Advisory board 2022
Director, Head of Risk Management Department
Dominic has over 20 years of experience in banking, securities, asset management and consultancy. He is a qualified accountant, fraud examiner and professional risk manager and received his MBA from the University of Hull in the UK.
Dominic is often sought to speak on risk management and provides training to regulators, universities, financial institutions and professional bodies. He is the founding member of the Asia Financial Risk Think Tank and chairman of the Hong Kong Chapter of the Institute of Operational Risk (IOR).
Managing Director, COO Markets & Securities Services, ASEAN
Fatema Bookwala is the Markets and Securities Services COO at HSBC Singapore with regional responsibilities in ASEAN (TH, MNL, VN). Fatema is a seasoned Front Office COO with 16+ years of Cross-Asset experience in Financial Services industry. Her areas of expertise include Strategy Development and Execution, Transformation, Regulatory Change, Risk Management and Governance as a strong business partner with all business infrastructure areas.
Fatema is a Rank holder Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and completed Level 3 CFA from CFA Institute Charlottesville.
Fatema is passionate about diversity & inclusion and sustainability initiatives, and is an active member of the Sustainability Employee Resource Group at HSBC.
Managing Director, External Asset Management
FUTEC Financial Group
David has been involved in ETF product development and marketing since the launch the first ETF in Hong Kong in 1999. Prior to joining FUTEC Financial Group, worked at Mirae Asset Global Investments. David also worked at The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing ("HKEX") for about 18 years where he played a role in the development of ETFs, Growth Enterprise Market ("GEM") and Callable Bull Bear Contracts ("CBBC") as new products on the Hong Kong stock market and he had worked in various departments, including Cash Trading, Listing, Issuer & Client Services, Information Services and at Research & Planning. He has also worked as a manager at the Supervision of Markets Division of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") and at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The World Bank. David is licensed with the HKSFC for Type 1, 4 and 9 regulated activities.
David is a regular speaker in many retail and institutional investor seminars and conferences in Hong Kong and overseas.
Managing Director, APAC Head of AML
You Leong Tan
Chief Risk Officer, Greater China
OCBC Wing Hang Bank
You Leong Tan is currently Chief Risk Officer for Greater China, at OCBC Bank, a Singapore-based financial institution group with regional presence primarily in Singapore, Malaysia, Greater China and Indonesia. He is responsible for the oversight of OCBC's risk management in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau Risk areas covered include credit risk management (wholesale and retail), market risk, liquidity risk, operational risk and information security.
You Leong has more than 20 years of banking experience, covering diverse functions including market risk, operational risk, business management, strategic management, treasury, asset-liability management and regional CRO. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the University of London and Master of Business Administration (High Honours) from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a CFA, FRM and PRM charterholder.
Head of Regulatory Enablement and Delivery
National Australia Bank
With over a decade of international risk management and regulatory compliance experience, Gloria is a risk management evangelist who believes having inclusive and diverse leadership is the cornerstone for effective risk management, innovation and good corporate governance. Being a citizen of the world, Gloria is a bridge builder in her personal and professional life, bringing curiosity, integrity, and intelligence to her numerous ventures.
Before moving to Australia with NAB, she held various advisory and management positions with Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s Compliance Committee, NAB Asia, JP Morgan Chase, Santander and China Merchants Bank. Gloria obtained her law degree from the University of Hong Kong and is a certified professional practitioner and fellow member of the International Compliance Association.
Gloria is privileged to serve in NAB’s Cultural Inclusion Committee which drives strategic initiatives to harness the power of cultural inclusion in leadership roles. Also serving as a member of the Women in Banking and Finance Vic Leadership Committee, Gloria targets to grow the talent pipeline of professional women and develops initiatives to amplify the voice of women of all backgrounds.
Chief Risk Officer
Ping An OneConnect Bank
Chief Information Governance Officer
Patrick is the former Chief Information Security Officer of Tencent’s Digital Bank in HK - Fusion Bank. He leads the team with the mission to build a secure and 100% digital bank with financial inclusion in DNA. He oversees and governs the implementation of the bank-wide information risk roadmap with a particular focus on IT regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Fusion Bank, Patrick was Deputy CISO for DBS Bank HK to look after cyber security management, incident response, data security and dealing with regulatory assessment. Patrick has held various key positions in IT security, technology risk management and audit across Asia and Europe.
He has over 20 years of IT and Security experience including security operation, risk and control and IT audit within top tier financial institutions. As an experienced security practitioner, Patrick has been responsible for performing and managing a wide range of security consulting, risk and threat assessment, security training, cyber crisis management planning program. His contribution to the industry was well recognized. He earned multiple awards:
- Hong Kong Police Force: Hong Kong Cyber Security Professionals Awards in 2017
- ISC2: ISLA Asia-Pacific Honoree Senior Information Security Professional category 2018
- Hong Kong Business Magazine: Banking Executive of the Year in 2021
- IDG: ASEAN CSO30 in 2021
- UK Cyber Security Awards: Highly Commended CISO of the Year in 2021
Patrick is a certified information system security professional (CISSP), Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP).
Chief Operating Officer
CSOP Asset Management
David joined CSOP Asset Management Limited as COO in 2017 and oversees Trading, Client Solutions, Risk Management, Operations, Technology and ETF Operations for the firm. He is responsible for designing and driving the infrastructure strategy of CSOP to support its business growth and development and is also currently leading the digital transformation initiative for CSOP.
Prior to joining CSOP as COO, David was the Head of Business Controls and Management for South East Asia at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, responsible for the governance and business management of the Global Banking and Markets Businesses in the region. David is also part of the local management committees of Merrill Lynch Singapore, Bank of America Singapore Branch and Bank of America Securities Limited
Previously, David had worked in a number of large financial institutions such as Barclays Capital and Morgan Stanley in a variety of roles covering operations, middle office and finance. David started his career in Deloitte as an auditor in Australia.
David holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business and a Master of Applied Commerce(Accounting) and a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Melbourne.
Chief Wealth Officer
- Strategic thinker and leader with over 20 years of international and Asia Pacific investment management experience.
- Successfully designed and implemented investment platforms including governance, operations and investment processes.
- Expert in portfolio restructuring with a recognised track record in delivering optimised institutional and UHNW portfolios.
- Senior management experience in Asia and UK as CIO and Head of Investment.
- Deep experience in global asset allocation, absolute return, ESG investment and portfolio management.
- Built and managed alternative portfolios including hedge funds, private equity and structured products.
- Proven record in raising external AUM from retail, ultra high net worth, sovereign and institutional clients globally.
Heidrick and Struggles
Head of Asia ESG and Utilities Research
Chief Risk Officer
Seasoned risk management professional and qualified actuary, with a demonstrated history in leadership positions and a decade long working experience in the life insurance industry. Skilled in enterprise risk management, operational risk management, financial planning and reporting, mergers and acquisitions, actuarial valuations, product pricing and reviews, reinsurance treaty construction and reviews, etc. Graduated from the University of Calgary, Canada with a Bachelor of Science degree (Actuarial Science) and a Bachelor of Commerce degree (accounting).
Head of Operational Risk Managment, Asia
Daniella Seradi is Head of Operational Risk APAC at Barclays and is based in Hong Kong. Daniella advises and challenges the business, infrastructure and senior management across the APAC region on operational risk issues and emerging risks.
Daniella has over 20 years’ experience in Investment Banking working for the London Stock Exchange and various Investment Banks. Her career started in Operations where she has lead multiple functions and locations across the region. In 2017, Daniella moved to the risk department to head up the Asia Operational Risk function for Barclays.
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operational Risk Officer
Prudential Corporation Asia
Sanchit has over 18 years of experience in the insurance industry, having mainly worked in Asia but also the UK, United States and France. His experience covers several aspects of the business including actuarial, products, finance and risk management.
Sanchit is currently the regional director, financial and operational risk management for Prudential's Asia insurance business and is based in Singapore.
Sanchit is actively involved in the actuarial profession and currently serves as Chair of the ERM Organising Committee of the Actuarial Consulting Congress of Asia, Chair of the Risk Management Advisory Group of the Institute of Actuaries of India and as a member of the Enterprise and Financial Risks group of the International Actuarial Association.
Sanchit is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (FIAA), Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of India (FIAI) and Fellow of the Singapore Actuarial Society and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary (CERA).
Group Chief Actuary
Chief Risk Officer
Standard Chartered Bank
Head of Risk
Risk and sustainable finance expert, with specialism in emerging and frontier markets. International experience working across financial services, professional services, insurance, healthcare, startups, design, media, social enterprises and academia. Areas of expertise and focus are:
1. Risk management: identifying, managing and communicating financial, non-financial and emerging risks and opportunities.
2. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), sustainable finance and climate risk: integrating ESG and climate risks and opportunities into businesses, investments, reporting and disclosures.
3. Emerging and frontier markets: in depth knowledge and experience of emerging and frontier markets - experience with M&A transactions, market entry analysis, joint venture management, scaling social enterprises and international regulatory programmes.
4. Public speaking: a sustainability awards judge, public speaker and podcast guest on ESG, sustainable finance, impact investing and blended finance.
Chief Investment Officer
LiZen Asset Management
Chief Information Risk Officer
The Bank of New York Mellon
Micky Lo joined BNY Mellon in July 2013 as Chief Technology Risk Officer APAC. He is leading the regional team with the mission to enable business solutions while proactively protecting BNY Mellon from information risks in a balanced control environment. He oversees and govern the implementation of the bank wide information risk roadmap in the region with particular focus on IT regulatory compliance
He has over 30 years of IT experience in Financial Service Industry that spans across a diversified IT management disciplines including regional and location management, IT and security architecture, distributed computing engineering, technology infrastructure operation, outsourcing/in-sourcing management, IT risk management and technology audit.
Before joining BNY Mellon, Micky was the Head of IT Security APAC and Head of Technology Greater China for Deutsche Bank. Micky has held various management positions in IT management, IT Security/Risk management and Audit with JPMorgan and Citibank.
Micky serves as an industry advisor of the Bachelor of Management Science and Information Management Programme of Hang Seng University.
Micky received a Bachelor of Mathematic degree from the University of Waterloo (Canada) and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from University of Western Ontario (Canada).
Khang Nie Lee
APAC Head of Non-Financial Risk
Khang Nie Lee is the Head of Non-Financial Risk (NFR) for Asia Pacific (APAC) at Credit Suisse.
She is a trained accountant and is a Fellow at the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (FCA). Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Khang Nie was a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers where she ran a number of process improvement projects for clients in the financial services sector.
In Credit Suisse, she headed various functions across the CFO Division in APAC, including Investment Banking Finance, South East Asia Legal Entity Finance and SOX program before joining NFR in the CRO Division.
Regional Head of Risk Analytics
Jerome Mornet is Regional Head of Global Risk Analytics, Asia Pacific (GRA ASP) in HSBC’s Risk Department in Hong Kong. Mr Mornet is responsible for the credit risk models covering Wholesale portfolios for regulatory capital, stress testing and IFRS9, Market and Counterparty Credit Risk models, Financial Crime Risk models for HSBC Asia Pacific.
Prior to his current role in HSBC, Mr Mornet was responsible for the Credit Risk models for ANZ Group and also worked for various large international companies including , ING and Accenture. Mr Mornet holds a master of computer science and a master of business administration.