The Innoxcell Asia Pacific Summit is the most extensive legal, regulatory, compliance, risk and fraud gathering in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Australia and the United States. IAS is the only event of its kind that will run multiple paths covering the great diversity of topics in the area of bribery, fraud, investigation, financial crime and legal technology.
Innoxcell aims to provide a knowledge-driven platform for legal and compliance executives and professionals from different industries to explore the latest best legal and business practices, catch-up with latest regulatory updates, establish networking with prominent legal professionals around the Globe, as well as visit the legal technology and solutions exhibition. IAS is a legal and compliance community gathering you should attend.
Over 20 Sessions
Managing Director, Head of Legal, Singapore and SE Asia, Nomura
Jonathan Wise is a Managing Director and Head of Legal for Singapore and Southeast Asia at Nomura. He has over 20 years of experience as a lawyer advising on a broad range of corporate, transactional, regulatory and dispute resolution matters in both developed and emerging markets. He also has deep experience building and managing teams of lawyers across multiple jurisdictions and managing significant legal budgets.
In his present role, Jonathan leads a twenty person legal team based in Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Jakarta and Mumbai that provides legal coverage to Nomura's Global Markets, Investment Banking, and Private Wealth Management businesses across the region as well as Corporate and Strategy functions supporting such businesses. He also serves as a member of various local and regional governance, risk, and executive committees of the Firm including the Singapore Executive Committee.
Prior to joining Nomura, Jonathan was a senior legal counsel with Lehman Brothers and was involved in integration of the two firms' legal departments following the purchase by Nomura of Lehman's Asian and European businesses.
Jonathan has previously been based in Hong Kong, Tokyo, New York and London and is a member of the New York State Bar.
Chief Information Officer, Kommerce
Markus has over 20 years experience in research and technology-driven innovation. His career spans across academia, dedicated research centers as well as industrial research and incubation labs (including NUS, A*STAR, HP Labs, Visa Labs and various startups). He has extensive experience in payments analytics & processing (at extreme scale) and risk management (compromise & fraud detection and prediction).
Managing Director and Head of Southeast Asia, Business Intelligence & Investigations, Kroll
Reshmi Khurana is Managing Director and Head of Southeast Asia in Kroll’s Business Intelligence & Investigations practice, based in the Singapore office. Reshmi has more than 15 years of experience in the United States as well as in South and Southeast Asia conducting complex corruption investigations, litigation support projects, and due diligence on the management, operations, and business models of organizations. Her experience includes helping clients identify and bridge gaps in internal controls and corporate governance through people, processes, and technology.
Reshmi advises a wide range of clients, such as asset management companies and banks; corporations in the mining, oil and gas, consumer packaged goods, retail, and pharmaceutical industries and law firms.
Reshmi joined Kroll in 2003 in New York, where she worked for six years. She then moved to Kroll’s Singapore office, where she oversaw the operations in Southeast Asia before joining Kroll’s Mumbai office in 2011. Recently, she has led assignments in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives, and Mauritius.
Prior to joining Kroll, Reshmi was a consultant with McKinsey & Company in India, where she advised clients on strategy and operations in the telecom, retail, and consumer packaged goods sectors. Reshmi is an Independent Director on the Board of a leading Indian retail company.
Regional Head of Financial Crime Assurance, Barclays Bank PLC
Richard in his current capacity with Barclays Bank PLC is responsible for Financial Crime 2nd line of defence Assurance ensuring that Barclay’s Asian businesses, (Corporate & Investment Banking, Wealth & Investment Banking), are in compliance with FCA and local regulatory requirements and to ensure that Asian business are updated in line with industry’s best practices. He is also responsible for the Financial Crime Intelligence Unit in APAC.
Initiatives undertaken include Big Data Analytics, Continuous Control Monitoring and Emerging Risks Scanning. He has 20 years experience covering a broad range of Compliance based roles for banks and consultancy services across Toronto, New York, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Singapore. Areas covered include Sanctions, AML, KYC, Fraud, Bribery, Corruption advisory, target operating models, data analytics, systems selection, regulatory compliance health checks, and program implementation. Education includes: BA Psychology (Canada), MBA (UK), Msc Marketing (New York).
Managing Director, Wirex Asia
Seimin has 17 years’ experience in growing and nurturing business in new geographies; I'm passionate about history; you will find me mostly sipping coffee at an eccentric cafe somewhere on the globe; my favorite destinations are the Caucasus, the Atlas and the Himalaya; one surprising fact about me is I can hang in a headstand for half an hour.
Brian is co-founder and CEO of InvoiceInterchange and an advocate for alternative finance. Having worked in accounting firms and investment banking, he understands the financial constraints business owners face and how the lack of access to funding is holding back good businesses. Brian is driving innovation at InvoiceInterchange using technology to connect businesses to non-bank funds and making obtaining short-term finance online and simple for today’s businesses.
Brian has over 14 years of experience of which 8 years were with investment banks in London including Credit-Suisse, Lehman Brothers and HSBC. His focus was on asset valuations, credit risk, product profit & loss and business management with exposure to Fixed Income and Credit derivatives products.
Qualifying as a professional accountant (CPA Australia) in 2006, Brian worked on statutory and internal audits, due diligence and forensic investigations at Ernst & Young and Deloitte.
Chen Jee Meng
Country MLRO, Commerzbank
Jee Meng has been delving into financial crimes since Year 2000. I'm passionate about writing and medical forensics; you will find me mostly reading and researching new topics of interest; my favorite destination is Taiwan; one surprising fact about me is that I ended-up in Compliance, the very one area I once held in-contempt.
Chin Yong Kwek
Associate Managing Director, Business Intelligence & Investigations, Asia Pacific, Kroll
Chin Yong Kwek is an Associate Managing Director with Kroll’s Business Intelligence & Investigations practice, based in the Singapore office. Chin Yong has a broad skill set in the legal sector and is skilled at working with clients to address pretransaction issues such as those surrounding due diligence, business intelligence, market entry, as well as post-transaction issues such as dispute resolution, asset tracing, and investigative projects in support of litigation.
Chin Yong joined Kroll from the Financial and Technology Crimes Division of Singapore's Attorney-General's Chambers, specializing in the prosecution of complex financial crime, including corruption, fraud, market manipulation, and money laundering. He is an experienced litigator and was part of Singapore's Financial Action Task Force team, providing advice on whether Singapore's anti-money laundering and countering of terrorist financing (AML/CFT) regime was consistent with international standards. He has also advised on various other matters such as production and seizure orders under the Criminal Procedure Code, banking secrecy, and insurance-related regulatory offences.
In addition, Chin Yong spent a year with the Singapore Exchange (SGX), the primary securities and derivatives exchange in Singapore. He was attached to the department charged with regulating entities listed on the exchange and providing advice on whether listed entities were compliant. Chin Yong was also engaged with the department tasked with real-time trade monitoring conducted through the exchange, and advised on whether trades were in violation of the exchange’s rules or the local statutory laws.
CEO & Co-Founder, CoAssets
Getty has a decade of experience in Real estate investments, I'm passionate about allowing crowdfunding to be accessible for all; you will find me mostly grooming talents at CoAssets; my favorite destination is the Maldives; one surprising fact about me is I have completed a 250km extreme marathon across the Gobi desert.
VP of Engineering, Funding Societies
Ishan Agrawal is the VP of Engineering at Funding Societies, the leading digital peer-to-peer lending platform in Southeast Asia, where he helps improve access to credit for SMEs in Southeast Asia. He has worn several hats in the field of Data over the past 8 years in Singapore and Silicon Valley in Adtech, Payments, and Video on Demand companies. He was also a Data Analytics instructor at General Assembly. Ishan went to National University of Singapore and Stanford for his education in Computer Science and Business.
Head of Tech Risk & Compliance, Maecenas Fine Art
Javier Tamashiro is the Head of Technology Risk & Compliance at Maecenas Fine Art. The world’s first blockchain platform for art investment. Maecenas is set to make the fine art market more transparent and protecting investors against illegal activities and obscure practices. Prior joining Maecenas team, he worked at Credit Suisse, Standard Chartered Bank and Standard & Poor's, focusing on risk compliance and product implementation. Having now spent over 3 years advising on blockchain projects, Javier has committed his professional career to seeing this technology achieving its full potential, helping financial institutions to be regulator-ready and reduce illegal transaction processing risk. He holds a MSc. in Data Mining from the University of Tokyo, having studied as a visiting scholar at Imperial College London.
Head of Countries, Luno
Vijay is Head of Countries at Luno. Prior to this, he worked at Google in roles across YouTube, Chromecast, and Adwords. Vijay also spent a number of years at PwC and Ipsos, where he ran consulting projects for private and public sector clients on engagements ranging from network security and risk management to market entry strategies. Vijay holds a degree in electrical engineering from IIT in India and an MBA from INSEAD.
Director of Sanctions Investigations, ASEAN and South Asia, Standard Chartered Bank
Dane Shelly is Director, Sanctions Investigations for ASEAN & South Asia at Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. He has 10 years’ experience in financial intelligence and investigations with the U.S. Government, including working as a Sanctions Investigator at the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), an intelligence analyst for the U.S. Defense Department, and as a U.S. Diplomat in India.
Chief Technology Officer, JEDTrade
Ernie Teo is a tech economist with a specialization blockchain and fintech; with a keen interest in building inclusive socio-economic systems. He is Chief Technology Officer at JEDTrade, where he leads the research and development of blockchain technology for inclusive finance. Ernie is active in the blockchain community in Singapore, giving talks and seminar both in the industry and in the universities. He is also adjunct lecturer at the National University of Singapore where he teaches a course on “Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies”. His last position was as a Research Scientist at the IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation. Ernie received his PhD in Economics from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He’s also held academic positions in Nanyang Technological University and Singapore Management University.
Founder and CEO, CREDITS
Igor is a founder and CEO of Credits project. It is a blockchain platform with it's own cryptocurrency and advanced smart contracts, capable of performing of performing up to 1 mil transactions per second with commission as low as $0.001.
The concept of CREDITS was created back in 2016 by Igor. He was able to attract first venture investors, contributing $200 000 in his project. The active development of the platform has begun sometime between Jan-Feb of 2017. Igor's approach is to do tasks with a help of his staff while delegating min outsourced work. His team has already gone through blockchain startup establishment: MVP, Pre-ICO, ICO, Alpha-release, listings on exchanges.
Igor started as as fintech specialist. His first projects involved creation and development of online financial services in banking and credits.
Igor is passionate about blockchain and hence heavily popularizes it. Apart of his project, he consults clients from all over the world about proper and practical implementation of such technology and related smart contracts.
Director of ASA FCC oversight, Standard Chartered Bank
Ghadeer Saed has 17 years of experience in compliance (22 in overall Banking) with a special focus in AML for the last 15 years. She has worked in multi-national financial institutions such as CitibankN.A. Egypt, Barclays Egypt and Barclays Africa whereby her experience hasextended not only to middle eastern countries but also included Africancountries and have had the ability to support countries across varyingregulatory frameworks in these countries. Ghadeer has recently moved toSingapore, to gain experience in the vibrant markets of Southeast Asia.
Vice President, Head of Global Regulatory Compliance, Wirecard
Royston joined Wirecard in 2017. Between 2012 to 2017, Royston was variously the Head of Legal for South East Asia and North Asia for PayPal, one of the world’s leading e-payment service providers. He was responsible for responding to all legal matters, including working closely with compliance on the interpretation and application of all local laws and regulations. He was also entrusted as an authorized signatory for the international headquarters and was separately appointed an Ethics Officer for the company.
Before PayPal, Royston was in General Electric, firstly as General Counsel of the GE Money Singapore personal and auo-financing business, where he led the Legal and Compliance team. He was subsequently elevated to the Corporate level as the Corporate Compliance Counsel for General Electric across all business lines in Asia Pacific, where he drove compliance training, policy compliance, investigations, and assisted in corporate M&A due diligence. He was charged with developing the Global New Hire Training for a workforce of about 250,000 employees.
Royston also has experience as legal counsel for DBS Bank Ltd, one of Asia’s largest banks, providing wing-to-wing legal support for the bank. In particular he advised the compliance team on mandatory sales training and mis-selling allegations. Royston also represented the bank at all consumer disputes at the industry dispute tribunal, winning all cases in which he represented the bank.
At the outset of his career, after qualifying as an attorney, Royston joined the civil service as State Counsel and Deputy Public Prosecutor, acting for the state in a wide variety of criminal matters, including capital murder and drug-trafficking cases. He also represented Singapore at the United Nations. Royston was later elevated to the bench, where as a judge he presided over criminal, civil and family cases.
Royston holds an Upper Honours degree from the National University of Singapore. He was called to the bar as Advocate and Solicitor in 2001, after chambering in Drew & Napier, one of Singapore’s top litigation firms. He previously certified with the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists as an Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.
Royston joined Wirecard in 2017 as presently serves as Head of Global Regulatory Compliance, and Deputy Chairman of the AML Committee.
Head of Legal, Shipping, Corporate Services, BW Group
Stephen Harper is the Head of Legal, Shipping based in Singapore for the BW Group. He is a member of the BW Group Anti Bribery Committee and is the Convenor of the Tanker Working Group of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network. Stephen initially joined BW in Singapore in January 2014 as General Counsel of BW LPG.
He has over 25 years’ experience as a maritime lawyer in private practice with law firms in England and Australia in wet (Admiralty), dry and commercial shipping matters. After completion of degrees in Law & Arts at the University of Melbourne, Stephen undertook Articles of Clerkship at Mallesons in Australia. He was a Solicitor at Sinclair Roche & Temperley in London and in 1992 became a partner of Mallesons Stephen Jaques. He has extensive experience in major maritime casualty matters including KIRKI (1991), IRON BARON (1995) and WORLD DISCOVERER (2000) as well as several complex Royal Australian Navy Inquiries.
Before joining BW LPG in 2014, he was the General Counsel of Enterprises Shipping & Trading S.A. in Greece from 2011. Stephen is a serving officer with the Royal Australian Navy Reserve. He is a Director of Nordisk Skibsrederforening (Nordisk Legal Services Pte Ltd) in Singapore.
Head of Business Financial Crime Risk, RBWM ASP, HSBC
Alban’s career spans 20 years during which he moved from academia (law), to international contract negotiation, to risk management focusing on compliance and financial crime in the banking industry. He moved to banking and Asia over 10 years ago after studying and working in France, United Kingdom and Australia. He is passionate about building teams and people and spends a significant amount of his time coaching and mentoring, including with children at risk in Singapore. When he is not travelling for business or pleasure you’ll most likely find him in his kitchen. His favorite destination is anywhere with warms waters, a reef and plenty of fish. One unusual fact about him is that he embraced Singapore as his new home and became a citizen of the republic in 2013 foregoing his prior citizenship.
Director of Forensics and Investigations, Blockchain Intelligence Group
Robert Whitaker served in law enforcement for 23 years and now serves as the Director of Forensics and Investigations for Blockchain Intelligence Group. Mr. Whitaker previously served as a Supervisory Special Agent with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and last served in HSI's Illicit Finance and Proceeds of Crime Unit where he oversaw the Illicit Digital Economy Program (IDEP). The IDEP was responsible for overseeing cryptocurrency investigations, providing training, equipment, analytical support, and investigative methodologies needed by HSI special agents engaged in investigations involving cryptocurrencies. The IDEP maintained relationships with private industries and academia involved in the cryptocurrency space worldwide. Robert Whitaker previously served as the Resident Agent in Charge of the HSI office in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and as a Municipal Police Officer in El Paso, Texas for 8 years. Mr. Whitaker is a Certified Bitcoin Professional.
Director, Head of AML/CTF Services Asia, Alvarez & Marsal
Shannon Argetsinger is a Director and the Head of AML/CTF Services for Asia with Alvarez & Marsal’s Disputes and Investigations team based in Hong Kong. He brings over 25 years of investigative experience while working for local and federal U.S. law enforcement agencies.
Between 2009 and 2016, he acquired vast international experience while posted at the U.S. Consulate General for Hong Kong and Macau. Additionally, Mr. Argetsinger served as a liaison to Taiwan working closely with Taiwan law enforcement agencies.
He worked on numerous investigation involving BSA/AML and CTF facets. He worked on investigations involving OFAC and FinCEN matters. Moreover, during his career with the U.S. Government he successfully planned, coordinated, and conducted numerous trainings on several topics to include, but not limited to, anti-money laundering and financial crime investigations. He testified in numerous U.S. court proceedings, and before U.S. Grand Jury’s, throughout his law enforcement career. Recently, he conducted trainings regarding cryptocurrencies and block chain technology, and their impact on AML/CTF compliance structures.
Mr. Argetsinger holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A) in psychology and a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in education from Mansfield University. Additionally, he has completed a substantive amount of coursework in the pursuit of an Educational Doctoral Degree (Ed.D) from the University of South Carolina. He is a Member of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI).
Managing Director & Founder, GRC Solutions
Julian Fenwick is the Managing Director and founder of Governance Risk & Compliance Solutions, a leading Australian compliance training company and the CEO of Better US. Inc. an innovative adaptive learning technology company based in New York.
Julian is also one of the founding directors of The RegTech Association and serves as Vice Chair for Oceania with IRTA. In 2018, Julian was appointed to the ASIC Digital Finance Advisory Committee (DFAC).
Julian is a regular presenter in Australia and Asia on innovation, entrepreneurship, RegTech, and managing organisational compliance. He is an enthusiastic supporter of the Australian start-up community with a particular interest in adaptive eLearning technology.
Julian moved into the regulatory compliance industry in October 2000. Since that time, he has been instrumental in the development of the online compliance training industry in the APAC region. He has also been influential in the design of several other compliance and regulatory technology platforms.
Julian holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Sydney and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the GRC Institute.
General Counsel, Global Supply Chain and Procurement, Jones Lang LaSalle
Monica has 16 years’ experience in legal and compliance matters across multiple jurisdictions. I am passionate about personal liberty; my favorite cuisine is Japanese; you will find me mostly behind a computer or traveling; one surprising fact about me is that I have a master’s degree in creative writing (poetry).
Managing Director, Business Intelligence & Investigations, Kroll
Richard Dailly is a Managing Director in Kroll’s Business Intelligence & Investigations practice, based in the Singapore office.
With a background in intelligence and foreign affairs, Richard has over 12 years of experience conducting highly discreet, sensitive, and complex business intelligence assignments in Europe and Asia, for clients in diverse sectors. These have included aviation, chemicals, construction, financial, pharmaceuticals, resources, and telecoms. He has also run numerous multijurisdictional intelligence-driven cases as well as political and societal risk projects in emerging markets and engaged in numerous fraud and corruption investigations in challenging jurisdictions. Richard is responsible for driving Kroll’s offering providing investigative services into social compliance and human trafficking in supply chains, and also leads business development across Southeast Asia and Australia.
Richard established Kroll’s office in Mumbai, India, in 2007, and later joined Kroll’s Southeast Asia team in 2011. The Mumbai office is now one of Kroll’s established business hubs and the center of Kroll’s operations in South Asia.
Prior to joining Kroll, Richard had a distinguished career with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, specializing on sanctions issues, the Middle East, and counter-terrorism. He has spent a significant amount of time in the Middle East including Iraq, for which he was decorated in 2003.Prior to joining Kroll, Richard had a distinguished career with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, specializing on sanctions issues, the Middle East, and counter-terrorism. He has spent a significant amount of time in the Middle East including Iraq, for which he was decorated in 2003.
Project Director, Managed Discovery Services, Law In Order
Erick has worked with several organisations in Australia, United States and United Kingdom, assisting numerous law firms and in-house counsel in response to discovery demands arising from internal investigations, litigation and regulatory inquiries/subpoenas with a focus on the use of analytics to assist with document review. Erick also manages a team of eDiscovery experts and lawyers to conduct processing, hosting and review of relevant material for productions to the various regulatory bodies.
Head of Compliance Solutions, APAC, Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics company
Christo is a recognised banking industry expert specialising in financial crime compliance (“FCC”) / board compliance oversight initiatives. He has a proven track record of advising banks on core banking risk, private banking risk, domestic and cross-border regulatory risk, as well as wealth and investment management AML compliance.
Over the last several years Christo has worked and lived in London, Zürich, Hong Kong and Singapore. He holds a Master’s Degree in Forensic and is a Certified Forensic Accountant.
Ho How Wai
Vice President, Group Legal & Corporate Secretariat, Ascendas-Singbridge Pte Ltd
How Wai joined Ascendas in 2008 and advised on real estate transactions in Southeast Asia and Australia for private real estate funds. From 2013 to 2017, he was the head of the compliance team overseeing the legal and regulatory compliance framework for the Ascendas-Singbridge group of companies and the listed Ascendas Hospitality and India Trusts. He now advises on cross border real estate transactions, anti-trust and privacy related matters within the organization.
How Wai graduated in 1994 from the National University of Singapore with an LL.B (Hons) degree. He was in private practice in Singapore, Bangkok (from 2000 to 2005) and Dubai (from 2006 to 2008) prior to joining Ascendas, and had advised on general litigation matters, foreign investment transactions and merger and acquisitions.
Group General Counsel; Director, Group Legal & Corporate Affairs; Company Secretary, Jardine Cycle & Carriage Limited
Mr Tan joined the Group in April 2016 and was appointed Group General Counsel; Director, Group Corporate & Legal Affairs; and Company Secretary of Jardine Cycle & Carriage. He is responsible for legal, compliance, company secretarial, communications and public affairs at the Group level.
Before joining Jardine Cycle & Carriage, Mr Tan was the Group General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Board Secretary for UTAC Holdings Ltd. Prior to that, he has over 20 years of private practice and in-house legal experience with international law firms and leading MNCs such as Allen & Gledhill, DLA Piper, Siemens and Motorola. He has also spent 5 years in a business capacity as President of Motorola Singapore.
Mr Tan has an LLB (HONS), from the National University of Singapore. He is a senior Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore and a Solicitor of England & Wales. He has also completed the Senior Executive Management Program, at Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management.
Head of Asia Pacific, SIX
Neil Thomas is the Head of Asia Pacific region for SIX, working closely with our customers to support and anticipate their data and regulatory requirements. Neil has worked to deliver global sanctions monitoring tools to several large international banks, aiding their compliance with the ever-changing sanctions landscape. Prior to arriving in Asia, Neil spent a decade heading global relationships with SIX’s strategic customers, primarily based out of London. Neil joined SIX from Thomson Reuters where his role focused on the investment banking and management sectors for ten years. Neil is a certified member of FISD.
Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, EFA Group
April is Chief Legal and Compliance Officer of EFA Group and is responsible for all legal and compliance matters including business and investment structuring, corporate and fund set up and other legal issues across all countries where EFA does business including Singapore, Hong Kong, UAE, Switzerland, UK, Romania, and Turkey. April oversees legal support in all areas of transaction management for capital finance, structured and trade commodity finance and provides support on restructuring and litigation for financing across Asia, Europe and the Middle East. She was the first legal counsel of EFA in 2011 and set up the legal and compliance platform of EFA through an accelerated growth period.
She was named one of five in-house lawyers in the 2016 edition of ALBs 40 under 40 and her team was shortlisted as banking and financial services in house team of the year in the ALB SEA Law Awards in 2016 and 2017.
Prior to joining EFA Group, April was an Associate at Baker & McKenzie International. Her legal practice focused on various aspects of corporate and commercial work including mergers and acquisitions, contract drafting and review, doing business concerns, due diligence, outsourcing, special registrations and structuring of investments. Her industry concentrations included environment and natural resources, real estate, outsourcing and retail trade.
Beng Ti Tan
Head of Compliance and Controls APAC, First Data Corporation
Beng Ti is Head of Compliance and Controls APAC For First Data Corporation, the world’s largest payments processor and merchant acquirer. He leads a team of 4 for APAC, and covers ABC, AML, Data Privacy, Anti-trust and Regulatory Compliance. Beng Ti is based in Singapore. Prior to First Data, Beng Ti has been Head of Compliance in Fujitsu, United Technologies, and was in private practice with Baker and McKenzie. He is a qualified solicitor and ACAMS member.
Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Asia Pacific, Medtronic
Campbell Clark had many years’ experience as a litigator in New Zealand and the UK and as an inhouse lawyer based in Australia, Japan, and Singapore. I’m (currently) passionate about news and current affairs; you will find me mostly at work or at home when I am not traveling; I have no particular favourite overseas destination – I try to find things to like wherever I go; one surprising fact about me is that I still enjoy my work as a lawyer even after all these years.
General Counsel Asia/ Pacific, Schaeffler
Markus has more than ten years’ experience in the manufacturing industry, most notably Automotive supply and Oil & Gas. He’s always seen legal challenges such as working on contracts as an opportunity to bring people and their intentions together. Outside office, Markus enjoys spending time travelling with his family and playing football in Singapore’s Veterans League.
Managing Director & Head of Legal APAC, Scotiabank
Stanley Park is Managing Director and Head of Legal - Asia Pacific Region for Scotiabank's Global Banking and Markets Division. He is based in Singapore and is responsible for all legal matters across the region, including China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore. Among other responsibilities, Stanley provides (i) transactional advice and support to the Bank's businesses related to capital markets, investment banking, commodities, corporate lending/trade finance and global transaction banking; (ii) regulatory advice and support re the Bank's businesses; (iii) management of litigation and disputes; (iv) advice and support to the Bank's internal or proprietary functions (including proprietary investments, HR matters, Finance); and (v) participation in corporate governance or oversight.
Prior to joining Scotiabank, Stanley was with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton and Coudert Brothers in NYC, from 1992 - 2001; with Salomon Smith Barney and UBS Securities in Tokyo from 2001 - 2007; with DKR Oasis, as Chief Compliance Officer, in Hong Kong in 2008; with Barclays Global Investors, as General Counsel, in Tokyo from 2009 - 2010; and with Daiwa Capital Markets, as Senior Legal Counsel, in Singapore and Hong Kong from 2011 - 2014.
Stanley graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in 1985 and received his law degree from the Harvard Law School in 1988, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review. Stanley has been a member of the New York State Bar since 1994.
Stephen Trevis Barclays
Managing Director, Head of Markets Legal Asia Pacific and South East Asia Legal, Barclays
Stephen joined Barclays’ Singapore office in February 2007 and was originally responsible for managing the Legal teams in Asia that supported Barclays Capital’s FICC and Loans businesses, dealing with Infrastructure and Company Secretarial matters. Prior to joining Barclays, he worked at Standard Chartered from 2003-2007, Deutsche Bank from 1997 to 2003 and Clifford Chance in London, Tokyo and Hong Kong from 1992-1997.
Stephen is the Diversity Committee Chairperson at the British Chamber of Commerce and an affiliate member of WiN Singapore.
Outside of work, Stephen plays the electric guitar with his band, Crawford, and performs in pubs to adoring fans (including his wife and two daughters).
William M. Kelly
Deputy General Counsel EMEA & APAC & Senior Director, ofo
William M. ("Bill") Kelly is an international attorney and a dual British / New Zealand citizen. Bill serves as ofo's Deputy General Counsel EMEA & APAC* (*ex-China) and is a Senior Director in the ofo group.
Mr. Kelly has been practising law for 25 years. Licensed in New York State and England & Wales (and co-qualified in Australia & New Zealand) Bill spent eight years' in private practice (in Auckland, Sydney & London) and the rest of his career as a senior in-house counsel (in London, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Hong Kong & Singapore). Bill served most recently as a legal director at Uber (in APAC) and then as a lead counsel at Airbnb (also in APAC).
Budi Santoso, Senior Director, Business Intelligence & Investigations, APAC, Kroll
Budi Santoso is a Senior Director in Kroll’s Business Intelligence & Investigations practice, based in the Singapore office. Budi has more than 13 years of experience in Indonesia conducting complex corruption and money laundering investigations, asset tracing, and litigation support. He is also experienced in designing, implementing, and evaluating anti-fraud programs (both prevention and detection), fraud risk assessments, internal control assessment and improvement, compliance due diligence, U.S. FCPA and UK ABAC reviews, procurement process reviews, and corporate governance reviews. An experienced trainer, Budi has also led several anti-fraud and investigation unit transformations.
Budi has advised and assisted a wide range of clients, such as government institutions (Indonesian Central Bank, Finance Ministry, law enforcement agencies, local governments, etc.). He has also advised state-owned and private companies in the oil and gas, financial services, mining, cement, healthcare, and pharmaceutical industries.
Budi served at the Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) for 10 years, acting in various roles, including as Head of the Commissioner Office and Head of the Prevention Secretariat, as well as serving as an examiner and investigator. Prior to joining Kroll, Budi was a Senior Manager in the Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services team at Ernst & Young Indonesia. In the professional community, Budi is also Director of Training at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Indonesia Chapter.
Founder & Managing Director, Data Zoo
Tony Fitzgibbon is the founder and Managing Director of Data Zoo with over 20 years’ industry experience in the Australian, New Zealand and the Asian marketplace.
Tony’s focus is to deliver leading edge eIDV solutions within the APAC region through different delivery channels to assist companies meet their AML and CT requirements whilst working towards delivering innovative solutions within the region.
Data Zoo is a regionally based company committed to providing unique identity solutions to the entire Asia Pacific region. Having access to a wide range of Asia Pacific identity data, Data Zoo continues to expand and enhance our ID verification solutions - with the capabilities to verify over 3.5 billion individuals within the region.
Prior to Data Zoo, Tony has owned and operated two successful businesses: FCS OnLine - specialised in customer maintenance, ID verification (AML/CTF identification). The FCS OnLine ID verification solution to the banking and finance sector was the leader in this space in Australia. Its solution enabled ING Bank to be the first bank in the world to enable customers to electronically set up and establish a bank account without having to go into any branches. The ING system was nominated for an international banking award for this service and product.
Legal Director Asia, Middle East and Africa, General Mills
Brian Walsh is the Asia, Middle East and Africa Legal Director for General Mills, the USD26 billion US food company. Think Haagen-Dazs, Cheerios, Nature Valley to name but a few of their iconic brands. Brian leads the legal support for these global brands across a region stretching from Japan to Indonesia and from Guam to Turkey, and all countries in between. His focus is on delivering legal excellence to General Mills’ fastest growing, most complex and most challenging region, navigating multiple jurisdictions, challenging business environments and a fast moving regulatory landscape. He also represent General Mills on the Food Industry Asia Public Affairs committee.
Prior to General Mills Brian held a number of European and Asia based roles in Dyson, the British based global household appliances company founded by James Dyson. This included time not just as their Legal Director for APAC, but also for 2 years their Global Director of Supply Chain and Procurement, giving him a unique background as a legal consumer and business owner, as well as legal advisor.
With deep knowledge of compliance and regulatory issues, he has led several major compliance investigation and prosecutions in, managed US and European sanctions and competition law breaches, and created and driven compliance programs across more than 50 countries.
Originally from Northern Ireland he lives with his wife, 2 kids, one dog and one hamster in Singapore.
Lily Ann Twui Siang Tsen
General Counsel, Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific
Lily started her career at a top tier international law firm before ultimately joining Amcor as a secondee lawyer from the corporate / M&A practice of one of Australia’s leading commercial law firms. Originally based in Melbourne, she was tasked with assisting the Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific (AFAP) for a few months after Amcor demerged its Australasia and Packaging Distribution business. That work culminated in Lily joining Amcor permanently in November 2014 as the inaugural General Counsel for AFAP, after having provided extensive support for several significant regional projects and initiatives.
Lily is now seated within AFAP’s regional HQ in Singapore, and works closely with its senior leadership team, country businesses, and Amcor’s corporate functions, to provide whole of supply chain legal and regulatory solutions.
Lily was a panel speaker at the InnoXcell Annual Symposium in Sydney in 2016 where she shared her experiences in the area of international anti-corruption compliance. In 2017, Lily was a panel speaker at the InnoXcell Annual Symposium in Melbourne where she addressed compliance challenges of working with third parties. In March 2018, Lily moderated and presented at Suntec City in Singapore as part of a panel on the topic of Asia being the legal hub where in-house counsel can foster business growth, at the Global Legal & IP Confex. Lily had been invited to address the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law at its Singapore conference as part of its cybersecurity due diligence in M&A transactions panel in May 2018, but unfortunately had to withdraw due to regional transactional commitments.
Lily holds a LLB (Hons I) from The University of Sydney and a B.Sci (Hons)/B.Biomed.Sc from The University of Melbourne. She is admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Federal and High Courts of Australia.
CEO & Co-Founder, Inzsure
General Secretary and Co-Founder, Pan Asia Risk and Insurance Management Association
Pan-Asia Ambassador, International Insurance Society, New York
CEO & Owner, Tunstall Associates Pte Ltd
Inzsure is a technology solution transforming commercial insurance. The platform leverages a conversational interface on a mobile friendly basis powered by AI and informed through intensive actionable intelligence data analytics. The radical, transparent and trustworthy business model significantly lowers frictional transaction costs and improves both speed and security. The platform is blockchain ready and investigating the adoption of Ethereum smart contracts.
Steve has over thirty years of experience in owning, running and future proofing companies.
He has been CEO, Managing Director or equivalent in seven companies in four countries managing teams of up to 500 employees and based in Asia for over 20 years. He has deep domain knowledge in Insurtech, Fintech, commercial insurance, compliance, risk and crisis management.
“RISK and the Asian CEO” Steve’s first book, was published on Amazon Kindle in 2016. He has been recognised as the No.1 worldwide influencer in Insurtech according to the Global Instech 100 in early 2017. He features in the Top 20 Global Influencer lists of Rise, Richtopia and Onalytica in the areas of Insurtech, Fintech and Blockchain. He has a significant presence on Twitter (42k), LinkedIn (22k), Instagram (6k) Facebook, Pinterest, Snapchat and Tumblr.
Previous roles include:
• Head of Compliance, Insurance, Legal and Risk at Cathay Pacific and risk advisor to the rest of the Swire Group globally.
• Vice President of Risk for Genting Singapore & Resorts World Sentosa, responsible for enterprise-wide risk management, insurance and business continuity management
• Managing Director for Jardine Pacific, Schindler Lifts Singapore
• MSc in Project Management & Risk, BSc in Surveying and a Diploma in M&E Engineering. Member of the Institute of Risk Management, the Business Continuity Institute, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the Association for Project Management and the Association of Cost Engineers.
Yodi S. Hailemariam
Associate, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Yodi S. Hailemariam focuses her practice on U.S. and cross-border information governance, data privacy, cybersecurity, electronic discovery, legal analytics and the Internet of Things. Yodi has experience in a wide range of industries, including technology, health care, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, intellectual property, insurance and financial services. Yodi has extensive experience advising on cross-border data issues, particularly with respect to Asia and the European Union.
A frequent author, speaker and panelist on “all things data,” Yodi advises companies regarding electronic discovery in complex civil litigations, white collar defense, and corporate investigations; information governance and records management policies and programs; and data privacy, security and regulatory compliance. Yodi is also experienced in leveraging data analytics to achieve better, more efficient and more cost-effective results for clients. Yodi advises the firm and its clients on the development and use of analytics models that enable insight, data storytelling, and economic value generation.
At her previous firm, Yodi took an active role in developing the first digital evidence analysis platform in China to be operated and staffed by PRC-licensed lawyers. In this role, Yodi also helped to design PRC-specific procedures for the strategic use and handling of sensitive digital information in civil litigation, anti-corruption investigations, and routine compliance audits in China. Prior to moving to Washington, D.C., Yodi worked at one of the “Big Four” Japanese law firms in Tokyo, Japan.
Yodi is an active contributor to the DBR on Data blog, where she regularly publishes material on a wide range of U.S. and global data privacy and information governance issues.
Yodi speaks Amharic and Japanese.
Partner, Leader, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services Singapore, EY
Belinda is the Leader of EY’s Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services in Singapore. She has more than 20 year-experience where she specialises in investigations, anti-corruption and litigation support engagements.
Belinda has led numerous enquiries in Asia Pacific and Greater China where she lived for almost 6 years. These enquiries related to complex fraud and corruption-related investigations, FCPA, financial statement manipulations, assets misappropriation issues. She has also led and managed several Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) directed inquiries for SGX listed companies in Singapore.
Belinda has also been appointed as accounting expert/witness in Singapore and Hong Kong supreme courts and working alongside with legal counsels on several disputes matters.
Belinda has led and assisted clients in designing and implementing monitoring procedures and tools for fraud prevention purposes. These include vendors’”pre-at-post”screenings, fraud training and scalable monitoring fraud prevention tool kit.
Founder & CEO, Hearti Lab
Keith Lim is the Founder and CEO of two private companies, and a MNC corporate leader with more than 15 years of management experiences. In 2012, Keith co-founded Thoughts Igniter, which was a fast growing mobile payment platform in Asia with strategic partnerships with Alipay China and Bank Mandiri Indonesia. Thoughts Igniter was subsequently acquired by a global leader in coupon management.
Following Thoughts Igniter, Keith founded Hearti Lab. Hearti is an Artificial Intelligent and Blockchain platform for insurance companies. With Hearti, insurance companies are able to offer innovative products, 24/7 customer service chatbots, efficient claims management, smart fraud detection and seamless payments.
Previously, Keith was the Managing Director with Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody’s Inc which employs approximately 9,500 people worldwide. Keith was responsible for the company’s behaviour modelling and analytics software business in Asia Pacific region. Keith is also a key speaker at major conferences and authors articles for major technology news channels in Asia.
Head of Compliance Asia, HSH Nordbank AG
Meiyen has over 11 years of AML/Compliance experience in financial services audit/advisory and commercial financial institutional roles. Prior to this current role, she was with a renowned Fintech company as its AML specialist (covering a wide range of aspects from APP to backend modules and operations).
Chia Hock Lai
President,Singapore FinTech Association
Hock Lai has close to 2 decades of experience in the financial and technology industry and has worked in organisations like Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) and NTUC Income.
Besides being the founding president of the Singapore FinTech Association, he is also a Fellow of the Singapore University of Social Science,member of the Banking & Finance and Fund Industry panel of Nanyang Polytechnic and advisor to start-ups.
Hock Lai is passionate about how technology is disrupting the way financial services are being delivered to consumers and businesses, and in the process making the financial system more efficient and inclusive.
Roberto Ramirez Pinson
Retail Risk Regulatory Reporting Global Lead and Data Strategy Expert, Citi
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.
Corporations, government agencies and individuals around the world rely upon subject matter experts in high stakes investigations, disputes and litigation. Drawing from a broad and deep talent pool of forensic accountants, investigators and technology specialists, Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has assembled a team of expert Disputes and Investigations professionals to address the unique circumstances of client matters, whether in anti-money laundering, fraud or corruption investigations or compliance reviews, or mediation, arbitration or court settings.
A&M’s recognised experts are responsive, hands-on and credible with regulators, law enforcement agencies, juries, judges and arbitrators. We not only bring strong industry expertise in a wide range of sectors, we also bring value to every phase of an investigation or dispute, including early case assessment and strategy, discovery, damages analysis, adjudication, settlement and remediation. A&M’s experts have extensive experience analysing complex data and presenting and defending their opinions.
Data Zoo is an APAC centric business verifying billions of individuals instantaneously through one API service.
The Data Zoo IDU for AML solution has been designed for the unique requirements of the Asia Pacific market place, in order to assist organisations with their AML/CFT compliance. The solution is high quality, cost effective and can be up and running in a very short time frame.
Our IDU solution is the most comprehensive electronic identity solution. Online, real-time and delivery on a single platform. Giving access to the widest and most in-depth identity data across the APAC region and abroad.
We enable organisations to take their banking services to the customer electronically and instantaneously without needing to go into a branch to be verified. Ensuring organisations meet their Know Your Customer (KYC) and international Anti-Money Laundering (AML) obligations.
ICA is a global professional membership and awarding body. The ICA is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in anti-money laundering, legal and regulatory compliance, financial crime prevention and the management of regulatory risk through certificated qualifications and knowledge transfer. Working within a variety of sectors, ICA helps individuals, firms, regulatory and government institutions, across a range of geographical jurisdictions and industry sectors to develop best practice in the management of risk.
SIX Financial Information
SIX operates and develops infrastructure services in the Securities & Exchanges, Payments and Financial Information business units with the aim of raising efficiency, quality and innovative capacity across the entire value chain of the Swiss financial center. SIX is owned by its users (127 banks). With a workforce of some 4,000 employees and a presence in 23 countries, it generated operating income in excess of CHF 1.9 billion and Group net profit of CHF 207.2 million in 2017.
In the Financial Information business unit SIX is a leading global provider with core competencies in reference and regulatory data. With offices in 23 countries SIX combines the advantages of a local presence with global coverage in order to provide services for the asset management industry and global financial institutions. SIX aggregates financial information directly and in real time from 1,500 sources around the world and thereby covers all key international stock exchanges. Its database includes data and pricing information for more than 27 million instruments. Furthermore, SIX helps compliance professionals meet the challenge of observing the many global economic sanctions not only by simplifying the process of identifying securities but by keeping clients up-to-date as the political and regulatory situation evolves.
BIG Blockchain Intelligence Group Inc. (CSE:BIGG) (OTC:BBKCF) (WKN:A2JSKG), based in Vancouver, Canada, brings security and accountability to the new era of cryptocurrency. BIG has developed from the ground up a Blockchain-agnostic search and analytics engine, QLUE™, enabling Law Enforcement, RegTech and Government Agencies to visually trace, track and monitor cryptocurrency transactions at a forensic level in the fight against financial crime. BIG's commercial product, BitRank Verified™, offers a “risk score” for Bitcoin wallets, enabling RegTech, banks, ATMs, exchanges and retailers to meet traditional regulatory/compliance requirements.
Established in 1999, Law In Order is the leading supplier of end to end document and digital solutions to the legal industry providing expert litigation support through our cost-effective document production, expert discovery management and specialist court services.
Our diverse offering of specialised legal support services encompasses traditional service lines such as printing, scanning, copying and binding, as well as advanced digital solutions including eDiscovery and eCourts, enabling the company to act as a single source provider to its clients on even the most complex matters.
We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and have offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Singapore, Hong Kong and India. This ensures that our clients have unrestricted access to the services they require and are able to contact experienced litigation support professionals for assistance and advice at any time.
Our team is comprised of lawyers, paralegals, system operators, consultants and project managers, with unparalleled knowledge and experience in legal technology support services. We act as an extension of our clients’ businesses, providing astute and cost-effective project support, as well as providing ongoing training to the teams we work with to increase their own knowledge base and in-house capability.
Our success is attributed to our rigorous protocols, security, uncompromised quality and our commitment to customer service. In return we have a loyal client base consisting of some of the largest law firms, companies and government agencies who trust us with highly sensitive and confidential information.
Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics company, captures and treats private company information for better decision making and increased efficiency. Its products combine data from regulatory and other sources, including over 160 information providers, to deliver the richest, most reliable private company information, corporate structures, beneficial ownership and deal information in the market.
Bureau van Dijk’s Orbis database provides information on over 280 million private companies in all countries worldwide. Bureau van Dijk standardizes the content so it’s easy to compare companies internationally. Orbis also incorporates powerful software and contemporary data visualisation tools to help users interrogate and manipulate the information for a range of research needs.
Bureau van Dijk helps users address specific business challenges via its range of Catalysts. These include:
Bureau van Dijk’s custom team delivers both customized and bespoke solutions.
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 45 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security and data and information management services.
Kroll is a division of Duff & Phelps, a global advisor with nearly 3,500 professionals in 28 countries around the world. Our clients include publicly traded and privately held companies, law firms, government entities and investment organizations such as private equity firms and hedge funds. We also advise the world’s leading standard-setting bodies on valuation and governance best practices.
GRC Solutions is the recognised leader in the online compliance training market in the Asia Pacific region. With our award winning Compliance Learning Management System, Salt Web, and our other innovative solutions we help hundreds of companies navigate complex legal and regulatory environments and build resilient organisational cultures.
We publish a broad range of legal compliance, risk management and ethics training courses designed for clients in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa and an expanding number of jurisdictions around the world. Our training courses can be tailored for any industry and currently caters to the finance, construction, mining, oil, healthcare and public sector industries.
We work with leading global experts in law, risk and compliance to provide our clients with premium ethics, risk and compliance training content that is relevant, easily understood and legally up to date.
Our online compliance training courses can be purchased either "off the shelf" or developed to particular specifications for an organisation, including tailoring the course to the organisation's branding, policies and procedures.