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Ajay Kumar Dhir

Ajay Kumar Dhir
Group CIO & CHRO, Adhunik Group of Industries, India

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Charles Ball

Charles Ball
Partner, Reed Smith

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Darren Cerasi

Darren Cerasi
Director, i-Analysis

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Dr. Sonny Zulhuda

Dr. Sonny Zulhuda
Assistant Professor and Cyber Law Course Coordinator, International Islamic University Malaysia

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Campbell Clark

Campbell Clark
General Counsel, Asia, Medtronic

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Judy Chang

Judy Chang
Global Head – Business Ethics & Compliance, PayPal

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Keshav Dhakad

Keshav Dhakad
Senior Attorney & Regional Director, Digital Crimes Unit, Asia, Microsoft Corporation

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Marta Mihaly

Marta Mihaly
Money Laundering & Financial Crime Prevention Officer, Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited

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Monica Puri

Monica Puri
General Counsel, SE Asia, Jones Lang LaSalle

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Anthony Ranansinghe

Anthony Ranansinghe
Manager, Business Development APAC, Kroll Ontrack

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Pierre Noel

Pierre Noel
Chief Security Officer Asia, Microsoft

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Sannie Sng

Sannie Sng
Legal Counsel, APAC Litigation & Investigations, UBS AG, Singapore

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Steven Howard

Steven Howard
General Counsel APAC, Sony Mobile Communications

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Suryanto Narmada

Suryanto Narmada
Head of Internal Audit, Aviva Ltd (Singapore)

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Ghadeer Saed

Ghadeer Saed
Regional MLRO, Asia EMAI, ANZ

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Nizam Ismail

Nizam Ismail
Advisory Board, RHT G.R.A.C.E

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Robin Lee

Robin Lee
Chief Executive Officer, RHT G.R.A.C.E.

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Daniel Furtwängler

Daniel Furtwängler
Head of Sales APAC, Signavio

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Delon Abrams

Delon Abrams
Assistant General Counsel, Regional Legal, Markets and Securities, Citi

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Kyle WOMBALT

Kyle Wombalt
Global Head - Corporate Crime and Investigations, Herbert Smith Freehills

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Luca PROBST

Luca Probst
Compliance and Ethics Manager, UPS Asia-Pacific

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Sam Gibbins

Sam Gibbins
General Manager (Asia), GRC Solutions

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Brent Carlson

Brent Carlson
Director, AlixPartners

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Neill Poole

Neill Poole
Executive Director, AlixPartners

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Frank Reppel

Frank Reppel
Managing Director, FICO™ TONBELLER® Compliance Solutions, FICO

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Conor R. Crowley

Conor R. Crowley
eDiscovery Counsel APAC, UBS AG

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Maria Christina van der Burgt

Maria van der Burgt
Regional Head of Global Compliance Assurance APAC, Barclays Compliance

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Kwong Weng WAN

Wan Kwong Weng
Managing Director, Group General Counsel, Mapletree Investments

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Jonathan Fairtlough

Jonathan Fairtlough
Managing Director, Cyber Security and Investigations Practice, Kroll

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Joseph Florendo

Joseph Florendo
Managing Consultant, Kroll Cyber Investigations

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Joseph Florendo

Daniel Chong
Associate Managing Director, Kroll Cyber Investigations

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Denny Husen

Denny Husen
Senior Manager, Fraud Investigations & Dispute Services, EY

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Stanley Park

Stanley Park
Managing Director and Head of Legal – Asia Pacific, Scotiabank

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Michael Lew

Michael Lew
Director – Singapore, Law in Order

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Sidarth Khashu

Sidarth Khashu
Director, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services

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Benjamin Thong

Benjamin Thong
Director, Fraud Investigations & Dispute Services, EY

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Stacy Chai

Stacy Chai
Director, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, EY

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Kanny Lee

Kanny Lee
Executive Director, Forensic Technology and Disputes Services, EY

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Andy Yeo

Andy Yeo
Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP

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John Galligan

John Galligan
Regional Director, Government Relations, Microsoft Asia Pacific & Japan

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Thiru Sethuraman

Thiru Sethuraman
Director of Global Ethics and Compliance, Cummings Inc.

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Erik Wilgenhof Plante

Erik Wilgenhof Plante
Chief Compliance Officer, itBit Pte

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Mari Ono

Mari Ono
Case Manager, Legal Technologies, Kroll Ontrack

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Ajay Kumar Dhir

Ajay Kumar Dhir
Group CIO & CHRO, Adhunik Group of Industries, India

Ajay is Group CIO and CHRO with Adhunik Group, a $ 2 billion conglomerate with interests in Mining, Power and Steel with complete responsibility of IT, IS, GRC, SAP and Human Resources. He is also advisor to large organizations, where he assists them in IT Strategy, Enterprise Applications, Talent Management, Information Security, GRC (Governance, Risk Management & Compliance), Shared Services, Strategic Cost Reduction, Transitioning, Sustainability etc.

Ajay is Chairman & Founder - APAC CXO Forum, MENA CXO Forum & Global Women Leaders Forum, Member – Practitioner Advisory Council (Shared Intelligence, SSON), Member – Security Assessment Advisory Group (SAAG) – Data Security Council of India, Member of the Advisory Board of CIO Association of India, Member of the Advisory Board - The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI), Founder Chairman of APOE Club (India, SAARC, ASEAN, UAE / GCC) and Member of Industry Advisory Committee on CIO Education and Certification for Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

He has been honored by CIO Association of India and World CIO Council as one of 'India's Most Respected CIOs and is a winner of several awards and recognitions such as "CIO Masters" Award, 2012 - "Collaboration", CISO 100 in 2011 & 2012, the Silver EDGE Award in 2009 and 2010, 'Top 10 Green Enterprise' Award in 2010, CIO 100 - 'Bold' in 2008, CIO 100 - 'Ingenious' in 2009, The 'Best Green Strategy' in 2009 etc.

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Charles Ball

Charles Ball
Partner, Reed Smith

Charles has more than 14 years' experience working on legal issues in Asia. His extensive experience includes having spent six years in Tokyo, and the past seven and a half years in Jakarta.

Charles’ practice covers primarily disputes work in the “difficult” regions around Asia – where foreign investors often run into trouble. He regularly advises clients on FCPA and UK Bribery Act compliance issues, and undertaking internal investigations. His work also encompasses litigation management, conflict resolution/crisis management and arbitration.

Widely recognized for his work in this field, Charles is recommended by numerous independent legal directories, including Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, and Asialaw Profiles. He is also ranked as one of the leading dispute resolution lawyers for his Indonesian work, and writes regularly on the subject.

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Darren Cerasi

Darren Cerasi
Director, i-Analysis

Mr. Cerasi has over 18 years experience working with technology in numerous fields. Over the last 13 years, he has focused on Digital Forensics, eDiscovery and Data Recovery.

As Director of I-Analysis, Mr. Cerasi has acted for clients across the APAC region on a variety of matters such as enforcement of intellectual property rights, investigation of financial irregularities, theft of confidential data, criminal breach of trust and cybercrime.

Mr. Cerasi has project managed the collection, preservation and processing of data in eDiscovery matters for a range of local and overseas litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters.

Mr. Cerasi has appeared as an expert witness in the District and High Courts of Singapore; he is a member of the Singapore Law Society and has been cited and published in numerous Asian periodicals.

I-Analysis Pte Ltd is the Authorised Training Partner in Singapore and Hong Kong of Guidance Software’s EnCase Forensic, the leading computer forensics software. Mr. Cerasi is the lead trainer at I-Analysis Pte Ltd.

Mr. Cerasi is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars in Asia. He is honoured to have been invited by the Supreme Court of Singapore to be a panelist at the first Electronic Litigation Conference held on 11th-12th August 2011.

Mr. Cerasi is a member of the HTCIA (High Technology Crime Investigation Association) Asia Pacific Chapter and a registered Private Investigator.

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Dr. Sonny Zulhuda

Dr. Sonny Zulhuda
Assistant Professor and Cyber Law Course Coordinator, International Islamic University Malaysia

Sonny specialises on information governance, IT law and personal data protection (PDP). He has more than 250 speaking hours on events related to data protection and information governance throughout the last five years. He is a Web-science Summer Doctoral scholar from the University of Oxford, UK, and a two-time Fellow of the US-based Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Dr. Sonny is currently serving as Assistant Professor and cyber law course coordinator at the Civil Law Department, Faculty of Laws, the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).

Other than having a doctorate in information security law, Dr. Sonny is also trained on the Quality Management System (QMS) based on the ISO 9001:2008 and MS 1900:2014; information security management ISO/IEC 27001; CISSP review, as well as a certified trainer on Digital Etiquette and Appropriate Use of Technology, endorsed by the Ministry of Education. Dr. Sonny was instrumental to the legal team who drafted the Malaysia’s National Cyber Security Policy (NCSP) back in 2006. He also helped the Government of the Republic of Indonesia in preparing draft law of Personal Data Protection Bill as well as draft Ministerial Regulations on wireless security and Internet content.

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Campbell Clark

Campbell Clark
General Counsel, Asia, Medtronic

Campbell Clark is General Counsel, Asia, for the Covidien Group and is based in Singapore. Covidien was acquired by Medtronic in January 2015, and he now engaged in integration activities in the Asia Pacific region for Medtronic. In his role with Covidien, Campbell continues to lead his team in Singapore in providing legal support to Covidien’s medical devices business, training centers, R&D facilities, and manufacturing plants in the region. Prior to joining Covidien in 2008, Mr Clark was the Assistant General Counsel, Australia and New Zealand, for Tyco International. He has also held senior roles in house as an international legal counsel in Japan, and in private practice as a litigation lawyer in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Mr Clark graduated from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and holds an LL.B (Hons) and M.Jur (Dist.).

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Judy Chang

Judy Chang
Global Head – Business Ethics & Compliance, PayPal

Judy Chang is a lawyer by training with a degree from the National University of Singapore. She also has a Masters in Art Administration from the University of New South Wales. After an initial few years in law, Judy began her compliance career in 1997 when compliance was not a common term nor was Compliance Officer a recognized occupation. She handled various compliance roles for the Asia Pacific region as well as globally with American Express, based out of Singapore and Australia. Judy moved to PayPal in 2010 managing Government Relations for Asia Pacific, working on many challenging regulatory issues in a nascent e-money transfer industry in the world of financial services coupled with the new economy. Judy currently heads the Business Ethics & Compliance Office for eBay Inc, PayPal’s parent company. She is a regulatory compliance veteran and has vast experience in compliance program building across various areas including Anti-Corruption/FCPA, Vendor Management, Anti-Money Laundering, Data Protection and Sanctions.

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Keshav Dhakad

Keshav Dhakad
Senior Attorney & Regional Director, Digital Crimes Unit, Asia, Microsoft Corporation

Keshav Dhakad is a Senior Attorney & Regional Director of Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU), Asia Region, as part of Legal & Corporate Affairs department, based out of Singapore. Keshav supervises the initiatives and strategies in the Asia region related to malicious software crimes, cyber-threat intelligence collaboration, trusted cloud, cybercrime & cybersecurity awareness & outreach, intellectual property law, and license compliance. Keshav joined Microsoft in 2007 as the head of IP Crimes & License Compliance team for Microsoft India, before moving to Singapore in 2012. In a member representative capacity, Keshav is the also the regional chairperson of the Business Software Alliance (BSA) Asia committee and oversees its activities and initiatives. Keshav is a licensed attorney for the State of New York, USA, and enjoys speaking and writing on cybercrime, cybersecurity, trusted cloud, and IP crimes.

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Marta Mihaly

Marta Mihaly
Money Laundering & Financial Crime Prevention Officer, Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited

Marta joined Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited - a member of the Prudential Plc (UK) family - in early 2013 as a subject matter expert on anti-money laundering and sanctions. She is now responsible for Financial Crime Prevention, addressing the risks of money laundering, sanctions, bribery, corruption and fraud.

Before joining Eastspring, Marta worked at Lloyd TSB Bank in the Middle East in various roles, responsible for managing compliance monitoring, anti-money laundering and sanctions within the Retail, Commercial and Corporate bank.

Marta holds an International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering, Masters in International Business and Bachelors in Economics and Finance.

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Monica Puri

Monica Puri
General Counsel, SE Asia, Jones Lang LaSalle

Monica Puri is General Counsel, SE Asia, Jones Lang LaSalle, a leading financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and investment management. As Head of Legal for SE Asia, Monica oversees Jones Lang LaSalle’s legal, corporate and regulatory affairs across the region, collaborating with and supporting regional and local business to achieve goals and objectives. She is also responsible for developing and maintaining the Ethics and Compliance program for her region, implementing global policies and processes and fostering a culture of compliance. Monica is currently based in Singapore.

Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle in 2009, Monica was with Hunton & Williams in New York where she managed structured finance transactions and represented domestic and foreign investment banks, issuers, insurance companies and underwriters in connection with various structured finance projects. She was also Member and Secretary of the Structured Finance Committee with the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Monica received a bachelor of law degree from University of Delhi and an LL.M. degree from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. She is a member of the bar in the state of New York.

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Anthony Ranansinghe

Anthony Ranansinghe
Manager, Business Development APAC, Kroll Ontrack

As a Manager for Business Development for Kroll Ontrack, Anthony partners with clients to provide sound advice and best practices in connection with the management of electronically stored information for litigation, investigation and compliance. Through his consultative approach, Anthony seeks to understand his client’s needs and helps them arrive at technology and service strategies to ensure defensibility, reduce litigation and maximize efficiencies.

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Pierre Noel

Pierre Noel
Chief Security Officer Asia, Microsoft

Pierre is the Chief Security Officer and Advisor for Microsoft in Asia.

A Belgian citizen living in Asia for over two decades, Pierre has nearly 30 years of international experience on Information Security and Enterprise Risk Management;

He designed and built complete Security and Enterprise Risk Management environments for Governments, Finance, Transport and large conglomerate industries over the World.

Pierre is currently helping several nations in Asia to build their Cyber Security Infrastructure & framework from the ground up.

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Sannie Sng

Sannie Sng
Legal Counsel, APAC Litigation & Investigations, UBS AG, Singapore

Sannie is Legal Counsel in UBS, which is the largest bank in Switzerland and operates in more than 50 countries globally. In his current role, Sannie primarily handles and advises on contentious matters involving the bank, in particular civil litigations and criminal and regulatory inquiries / investigations, as well as significant internal investigations. Prior to joining UBS 4 years ago, Sannie practised for about 10 years as a litigation lawyer at various firms in Singapore, including WongPartnership and Wong Tan & Molly Lim, during which he appeared in all levels of the Singapore Courts and advised and conducted proceedings relating to various types of matters / disputes, with a focus on corporate/commercial and banking. He participated as speaker/ panellist at the Global Litigation Conference 2014 held in Singapore.

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Steven Howard

Steven Howard
General Counsel APAC, Sony Mobile Communications

Steven Howard is General Counsel, Asia Pacific, for Sony Mobile Communications. Based in Singapore, Steven is responsible for all legal, compliance and regulatory matters for Sony’s mobile telecommunications business in the region (ex-Japan, ex-Greater China). Prior to this, he held in-house and private practice positions in Tokyo and Singapore. In addition to handling any and all legal matters that come his way, he has experience developing and implementing internal compliance programs, investigations, policies, procedures and training for Sony Mobile.

Steven graduated from the University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law, and is a member of the State Bars of Hawaii and California, the International Bar Association, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, Association of Corporate Counsel and the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association.

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Suryanto Narmada

Suryanto Narmada
Head of Internal Audit, Aviva Ltd (Singapore)

Mr Suryanto Narmada has over 10+ years of Internal Audit and Risk Management experience in Financial services across Insurance (Life and General –Commercial and Personal Lines) and Banking industries in Australia and Asia. He was appointed as the Head of Internal Audit for Aviva Ltd (Singapore) in September 2014. Prior to joining Aviva, Suryanto was the Audit Director – Asia, Specialty and IT for RSA Insurance (2012 – 14) and held Internal Audit Leadership roles at ING Direct Australia (2008 - 12) and Suncorp Group (2007 - 08).

Suryanto holds a Masters in International Business and Law and a Bachelor Degree in Economics (Social Sciences) from the University of Sydney. Besides this, he is an Associate Member of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Suryanto’s areas of expertise, amongst others, include Internal Audit Leadership, establishment of Internal Audit teams and Data Analytics frameworks and consultation to Boards and Executive Management teams on robust and best fit risk and control frameworks.

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Ghadeer Saed

Ghadeer Saed
Regional MLRO, Asia EMAI, ANZ

Ghadeer Saed has 12 years of experience in compliance (17 in Banking) with a special focus in AML for the last 10 years, she has worked in multi national financial institutions such as Citibank N.A. Egypt, Barclays Egypt and Barclays Africa whereby her experience has extended not only to middle eastern countries but also included African countries and have had the ability to support countries across varying regulatory frameworks in these countries. Ghadeer has moved to Singapore, to gain experience in the vibrant markets of southeast Asia.

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Nizam Ismail
Advisory Board, RHT G.R.A.C.E

Nizam is a Partner of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and is a Director of RHT Compliance Solutions, a dedicated financial services compliance consultancy/solutions provider.

He has had 20 years of experience and expertise in financial services regulatory compliance and litigation.

He was Executive Director and Head of Compliance for Southeast Asia in Morgan Stanley Singapore. Nizam was also formerly Senior Vice President and Head of Compliance for Southeast Asia at Lehman Brothers Singapore, Executive Director (Legal and Compliance) in Nomura Singapore and Senior Legal Counsel of Citigroup (Corporate and Investment Bank). Nizam’s area of compliance coverage included markets, investment banking, corporate banking, private banking and asset management. Nizam’s product coverage included fixed income, equities, commodities, currency, rates, derivatives, futures, structured deposits.

Nizam spent six years as a regulator at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), where he was Deputy Director and Head of the Market Conduct Policy Division. There, Nizam worked on various policy reviews relating to the capital markets, including various policy reviews leading to the enactment of the Securities and Futures Act, the Financial Advisers Act, Trust Companies Act and the Business Trust Act. Nizam also conducted a review on the application of competition law on financial services. Nizam also worked with other international financial services regulators on a variety of cross-border regulatory projects.

The policy reviews that Nizam oversaw at MAS included: (1) revamp of regulatory framework on markets/recognized market operators, (2) dual currency investments, (3) credit card solitication rules, (4) disclosure requirements for investment products, (5) rationalisation of wholesale/retail investors, (6) extra-territorial application, (7) regulation of traded life/endowment policies, (8) civil penalty regime for market misconduct, (9) review of insider trading, (10) licensing and business conduct issues, (11) policies behind regulation capital markets intermediaries, (12) implementation of recommendations of Corporate Law and Regulatory Framework Committee (CLRFC).

At the MAS, Nizam also worked on policy issues relating to corporate governance issues. Issues include: (1) review of corporate governance code, (2) quarterly reporting , (3) disclosure of operating and financial reports by listed companies and (4) drafting of the Code of Corporate Governance for listed companies.

Having graduated from the NUS Law School in 1991 on a Public Service Commission Local Merit Scholarship, Nizam started his legal career as Deputy Public Prosecutor/State Counsel at the Commercial Affairs Department, where he prosecuted high-profile corporate and market misconduct cases including insider trading, market rigging and fraud.

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Robin Lee

Robin Lee
Chief Executive Officer, RHT G.R.A.C.E.

Robin is responsible for managing all aspects of the business, including strategy, finance, sales and marketing.

Robin is of Chinese Malaysian descent and was born and raised in the United Kingdom where he began his Sales and Marketing career for a year. He then continued this trend for another 6 years in Silicon Valley within the compliance software space and then proceeded to Wall Street where he spent 4 years as a hedge fund research analyst covering technology companies. Following 3 years of working in compliance education and training in Singapore, Robin has embraced his combined experience to lead RHT G.R.A.C.E. into the compliance space to provide an enhanced technology-driven training experience while maintaining the ability and integrity to operate within the ethical parameters set by RHT G.R.A.C.E.

He has an MBA from Santa Clara University and an undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Computer Science and Management from Kings College London. He has attained the Diploma in Compliance, the Diploma In Anti-Money Laundering, and Certificate in Financial Crime Prevention from the International Compliance Association, the Singapore Real Estate Salesperson's Exam as well as Business Chinese from the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce.

Robin is also a Wing Chun kung-fu practitioner, an avid runner as well as a professional songwriter and actor with the American Screen Actor's Guild. He currently resides in Singapore.

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Daniel Furtwängler

Daniel Furtwängler
Head of Sales APAC, Signavio

Daniel Furtwängler heads up sales for the Asia-Pacific region from Signavio´s Singapore office. He has several years of sales experience in an international context. Previously, he worked for Pneuhage and Sto Southeast Asia.

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Delon Abrams

Delon Abrams
Assistant General Counsel, Regional Legal, Markets and Securities, Citi

Delon Abrams is a Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Citi, with the Regional Markets Legal team based in Singapore. The team is responsible for legal, regulatory and onboarding documentation coverage of APAC Markets businesses of Citi. In addition to coverage of product and regulatory issues, Mr. Abrams has managed the regional Legal Documentation Unit responsible for negotiation of APAC region Master Agreements and other client onboarding/risk management documentation for Citi.

Prior to joining Citi in Singapore, Mr. Abrams spent over 10 years in Tokyo, initially in private practice with a leading domestic law firm followed by 5 years with Dresdner Kleinwort investment bank and Dresdner Bank, Tokyo where he lead Dresdner’s Transaction Legal Team in Asia. He began his career with a leading law firm in New York.

Mr. Abrams received his law degree from Fordham University in New York City.

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Kyle WOMBALT

Kyle Wombalt
Global Head - Corporate Crime and Investigations, Herbert Smith Freehills

Kyle is the global head of Herbert Smith Freehills' corporate crime and investigations practice. Based in Hong Kong, he has 15 years of experience in Asia and has led investigations and compliance projects in more than 40 countries worldwide. He focuses on multi-jurisdictional anti-corruption, regulatory, fraud and accounting investigations, as well as trade and sanctions issues involving multinational and major regional corporates. He has extensive experience in dealing with a broad group of government agencies and regulators in the key jurisdictions in Asia, Europe, Australia and the United States.

Kyle has a broad range of experience implementing anti-corruption compliance programmes for a broad range of clients, including investment banks and other financial institutions and multinational companies. He regularly advises clients on corruption risks associated with a wide range of transactions, including IPOs, mergers and acquisitions and joint venture relationships.

A regular speaker at industry and other events, Kyle is also a frequent contributor to leading commercial and legal journals, where he writes on regional and global efforts to fight corruption.

Kyle is admitted in Hong Kong, California and New York and is a registered foreign lawyer in England and Wales. He speaks English and is conversational in Mandarin.

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Luca PROBST

Luca Probst
Compliance and Ethics Manager, UPS Asia-Pacific

Luca Probst is the Compliance and Ethics Manager for UPS (United Parcel Service) in the Asia Pacific Region. He is responsible for investigations, trainings, audit support, business risk committees, vendor selection oversight, antitrust compliance, trade sanctions, and anti-corruption compliance across dozens of countries in Asia. Luca joined UPS Asia Pacific Legal team as an Attorney managing issues such as data privacy, healthcare, contract negotiations and marketing support.

Prior to his current role, Luca worked as a Legal Officer for Zuellig Pharma Specialty Solution Group Pte. Ltd, a supply chain company specializing in storage of pharmaceuticals and healthcare technology. Luca holds an LLM degree from the National University of Singapore and degrees in Swiss and International and Comparative Law from the University of Lausanne. Luca is Swiss and is based in Singapore.

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Sam Gibbins

Sam Gibbins
General Manager (Asia), GRC Solutions

Sam is the General Manager (Asia) for Governance Risk and Compliance Solutions, focused on developing the business presence and client base across Asia. From our office in Singapore Sam works with business leaders to assess and develop solutions for continued staff development, building resilient organisational structures and developing strong educational policies. Sam is responsible for all aspects of business management and development, building a broad based product portfolio for our clients to improve their training and policy management platforms.

Previously Sam was Sales and Marketing Director at the International Compliance Association, a role centered on the promotion of educational and membership activities in the Asia Pacific region. Sam managed relationships with ICA business partners, developing tailored courses for local market participants, as well as managing a team of sales and marketing, operations and administration professionals based in Singapore and Hong Kong.

Sam speaks regularly on regulatory based topics and produces thought leadership articles for a number of organisations globally. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors and has a Diploma in Anti Money Laundering from the International Compliance Association.

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Brent Carlson

Brent Carlson
Director, AlixPartners

Brent helps companies and their stakeholders in the areas of due diligence, investigations, disputes, restructuring & turnarounds, mergers & acquisitions, business plan assessments, and interim management roles. Brent has over 20 years of China business experience which includes senior management positions consisting of chief representative, chief operations officer/deputy general manager, head of marketing & business development, chief financial officer & treasurer, and chief compliance officer.

Brent is a Certified Fraud Examiner and has provided investigative and forensic consulting services in internal investigations, purchase price and other commercial disputes, as well as criminal prosecution. Brent also has testified in court as an expert witness in fraud-related matters. From his experience in dealing with fraud-related matters, Brent applies a critical sense of skepticism necessary to effectively assess a company’s financial integrity. He has also helped many companies in FCPA-related matters including due diligence, assessments of existing compliance practices and infrastructure, internal investigations, developing and implementing effective compliance programs, and interim management/monitor roles.

Brent is also a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor and he has led comprehensive turnaround programs in China to improve under-performing businesses and to fix financial reporting, liquidity, forecasting, and operational issues. His turnaround experience includes addressing areas such as simplifying organizational structures, consolidating sales & service functions, assessing product and customer profitability, consolidating technical operations, evaluating suppliers, implementing standardized budgeting & reporting, redesigning support functions, and reducing non-core costs.

Brent is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

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Neill Poole

Neill Poole
Executive Director, AlixPartners

Neill has specialized in forensic accounting work for over 25 years after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in the UK in 1988. He has spent the last 13 years based in Hong Kong and has been involved in some of the Asia region’s highest profile forensic, insolvency and restructuring cases. Neill has extensive experience of commercial litigation, international arbitration, business valuations, fraud investigations and asset tracing (for civil and criminal courts), professional negligence and insurance claims. His work has involved advising clients in a wide range of industries including, among others, the construction, manufacturing, retail and wholesale, financial services and technology sectors. He has given expert evidence on a number of occasions in tribunals in the UK, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore and has been appointed to act as a single joint expert on several matters and, also, as the Expert in expert determination proceedings.

Neill is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a member of the Academy of Experts, a member of the Expert Witness Institute, a Certified Fraud Examiner and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Neill has written a number of articles on forensic accounting issues and has spoken at conferences and in law society-approved continuing professional development lectures to various law firms and in-house counsel in relation to forensic accounting topics.

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Frank Reppel

Frank Reppel
Managing Director, FICO™ TONBELLER® Compliance Solutions, FICO

Frank Reppel is the Managing Director of TONBELLER (Asia) Pte. Ltd., the APAC headquarters of FICO™ TONBELLER® Compliance Solutions. FICO™ TONBELLER® Compliance Solutions provides industry-leading solutions to tackle financial crime in institutions based on its Best-in-class-marked Siron® platform. Siron® provides a comprehensive array of modules addressing sanction list screening and in-house list enhancement, Customer onboarding (CDD/KYC) and transaction monitoring (AML/Fraud Detection and Prevention) from a risk-based vista. This, paired with modern link analysis tools and a risk and control cockpit, allows our clients to address their governance, risk and compliance (GRC) needs holistically.

Frank has worked in various leading roles in the industry in Europe and Asia over the past 25 years. His experience includes software development, professional services, sales and various senior management roles.

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Conor R. Crowley

Conor R. Crowley
eDiscovery Counsel APAC, UBS AG

Conor is eDiscovery Counsel for Asia-Pacific at UBS AG. He joined UBS from private practice where he was the principal of Crowley Law Office, advising clients on electronic discovery, information governance and cross-border information transfer issues.

He is the Chair Emeritus, and continues to be an active member, of The Sedona Conference Working Group on Best Practices for Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1), is active in the Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (WG6), and is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the Advisory Board for Georgetown University Law Center’s Advanced E-Discovery Institute and the Board of Advisors for Bloomberg BNA’s Digital Discovery and e-Evidence.

Conor is the Editor-in-Chief of The Sedona Conference Commentary on Information Governance and The Sedona Conference Commentary on Proportionality in Electronic Discovery in addition to being a Senior Editor of The Sedona Conference Commentary on Legal Holds and The Sedona Principles (Second Edition): Best Practices Recommendations & Principles for Addressing Electronic Document Production.

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Maria Christina van der Burgt

Maria van der Burgt
Regional Head of Global Compliance Assurance APAC, Barclays Compliance

Maria C. van der Burgt is the regional head of Global Compliance Assurance APAC for Barclays. In this role, she provides an independent view as to the efficacy of the Compliance function for the APAC region. Her professional experience constitutes an elegant mix of Compliance, Risk, Internal Audit and Consulting. Maria has been in Asia for over ten years, after spending the first nine years of her career as a Management Consultant (Europe coverage) with Ernst & Young and KPMG in the Netherlands. She first relocated to Singapore in 2005 to join Deloitte Internal Audit, where she managed internal audit reviews for client entities based in the APAC region. In 2007, she joined Citibank Singapore where she was in charge of the Compliance & Control Review function, until she relocated to Shanghai in 2010 to head the Royal Bank of Scotland China Change department. She returned to Singapore in 2013 to join Barclays in her current role. Maria holds a Master of Science degree in Business Economics, a Post Master degree in Financial Controlling, and is a Certified Financial Services Auditor.

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Kwong Weng WAN

Wan Kwong Weng
Managing Director, Group General Counsel, Mapletree Investments

Mr Wan Kwong Weng is the Group General Counsel of Mapletree Investments, where he takes charge of all legal, compliance and corporate secretarial matters, including the 4 Mapletree REITs listed on Singapore Exchange and the 6 private funds.

Mr Wan has extensive experience in M&A, capital market fund-raising as well as devising corporate governance processes. Prior to Mapletree, Mr Wan was Group General Counsel - Asia at Infineon’s management team covering the Asia Pacific and Japan regions.

Mr Wan has LL.B. (Hons) (Newcastle upon Tyne), where he was conferred the Wise Speke Prize, and LL.M. (Lond) (Merit), as well as having attended the London Business School Senior Executive Programme. He is called to the Singapore Bar, where he was conferred the Justice FA Chua Memorial Prize, and is also on the Rolls of Solicitors (England & Wales).

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Jonathan Fairtlough

Jonathan Fairtlough
Managing Director, Cyber Security and Investigations Practice, Kroll

Jonathan Fairtlough is a Managing Director with Kroll’s Cyber Security and Investigations practice. He joined Kroll after a distinguished career with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office where he served as both a prosecutor and co-founder of the office’s High Technology Division. At Kroll, Jonathan leads teams that provide comprehensive investigative services for digital forensics, data breach response and complex cyber-crimes.

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Joseph Florendo

Joseph Florendo
Managing Consultant, Kroll Cyber Investigations

Joseph Florendo is a managing consultant with Kroll’s Cyber Security and Investigations practice, based in Singapore. Joseph has over eight years of intensive experience in IT security. Prior to joining Kroll, Joseph was a cyber-forensics investigator at an international financial institution where he investigated various forms of electronic offenses. Cases included allegations of insider trading, “crossing-the-wall” unauthorized distribution of confidential information and data exfiltration by circumvention of controls.

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Joseph Florendo

Daniel Chong
Associate Managing Director, Kroll Cyber Investigations

Daniel Chong is an associate managing director with Kroll’s Cyber Security and Investigations practice, based in Singapore. With over 17 years of investigative experience across Asia, Daniel has managed a significant number of high-profile cyber incidents which had financial, reputational and/or regulatory impact. At Kroll, Daniel provides clients with comprehensive investigative services, from incident risk management to end-point threat monitoring to investigating complex cyber-crimes. Prior to joining Kroll, Daniel was the regional head of Cyber Investigations and Digital Forensic at an international investment bank, where he managed significant investigations relating to electronic offences.

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Denny Husen

Denny Husen
Senior Manager, Fraud Investigations & Dispute Services, EY

Denny is a Senior Manager in the Fraud Investigations and Dispute Services (FIDS) practice in Singapore. He specializes in computer forensics investigations and electronic discovery consulting services as part of the Forensic Technology and Discovery Services (FTDS) team.

Denny has worked on a number of cases involving internal fraud, intellectual property (IP) theft, and contractual disputes. He has assisted in law enforcement and government regulatory investigations. In addition, Denny has been involved in a number of complex electronic discovery projects.

Denny has extensive experience with a broad range of computer forensics and electronic discovery software. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and EnCase Certified Examiner and is fluent in Bahasa Indonesia.

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Stanley Park

Stanley Park
Managing Director and Head of Legal – Asia Pacific, 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.

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michael lew

Michael Lew
Director – Singapore, Law in Order

Michael Lew heads Law In Order’s first international office based in Singapore. Michael is an avid legal technologist with more than 13 years of experience in electronic evidence management, litigation support and matter consulting in Southeast Asia. He is also a specialist in the field of electronic discovery and a qualified digital forensics investigator. He had provided provided expert testimony for notable digital forensics cases in the Courts of Singapore and Malaysia.

After graduating with a Masters in Information Systems from the London School of Economics, Michael worked with a set of Chambers in Lincoln’s Inn, Rajah & Tann, Big 4 accounting firms and was formerly the head of eDiscovery for RSM Technology Risk Group. During the course of his employment, he led and managed numerous electronic discovery engagements, digital forensic examinations, cross-border regulatory investigations and data privacy advisory work in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong and China.

Michael is the incoming president of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (Singapore Chapter), a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and an active trainer in the field of electronic discovery.

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Sidarth Khashu

Sidarth Khashu
Director, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services

Sidarth is a Director with the Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services of EY Singapore. He has over 14 years of diverse experience and has served a wide range of clients spanning across the private, public, inter-governmental, and non governmental sectors.

He has worked at Ernst & Young in US, UK, India and Singapore. He also has short stay/ engagement related experience in Angola, The Netherlands, Germany, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates.

Sidarth specialises in investigations including anti bribery investigations, accounting irregularities and asset misappropriation. He also has experience of the development and monitoring of compliance programs, including the anti-bribery and corruption programmes.

He has strong project management skills and has managed multiple cross border investigations, partnering with local teams and external agencies including law enforcement agencies and Supreme Audit agencies of countries.

Sidarth is a chartered accountant from India and a certified fraud examiner from ACFE, USA.

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Benjamin Thong

Benjamin Thong
Director, Fraud Investigations & Dispute Services, EY

Benjamin has more than 15 year experience in the area of fraud investigation, risk management, compliance review and financial advisory.

He has completed engagements in numerous countries, including Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal and other Asia Pacific countries.

He had experience in many industries, in particular, Life Science, Construction, Hospitality and Fast Moving Consumer Goods.

He has a Bachelor of Commence in Accounting and Finance and CPA Australia.

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Stacy Chai

Stacy Chai
Director, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, EY

Stacy is a Director with the Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services of EY Singapore. She has approximately 14 years experience in the areas of accounting, financial audit, internal controls review and fraud investigations in the Asia Region. She is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Stacy has been involved in diverse aspects of the accounting industry throughout her professional career, notably in industries such as Life Science, Airlines, Service, Retail, Transportation, Education, Telecommunication and Manufacturing.

Stacy specialises in investigations including anti bribery investigations, accounting irregularities and asset misappropriation. She also conducts fraud-related training for clients and also EY professionals. Stacy is a chartered accountant from Singapore and a Certified Internal Auditor.

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Kanny Lee

Kanny Lee
Executive Director, Forensic Technology and Disputes Services, EY

Kanny Lee is an Executive Director with the Forensic Technology and Disputes Services practice at EY.

In his prior role, Kanny was the Director of Fraud Prevention and Identity Management for APAC at Transunion, the largest consumer credit bureau in Asia. Based then out of Hong Kong, he worked closely with member financial institutions around the region to develop, introduce and deploy solutions that mitigate fraudulent activity as banks drive growth towards their online and mobile channels. Prior to that, Kanny was a cyber-crime investigator for Verizon Hong Kong, leading the North Asia practice. He focused on uncovering payment data related crimes committed online against financial institutions and his case work included the prosecution of the criminals behind the largest data breach in Australia (Operation Lino) and the global ATM heist of 2013. He was also a contributing author to the Annual Verizon Data Breach report.

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Andy Yeo

Andy Yeo
Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP

Andy specialises in white-collar crime. His expertise is in securities and banking regulatory compliance and in white-collar criminal law.

Andy has great span and depth in advising and handling matters involving the UN Sanctions, complicated fraud, corruption (FCPA & UKBA), whistle-blowing, compliance and risk management, market misconduct, money laundering, as well as issues relating to counter-proliferation. He has also helmed a number of complicated confidential investigations into multi-jurisdictional fraud as well as highly sensitive matters involving senior management misconduct. He has actively advised on and managed several disciplinary and ethical issues for the Firm’s premium and priority clients. Andy has also acted and advised on numerous regulatory and enforcement matters under the Securities & Futures Act for the Firm’s clients including international banking and financial institutions, premium individuals, sovereign wealth funds and listed companies. Clients have called on him because of his “out of the box and pragmatic solutions” as well as “his sheer dependability” in their times of crisis.

Andy commenced his legal career in the public service where he held the concurrent appointments of Magistrate, Subordinate Courts and Assistant Registrar of the Supreme Court, Singapore, from 1996 to 1998. Thereafter, he was appointed State Counsel and Deputy Public Prosecutor in the Attorney-General’s Chambers’ Civil Division as well as the then Criminal Justice Division till 2001.

Andy graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LLB (Hons) degree in 1996 and was called to the Singapore Bar in 2000. He is also a non-practising solicitor of England and Wales, having been admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of England and Wales in 2010.

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John Galligan

John Galligan
Regional Director, Government Relations, Microsoft Asia Pacific & Japan

John Galligan is the Regional Director for Government Relations for Microsoft in Asia Pacific. His role is to support markets across the region to promote Microsoft’s public policy agenda including: cloud computing, privacy, security, search and fostering a vibrant online ecosystem. John works with governments across Asia Pacific to promote the role for technology in advancing national competitiveness for economies across the region.

Prior to the role, John was Director for Corporate Affairs & Citizenship for Microsoft Australia where he had responsibility for government and industry engagement, community affairs and the Company’s corporate affairs and the Company’s corporate citizenship strategy.

Before joining Microsoft in 2006, John held the position of Director of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs at BAT Australiasia for over 6 years and from 1993 – 1997 he occupied a number of senior advisory positions in Australian federal politics. From 1997 – 1998 he was Manager of Media and Communication for the Liberal Party of Australia National Office as well as Acting Executive Director for the Menzies Research Centre.

John holds degrees in Business Communication from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and in Political Science from Australian National University (ANU)

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Thiru Sethuraman

Thiru Sethuraman
Director of Global Ethics and Compliance, Cummings Inc.

Thiru Sethuraman is the Director of Global Ethics and Compliance for Cummins Distribution Business. Cummins is a Fortune 500 company that designs, manufactures, distributes and services engines and related technologies. Cummins is headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, USA. Thiru's current area of focus includes ethics, anti-bribery, data privacy, export controls and competition related regulations, and compliance readiness and audit programs. Thiru has more than 18 years of professional work experience spanning various fields - Finance, Information Technology, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Six Sigma, Project Management and Regulations. Thiru has worked in various countries and regions around the world including United States, Canada, Mexico, Middle East, Europe, South America and Asia Pacific.

Thiru holds a Master of Science and MBA degrees from Purdue University (USA) and a Law degree from Indiana University (USA). Thiru is admitted to the Indiana bar, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Indiana, Certified Compliance Professional (CCP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA). Thiru frequently speaks at various Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Internal Audit conferences. Recently Thiru spoke at the American Conference Institute’s Asia Pacific Summit on Anti- Corruption and Pacific Conferences GRC event for Internal Auditors.

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Erik Wilgenhof Plante

Erik Wilgenhof Plante
Chief Compliance Officer, itBit Pte

Erik Wilgenhof Plante is the Chief Compliance Officer of itBit. Previously, he was a Senior Compliance Manager at PayPal where he oversaw regulatory and operational compliance for Southeast Asia. A seasoned expert in risk and compliance, Erik has held senior roles in the banking sector, including DZ Privatbank, Commerzbank, and ABN AMRO. He has conducted numerous workshops and presentations on compliance topics for companies and regulators worldwide. Erik is heavily involved in several financial industry trade organizations, for example, as an advisory board member of the G.R.A.C.E. Foundation, a founding board member of the Singapore chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), and as a fellow of the International Compliance Association. Erik received his Bachelor of Law from the University of Amsterdam and his MBA from Webster University.

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Mari Ono

Mari Ono
Case Manager, Legal Technologies, Kroll Ontrack

Mari Ono joined Kroll Ontrack Tokyo office as a case manager in 2013, and has worked on multiple international cases since then. She is native in English and Japanese, and collaborates with members based in Tokyo, Hong Kong, US, Poland, UK and Brazil. She takes a client centered consultative approach on her cases, and works with law firms and clients, as well as internal teams, to find and provide the best solutions. Her project management is based on the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge published by the Project Management Institute. She has led the team to receive an official reference from Nishimura & Asahi, the top law firm in Japan, for the quality of services.

After graduating from the University of Tokyo, Mari joined IBM Japan, where she consulted multiple global industrial clients to successfully implement SAP or develop their own custom IT systems. She also experienced sales and HR internal operations and learned the importance of communication and operational standardization, as well as the global strategy and IT.

In 2010, Mari started working at Nomura Research Institute, the top Japanese management consulting group. She specialized on Supply Chain Management and sales operations, and has worked on several operation renewal or standardization projects that involved IT system implementation. She sometimes worked alone, but also has led teams as larage as ten consultants to successfully realize the strategic change in the client.

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