Agenda

Agenda

Risk Hong Kong Virtual: 2021 Programme

09:0009:05

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

09:00 - 09:05

09:0509:30

Hong Kong - Asia’s Green Finance Hub: Managing Climate and Environmental Risks within the Financial Sector
Keynote Interview

09:05 - 09:35

  • Providing a learning and sharing platform for banks to acquire the knowledge and tools to transform into greener banks;
  • Helping banks seize climate-related investment opportunities; and
  • Thought leadership to advance the green agenda globally
Blake Evans-Pritchard

Bureau Chief, Asia

Asia Risk

Blake Evans-Pritchard is bureau chief, Asia, for Risk.net based in Hong Kong. Before taking on his current role, he spent three years covering regulatory issues across Asia for Risk.net, including implementation of Basel III and other international standards in regional jurisdictions. Previously, he spent five years in Brussels writing about the European Union’s financial services sector and competition policy and a number of years as Africa editor for a news service covering post-conflict restitution around the world.

Daryl Ho

Executive Director (Banking Policy)

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Mr. Ho has been appointed as Executive Director (Banking Policy) of Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) in April 2017.  His key responsibilities include implementing international regulatory standards and banking policy making, including policy on green and sustainable banking.

An economist by training, Mr. Ho joined the Research Department of HKMA in 2001.  

Before taking up his present role, he had worked in various functional areas including monetary operations, market development, and financial stability surveillance. Before joining HKMA, Mr. Ho served in the investment banking industry as an economist between 1993 and 2000.

09:3010:00

Reimagining Risk Management for Banks in 2021 and Beyond
Panel discussion

09:35 - 10:15

  • How does risk management need to realign itself to the new realities of the post-COVID-19 era?
  • How can financial institutions become robust and more resilient to future crises?
  • The role of CRO/CCO: becoming the business advisor that focuses on the preservation of business value, rather than a mere control function
  • Discussing credit risk, liquidity risk, operational risks and readiness for black swan events
Blake Evans-Pritchard | Moderator

Bureau chief, Asia

Risk.net

Blake Evans-Pritchard is bureau chief, Asia, for Risk.net, based in Hong Kong.

Before taking on his current role, he spent five years covering regulatory issues across Asia for Risk.net, including implementation of Basel III and other international standards in regional jurisdictions.

Previously, Blake spent five years in Brussels writing about the European Union’s financial services sector and competition policy, and a number of years as Africa editor for a news service covering post-conflict restitution around the world.

During his 16-year journalistic career, he has also reported from Sudan, Italy, the Netherlands, Ghana and Portugal.

Blake holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Aston in Birmingham.

You Leong Tan

Alternate Chief Executive & Chief Risk Officer, North Asia

OCBC Wing Hang Bank

You Leong Tan is currently Chief Risk Officer for North Asia, 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 Korea. Risk areas covered include credit risk management (wholesale and retail), market risk, liquidity risk, operational risk and information security.

You Leong Tan is currently Chief Risk Officer for North Asia, 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 Korea. Risk areas covered include credit risk management (wholesale and retail), market risk, liquidity risk, operational risk and information security.

You Leong has 18 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. 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. 

Yojiro Yanagi

Head of Risk and Finance Advisory for Banking Sector, Asia Pacific

SAS

Yojiro Yanagi is Head of Risk and Finance Advisory for the Banking Sector for SAS, overseeing the Asia Pacific region. He leads a diverse and experienced team to provide advisory services and implement the SAS Risk Management solutions for banking customers across the region.  

Yojiro has worked in this field since 1995, initially with IBM where he was mainly involved in providing consultancy services and pre-sales support for market risk and credit risk solutions.  

He joined SAS in 2014 to lead its Japan risk business with a key focus on credit risk, asset and liability management (ALM), and stress testing. He has successfully helped many large Japanese banks in deploying longstanding SAS risk management solutions.  

Currently, Yojiro holds a leading role in positioning SAS Stress Testing, Climate Risk, Basel IV and Model Risk Management solutions across the Asia Pacific market, and driving the go-to-market strategy in the region. 

Frederick Yip

Alternate Chief Executive & Chief Risk Officer

ZA Bank

Frederick Yip has been ZA Bank’s Chief Risk Officer since 2020 and has been additionally appointed as the Bank’s Alternate Chief Executive on top of this CRO role in 2021.  He heads five risk functions for the Bank, namely Credit Risk, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Technology Risk and Anti-Money Laundering. Frederick is an all-round senior risk executive, bringing over 20 years of experience and extensive regulatory knowledge in retail banking, corporate banking, consumer finance, private wealth and other business segments. Before joining ZA Bank, he held several key risk management positions in Chong Hing Bank (Chief Credit Officer), ANZ (Head of Commercial Risk, Hong Kong), Wing Lung Bank, Standard Chartered and Citibank.

10:0010:30

Best Practice on Reporting to Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
Presentation

10:05 - 10:35

  • Challenges of assessing a managing climate risk
  • Key recommendations of responding to TCFD
  • Data in enabling TCFD reporting
Rong Yu

Senior ESG Business Development Manager, S&P Global Sustainable1

S&P Global Market Intelligence

Rong leads environmental, social and governance (ESG) business development in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan for S&P Global Sustainable1. She works with investors and companies to consult on industry trends, assess their ESG performance and advise on the integration of tools that help manage ESG exposures and opportunities.

Prior to joining S&P Global, Rong was a Senior Manager in PwC’s Strategy Consulting practice advising institutional investors and leading corporations across the US, UK, Europe and Asia. She specializes in sustainable investment, ESG integration and deal value creation strategies covering active and passive investing across all major asset classes and investment vehicles. Rong previously worked at PwC's New York and London offices before relocating to Hong Kong. Prior to PwC, She worked at the World Bank Group and the United Nations Development Programme in Geneva, Switzerland.

Rong received a Master of Public Administration from Cornell University in Ithaca New York. She speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and French.

10:3011:10

Cyber Security for Banks in the Post-Pandemic World
Panel discussion

10:10 - 10:30

  • Going beyond compliance to ensure highest standards of data privacy and protection
  • The impacts of remote working on cyber security – setbacks and comebacks
  • The cyber security arms race – how can financial services organisations keep ahead of threat actors?
  • How will the security threat-scape evolve over the next decade?
Ambrose Wong | Moderator

Head of Risk

Serai

Ambrose is Serai's Head of Risk. Serai is a new tech venture owned by HSBC with a vision to simplify global trade.

Before Serai, Ambrose was Regional Head of Risk for Commercial Banking and Global Banking & Markets at HSBC. In this role, he was responsible for enterprise risk management for both businesses within the region. He was also the Chief Operating Officer of the Risk function for Global Commercial Banking where he was leading the transformation of the global function. Prior to HSBC, Ambrose held senior risk management positions in financial services and consulting industries in Australia and Hong Kong.

Ambrose holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Applied Finance from Monash University.

Billy Chu

Head of Technology and Operational (T&O) Risk

Airstar Bank

Billy Chu is the Head of Technology and Operational (T&O) Risk for Airstar Bank, a virtual bank in Hong Kong. Billy leads the T&O risk team to establish and promote the adoption of bank-wide risk and control framework, drives Business Continuity Program, oversees information and cybersecurity risk and leads internal independent assessments.

Prior to joining Airstar, Billy has held various regional roles of IT audit, risk and compliance in banks, insurance company and consulting firm. Billy received an Information Engineering degree in the University of Hong Kong, and acquired professional certifications such as CISA, CISSP, CIA, CPA, CFE.

Micky Lo

Managing director, chief information risk officer APAC

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).

Patrick Liu

Chief Information Security Officer

Fusion Bank

Patrick Liu has more than 20 years of IT and Security experience including security operation, risk and control and IT audit within top tier financial institutions. As an experience 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. Patrick is currently the CISO of Fusion Bank. He was awarded the Hong Kong Cyber Security Professionals Awards in 2017 in recognition of his commitment in the cyber security field.

Patrick Liu acquired several professional certifications including CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, CIA and ABCP.

Jay Spreitzer

Senior Vice President, APAC Region Information Security Lead

Wells Fargo

Jay is the Senior Vice President and APAC Region Information Security Lead within Information and Cyber Security’s Cyber Threat Management Team at Wells Fargo. He is based in APAC (Hong Kong) and responsible for information cyber threat management. He provides the regional information security assessments, incident response, threat intelligence, information security education and awareness training, and collaboration.

Jay Spreitzer has over 20 years of information security experience. Prior to moving to Asia he was the team lead for the cyber threat intelligence team for 11 years at Wells Fargo. Jay retired from the US Army, after 23 years of service working in various technology and information security roles. Roles included system administrator, database administrator, Information Assurance Security Officer, and culminating as Information Management Officer. As Information Management Officer, he managed and developed all facets of the organization’s information security program.

Jay holds a BS in Information Technology and a MS in Information Assurance and Security. He completed the Criminal Intelligence Analyst Course, and the FBI Citizen’s Academy. He holds GIAC Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations, Enterprise Defender, Digital Forensics, and Incident Handler certifications.

Jay is a member of InfraGard and the High Technology Crime Investigators Association. Jay has been an active member of the Board of Directors for the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association and Minnesota InfraGard. He is also Deputy Chair of the APAC Threat Intelligence Committee for the Financial Services – Information Sharing Analysis Center (FS-ISAC).

11:1011:15

5 Minutes Inspiration: Work-life Balance is a Choice?

11:10 - 11:15

  • Why work-life balance is important?
  • Leadership lessons from the story of the Hare and Tortoise
  • Actions you can take to foster work-life balance
Anish Lalchandani

Global Head Talent Management

Standard Chartered Bank

Anish Lalchandani is a Leadership Coach and Future of Work Evangelist. He is passionate about unlocking human potential and building an innovative and inclusive culture.

He is the Global Head of Talent Management at SCB and uses people and culture levers to support business transformation. He focuses on identifying, developing, and growing the next generation of leaders.

In addition, Anish has been on the Board of Non-Profit Organisations to support strategic direction and oversight and to facilitate dialogues with key stakeholders.

He also coaches CXOs to accelerate their personal development and growth. He lives in Singapore with his family.

11:1511:50

Uncleared margin rules: resolving the insourcing vs outsourcing puzzle
Fireside chat

11:15 - 11:45

  • New operational complexities of CCP and bilateral margining 
  • Insourcing versus outsourcing, which option should Phase 5 & 6 banks and buy side consider?
  • How to identify the collateral process to outsource that provide the most value
  • How to mitigate regulatory and reputational risks by determining the insourcing and outsourcing of IM calculation with historical data
  • Success stories in embracing new technology to achieve long-term cost efficiency
Mike Duncan

Investment Solutions

AIA

Mike has over 20 years of experience in financial markets across structuring, trading, portfolio management and risk management in Asia and Europe.

He is currently a member of AIA’s Derivatives Centre of Excellence, expanding their derivatives capabilities, including UMR, collateral optimisation and transformation, clearing, compression, systems, counterparties, and new instruments.

Previously, he was a member of RBS’ Capital Resolution team, managing the close-out and wind-down of non-core OTC derivative and fixed income portfolios in Asia Pacific.

Before this, Mike held senior roles at Audley Capital Advisors, Bluecrest Capital, RBS and WestLB.

Mike has an MBA and a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Otago.

Zaid Shahzadeh

Executive Director, Business Development - Pricing, Valuation and Reference Data

IHS Markit

11:5012:20

The final countdown for IBOR – Managing your risks and ensuring a smooth transition from legal and regulatory perspective
Panel discussion

11:45 - 12:15

  • Transition Roadmap: Scope & Timelines
  • Managing Transition Risks
  • Adoption of the ISDA Fallback Protocol & Cessation Events
  • Legal, Documentation & Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities in Achieving a Smooth Transition
John Ho | Moderator

Head, Financial Markets, Legal

Standard Chartered

John Ho is the Global Head of Legal, Financial Markets for Standard Chartered Bank (“SCB”), overseeing and providing legal advisory, transactional and documentation support for Financial Markets (FM) business globally for Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), its branches and affiliates. Mr. Ho is also the co-chair of the ISDA South East Asia Legal and Regulatory Committee.

Mr. Ho plays an active role in implementing changes within SCB to conform to applicable OTC regulatory reforms impacting FM business. He has been involved in fostering closer working relationship and rapport with industry groups and regulators on key global and regional regulatory reform changes, including MIFID II/MIFIR, Financial Benchmarks, Dodd Frank, EMIR, CRDIV, FATCA, CCPs and Margin Reforms for Uncleared Derivatives.

In addition, Mr. Ho has supported digitisation in SCB and adoption of new or innovative technology initiatives such as blockchain, distributed ledger technology and smart contracts. He is an active participant in the industry’s Fintech events and has shared insights on the legal and regulatory framework relating to the development of Fintech. Mr Ho is the chair of the FIA Fintech and Digital Asset Study Group.

Prior to joining SCB, Mr. Ho was the Managing Director Principal in the legal department of Bear Stearns (Japan), Ltd (“Bear Stearns”) where he supported the Asia franchise (including Tokyo, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea, India and South-east Asia) from January 2003 to August 2008 covering various structured products and derivatives including equity derivatives, credit derivatives, fixed income and commodities.

Prior to joining Bear Stearns, Mr. Ho worked as Asia equity counsel for Lehman Brothers in Tokyo with experience dealing in convertibles, options, warrants, delta one products and other types of equity derivatives transactions, equity finance and equity capital markets.

He is qualified as an advocate and solicitor in Singapore since 1995 and he received his law degree from the National University of Singapore.

Ophilia Chow

DBS

Senior Vice President

Ophilia Chow is Senior Vice President in the Compliance division at DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, where she advises the Treasury and Markets business on a wide range of regulatory and digital projects, and specializes in markets products compliance.  Prior to joining DBS, she worked in HSBC’s Debt Capital Markets, Interest Rates Institutional Sales, and Global Market Regulatory Compliance team in Hong Kong, New York and London.

She holds a Bachelor of Science (Finance and Economics) degree from New York University and a law degree from the University of Hong Kong. 

Prashant Joshi

Director, Regulatory Affairs

BNP Paribas

Prashant has over 15 years experience working with a wide range of global financial services institutions to understand, convey, and partake in advocacy initiatives on global and regional regulation as well as work on the implementation of the like.  He is APAC Global Markets FO Liaison on IBOR readiness, including being member of numerous industry Working Groups on individual rates transitions.  Prashant has also worked on regulation in relation to market structure and investor protection including MiFID, Benchmark Reforms, Transaction Reporting, Central Clearing & Uncleared Margin Rules. Previously, Prashant worked at Credit Suisse AG, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and EY, and has been based in EMEA, APAC and the US.

Subramanian Natarajan

Head of Global Markets Legal for FX, Rates & Commodities, Asia-Pacific | Associate General Counsel

HSBC

Subramanian Natarajan is Head of Global Markets Legal for FX, Rates and Commodities, Asia- Pacific at HSBC, where he leads the legal team covering the FICC (Fixed Income (Rates and Credit), Currency (FX) and Commodities) businesses and advises on a wide range of transactional and regulatory matters within the Markets division of the Bank. In addition, he is also involved in a number of regulatory change, infrastructure and transformation initiatives undertaken by the group in Asia Pacific and globally.

Prior to joining HSBC, he worked in Clifford Chance LLP, London in the Derivatives and Financial Regulation Group of the firm advising various financial institutions on structured transactions across asset classes and regulatory reform initiatives.

He holds degrees from the National Law School of India University and the University of Oxford. He is admitted to practice in England & Wales and is qualified as an Advocate (non-practicing) India.

12:2012:45

Economic recovery outlook in APAC: how to pivot your business in H2
Interview

12:00 - 12:25

Blake Evans-Pritchard

Bureau Chief, Asia

Asia Risk

Blake Evans-Pritchard is bureau chief, Asia, for Risk.net based in Hong Kong. Before taking on his current role, he spent three years covering regulatory issues across Asia for Risk.net, including implementation of Basel III and other international standards in regional jurisdictions. Previously, he spent five years in Brussels writing about the European Union’s financial services sector and competition policy and a number of years as Africa editor for a news service covering post-conflict restitution around the world.

Steve Cochrane

Chief APAC Economist, Economics and Business Analytics

Moody’s Analytics

Steven G. Cochrane, PhD, is Chief APAC Economist with Moody’s Analytics. He leads the Asia economic analysis and forecasting activities of the Moody’s Analytics research team, as well as the continual expansion of the company’s international, national and subnational forecast models. In addition, Steve directs consulting projects for clients to help them understand the effect of regional economic developments on their business under baseline forecasts and alternative scenarios. Steve’s expertise lies in providing clear insights into an area’s or region’s strengths, weaknesses and comparative advantages, relative to macro or global economic trends.


A highly-regarded speaker, Dr. Cochrane has provided economic insights at hundreds of engagements over the past 20 years and has been featured on CNBC, CNA, Bloomberg TV, Wall Street Radio, and the PBS News Hour. Through his research and presentations, Steve dissects how various components of the macro and regional economies shape patterns of growth. His extensive expertise on U.S. and global economic issues makes also him a popular speaker at client conferences and executive briefings.


Steve holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and is a Penn Institute for Urban Research Scholar. He also holds a master's degree from the University of Colorado at Denver and a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Davis. Dr. Cochrane is based out of Moody’s Analytics Singapore office.

12:4512:45

End of Virtual Conference Day One

12:00 - 12:00

09:0009:05

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

09:00 - 09:05

09:0509:40

A Data- First Approach to Credit Risk Management
Panel discussion

09:05 - 09:50

  • Mitigating credit risk through sound decision making, robust collateral management, and better data
  • Regulatory expectations for managing credit risk and providing credit
  • The use of data to enhance credit decisions and mitigate risk
  • Streamlining critical workflows and achieving visibility over collateral
David Sasson | Moderator

Head of Counterparty Credit Risk

ANZ

I have over 15 years of banking experience in both front office Trading and Risk management. I have worked on a wide range of asset classes – IR, FX, Options, xVA, etc. – and in different geography - Madrid, HK, NY and Singapore. In my current position at ANZ, I oversee xVA risk, Counterparty Credit risk and Regulatory capital for Markets. I have a double degree in Industrial engineering from the Madrid Polytechnic University and the Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble, and a master in Finance.

Yves Tomballe

Chief Risk Officer

MUFG

With more than 15 years’ international experience in derivatives trading and risk management, Yves currently holds the position of country chief risk officer for MUFG Bank Singapore. Previously, he was head of the market risk department for Asia, responsible for monitoring the bank's market and funding liquidity risk, and overseeing the implementation of the latest local regulatory requirements across the region.

Prior to joining MUFG Bank, Yves worked as an interest rates options trader at Standard Chartered Bank in London, Dubai and New York, covering interest rates derivatives in various markets before joining the risk management team in Singapore. He started his career at Dexia Bank in Brussels as a derivatives structurer and holds a master's degree in business engineering from ICHEC Brussels.

Sage Patel

Head of Pricing, Valuations and Reference Data – Asia Pacific

IHS MARKIT

Sage has been with IHS Markit for 8 years, starting with the legacy Markit entity.

Prior to joining Markit, Sage was responsible for Pricing and Valuations at Fitch Solutions. He spent a portion of his career at key tier one Investment banks, starting at Salomon Brothers into Citi Global Markets, Bank of America N.A and RBC Capital Markets across Trading, Product Management and Product Development functions in London, New York and Toronto.

Over the last 8 years Sage has been driving IHS Markit’s expansion into the APAC Fixed Income markets, more recently expanding his responsibilities into IHS Markit’s Derivatives business. The key mandate is to provide solutions addressing challenges faced by our customers in today’s ever changing regulatory landscape.

Sage graduated from Manchester Business School, UK with a BSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics

Prasoon Agarwal

Co-head Credit Risk, Asia-Pac (ex- Japan)

Goldman Sachs

Prasoon Agarwal is co-head of Asia ex Japan Credit Risk at Goldman Sachs. He has spent past 15 years in credit risk managing risk across various business stripes including global markets, investing & lending and asset management. Some of his areas of focus have been managing portfolio level risks, use of technology & data for enhanced decision making and maintain a people focused approach for effective risk management organization.

09:4010:00

Operational Resilience for Banks
Fireside chat

09:50 - 10:05

  • Business Continuity Planning - what has the current crises taught us?
  • How can we successfully address issues surrounding remote working in the changing world of work?
  • How can we reduce operational risks and the costs of disruption?
  • A blueprint to delivering consistent approach to operational resilience across an enterprise
Nina Atimah | Moderator

Regional Head of Risk Management, CMB & GBM

HSBC

Nina is currently HSBC’s Head of Risk Management for CMB and GBM in Asia.   She moved to Hong Kong five years ago after joining the Group in London. She has extensive knowledge in risk management, framework design and implementation, across multiple strands. She has experience in engaging internal and external  C-Suite stakeholders across Europe and Asia and is keenly exploring risk management in a digital age.

Since moving to HK, she has been instrumental in driving high-profile change initiatives across HSBC in the areas of diversity and inclusion. She currently co-chairs the ethnicity resource group for the Bank globally, and is working to connect other organizations to drive the equity and inclusion agenda.

 

Prasoon Agarwal

Co-head Credit Risk, Asia-Pac (ex- Japan)

Goldman Sachs

Prasoon Agarwal is co-head of Asia ex Japan Credit Risk at Goldman Sachs. He has spent past 15 years in credit risk managing risk across various business stripes including global markets, investing & lending and asset management. Some of his areas of focus have been managing portfolio level risks, use of technology & data for enhanced decision making and maintain a people focused approach for effective risk management organization.

Soon Kit Tham

Enterprise Resilience Officer

BNY Mellon

An internationally recognized financial services expert, Soon Kit offers deep and wide experience accumulated over 15 years in the financial services sector. Bringing a global perspective enriched with grounded experience, he is currently Enterprise Resilience Officer at BNY Mellon assuring the firm broad business and operational resilience across multiple lines of business.

Prior to this, he was Risk Vice President of Fullerton Fund Management and Wolters Kluwer’s Asia-Pacific Risk Practice Director guiding regional risk and financial practices for its software clients. At OCBC Bank Group, Soon Kit was managing the risk of Global Treasury, Investment Banking, OCBC Securities and Bank of Singapore. He complements his expertise with international advisory experience garnered at financial software firm Misys / Finastra where he led the risk management teams to solve broader subjects of banking risk with financial firms, banks, regulators in Europe and Asia. Prior to this, Soon Kit provided consulting at Moody’s Analytics.

Recognized for his practical expertise by regional banking conferences and professional media, Soon Kit has contributed many live and case interviews to breaking news developments and industry best practice conferences. 

Graduating with honors in Quantitative Finance from the National University of Singapore, he is also a certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and an Energy Risk Professional.

10:0010:35

Effective Collateral Management Operations Beyond Covid-19
Panel discussion

10:05 - 10:55

  • How has Covid-19 impacted the UMR implementation?
  • How can we overcome the complication in IM calculation in view of the increased usage of OTC derivatives and diversified portfolios?
  • Dealing with legal documentation
  • What are the key considerations in implementing consistent models for the valuation and sensitivities calculations across all asset classes? 
O’Delle Burke | Moderator

Head of Collateral Services APAC/Product Innovation

J.P. Morgan

O’Delle Burke is the Head of J.P. Morgan Collateral Services Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, O’Delle is responsible for global product innovation, execution of the business strategy and development of collateral solutions for derivatives, repos and securities lending across the region.

O’Delle began his career with J.P. Morgan after joining the firm’s undergraduate management development program in New York in 1996. He spent 8 years within Finance for the firm’s Securities Services business, where he held roles in Client Profitability and MIS Analysis. After which he joined Investor Services where he served for 12 years and held various roles covering markets in Europe, United States and Canada. Prior to his current position, he was the Product Manager in the United States for J.P. Morgan Broker Dealer Services and Collateral Management.

O’Delle is the APAC lead for Community Outreach and Philanthropy for J.P. Morgan Securities Services Diversity & Inclusion Program,  Co-lead APAC chapter of Black Organization for Leadership and Development (BOLD) and is also an Ally for Women on the Move Interactive Network (WOTM IN) business resource group.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, Business Management and Economics and is a member of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (“ISDA”) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (“SIFMA”).

Karim Chabane

Director, Head of APAC Collateral Management, Custody and Funds Services

Citibank

Karim Chabane is a Director within Citi Futures, Clearing and Collateral division based in Hong Kong and Regional Head of Collateral Management for Asia Pacific. He has responsibility within Investor Services Division for all aspects of the margining and collateral management products to Citi's customers including Investors, Banks and Financial Intermediaries.
 

Karim joined Citi in January 2011 from Euroclear Bank, the International Central Securities Depository to take responsibility of regional product management of the Citi collateral management and administration services before taking the Regional Head role.
 

While at Euroclear, Karim spent two years as Head of Product Management for the Asia-Pacific region covering the full range of Euroclear's products and services, including settlement & custody, collateral management and fund processing. Prior to this, Karim spent 18 years at Euroclear 's head office in Brussels and held various senior positions across Cash & Treasury Operations, Sales & Relationship Management covering London-based brokers and investment banks, Project teams for some major market and infrastructure initiatives as well as Product Management.

Sophie Marnhier-Foy

Director, Product Management – Margin & Risk

Calypso

Sophie Marnhier Foy is the Director of Product Management for Margin and Risk at Calypso Technology. In her role, she designs the Calypso margin solutions to meet the various regulatory margin and clearing requirements. Currently, she is working very closely with Calypso clients implementing ISDA-SIMM to ensure that their compliance with the Uncleared Margin Rules for September 2019 and 2020 will be successful.

Ms. Marnhier-Foy is also in charge of Calypso Risk solutions including the regulatory, CCP, and counterparty risk offerings. Prior to this role, she held the position of Principal Product Manager for Calypso Middle Office solutions.

Before joining Calypso, Ms. Marnhier-Foy worked for Calyon (now Crédit Agricole CIB) in New York and Paris, working on Risk Management and Front Office project management. Prior to Calyon, she worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) in Paris as a Bank Auditor.

Filippo Santilli

APAC Head of Liquidity & Segregation

BNY Mellon Markets

Filippo joined BNY Mellon as head of global liquidity services for APAC in August 2009, expanding the Liquidity DIRECT business across the region. This was followed by 4 years as regional head of Sales&RM, Liquidity and Segregation for Markets. As of August 2018 Filippo heads up Liquidity & Segregation in APAC with a strong focus on UMR, derivatives, collateral administration and segregation.

Filippo worked for Morgan Stanley Investment Management in Luxembourg from 1999 to 2005, following which he moved to London and joined Lehman Brothers Asset Management in its start-up liquidity funds business, eventually spearheading efforts in Asia by moving to Hong Kong in 2007.

Filippo has a laurea in economics from LUISS University, Rome, and an MSc in international business and finance from the European Academic Consortium, Netherlands and France.

10:3510:40

5 Minutes Inspiration: Creativity in Augmented Reality

10:35 - 10:40

Emile Rademeyer

Executive Director, Creative Strategy

VANDAL

Emile excels in innovative media, digital placemaking, augmented reality, public art, sculpture, activation & immersive campaigns for advertising, commercial, retail and public environments.

His award-winning work is a regular feature in local and international festivals and publications. He’s a frequent international guest, keynote speaker and jury member at events around the globe.


Emile's passion is to combine the physical and digital worlds to bridge the gap between art, advertising, digital media, content and culture. As leader in its field, VANDAL transforms physical places and spaces with digital placemaking, experiences and ideas that change human behaviour.

At VANDAL Emile is focussed on delivering innovative campaigns using moving image, sound, scent, public art, interactive, immersive and augmented reality experiences. He further oversees executive curation of the VANDAL Art Gallery in Redfern, Sydney; named in 2021 as one of the best art galleries in Sydney.

Highly motivated with excellent communication skills, his recognised talent earns respect and he’s regarded as one of Australia’s most prolific creative and strategic leaders.

10:4011:15

Tackling Money Laundering and Financial Crime
Fireside Chat

10:55 - 11:40

  • How can banks tackle financial crime amidst tightening regulation, growing customer demand for integrity and increasing criminal sophistication?
  • What are the strategies banks can employ to protect assets and reputation and reduce the risk of losses, non-compliance fine and reputation damage?
  • Technology coming to aid: how can financial institutions ready themselves for adopting smart technology in the fight of financial crime?
Simon Young

Former Chief Compliance Officer (Overseas) and Group Head of Financial Crime Risk Management

Former Ping An Group

Simon Young was Ping An’s Chief Compliance Officer (Overseas) and Group Head of Financial Crime Risk Management where he provided supervisory oversight with respect to regulatory compliance of Ping An group’s overseas businesses and led efforts to develop and employ AI-empowered advanced analytics and machine learning capabilities to detect and monitor financial crime risk for the group covering 40 business lines and 210 million customers.


Over the course of his 20+ years career, Simon has held a number of senior leadership positions in compliance, risk management and anti-money laundering compliance across financial services and fintech industries in Hong Kong and Mainland China.


Simon holds master’s degrees in Information Systems Management and International Corporate & Financial Law. He is a Board member of ACAMS Hong Kong Chapter, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Fellow member of the ACCA and a member of its Greater Bay Area Advisory Board and the Global Forum for Governance, Risk & Performance.   

KF Lam

Chief Compliance Officer

Airstar Bank

K. F. is the Chief Compliance Officer of Airstar Bank, one of the eight licensed virtual banks in Hong Kong. He has 20+ years of financial crime compliance, regulatory compliance and internal audit experiences in various Asian / HK-based banking groups.

K. F. is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, Certified Information Systems Auditor, a Certified Internal Auditor, CPA (HK) and FCCA and holds master’s degrees in Computing and Business and bachelor’s degrees in Laws and Accountancy.

K.F. is a trainer for the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers’ Enhanced Competency Framework on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism training programme.

Jessica Bartlett

Director - Financial Crime Legal APAC

Barclays

Jessica Bartlett is the Director of Financial Crime Legal – APAC at Barclays and is based in Hong Kong.  Jessica advises compliance and legal teams, business lines and senior management across the APAC region on financial crime issues including economic sanctions, export controls, anti-money laundering, fraud, and anti-corruption.   


Jessica relocated from New York to Hong Kong in 2015.  Before joining Barclays in 2018, Jessica was an associate with Shearman & Sterling LLP and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.  Jessica clerked for the Honorable Sidney H. Stein, District Judge for the Southern District of New York.  Jessica holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois, Master of Arts in Philosophy from Brandeis University, and two Bachelors of Arts degrees in Art History and Political Science from Southern Methodist University.  Jessica is Chairman of the Board of Governors for the American Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong. 

Michael Clarson

APAC Regional Head - Global Investigations Unit - AML

Citibank

Michael Clarson leads Citibank’s GIU in APAC (based in Hong Kong) as APAC GIU Regional Head (aka Regional Director). Michael came to Citibank from Deloitte, where he was a Director in Deloitte Forensics, assisting clients by performing investigations related to money laundering, bribery and corruption and major fraud. In this role, Michael worked with clients in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Russia, Easter Europe and the Pacific. Michael is a qualified Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA), having worked in wealth management prior to joining the Australian Federal Police (AFP) as a Federal Agent. Michael’s focus in the AFP was multinational organized crime and money laundering investigations. After completing nearly 13 years in AFP, Michael completed his MBA at the Australian Graduate School of Management and then moved to Deloitte Forensics. In his current role, Michael leads the GIU across the APAC region, including teams in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia. GIU is a global team with responsibility for AML investigations involving complex and cross jurisdictional matters.

11:1511:35

Mastering Risks in Post-Covid19 Digital Era
Fireside chat

11:15 - 11:35

  • What is the trend of cybercrime and digital behavior in the pandemics? 
  • Digital transformation is one of the key priorities to financial institutions.   How should we get prepared for new risk evolved?  
  • In the new topology of cloud computing and distributed infrastructures, how financial institutions should tackle the data security risks, especially when the moving customer data across different jurisdictions.?
  • Insight into opportunities and risks in the post-Covid19 digital era.   How to balance the need of seamless customer experience and risks?
  • Particularly, the introduction of virtual bank successfully disrupted the banking landscape in Hong Kong.  What kind of new risks we will expect to see? 
Cameron Church

Director, Market Planning - Fraud & Identity

LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Cameron has over 10 years’ experience in Fraud and AML within Compliance and Investigations capacities across Banking and E-commerce sectors. For the last 5 years at LexisNexis Risk Solutions (LNRS), Cameron has worked with Multi-National customers across APAC, helping them to leverage Digital Identity Data to reduce fraud and maintain a positive customer experience. Prior to joining LNRS, Cameron worked at organisations such as ThreatMetrix. Citi, ANZ and William Hill.

Ricky Tang

Head of Technology Risk Management

Bank of China

Ricky Tang joined Bank of China International in 2019 as the Head of Technology Risk Management, responsible for technology risk and cyber security controls in the bank. Prior to that he worked in various multi-nationals such as Telstra International, Fubon Bank, UBS and ING, with responsibilities in cyber security, information security, fraud investigation, and IT operational risk management.
Ricky has set up technology risk management frameworks for FSIs that integrate with enterprise risk frameworks, defining policies and standards, creating operating models and technical procedures, managing cyber security operation services, as well as ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements. He is passionate in advancing the industry’s risk management practices as well as staying on the edge of technological advancements.

11:3512:00

Regulatory Risk Landscape - What to Expect from the Regulatory Agenda Beyond the Pandemic
Fireside chat

11:40 - 12:20

  • What are new and upcoming regulatory changes that may impact Banks in Hong Kong:
    • key developments in the RegTech - what banks need to know
    • implementing the Basel III final reform package in Hong Kong
    • FRTB - how are local Hong Kong banks preparing for the implementation?
  • ESG – climate risk and developments in the Asia Pacific region
Nina Atimah | Moderator

Regional Head of Risk Management, CMB & GBM

HSBC

Nina is currently HSBC’s Head of Risk Management for CMB and GBM in Asia.   She moved to Hong Kong five years ago after joining the Group in London. She has extensive knowledge in risk management, framework design and implementation, across multiple strands. She has experience in engaging internal and external  C-Suite stakeholders across Europe and Asia and is keenly exploring risk management in a digital age.

Since moving to HK, she has been instrumental in driving high-profile change initiatives across HSBC in the areas of diversity and inclusion. She currently co-chairs the ethnicity resource group for the Bank globally, and is working to connect other organizations to drive the equity and inclusion agenda.

 

Vicki Noblett

Regional Head, Regulatory Management Group & Regulatory Policy and Advocacy, Asia Pacific

Deutsche Bank

Vicki Noblett is Head of Regulatory Affairs and Regulatory Advocacy in APAC, working closely with regional and global stakeholders across the bank and externally on key regulatory matters.

Vicki relocated to Hong Kong in July 2012 to set up the APAC policy and advocacy function, and then established the Regulatory Management Group in late 2015 to support supervisory engagement across the region. She has been responsible for the combined areas from mid-2018. She joined DB in July 2010 in London, primarily focused on advocacy relating to prudential and crisis management policy reforms. Prior to this, she was a regulator in the UK for nine years in roles spanning policy development and implementation, international coordination, supervision and regulatory strategy.

Christina Ellerker

Director, Regulatory Reform, Asia Pacific Government Affairs

Citi

Christina Ellerker is a Director, Regulatory Affairs and Reform with Citi’s Government Affairs in Asia Pacific.


Prior joining Citi, Christina was an Executive Director with the Office of Government Affairs at Goldman Sachs where she developed, managed and executed the firm’s government relations and public policy agenda in Asia Pacific. Before that, Christina was Head of Moody’s Asia Pacific Government and Public Affair where she oversaw matters with respect to regulations and interaction with regulators in the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) region.


Christina was an Executive Director at and part of the team that set up the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) where she was responsible for working with financial institutional members to promote the growth and development of Asia’s debt capital markets through advocacy with the regulatory community and fostering market best practices.


Christina, who is lawyer by profession, has also worked variously with leading Australian and Malaysian law firms and with News Corporation Asia, as corporate legal counsel. She plays an active role in ASIFMA (Public Policy Committee Member, co-Chair of the Data and Cybersecurity Working Group, former Alternate Board Member), the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AMCHAM HK) (former Financial Services Committee Vice-Chair), ISDA (Asia Pacific Legal & Regulatory Committee) and was active in the APEC Business Advisory Council and the APEC Asia Pacific Financial Forum as well as the US ASEAN Business Council. Christina is an active advocate of diversity issues – she convened and chaired the Women in Finance Asia Forum and was a presiding judge of AMCHAM HK Women of Influence Awards.


Christina graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Sydney University, Australia and a Bachelor of Science from the University of New South Wales, Australia. She is admitted to practice as a solicitor in New South Wales, Australia and a barrister and solicitor in Malaysia.

12:0012:00

End of Risk Virtual Conference

12:10 - 12:11