellence improvement, digital & automation transformation as well as data & analytics creation. He works closely with the entire unit in the bank to make the bank to be more simple, nimble, flexible, agile and digital. His current focus is to significantly improve the bank’s operation effectiveness and efficiencies, transform into a data-driven organization and develop various new business strategy utilizing digital as one of the key differentiator.
Managing Director & Senior Risk Manager Asia Pacific,
Dominic is the Managing Director and Senior Risk Manager with BNY Mellon for APAC. He has 20+ years of experience in banking, securities, assets management and consultancy. Dominic is a qualified accountant, fraud examiner and professional risk manager and did his MBA from University of Hull, UK. He is sought out speaker in risk management and provides training to the regulators, universities, financial institutions and professional bodies. He is the Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Chapter of the Institute of
Operational Risk (IOR) and Asia Financial Risk Think Tank.
Chairman, Board Governors Institute,
Enterprise Risk Practitioners
Ramesh Pillai is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the International Institute of Enterprise Risk Practitioners (IERP) as well as being the Group Managing Director of Friday Concepts, an International ERM (Conventional and Islamic), BCM, Governance, Risk Management and Compliance boutique consultancy. He is currently a Director of three leading Financial Institutions and a former Director of one Developmental Financial Institution.
FinTech Association of Malaysia
Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz is a serial speaker and the President of FinTech Association of Malaysia. Ridzuan joined Sedania As Salam Capital Sdn Bhd in 2017, a patented FinTech solution provider that utilizes mobile airtime as one of the commodities for Islamic funding with over 23 financial institutions in Malaysia. Under his visionary leadership, the company expanded its presence in the financial industry with the introduction of digital banking hub. He was also
included on the “Islamica 500” list of people to watch.
Head Digital Banking,
CIMB Bank Bhd
Kanags is the Head of Digital Banking for CIMB where he is leading a team of very passionate individuals in transforming the channel into the most preferred real estate serving CIMB’s customers. Kanags is a passionate fintech professional who operates at the confluence of design, business and technology with a broad skill set having operated across strategy, product management, operations and technology functions. Skilled at creative problem solving and in delivering rapid and sustainable impact, has a track record as a leader who thrives on inspiring and developing talent, driving change, and in bringing together cross-functional teams to launch
disruptive & innovative solutions.
Head of Mobile & Digital Products Retail Digital Bank,
Dennis Koh is the Head of Mobile and Digital Products in the Retail Digital Bank of United Overseas Bank (UOB). In this role, he manages a team of product owners that are tasked to re-define the customer experience across Internet Banking and Mobile platforms. Working closely with the UX, development and IT security teams, he is keen to provide the best user experience to UOB’s customers without compromising on security. Dennis has launched Mighty Pay, Mighty Secure, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Fitbit Pay and contactless ATM among many first in the market for UOB Singapore.
EVP Head of Virtual Banking & Payments,
Kalyani Nair is the Head of Virtual Banking & Payments, Community Financial Services in Maybank Malaysia. She is responsible for all digital sales & service channels, including Online, Mobile, ATMs & Customer Care. Her team also manages customer service on social media, as well as the payments products of the firm such as QRPay. She is a strong advocate of innovation in digital banking and has pioneered a number of innovative, award-winning services in the online & mobile space. She is focused on accelerating digitization to transform the way customers engage with the bank. Kalyani graduated with a Masters in Corporate Communications and has
over a decade of experience in Digital Banking.
SVP – Head of Digital IT Delivery,
Azrul joined RHB Group in May 2017 to lead the Digital IT Delivery chapter under the newly formed Digital.RHB. He is responsible to set the technology vision of Digital.RHB and subsequently execute on that vision – by delivering quality, timely systems, apps and software. With close to 50 people under him with various specialty – apps developers, digital architects, business analysts and digital delivery managers – he is poised to deliver the best of digital banking to the world. Nowhere is this more prominent than the number of awards won by both the apps developed and the team itself. Prior to RHB, Azrul was the Enterprise Data Architect at Maybank where he worked on award winning Architecture Blueprints where he specializes in Regional Big Data and Analytics initiatives.
Director Payment Markets – ASEAN Region,
Laetitia Moncarz is a Director for Payments Markets with the ASEAN countries. Her main focus is on SWIFT’s strategic payments initiatives related to Correspondent Banking and Renminbi Internationalisation. Laetitia has undertaken various positions in the banking and consulting industries. Prior to join SWIFT, she was the Head of Correspondent Banking for Asia-Pacific at BNP Paribas.
Managing Partner & Co-Founder,
Sach Consultancy, Sri Lanka
Achalanka Dalawella is a Lean Certified Black Belt who has turned his passion and experience in process improvement to helping organizations effectively connect and align their operations to their overall strategy and road map. After having worked for major academic hospitals systems in the United States on Lean Implementation and targeted projects to reduce costs, increase productivity, customer experience and back office re-structuring using a customer centric, process driven approach, he came to Sri Lanka to offer the unique solutions the Sri Lankan private healthcare industry. After two years of impact in Agile Supply Chain development, productivity enhancement and service oriented process optimization Achalanka joined Sach Consultancy Group to offer the an integrated model of Process Improvement, Business Analytics and Machine Learning to a diverse set of industries including banking, manufacturing, retail and etc. Achalanka holds a BSc from Rutgers University, United States, Lean certification from GE Performance Solutions and a Lean Six Sigma certification from Villanova University, United States.
Head of Risk Management,
Sri Lanka Savings Bank, Sri Lanka
Mr. Sooriyaarachchi is currently working as Head of Risk Management of the Sri Lanka Savings Bank; a fully owned government bank and leader in Micro Financing of the Country. He has been instrumental in establishing Risk Management Division of the Bank through formulating Policies, Procedures and Risk Management Frame Works of the Bank on Credit, Market and Operational Risk Management. Mr. S A K A K Sooriyaarachchi possessed eighteen years of total executive and managerial experience in Banking, Risk Management, Finance and Research with post graduate qualification in Economics, Statistics and Accounting. He started his career at State Bank of India, Colombo as a graduate trainee in 2000 and from 2003 his experience was extended to Corporate Planning, Annual Budgeting, Performance Management, Research, Risk Management and Treasury Middle Office Functions at Seylan Bank Plc; a premier commercial of the country. He has double Masters MSC in Applied Statistics & Master of Economic both from the University of Colombo and Graduate in Economic from the University of Perdeniya.
Head of Innovation,
Amran Hassan is the Head of Innovation at Maybank. He is responsible for raising the bar on innovation across the Maybank group. Amongst other programmes, he launched the regions first bank-run fintech accelerator program. Whilst keeping an eye on the latest developments in innovation and technology he continues to engage the eco-system to explore new ways for innovation to strive. He was formally the CIO for international operations at Maybank. Prior to Maybank, he was a Partner at Accenture, leading Technology Consulting in Malaysia and Infrastructure in South East Asia. He graduated from Imperial College, University of London. He was recently voted as one of the Top 200 Fintech Influencers in Asia by Fintech Asia / Lattice80.
Innovationist & Secretary – CIAI of SLAAI – Council Member,
Nations Trust Bank & Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence (SLAAI), Sri Lanka
Innovationist of Kaffeine Labs by Nations Trust Bank PLC which is Sri Lanka’s first Innovation lab in financial sector and a council member of Sri Lanka Association of Artificial Intelligence (SLAAI). Former chairman of Council for Industrial Application of Artificial Intelligence (CIAI) and currently working as the Secretary of CIAI of SLAAI. An entrepreneur of MIT – Massachusetts Institute of Technology Global Startup Labs.
Digital Advisory and Transformation Lead,
Nissanka is passionate about building banks of the future with fintech innovation capturing the possibilities emerging from the convergence of AI, big data and experience design to bring financial inclusion for 2 billion unbanked and underbanked people globally who don’t have access to financial services. He has designed and co-developed DEX, a fintech product to digitise the communication between customers and back office teams leveraging chatbot technology to introduce cognitive automation in banks. The product has reduced calls, improved conversion rate, brought in new customer insights and enabled digitisation of other key adjacent manual processes. Nissanka brings to the table insights gained from his cross industry consulting experience intersecting technology, design and innovation enriched with senior leadership experience as a former banking sector CIO and Head of IBM Services to help business leaders to define and communicate their digital transformation vision to technical and operations teams working in multiple global locations to execute programs of change.
Nations Trust Bank, Sri Lanka
Mrs. Fernando was appointed as the Director/CEO of Nations Trust Bank PLC on 15 September 2012. She joined the Bank in September, 2001 as AGM-Corporate Financial Solutions and thereafter held the positions of DGM-Retail Banking and DGM-Consumer Banking. In June, 2011 she was appointed as the Deputy CEO of the Bank. Prior to joining the Bank she was with ABN AMRO Bank N.V, Sri Lanka, where she held the positions of Vice President/ Head-Global Transactional Services and Head of Consumer Banking. During her banking carrier spanning 36 years, Mrs. Fernando has also worked at Banque Indosuez, Sri Lanka Branch and Nederlandsche Middenstands Bank – Hong Kong Branch, Mrs. Fernando is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, UK and an AMP Graduate of the Harvard Business School. She also currently holds the positions of Chairperson – Sri Lanka Banks’ Association (Guarantee) Limited and Chairperson – The Financial Ombudsman Sri Lanka (Guarantee) Limited.
Chief Operating Officer,
Cargills Bank Limited, Sri Lanka
Rohan Muttiah is the Chief Operating Officer at Cargills Bank Limited. He has a wealth of experience spanning 37 years working across 4 countries including 18 years in Australia. Rohan is the founding Chairperson of the Banks’ CIO Forum, and a past Chairperson of the Lanka SWIFT User Group. He is also a past Director of Lanka Financial Services Bureau Limited, and a past Alternate Director of the Credit Information Bureau. He was a member of the Procurement Committee for selecting the Lanka Pay National Payment Switch. Rohan was a key partner in developing the Baseline Security Standard, and the Cloud Adoption Guidelines for the Banking Sector. Prior to joining Cargills Bank Rohan worked at NDB Bank, Commercial Bank of Ceylon, and John Keells Holdings.
ASEAN Fintech Manager,
Ernst & Young, Singapore
Sahil Gupta is the ASEAN Fintech Manager at EY covering emerging technology and business models in financial services across ASEAN. Sahil has more than 7 years of work experience in the Transaction Banking and Payments domain. Prior to EY, Sahil was a Senior Functional Analyst at Deutsche Bank working on the integration of banking systems with faster payments systems in India (UPI), Hong Kong (FPS) and Europe (SEPA). Sahil has also worked in BNP Paribas and Citi across Payments, Receivables and Client Channels domains. He holds an MBA from National University of Singapore.
Head of Financial Solutions,
WSO2, Sri Lanka
Seshika heads the financial solutions team at WSO2 where she builds financial industry-specific solutions using WSO2’s middleware platform. She also works closely with potential customers looking to deploy a financial solution, providing ongoing consulting. Throughout her career, she has had extensive experience in providing technology for investment banks, regulators and stock exchanges from across the globe.
Country Officer – Sri Lanka & Maldives,
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Victor Navaranjan Antonypillai, is the Country Officer for Sri Lanka and a part of the country management team since June 2016. He has been with IFC for over 10 years and has experience working with the advisory and investment teams to strengthen business development and build relationships with multiple stakeholders including the government. His knowledge of the local market along with his strong relationship skills has helped him play a strong role in the Financial Institutions Group (FIG) Advisory team over the last few years. He led the FIG Advisory Services in Sri Lanka and Maldives. Prior to joining IFC, he worked as a teacher, journalist, lawyer and banker. Victor is an Attorney at Law and holds a Masters in Law specializing in International Trade.
Senior Vice President, Digital Business Head,
Commonwealth Bank, Indonesia
Citra Paramita is currently Senior Vice President – Digital Business Head for Commonwealth bank Indonesia, responsible for Digital Business acquisition, portfolio management, and developing digital ecosystem through partnership. Before joining Commonwealth bank in 2014, she worked in Citibank N.A for 13 years with her last position as Vice President – Strategic Management Head. She has over 17 years experience in sales and marketing strategy development, banking system development, analytics and digital in banking industry. She led integrated banking system enhancement project implementation in Citibank Indonesia and Citibank Hong Kong. She also successfully developed telesales automation system, developed new credit card product/channel and developed analytics and digital capability in banking industry. Citra holds Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from University of Indonesia and Master of Management in Business Management from Prasetya Mulya Business School. In 2013, She was selected as Top 3 – Indonesia Young Woman Future Business Leader from SWA Magazine.
Head Of Internal Audit,
PT. Bank Resona Perdania
Fandhy has more than 20 years of career experience in the areas of Internal Audit, Governance and Risk Management & CyberSecurity. He is now working as Head of Internal Audit at PT. Bank Resona Perdania. As a professional, he has 11 prestigious professional certifications including Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information System Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems (CISM) from ISACA, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Risk Management Certified Assurance (CRMA), Certification in Self-Assessment Control (CCSA) from IIA, and Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) from ISC2.
Head Of Jenius,
Retail Digital Lead,
Security Bank Corporation, Philippines
Gerry is from the school of design in New York. She moved back to the Philippines in 2017 to rebrand Security Bank. In her success, she has set up the Security Bank’s e-commerce.
Chief Executive Officer,
Aidil is a financial technology executive who believes in leveraging data as a way to disrupt the delivery of banking and financial services products and services to the emerging markets of Southeast Asia. He believes that banking and financial services model will eventually be unbundled so that consumers will enjoy a more cost-effective, efficient and transparent financial experience.
Vice President, Digital Banking Product Consumer Banking Group,
PT Bank DBS, Indonesia
Hendro has more than 15 years of professional experience in the area of product development, wealth management and technology. His main industry knowledge is in technology consulting and banking. He has developed world-class wealth management platform for Indonesia-based consulting company and used by more than 8000+ branches in ASEAN region. He’s a recreational runner with passion in digital technology and credit union.
Dr. Amiruddin has over 25 years of banking experience and is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for education, social entrepreneurship and philanthropy. During his banking career, Amir held senior management positions in international banks in Capital Markets, Investment Banking and Wealth Management divisions in Singapore and Jakarta at SMBC, Deutsche Bank, Nomura, and AAA Securities. Amir’s own academic journey reflects his commitment to education and life-long learning across 3 continents, 3 decades, and encompassing 2 full international scholarships and 3 post-graduate degrees (Masters in Economics, Business Research and a Doctorate in Business Administration) from the University of Western Australia, Erasmus University Rotterdam and UWC Atlantic College UK. Amir’s solution, an online media aggregator for the millennial and early-childhood education. Amir is also the Chairman of Pascal Montessori in Bandung, on the Board of Advisors to UWC’s National Committee for Indonesia and the father of 3 young men. Amir was a co-founder of and sits on the Board of Trustees for Ksatria Airlangga Foundation, a floating hospital that provides free medical services and surgeries to the underserved population of remote islands in the eastern Indonesia. The floating hospital was dispatched to Lombok and Palu-Donggala in 2018 to provide relief following the August and September earthquake respectively.
Head of Sales and Business Development,
Shafique Dawood is a 16 year technology veteran who received his Bachelor of Computing from National University of Singapore and graduated magna cum laude before pursuing his Masters of Technology 2 years later in which he was awarded the Deans List. He is forward thinking and is a subject matter expert in National Security and Intelligence having worked with companies such as BAE Systems and many government agencies throughout Asia Pacific. Shafique is committed to educating the next generation of technologists in both the areas of National Security and Intelligence along with Digital Transformation in Banking. He embraces forward-thinking and mission-critical oriented applications that will serve in the next generation of Cyber Security on all levels ranging from a National Security mid-space level of protection, Counter Terrorism Financing to FinTech and cryptocurrency. His personal interests range from inter-Aseanic regulatory frameworks and seeking to improve bilateral cooperation between nations and reducing friction whilst seeking a consortium based approach to FinTech and banking as a whole. He is consulted by many global banks and universities on matters of Digital Transformation and now heads up the whole of Asia for Threatmetrix, the Digital Identity Company which prevents financial fraud through its Digital Intelligence Network using a unique method of Risk Based Authentication and has been independently called a sole leader by Forrester Wave and many other distinguished awards held.
Vice President – Legal Officer, Chief Data Protection Officer,
Asia United Bank Corporation
Emma Cabochan handles all legal documentation and non-litigation legal matters of the bank, including regulatory compliance related to data protection. Prior to joining Asia United Bank, she has worked in several reputable law firms in the Philippines, concentrating her practice in Project Finance, Banking and Corporate Law.
Vice President of ICT Planning and Project Management,
Development Bank of the Philippines
Mr. Delos Reyes has more than 21 years of work experience in engineering, general banking, investment banking, treasury, financial markets, marketing, information technology and project management, mostly with DBP. He is currently the head of the ICT Planning and Project Management but previously held positions in Property Appraisal, FX Trading, Product Development, Treasury Marketing, Fixed Income Trading and Capital Markets. Mr. delos Reyes is a graduate of University of the Philippines, with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He took his post graduate studies in Niigata, Japan at the International University of Japan with an Master of Arts in Economics where he received Certificates of Distinguished Service as the President of the Graduate Students Organization and as International Relations Councilor. He is a licensed civil engineer, Certified Treasury Professional, Certified Fixed Income Market Salesman, Certified Securities Representative, Certified Project Management Professional and ITIL Certified.
Global Digital Servicing Program Director,
Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore
Sriram leads Digital Servicing for Standard Chartered’s Consumer Banking Globally. In this role, he is responsible for driving a suite of initiatives to bring complex customer service issues to the Digital Era, as well as driving resultant operating efficiencies. He is a veteran Digital Banker with experience in leading Global Consumer Banks such as Citi & HSBC, Sriram is passionate about the power of Digital in bringing transformational customer experience and step-changes in business models. In prior roles, Sriram headed the Digital Platform & Channel Operations at HSBC. He was also driving Digital Engagement and the regional Digital COE for Citibank Asia Pacific Consumer. Sriram has extensive experience across Asia, with stints in Japan, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Head, EON Banking Group,
Paolo J. Baltao, Senior Vice President of Union Bank of the Philippines, heads the EON Banking Group. EON is the first fully digital, award-winning neo banking platform in the Philippines. Through its focus on users’ security and convenience, EON has become a partner of choice to communities requiring innovative banking solutions. Paolo was the President of G-Xchange, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globe Telecom which operates and manages its m-commerce product, GCash. With almost 3 decades of experience in product management and business development, Paolo champions the digital banking revolution.
Senior Vice President and Group Head, Legal Services,
United Coconut Planters Bank
Atty. Marianne M. Guerrero (“Ianne”) has had almost thirty years experience as both practicing lawyer and as General Counsel in various companies such as United Overseas bank and SM Investments Corporation. She was listed as among the top 500 General Counsel in Southeast Asia 2017 by the by the GC Powerlist Publication. She has conducted lectures related to legal risk and compliance both here and abroad.
Section Head of Project Financial Analytics ISG Information System Group,
Bank of the Philippine Islands, Philippines
Sheryl Fernando was given the leadership Award of Leading Business Management Support and Strategic Change by JP Morgan Chase. She is the team lead of Migration of New Process in Financial Reporting for JP Morgan Chase Mumbai India. She formerly was attached with P Morgan Chase & Co. as a fund accounting specialist, Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. as a business banking specialist and East West Banking Corporation as a payment specialist.
First Vice President,
Land Bank, Philippines
He currently heads the Card and Electronic Banking Group where he oversees the conceptualization, development, implementation, marketing, and management of LANDBANK’s electronic banking, debit and credit cards, and other alternative products and service delivery channels. Before his assumption as CEBG Head, Randy was the Head of the IT Project Management Office, where he spearheaded the establishment and implementation of a consistent and superior approach to project management.
Former Country Manager & Director of Visa,
MatchMove Pay, Philippines
Raffie led a platform provider MatchMove, one of Singapore’s fintech digital money mover. As a country manager she led the team of sales, operations, tech and customer delivery. She was also responsible for actively promoting products and services that are customer-oriented business models. Prior to this role, she was part of the driven local team of Visa Philippines handling global and local bank partners driving card issuance, product development, acquiring and operational efficiencies. Her vast experience in project management with Citi paved way to her leading the Non-traditional business of BDO heading the early digital projects for Consumer Lending Group. She first launched the country’s first e-Commerce platform in the banking industry. Currently she manages her own venture to broaden the acquiring landscape by introducing new technologies in the market.
Head of Systems Development for Digital Channels,
EastWest Banking Corporation, Philippines
Jids is a banker, an innovator and a leader. Started his career in Philippine Savings Bank focusing on delivering solutions for digital banking and innovations. He’s currently working as a Head of Systems Development for Digital Channels for EastWest Banking Corporation and one of the key person in driving the Bank’s Digital strategy especially projects related to payments and financial inclusion. Some of his claims are the implementation of ATM cardless transaction for EastWest Bank in 2016, first to implement Pesonet via API in the Philippines and implemented the first Cash Recycling Machine in the Philippines.
Head of Technology Transformation,
Bank of Ceylon, Sri Lanka
Chandralal Wickramapathirana is currently working as the Head of Technology Transformation at Bank of Ceylon, Sri Lanka’s largest licensed commercial bank. As an IT Professional he counts over 25 years of experience in IT Leadership and Digital Transformation. He has held several IT management positions in banking & finance and other diverse business sectors. Prior to his current appointment, Chandralal was the Chief Information Officer at a Sri Lankan commercial bank. He has previously served as the Chief Executive Officer for a Software/Solutions company and as the Group IT Director for a large Colombo based conglomerate too.
Digital Ninja Mymy, Malaysia
Currently, building MYMY, an ASEAN-based Fintech focused on digitising payments and financial Inclusion which is headquartered in Malaysia, Jenna specialises in regulated tech and is a Fintech & Innovation expert. She was also named as one of the Top 14 Fintech Influencer in Malaysia & Top 100 Women in Fintech (Global), Jenna has experience in Entrepreneurship experience & has been sharing her experience as a Speaker (Global) (Eg: Silicon Valley & Most recent IMLC 2018) Jenna was from the Fintech team in MDEC (Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation), building the fintech ecosystem in Malaysia working with experts, regulators, financial institutions, accelerator, investors, startups/scaleups and academic institutions. She was an Advocate and Solicitor (Partner) previously with experience of running a law firm such as in the fields of corporate, litigation, human rights and family law. She has also dabbled into the startup field and project management to understand the bridge between the tech world, legal arena and lawtech.