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NICOLE DENHOLDER

Founder|Next Chapter Ventures
Hong Kong

Nicole Denholder is the founder of the Next Chapter Raise and Crowdfunding and platforms.  

Next Chapter Raise is a digital membership community for female entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses in Asia to help them get funded faster.  Next Chapter Crowdfunding is a reward-based crowdfunding platform.  Through these platforms, Nicole has worked extensively with female founders and investor changemakers to understand the issues facing female entrepreneurs who are looking to fund and scale their businesses. 

Nicole was previously a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in London and Hong Kong in PwC’s US IPO and Advisory practices working on large-scale projects across Europe and Asia. 

Nicole is on the Board of the Women Entrepreneurs Network in Hong Kong and was previously a member of the Australian Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Network’s Executive Committee. 

Since starting Next Chapter, Nicole is a regular speaker on Crowdfunding and Funding for Female Entrepreneurs at events such as FinnovAsia, HKU's Future City Summit, StartupNext, HKTDC Conferences, American Chamber of Commerce and the Australian Chamber of Commerce. 

Nicole is passionate about female entrepreneurship and becoming a catalyst to change how women access funding. 

http://www.nextchapterraise.com/

www.nextchaptercrowdfunding.com

NICOLE DENHOLDER
Next Chapter Ventures
Founder
Hong Kong

MOHAMMAD RIDZUAN ABDUL AZIZ

President|Fintech Association of Malaysia
Malaysia
MOHAMMAD RIDZUAN ABDUL AZIZ
Fintech Association of Malaysia
President
Malaysia

NAVEEN KUKREJA

CEO & Co-founder|Paisabazaar.com
India

Naveen Kukreja is the CEO & Co-founder ofPaisabazaar.com - India’s largest marketplace for financial products.

Naveen has an experience of over 18 years in the financial services markets of India and Europe, having worked in leadership roles at Citibank, Capital One and Aviva Life Insurance before co-founding Paisabazaar.com under the Policybazaar Group in 2014.

Under Naveen’s strong leadership Paisabazaar.com has registered a ~170% y-o-y growth since inception and is the only independent online platform to disburse over Rs 11,000 crore of loans on an annualized basis. It also runs India’s largest credit awareness initiative by offering consumers their free credit report with monthly updates for life.

Naveen has been felicitated by Entrepreneur India as “Entrepreneur of the Year –Financial Services” & by Business World with the ’40 under 40’ award – are cognition to India’s top 40 leaders under the age of 40.

Naveen is an alumni of prestigious institutes like IIM Calcutta and the Delhi College of Engineering

NAVEEN KUKREJA
Paisabazaar.com
CEO & Co-founder
India

ARIF AMIRI

CEO|Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Dubai
ARIF AMIRI
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
CEO
Dubai

WALTER DE OUDE

Founder, Executive Director & CEO|Singlife
Singapore

Like all entrepreneurs, Walter de Oude started with a strong belief - The potential of money can be unlocked for everyone,  and that existing financial services were not doing a great job at it so far. As the founder and CEO of Singapore Life, he has achieved what many thought to be an almost impossible task - starting a life insurance company from scratch. This is a role for which he is very well suited - and actuary and former multinational insurer CEO. Singlife has grown from strength to strength with a fast growing capital base, continuing innovation and strong customer support.  Walter has lived in Singapore predominantly since 2000, and considers Singapore to be his long term home.

Walter started Singlife with a strong belief that the potential of money can be unlocked for everyone. As founder and CEO, he has achieved what many thought to be an almost impossible task - starting a life insurance company from scratch.

WALTER DE OUDE
Singlife
Founder, Executive Director & CEO
Singapore

MAXINE RYAN

Founder|ProsperApp
Hong Kong
MAXINE RYAN
ProsperApp
Founder
Hong Kong

WILLIAM BAO BEAN

General Partner|SOSV
Mainland China
WILLIAM BAO BEAN
SOSV
General Partner
Mainland China

DENIZ GÜVEN

CEO|Mox Bank
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Virtual Banks
CEO, Mox Bank
DENIZ GÜVEN
DENIZ GÜVEN
Mox Bank
CEO
Hong Kong

ALEXANDER GRAUBNER-MÜLLER

Managing Director|AGM Capital
Germany
ALEXANDER GRAUBNER-MÜLLER
AGM Capital
Managing Director
Germany

CHIBO TANG

Partner|Gobi Partners China
Mainland China

Chibo Tang has been investing in early stage companies in the technology and media sectors in China for over a decade. He is Head of Hong Kong, and manages the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, for which Gobi is the exclusive General Partner. He’s led numerous investments including Airwallex, WeLab, Urban Revivo, Prenetics, GOGOVAN, Qupital, DayDayCook, AQUMON, and Sandbox VR.

Chibo is recognized in the industry as Silicon Dragon Venture Capitalist of the Year 2017,
Global Corporate Venturing Rising Star 2019, Global Corporate Venturing Emerging Leader 2020, and is a member of The Tatler Tribe for Gen.T. Chibo received his B.A. in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Harvard. He received his MBA from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). Chibo began his career as
strategy consultant with Monitor Group, focusing on ASEAN and MENA regions. He also spent time at Robert Bosch as Senior Manager of Corporate Strategy APAC.

Chibo joined Gobi Partners China in 2009 and is currently a Partner based in Hong Kong.

CHIBO TANG
Gobi Partners China
Partner
Mainland China

CHRISTOPHER DAVISON

Co-Founder & CEO|BigPay
Singapore
CHRISTOPHER DAVISON
BigPay
Co-Founder & CEO
Singapore

BÉNÉDICTE NOLENS

Centre Head, Hong Kong|BIS Innovation Hub
Hong Kong

Bénédicte is the Head of the BIS Innovation Hub, Hong Kong Centre. Prior to this appointment, she was a managing director at SC Ventures, the innovation arm of Standard Chartered Bank that leads a series of new ventures across digital banking, banking as a service, SME finance and blockchain. From 2018-2019, she was the Vice President of International Government Relations at Circle, involved in the evolution of blockchain and digital assets. From 2012-2018, she was the Head of Risk & Strategy of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), and in that capacity also acting as the Vice Chair of the Committee on Emerging Risks and the Fintech research lead for the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). From 2007-2012, she was a managing director at Credit Suisse and before that from 1997-2007 she was an associate and executive director at Goldman Sachs. Originally from Belgium, she holds LL.M. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Leuven. She is admitted to the New York Bar since 1999. In 2016, she was a recipient of the China Daily Asian Women Leadership Awards for her efforts related to entrepreneurship, innovation and charity. She remains closely engaged in these topics, most recently through her involvement in the Fintech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK) and Women in Finance Asia (WiFA.)

BÉNÉDICTE NOLENS
BIS Innovation Hub
Centre Head, Hong Kong
Hong Kong

YINGLAN TAN

Founding Managing Partner|Insignia Ventures Partners
Singapore

Yinglan founded Insignia Ventures Partners in 2017. Insignia Ventures Partners is an early stage technology venture fund focusing on Southeast Asia and manages more than US$350 million from sovereign wealth funds, foundations, university endowments and renowned family offices. Insignia Ventures Partners is the recipient of two back-to-back “VC Deal of Year” awards for Payfazz (2019) and Carro (2018) from the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and its portfolio include many other technology leaders in Southeast Asia. He also serves on the International Board of Stars – Leaders of the Next Generation, the Singapore Government’s Pro Enterprise Panel and is a Board Member at Hwa Chong Institution.


YINGLAN TAN
Insignia Ventures Partners
Founding Managing Partner
Singapore

RICHARD TENG

CEO, Financial Services Regulatory Authority|Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)
Abu Dhabi
RICHARD TENG
Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)
CEO, Financial Services Regulatory Authority
Abu Dhabi

MAAIKE STEINEBACH

General Manager, Hong Kong and Macau|Visa
Hong Kong

Current Position and Responsibilities 
Maaike Steinebach is Visa’s General Manager for Hong Kong and Macau. She is responsible for the full business operations, strategy development and management of Visa’s businesses in the two territories. She is also the founding member of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong.  

Other Information  
Maaike brings more than 20 years of experience working in institutional, commercial and private banking in Europe, Asia, and Greater China.  

Before joining Visa, Maaike served for five years as Country Executive of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Hong Kong), and before that as Country Executive for ABN AMRO (Hong Kong) and Regional Head Asia for the corporate bank. Prior to Hong Kong, Maaike spent five years in Shanghai as Country Manager for Fortis Bank Greater China.  

As founding member of Women in Tech HK and Women Chief Executive Group HK, Maaike is active in the advocacy for full and equal participation of women and girls in Hong Kong economy and society. She is also an active member in the fintech community in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area.  

Maaike has a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam.

MAAIKE STEINEBACH
Visa
General Manager, Hong Kong and Macau
Hong Kong

JASON THOMPSON

CEO|OVO
Indonesia
JASON THOMPSON
OVO
CEO
Indonesia

BRIAN FOX

Founder / Vice President, Strategic Partnerships|Confirmation / Thomson Reuters
United States

Brian is the VP of Strategic Partnerships for Thomson Reuters. He is also the founder of Confirmation, the trusted global provider of digital confirmations, as well as an industry thought-leader and frequent speaker on accounting and fraud issues. Brian is recognized as the creator of electronic confirmations, and he received the first seven patents granted on electronic audit confirmations. Brian is a former Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt University. He is also one of the founders and a board member of Rivio.com, a joint-venture between the AICPA and Confirmation.

Brian has been named four times as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting,” is a five-time winner of the accounting profession’s “Top 40 Under 40 CPA in America,” and was named as an Entrepreneur of the Year in Nashville. He was also recognized as one of Nashville’s “40 Under 40” and as one of Nashville’s Emerging Leaders in its inaugural class. Prior to Confirmation, Brian was in Dallas where he worked in audit for Ernst & Young LLP and in mergers and acquisitions for PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Brian has authored articles and been quoted in the Financial Times, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, New York Times, Compliance Week, CNBC, The CPA Journal, The CPA Technology Advisor, AP Matters, The Auditor’s Report, and many more. In addition to being on the board and advisory board of several private companies, Brian is also on the advisory board for Southern Methodist University’s Masters in Accountancy Program and the Alumni Council for Vanderbilt’s Owen School of Business. He serves as a mentor in the Inc. 500 Military Entrepreneurs Mentor Program, the Jumpstart Foundry, and the Nashville Entrepreneurship Center and is on the advisory board for the Nashville Capital Network. Brian is a member of the AICPA, where he was a member of the Task Force for the Future, and is a member of The Tennessee Society of CPA’s.

Brian completed his MBA at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management and received a BBA in Accounting from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.

BRIAN FOX
Confirmation / Thomson Reuters
Founder / Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
United States

ANTHONY NOTO

CEO|SoFi
United States
ANTHONY NOTO
SoFi
CEO
United States

RICKY WONG

Co-Founder, Vice Chairman & CEO|HKTV Mall
Hong Kong
RICKY WONG
HKTV Mall
Co-Founder, Vice Chairman & CEO
Hong Kong

COEN JONKER

Co-Founder & Executive Chairman|TymeGlobal
Hong Kong
COEN JONKER
TymeGlobal
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman
Hong Kong

STEVE WESTON

Founder & CEO|Volt Bank
Australia

Volt was the first neobank to receive an unrestricted authorised deposit taking institution (ADI) licence from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). Volt aims to transform the way that banking is done - to help customers be better off and live their life to the fullest.

Steve has over 30 years’ experience in financial services, including leadership roles at St George, Challenger, NAB and Barclays.

Prior to founding Volt Bank, Steve was CEO Mortgages and Managing Director of Retail Lending at Barclays in UK.

STEVE WESTON
Volt Bank
Founder & CEO
Australia

CHARLOTTE CROSSWELL

CEO|Innovate Finance
United Kingdom
CHARLOTTE CROSSWELL
Innovate Finance
CEO
United Kingdom

SAEMIN AHN

Managing Partner|Rakuten Ventures
Japan

Saemin is Managing Partner at Rakuten Ventures. He has held this position since the fund’s inception in 2013. Based in Singapore, Saemin invests in
diverse verticals such as advertising technology, artificial intelligence and on-demand business around the world. Some of the portfolio investments he
manages include Carousell, ViSenze, Gojek, Epic!, and Algorithmia.

SAEMIN AHN
Rakuten Ventures
Managing Partner
Japan

GRACE HUI

Head of Green and Sustainable Finance, Markets Division|Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Hong Kong
GRACE HUI
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Head of Green and Sustainable Finance, Markets Division
Hong Kong

JOEY KIM

Founder & CEO|PeopleFund
South Korea

Joey Kim is the Founder and CEO of PeopleFund, Korea's #1 digital lender focused on consumer finance, which is opening doors to financial freedom through affordable loans and attractive alternative investment products. PeopleFund is the first and only digital lender in Korea to partner with a bank to originate and process loans within the national banking system.

Prior to founding PeopleFund in 2015, Joey was a venture capitalist working at Softbank Ventures, focusing on the internet/mobile industry. Prior to that, Joey started his career in the Corporate Finance team at Macquarie Securities' Investment Banking Division. After his experience in banking, Joey spent five years in management consulting at Bain & Company, conducting multiple corporate M&A, vision & portfolio strategy, and operation reengineering projects, from both the Seoul and Boston office.

Joey recently served as the President of the Korean Fintech Industry Association (KORFIN), an organization established for the advancement and growth of the fintech and Korean P2P finance industry. It is the official association affiliated to the Financial Services Commission. The association is currently made up of nearly 300 Korean FinTech companies ranging from payment services, blockchain, P2P lending, crowdfunding, Insurer Tech, and more.

Joey received his Bachelor’s in business from Korea University

JOEY KIM
PeopleFund
Founder & CEO
South Korea

ALOKIK ADVANI

Managing Partner|Fidelity International Strategic Ventures
United Kingdom

Alokik leads as the Managing Partner at Fidelity International Strategic Ventures. This team builds and invests in innovative strategic financial services companies and technologies, including Moneybox, Kuvera, Clear, Conquest and SteelEye. He joined Eight Roads after ten years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as Head of Principal Strategic Investments, APAC, based in Hong Kong. Prior to that Alokik spent time at Merrill Lynch in London and New York. He has a BA in Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and an MBA from INSEAD.

ALOKIK ADVANI
Fidelity International Strategic Ventures
Managing Partner
United Kingdom

DANIEL TU

Founder & Managing Director|Active Creation Capital
Hong Kong

Daniel is the Founder and Managing Director of Active Creation Capital, a family office.  

Prior to that, he served as the Group Chief Innovation Officer at Ping An Group from 2013-2017.  In that role, Daniel was one of the chief architects in driving growth through innovation and technology.  He was responsible for forging strategic partnerships, identifying new business opportunities, overseeing relationships with key global research institutions, and supervision of Ping An Ventures.  Daniel was both an executive and standing committee member reporting directly to Chairman and CEO Peter Ma.  In addition, he was the co-lead for Ping An's AI and blockchain initiatives.  Today, Ping An is the largest non-SOE in China, ranked 7th on the Forbes Global 2000, and the world's number one insurance company by market cap, revenue, and customers. 

Before joining Ping An, Daniel was the Group CIO of the largest commercial bank in Taiwan as well as leading one of the largest payments entities in Asia.  Furthermore, he was on the founding advisory team of the first internet company from China to list on Nasdaq.  

Daniel has enjoyed a distinguished career spanning four decades in leading and advising companies in digital media, sports, technology and financial services.  Today, he serves in board and advisory roles with leading global funds, Fortune 500 companies and tech startups in Asia, U.S. Europe and Israel.

DANIEL TU
Active Creation Capital
Founder & Managing Director
Hong Kong

YASHISH DAHIYA

Co-founder & Group CEO|PolicyBazaar.com
India

Yashish Dahiya is the co-founder & CEO of PolicyBazaar.com. In over 12 years, Yashish has grown PolicyBazaar to become a key influencer in consumer decisions around insurance. He believes death, disease, and disability products are the future of the insurance industry, as  India strives towards social security. He is an avid sportsperson and has worked in the past as MD of  Ebookers Plc and consultant with Bain & Co in their London office.

YASHISH DAHIYA
PolicyBazaar.com
Co-founder & Group CEO
India

MICHELLE LI

Co-CEO; Digital Analytics and Intelligence Subject Matter Champion|AMTD Digital
Hong Kong

Michelle Li is the co-CEO and Digital Analytics and Intelligence Subject Matter Champion of AMTD Digital, the digital arm of AMTD Group.  Ms. Li leads AMTD Digital with a vision to offer one-stop, cross-market and intelligent digital finance solutions for Asian consumers and SMEs - to make digital financial services proactive and seamless. AMTD Digital is building digital banking, insurance and payments in Hong Kong and Singapore with an ambition to expand into other Asian markets. AMTD owns Airstar Bank, a JV with Xiaomi, one of the eight virtual banks in Hong Kong; AMTD is leading a consortium comprising of Xiaomi, SP Group and Founding Societies and submitted the application for a digital bank license in Singapore. AMTD also announced a few landmark acquisitions in ASEAN including PolicyPal (InsurTech), CapBridge (Digital Asset Exchange) and FOMO Pay (Payments) and Nexia TS (professional services). Together with MAS and SFA, AMTD has launched MAS-SFA-AMTD Solidarity Grant to support FinTechs in the challenging time; AMTD has also established an AMTD ASEAN Solidarity Fund together with AFIN to support and anchor FinTechs in ASEAN. Ms. Li is a promoter and influencer in FinTech industry. She speaks frequently on major industry events such as Asian Financial Forum, Hong Kong FinTech Week, Singapore FinTech Festival etc.. She publishes regularly on FinTech trends in her Global FinTech Bi-weekly publication. Before becoming the CEO of AMTD Digital, Ms. Li heads the Research department of AMTD Group. Before joining AMTD Group in 2016, Ms. Li served in UBS as the lead analyst of Asian Financial sector in the Asia Fixed Income research team and she was the China bank equity analyst in the Asia Financials research team.

MICHELLE LI
AMTD Digital
Co-CEO; Digital Analytics and Intelligence Subject Matter Champion
Hong Kong

RACHMAT KAIMUDDIN

CEO|Bukalapak
Indonesia
RACHMAT KAIMUDDIN
Bukalapak
CEO
Indonesia

WINNIE WONG

CEO & Executive Director |AVO Insurance and Asia Insurance
Hong Kong
WINNIE WONG
AVO Insurance and Asia Insurance
CEO & Executive Director
Hong Kong

ARTHUR CHEN

CFO|Futu
Mainland China

Mr. Arthur Yu Chen has served as Futu’s chief financial officer since September 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Chen served as a director at Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited from 2009 to 2016 in its equity business. Mr. Chen also served as a vice president at China International Capital Corporation from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Chen received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Shanghai University of Finance & Economics in 1998 and his master’s degree in business administration from China Europe International Business School in 2005.

ARTHUR CHEN
Futu
CFO
Mainland China

KING LEUNG

Head of FinTech|Invest Hong Kong
Hong Kong

As Head of Fintech at InvestHK, the department of the Hong Kong SAR Government responsible for attracting Foreign Direct Investment, King’s mission is to foster a more vibrant fintech ecosystem in Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area (GBA) where King has the privilege to work closely with major fintech stakeholders – leading financial services institutions, fintech companies, accelerators, innovation labs, investors, regulators, universities, etc.  In another complementary role, King also serves as Visiting Lecturer in Fintech at Institute for China Business (中国商学院) of The University of Hong Kong in China in which King has extraordinary exposure to Mainland China fintech and financial services executives.

Prior to his Fintech immersion, King’s tech entrepreneurial career included his role as angel investor in startups involving artificial intelligence, Big Data and Insurtech; founder of a data management platform and lead generation startup funded by Credit Suisse; transformed Datatrade from a traditional direct marketing agency into a multiple awards winning CRM and loyalty marketing agency.

Recognized for his industry domain experience, King has been invited to serve in leadership roles at Fintech Association Hong Kong (Insurtech Committee), The Marketing Society Asia, [Digital-Direct] Marketing Association, Asia America Multi-technology Association, Young Entrepreneurs Development Council, etc.

Prior to his entrepreneurial career, King was a management consultant in strategy, operation and information technology with Booz Allen Hamilton and KPMG Consulting in USA and UK. King was also in technology investment as a venture capitalist at Innovate@ (a tech fund co-managed by Booz Allen Hamilton & Lehman Brothers in USA).

King Leung holds an MBA (Hons) in Finance and Strategy from University of Chicago, and BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Wisconsin – Madison.

KING LEUNG
Invest Hong Kong
Head of FinTech
Hong Kong

MIKAAL ABDULLA

Senior Vice President International|SoFi
Hong Kong
MIKAAL ABDULLA
SoFi
Senior Vice President International
Hong Kong

JARLON TSANG

Managing Partner, Head of China|Eight Roads Ventures
Mainland China

Jarlon has over 20 years of experience in the venture capital industry with over 15 years of  investment and operational experience in the Silicon Valley and Asia Pacific. He is currently Head  of China and Managing Partner of Eight Roads Ventures, with over 100 portfolio companies in  China focusing on consumer, technology and healthcare investments. Eight Roads has over 20  years of venture capital experience in China and has been supporting aspiring entrepreneurs to  build bold and meaningful businesses including Alibaba, PingPong, Kyligence, Innovent Biologics,  Hua Medicine, and DeltaHealth. 

Prior to joining Eight Roads, Jarlon was the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for  H&Q Asia Pacific, responsible for the firm’s private equity investments and its operational  activities including finance, legal, fundraising, and investor relations. Before this, Jarlon spent  over six years practicing as a corporate and fund formation attorney at Gunderson Dettmer, LLP  and O’Melveny & Myers LLP. His practice focused on the representation of private equity funds,  corporate M&A and securities law.  

Jarlon received a B.S. in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the  University of California, Berkeley, and his Juris Doctor cum laude and MBA from Boston  University’s School of Law and Graduate School of Management, respectively. Jarlon is a member of the California State Bar and is a Certified Public Accountant.

JARLON TSANG
Eight Roads Ventures
Managing Partner, Head of China
Mainland China

CINDY KUA

Co-Founder & CEO|Sunday
Thailand
CINDY KUA
Sunday
Co-Founder & CEO
Thailand

MICHEL LEE

Executive President|HashKey Group
Hong Kong

Michel leads the Group’s activities in Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo. He is responsible for guiding the growth of the business, business and financial management, and building strong relationships with investors and among employees.

With 25 years of international investment banking experience, he brings deep expertise in capital-raising and M&A transactions to the digital asset management business. He joined from UBS, where he was Head of APAC Capital Markets and a Board Director of UBS Securities. There he pioneered numerous new derivatives and alternative investment products and business models. He has a truly global perspective, having worked in  London, Tokyo, Beijing and Hong Kong.

Michel holds an MSc in Computer Science from Imperial College London.

MICHEL LEE
HashKey Group
Executive President
Hong Kong

CHRISTIAN FAES

Co-Founder & Exec Chair|LendInvest
United Kingdom

Christian is the co-founder of LendInvest, the marketplace platform for property finance, and one of the leading Fintech businesses in the UK. LendInvest has lent over £3 billion and raised debt and equity, from institutions such as Atomico, the European Investment Fund, Tiger, Citibank, HSBC, Nomura, and the National Australia Bank.

Christian was previously a lawyer with Magic Circle experience and as in-house legal counsel in a leading investment bank. He is a keen advocate for the Fintech sector, and sits on the Government’s Fintech Delivery Panel; he also founded and chairs the Digital Finance Forum. He is an active supporter and early investor in several startups, including Seedrs, Onfido, Plum, Koyo, Credit Kudos.

CHRISTIAN FAES
LendInvest
Co-Founder & Exec Chair
United Kingdom

RAJA AL MAZROUEI

Executive VP|FinTech Hive, DIFC
Dubai
RAJA AL MAZROUEI
FinTech Hive, DIFC
Executive VP
Dubai

DAVID SUN

CEO|livi bank
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Virtual Banks
CEO, livi bank
DAVID SUN
DAVID SUN
livi bank
CEO
Hong Kong

HUIYA YAO

Deputy Secretary-General|FISCO
Mainland China
HUIYA YAO
FISCO
Deputy Secretary-General
Mainland China

ADAM FRENCH

Founder|Scalable Capital
Germany

Adam co-founded Scalable Capital after recognising that everyone deserves better when it comes to access to wealth management services. It was clear that technology could provide a professional service which is more convenient and more cost-effective than ever better. Before founding the business, he spent seven years at Goldman Sachs as Executive Director of Commodities and Derivatives Trading. Adam has just been named as one of the PAM Top 40 Under 40 for 2017. He studied Business Mathematics and Statistics at the London School of Economics.

ADAM FRENCH
Scalable Capital
Founder
Germany

HUA CAI

CEO|Lu International (Hong Kong)
Hong Kong

Mr. Cai was appointed as CEO for Lu International (Hong Kong) Limited (“LU Hong Kong”), a subsidiary of Lufax Holding, in September 2019.

Mr. Cai has over a decade of experience in asset management. He is also experienced in online wealth management. Prior to joining LU Hong Kong, Mr. Cai was the Managing Director and Head of Investment at Yunfeng Financial, being responsible for management of the Group’s Robo-advisory platform "Youyu Wealth", as well as investment of private equity funds under Yunfeng Financial. From 2005 to 2016, Mr. Cai Hua was with Central Huijin Investment Corporation and China Investment Corporation, being involved in global asset allocation and investment management of China’s sovereign wealth funds.

Mr. Cai Hua holds a Master's degree in Finance from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

HUA CAI
Lu International (Hong Kong)
CEO
Hong Kong

SOPHIA FURBER

Fintech reporter, EMEA|S&P Global Market Intelligence
United Kingdom

Sophia Furber is a journalist with S&P Global Market Intelligence, where she leads EMEA fintech reporting. Sophia has over 10 years' experience as a financial journalist, having worked with Oxford Business Group and a range of leading business titles prior to joining S&P Global. Before starting her journalism career in London, Sophia worked as an international observer with The Carter Center in Nepal, and as a freelance political analyst. She has a particular interest in Open Banking, payments, financial inclusion and remittances. She is a graduate of Cambridge University and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

SOPHIA FURBER
S&P Global Market Intelligence
Fintech reporter, EMEA
United Kingdom

ROSALINE KOO

Founder & CEO|CXA Group
Singapore

Rosaline invested $5M of her savings and borrowed another $5M to build CXA after 5 years trying to convince her firm to invest in Asia. Now CXA’s award-winning platform has 800k users across 20 countries in Asia.

Rosaline supervised P&G factory lines in Iowa and then worked on Wall Street. She launched two dot-com start-ups before moving to insurance. Rosaline also grew Mercer’s 14 APAC countries 800% over 8 years. She graduated from UCLA Cybernetics and Columbia Business School.

ROSALINE KOO
CXA Group
Founder & CEO
Singapore

CUNJUN MA

Founder & CEO|Huize
Mainland China

Mr Cunjun Ma is the founder and the chief executive officer of Huize. He obtained an MBA degree from Nankai University and has over 24 years of insurance-related experience. Mr Ma holds exceptional insurance expertise and insights, he is the chairman of IAC Specialized Committee on independent online insurance platform and the vice-chairman of Shenzhen Insurance Intermediary Association. Mr Ma founded Huize in 2006. Huize was the largest independent online long-term life and health insurance product and service platform in China as measured by gross written premiums facilitated in 2018. On February 12 2020, Huize completed its Nasdaq IPO, becoming the first listed company in the e-insurance sector.

CUNJUN MA
Huize
Founder & CEO
Mainland China

STEPHEN WONG

Deputy Executive Director & Head of Public Policy Institute|Our Hong Kong Foundation
Hong Kong

Mr. Stephen Wong received a B.A. Degree in Economics from the University of Chicago, Phi Beta Kappa, and an M.A. Degree in East Asian Studies (Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies) from Yale University. Since then, he worked for a number of global financial institutions, including as an Executive Director in UBS (London) and a Managing Director at RBS. Mr. Wong joined Our Hong Kong foundation as Senior Consultant in May 2015, and was appointed Deputy Executive Director and Head of Public Policy in November of the same year. He is now Deputy Executive Director and Head of Public Policy Institute.

Mr. Wong’s public service includes various advisory roles appointed by the Hong Kong Government, including Board Member of the Financial Services Development Council, Board Member of the Urban Renewal Authority, Member of the Town Planning Board, Members to the Task Force for the Study on Tenancy Control of Subdivided Units ˌ  Member of Investment Committee of the Beat Drugs Fund, Member of Investment Sub-Committee of the Housing Authority, Co-opted Member of Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Fund Task Force of Commission on Poverty, Member of the Assessment Panel of the “Innovation and Technology Fund for Application in Elderly and Rehabilitation Care” and Member of the Advisory Committee of Special Needs Trust, and ex-Member of Task
Force on Land Supply, etc.

Mr. Wong is also active in community service. He is Chairman of the Clean Air Network, Vice Chairman of the Admissions, Budgets & Allocations Committee and Investment Sub-Committee Member of the Community Chest, and Executive Committee Member & Chairman of the Advisory Committee of Social Enterprise and Innovation Platform of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.  Mr. Wong is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Hong Kong University SPACE for the Institute for China Business.

STEPHEN WONG
Our Hong Kong Foundation
Deputy Executive Director & Head of Public Policy Institute
Hong Kong

DANNY YEUNG

Co-Founder & CEO|Prenetics Group
Hong Kong

Danny Yeung, serves as Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Prenetics Group – the leading genetics-enabled digital health company in Southeast Asia, headquartered in Hong Kong, with offices in Asia, Europe and Africa. In 4 years, Prenetics has grown into a team of 120+ people and has raised more than US$50M in funding from Alibaba and more.

Prior to Prenetics, Danny was a Founding Partner at SXE Ventures. He also founded uBuyiBuy in 2010, a company that was acquired by Groupon. Danny was appointed CEO of Groupon East Asia before leaving the company in early 2014.

Danny’s entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 25 when he ventured into franchising Hong Kong dessert chain, Hui Lau Shan by taking it to the USA. After exiting Hui Lau Shan, Danny ventured into hospitality furniture, executed projects with MGM City Center, City of Dreams Macau and The Venetian. Danny received his BS in MIS from the University of San Francisco in 2002.

It’s Danny’s mission to give people the power to be in control of their own health. His life’s motto is: “Play Hard, Work Harder”.

DANNY YEUNG
Prenetics Group
Co-Founder & CEO
Hong Kong

DEEPANJAN DE

Head of Industry for Financial Services|Facebook
United States

Since joining Facebook in 2012, Deepanjan helped Facebook make the bold transition to mobile and partnered with some of the largest Financial Institutions to define best in class mobile advertising. As Head of Industry for Financial Services, Deepanjan oversees the US Financial Services industry for Facebook which includes Banking, Payments, Lending, Tax, and Brokerage. Prior to Facebook, Deepanjan worked at Accenture's Growth Strategy team, where he helped Financial Services clients build short and long term growth strategies to leverage strengths into adjacent businesses. In addition, Deepanjan performed improv comedy as part of a comedy troop for 5 years. He also wrote several web-series and was featured in the winning submission for New York's Indie Web Series nomination in 2011. Deepanjan lives in New York with his wife and puppy on the Upper West Side.


DEEPANJAN DE
Facebook
Head of Industry for Financial Services
United States

DATO' WAN PENG

COO|Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation
Malaysia

Dato’ Ng Wan Peng is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). MDEC is a government-owned agency to pioneer the transformation of Malaysia’s digital economy, responsible for the development, coordination, and promotion of Malaysia’s digital economy, information and communications technology (ICT) industry, and the extensive use of ICT in Malaysia. 

As the COO, she is responsible for strategic execution of MDEC’s initiatives to drive the development of the digital economy, including attracting investors, catalysing industry-driven digital ecosystem, building critical enablers of the digital economy, and driving inclusive adoption of technology. 

She has more than 25 years’ ICT Industry experience, including startups and managing large-scale projects,  in the areas of Strategic Planning, Project Management, Systems Integration, and digitalization.  Dato’ Ng has been consulted for both private and public sector organizations in IT policy and project implementation across public, private and education sectors in Malaysia and abroad.

Dato’ Ng Wan Peng has a Bachelor of Computer Science from Universiti Sains Malaysia. In 2019, Dato’ Ng Wan Peng completed her Senior Executive Leadership Programme from Harvard Business School. 

In 2015, Dato’ Ng Wan Peng was conferred Darjah Setia Pangkuan Negeri (D.S.P.N) by the Head of State of Penang in recognition of her outstanding leadership, dedication and continuous contributions to drive and expand digital economy’s footprint in Malaysia and globally. 

DATO' WAN PENG
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation
COO
Malaysia

NING MA

Founding Partner|Lingfeng Capital
Mainland China
NING MA
Lingfeng Capital
Founding Partner
Mainland China

CAECILIA CHU

Co-Founder & CEO|YouTrip
Singapore

Caecilia is the Co-Founder and CEO of YouTrip, a regional financial technology company dedicated to creating a next-generation digital banking experience in Asia.

Prior to founding YouTrip, Caecilia worked at Citibank overseeing growth investments in the consumer and technology sectors in the Southeast Asian and China regions. Additionally, Caecilia worked as a consultant at McKinsey, advising financial institutions across Asia on market entry, customer segmentation, and retail product strategies. Caecilia’s fintech experiences prior to YouTrip include positions at Lufax, China’s leading online wealth management platform, and QF Pay, Beijing based payments company backed by Sequoia China.

Caecilia has a MBA from Harvard Business School, and a bachelor degree (summa cum laude) from The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania.

CAECILIA CHU
YouTrip
Co-Founder & CEO
Singapore

GUSTAF AGARTSON

Founder & CEO|BIMA
Sweden

Gustaf is the Founder and CEO of BIMA, the leading provider of mobile-delivered insurance and healthcare in emerging markets. BIMA operates across 9 countries across Africa and Asia and has reached more than 35 million subscribers in just 9 years. Gustaf has driven the company’s growth from a small pilot scheme in Ghana to one of the world’s leading insurtech players. He has continuously developed BIMA’s product portfolio in order to leverage technology and provide value to the customers. As a result, BIMA is now offering services beyond traditional insurance including health services such as access to tele doctor’s consultation. Gustaf previously worked in management roles Tele2 and has a Masters from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

GUSTAF AGARTSON
BIMA
Founder & CEO
Sweden

CAROL CHAO

Founder & CEO|BZN
Mainland China

Ms.Chao Xiaojuan is the founder and CEO of BZN, who has the master degree of Dresden University in Germany. She is one of the influential female entrepreneurs with CTO background. she established BZN in In 2015, BZN is a customized insurance platform driven by insurance technology and data. Ms.Chao Xiaojuan has studying and working experience in Germany, Japan, Australia and other overseas countries. She was working for Global 500 companies, listed SOEs, Internet companies and start-up companies in last 18 years, and she owns tremendous cross-boundary experience. Ms.Chao Xiaojuan was VP and CTO of Xinhua insurance e-commerce company and has been a senior executive of NEC, Autohome, Sunshine Insurance, etc. With the rich experience of ‘Internet + Insurance + Technology’, she commits to promoting the development of insurance industry by science and technology and becomes leading of innovation and development of insurance industry.

CAROL CHAO
BZN
Founder & CEO
Mainland China

CHARLES HUNG

CEO & Executive Director|Blue Insurance
Hong Kong

Mr Charles Hung is the CEO & Executive Director of Blue, the trade name of Aviva Life Insurance Company Limited. He has been in this role since April 2017, and is instrumental in the launch of Blue, which is the first digital life insurer in Hong Kong and a joint venture between Aviva plc., Hillhouse Capital and Tencent Holdings Limited. Charles is responsible for leading and managing Blue’s business strategies. Previously, he was the Chief Risk Officer of Aviva Asia.

Charles has close to 30 years' experience in business development, innovation, technology & operations, and risk management spanning across insurance, asset management and banking sectors in Asia, Europe and the United States. Before joining Aviva, Charles was with HSBC Holdings where he was the Chief Risk and Administration Officer, GSWD. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer, Asia for HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA.

Before venturing into the banking sector, Charles spent over a decade in the insurance industry in AIA China, PCA Japan, and Prudential Corporation Asia. He also held several senior executive roles at leading financial institutions including Peregrine Holdings, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs.

Charles holds a master's degree in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Fellowship from Cornell University. He also completed the Executive Management Program at INSEAD in France.


CHARLES HUNG
Blue Insurance
CEO & Executive Director
Hong Kong

DR. DARKO MATOVSKI

CEO|causaLens
United Kingdom

Dr. Darko Matovski is the CEO of causaLens. The company is leading Causal AI research, a way for machines to understand cause & effect, and serves some of the most sophisticated organisations. Darko has also worked for cutting edge hedge funds and research institutions. For example, the National Physical Laboratory in London (where Alan Turing worked) and Man Group in London. Darko has a PhD in Machine Learning and an MBA.

DR. DARKO MATOVSKI
causaLens
CEO
United Kingdom

ANTHONY SAR

Founder & CEO|FINNOVASIA
Hong Kong
ANTHONY SAR
FINNOVASIA
Founder & CEO
Hong Kong

ERIC SUM

Chief Executive|Fusion Bank
Hong Kong

Eric was appointed as Chief Executive of Fusion Bank in August 2018.

Since joining the company, Eric has been actively involved in the preparation of Fusion’s business, managing the development of the Bank’s system architecture, risk management system, as well as product and user experience design, etc.

Eric has 30 years of experience in banking and financial management. Prior to joining Fusion, Eric was with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Eric joined Lloyds Banking Group Asia in 1996, responsible for managing and operating Lloyds Banking Group’s presence in the Asia Pacific region.

Fusion Bank is a virtual bank operator in Hong Kong and was granted its virtual banking license by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) in 2019. A joint venture between Tencent Holdings Limited, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, Hillhouse Capital and renowned Hong Kong entrepreneur Mr. Adrian Cheng (invested via investment entity – Perfect Ridge Limited), Fusion Bank aims to promote financial inclusion for retail customers and small SMEs, and to provide customers with efficient, innovative and secure virtual banking and financial services. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Fusion Bank fully complies with the regulatory requirements and guidelines established by the HKMA.

ERIC SUM
Fusion Bank
Chief Executive
Hong Kong

FRED NGAN

Co-Founder & Co-CEO|Bowtie Insurance
Hong Kong

Fred is the co-Founder & co-CEO of Bowtie, the Hong Kong’s first virtual insurer. Built with modern technology and medical  expertise, Bowtie offers life and health insurance protection to customers instantly and directly. Bowtie closed HKD 234 million Series A funding from Sun Life Hong Kong Limited.  

Fred is a serial entrepreneur who previously co-founded Coherent Capital Advisors Limited and Seasonalife Limited, two insurtech companies. He has over 13 years of experience in the insurance and consulting in Hong Kong, Canada, the United States, and the  United Kingdom.  

Fred is a Council Member and Chairman of Insurtech at Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA). He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), Honorary Fellow of the Financial Technologists (FFT) and a Member of Insurance Authority’s Future Task  Force.  

FRED NGAN
Bowtie Insurance
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Hong Kong

NINA XIANG

Founder|China Money Network
Mainland China

Nina Xiang is an expert on the Chinese venture capital and technology sector with nearly twenty years of professional financial and business media experience. She is the author of Red AI: Victories and Warnings From China’s Rise In Artificial Intelligence. She is currently an agenda contributor for the World Economic Forum, and is awarded as the Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 in the ChinaBang Awards. 

After graduating as the valedictorian in high school, she went on a distinguished journalism career serving in editorial positions at Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Euromoney Institutional Investor, China Radio International and China Business Network in Beijing, New York, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. 

She founded China Money Network, an artificial intelligence-based platform tracking China’s smart investments and technology innovation, in 2011. China Money Network is a premium online media intelligence and data platform bridging China's rising VC/tech industry with the world.


NINA XIANG
China Money Network
Founder
Mainland China

DR. FREDERIC LAU

Vice Chairman/ Digital Banking Subject Matter Champion/ Board Director|AMTD Group / AMTD Digital/ Airstar Bank
Hong Kong

Dr. Frederic Lau is the Vice Chairman of AMTD Group, Digital Banking Subject Matter Champion of AMTD Digital, and Board Director of Airstar Bank.  Dr. Lau has over 30 years of experience in regulating and managing financial institutions, especially in areas such as industry development, regulatory framework, risk management and internal control. Dr. Lau served in Hong Kong and US regulatory agencies for years, including the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Office of Thrift Supervision (subsequently merged with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, OCC), the US Treasury Department. Dr. Lau was an Executive Director and Group Risk Director at Dah Sing Banking Group, a member of the Board of Directors of Dah Sing Bank (China) and Shenzhen Development Bank (subsequently renamed as Ping An Bank). He was also a Managing Director of Promontory Financial Group.

DR. FREDERIC LAU
AMTD Group / AMTD Digital/ Airstar Bank
Vice Chairman/ Digital Banking Subject Matter Champion/ Board Director
Hong Kong

LAURA DEAL LACEY

Executive Director, Asia Center|Milken Institute
United States

Laura Deal Lacey is the executive director of the Milken Institute Asia Center based in Singapore. She was the institute’s first employee in Asia and has built its center, programs and activities throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Prior to joining the Institute, Deal Lacey was the executive director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, the largest American chamber in Southeast Asia. She and her team organized 300 business events a year, hosted regional business missions, and released research and white papers on policy issues. Acting as the face of the organization, Deal Lacey represented the interest of U.S. companies in Singapore and helped advance policy and business issues that American companies face in Southeast Asia.

Before moving to Asia, Deal Lacey was based in New York. She was the global marketing director for Edelman, where she worked out of the CEO's office to promote the agency, its leadership and intellectual capital. She also worked as a vice president for Edelman's corporate social responsibility and sustainability practice.

Deal Lacey started her career in Europe. She worked for six years at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Geneva, Switzerland. She held several roles including senior partnership manager, head of corporate affairs and co-founder of WEF's Women Leaders Programme, aimed at increasing the participation of women leaders at WEF events. Her first job was at Reuters.

Deal Lacey is a Trustee of the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh and supports its efforts to build a university that transforms the status of women in the region. She is also an independent, non-executive director on two corporate boards -- the SGX listed company Pacific Century Regional Development (PCRD) and FWD Insurance (Singapore). She is an associate member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

A dual citizen of Brazil and the U.S., Deal Lacey holds a B.S. from Arizona State University and an M.S. from Columbia University.

LAURA DEAL LACEY
Milken Institute
Executive Director, Asia Center
United States

DR. JIE BAO

Co-Founder & CEO|MEMECT
Mainland China

Dr. Bao Jie, CEO and co-founder of Memect. Dr. Bao received his Ph.D from the Iowa State University and then worked as postdoctoral fellow at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and visiting researcher at the Distributed Information Group (DIG) of MIT. He then worked as a researcher at Samsung US R&D Center. He served as a member of the W3C OWL (Web Ontology Language) working group and participated in the writing of the OWL2 knowledge graph language international standard. He now serves  as the chair of the Financial KG working group of Chinese Information Processing Society of China (CIPS), member of the Chinese Information Society Language and Knowledge Computing Professional Committee, member of the W3C Advisory Committee  and co-founder of the Chinese Open Knowledge Graph Alliance (OpenKG), member of the Editorial Board of the Proceedings of China Computer Society, and member of the Editorial Board of International Data Intelligence Magazine.

DR. JIE BAO
MEMECT
Co-Founder & CEO
Mainland China

DANIEL BERTOLI

Venture Partner|Quona Capital
Singapore
DANIEL BERTOLI
Quona Capital
Venture Partner
Singapore

LUKAS PETRIKAS

Head of Innovation and Data Lab|Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing
Hong Kong

HKEX is one of the world’s largest operators of financial markets. Lukas’ role is to modernise the exchange’s platforms, processes and capabilities through AI, smart automation and knowledge-based tools applied across its IPO market, trading, settlement, regulation and market surveillance activities.

The 2,500 companies listed in Hong Kong include some of the most exciting entrepreneurial growth stories of the modern era, and HKEX strives to use the full resources of this incredible network to make the city’s capital markets more open, more accessible to younger generations and, above all, more interesting to human and machine intelligence alike.

Lukas has been involved in various initiatives that have put Hong Kong on the international markets map, including the acquisition of London Metal Exchange, China-Hong Kong Stock Connect, Bond Connect, and the landmark reforms of the city’s IPO regime that have propelled it to the #1 global listing venue over the past decade.

LUKAS PETRIKAS
Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing
Head of Innovation and Data Lab
Hong Kong

DAVID CHEN

CEO|Atome
Singapore

David Chen is a former academic turned tech entrepreneur, having previously co-founded and built Singapore consumer lifestyle app Nestia and career matching platform Matchimi. He is a former professor with a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Washington and a Masters in Computer Science from Fudan University. He spent six years as a tenured professor at Nanyang Technological University with a specialty in algorithm design and analysis, optimisation and data analytics, and has been published in over 50 research publications. Before teaching, he worked with some of the world’s most recognized technology brands including Yahoo!, Microsoft and Amazon.

David is now the CEO of Atome, a leading technology start-up headquartered in Singapore that has helped over 10 million customers in Southeast Asia gain access to credit in its vision to create a better life for consumers through greater financial access and technology. In December 2019, Atome launched “buy now pay later” in Singapore, and currently partners 1,000 online and offline brands across verticals such as fashion, beauty, lifestyle and home decor. Atome has since expanded to Malaysia, Indonesia and Hong Kong. Atome is part of ADVANCE.AI, a Series-C big data and AI company headquartered in Singapore.

DAVID CHEN
Atome
CEO
Singapore

SHINICHI TAKATORI

Founder & CEO|Kyash
Japan

Shinichi Takatori is the Founder & CEO of Kyash Inc. Prior to founding Kyash, he worked as a strategic consultant at Kurt Salmon US Inc., B2C centered consulting firm after working at corporate strategy of SMBC for establishing overseas branches and developing partnerships with foreign banks.

SHINICHI TAKATORI
Kyash
Founder & CEO
Japan

VAL YAP

Digital Insurance Subject Matter Champion / Founder & CEO|AMTD Digital / PolicyPal
Hong Kong

Val Yap is the Digital Insurance Subject Matter Champion of AMTD Digital, as well the Founder & CEO of PolicyPal, Singapore’s InsurTech leader and the first graduate from MAS’s FinTech Regulatory Sandbox. Ms. Yap is named to Forbes “30 Under 30” list for Finance and Venture Capital, Fortune “40 under 40” list for Finance, Linkedin’s Power Profiles in Singapore - 2016, 2017, 2018 and Fellow at Singapore University of Social Sciences and is a frequent speaker at universities and conferences. Before founding PolicyPal, Ms. Yap served as the assistant vice president at OCBC Bank in Singapore, where she headed a wide range of digital initiatives and campaigns, working closely with wealth and marketing to drive innovations. Prior to serving OCBC, Ms. Yap had also worked as a risk assurance consultant at  Pricewaterhouse Coopers in London, and as a sales broker at Allianz. Ms. Yap received a Bachelor of Art degree in Digital Media Design with 1st class honors from the University of Arts London in 2011 and a Master of Science degree in Business Management from Imperial College London in 2012.

VAL YAP
AMTD Digital / PolicyPal
Digital Insurance Subject Matter Champion / Founder & CEO
Hong Kong

PROF. DOUGLAS ARNER

Kerry Holdings Professor in Law|University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Douglas W. Arner is the Kerry Holdings Professor in Law and Director of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law at the University of Hong Kong, where he is also Faculty Director of the Faculty of Law’s LLM in Compliance and Regulation, LLM in Corporate and Financial Law, and Law, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (LITE) Programmes. Douglas served as Head of the HKU Department of Law from 2011 to 2014 and as Co-Director of the Duke University-HKU Asia-America Institute in Transnational Law from 2005 to 2016. He has published eighteen books and more than 200 articles, chapters and reports on international financial law and regulation, including most recently Reconceptualising Global Finance and its Regulation (Cambridge 2016) (with Ross Buckley and Emilios Avgouleas) and The RegTech Book (Wiley 2019, with Janos Barberis and Ross Buckley). His recent papers are available on SSRN at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=524849 , where he is among the top 75 authors in the world by total downloads. He led the development of the world’s largest massive open online course (MOOC) – Introduction to FinTech – launched with edX in May 2018 and now with over 75,000 learners spanning every country in the world. Douglas is a Senior Visiting Fellow of Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, an independent non-executive director of the Nasdaq and Euronext-listed Aptorum Group, and an Advisory Board Member of the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE). He was an inaugural member of the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council, of which he was a member from 2013-2019. Douglas has served as a consultant with, among others, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, APEC, Alliance for Financial Inclusion, and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and has lectured, co-organised conferences and seminars and been involved with financial sector reform projects around the world. He has been a visiting professor or fellow at Duke, Harvard, the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research, IDC Herzliya, McGill, Melbourne, National University of Singapore, University of New South Wales, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, and Zurich, among others. 


PROF. DOUGLAS ARNER
University of Hong Kong
Kerry Holdings Professor in Law
Hong Kong

SPENCER LEUNG

Head of Risk Management|livi bank
Hong Kong

Spencer joins livi bank as Head of Risk Management. He has been working in Risk for over 20 years, including 17 years with Standard Chartered Bank.  Apart from Risk, he had spent three years in Internal Audit and two years in Process Management.  One of the highlights in his career was successfully leading the Hong Kong banking industry to establish a mortgage credit bureau.  Spencer has recently finished a cross-harbour swim.


SPENCER LEUNG
livi bank
Head of Risk Management
Hong Kong

ZHONGHAO YU

VP & CFO|4Paradigm
Mainland China
ZHONGHAO YU
4Paradigm
VP & CFO
Mainland China

LEO SHIMADA

Co-Founder and CEO|Crowdo
Singapore

Leo is the Co-Founder and Croup CEO of Crowdo. Crowdo is a leading neobank for micro and small medium enterprises in emerging markets. It’s strength lies in the digitalization of supply chain activities, facilitated by an advanced digital banking platform, a first of its kind AI-powered credit scoring engine, and product and services driven by ESG principles. Crowdo is fully licensed by the financial regulators in Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia.

Leo started his career with McKinsey & Company at the Tokyo Office later moving to its South East Asia complex while based in Thailand. During his time with the firm, Leo focused on technology, new businesses/ ventures, operations and turnarounds and supply chain related studies across emerging Asia. After graduating from the Firm he joined Diageo as their Strategy Lead for the Asia Pacific region focusing on strategy, innovation, M&A, go-to-market related projects.

Leo holds a Masters degree from INSEAD, and BA in Law from Keio University. He is a Japanese Citizen and Singapore Permanent Resident and currently based in the Lion City.

LEO SHIMADA
Crowdo
Co-Founder and CEO
Singapore

DR. HAI JIANG

Founder & CEO|Bubi blockchain
Mainland China
DR. HAI JIANG
Bubi blockchain
Founder & CEO
Mainland China

WAYNE TRENCH

CEO|OSL
Hong Kong

Wayne oversees all of OSL’s activities, including trading and  brokerage operations, product development and governance.  

He has more than 15 years of experience in digital assets,  investment banking, trading and finance.  

Prior to joining OSL, Wayne held senior roles in major financial  institutions, including as CEO of Octagon Strategy and Asia head of  electronic trading coverage for Morgan Stanley.  
Wayne is also an entrepreneur, co-founding Aspir, a diversified  mineral processing technology and equipment supplier in Australia,  which was acquired by the Weir Group in 2013. 

He holds an MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, a  Bachelor’s in Business Management from the University of  Queensland and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of  Company Directors.

WAYNE TRENCH
OSL
CEO
Hong Kong

RAYMOND YUNG

co-Vice Chairman of AMTD Global Advisory Committee|AMTD Group
Hong Kong

Raymond Yung is the co-Vice Chairman of the Global Advisory Committee of AMTD Group and a Board member of Citibank Hong Kong Limited. He is recognized as a financial services expert and has been advising financial institutions in China and Hong Kong for over 35 years. Previously, Raymond served as PwC’s China Financial Services Leader with a team of 1000 professionals. Raymond has been heavily involved in the reform process of many Chinese state-owned banks and is one of the key authors of the PwC China Bank Reform Roadmap. Previously, Raymond also worked in the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) as a special advisor relating to internal controls and accounting matters, and subsequently appointed to the Banking Advisory Committee in the HKMA. He is a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, The UK Institute of Chartered Accountants, and the CPA Australia.

RAYMOND YUNG
AMTD Group
co-Vice Chairman of AMTD Global Advisory Committee
Hong Kong

RACHEL WANG

Hong Kong Bureau Chief & Editorial Board Member|Caixin Media
Mainland China
RACHEL WANG
Caixin Media
Hong Kong Bureau Chief & Editorial Board Member
Mainland China

SIMON LOONG

Founder & Group CEO|WeLab
Hong Kong

Simon Loong is the Founder and Group CEO of WeLab – a leading fintech company in Asia with one of the first virtual banks established in Hong Kong.  WeLab provides financial services by creating seamless digital experiences to over 46 million users and 600 enterprise customers across Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Indonesia.  WeLab also provides B2B enterprise solutions to traditional financial institutions which utilise WeLab’s technology to offer fintech-enabled services to their customers. WeLab operates WeLend and WeLab Bank in Hong Kong, WeLab Digital (我来数科), Taoxinji (淘新机) and Tianmian Lab (天冕) in Mainland China and a fintech joint venture AWDA in Indonesia. 

Prior to founding WeLab, Simon spent 15 years in retail banking divisions of Citibank and Standard Chartered.  Simon has a Master of Science in Management (MSM) from Stanford Graduate School of Business and is a Fellow of Certified Public Accountant (Australia).

Simon is a non-official member of the Business Facilitation Advisory Committee of HKSAR, and serves as an advisor to many professional organizations including Shenzhen Consumer Council, Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and was also a founding Board Member on the FinTech Association of Hong Kong.

Simon has received several awards in recognition of his achievements including 2016 "CEO of the Year" by Capital CEO, 2017 “Innovation Leadership Achievement in Hong Kong” by The Asian Banker, 2018 "The InnoStars Award" by Our Hong Kong Foundation and “The World Outstanding Chinese Youth Entrepreneur Award”. Simon has also been named as “one of the 20 people shaping Hong Kong’s future” in the next 20 years by leading Chinese media outlet, YiCai.

SIMON LOONG
WeLab
Founder & Group CEO
Hong Kong

ADRIAN TSE

Chief Executive|WeLab Bank
Hong Kong

Adrian is the Chief Executive at WeLab Bank, operated under WeLab – a leading fintech company in Asia with one of the first virtual banks established in Hong Kong. WeLab provides financial services by creating seamless digital experiences to over 46 million users and 600 enterprise customers across Hong Kong, Mainland China and Indonesia. WeLab also provides B2B enterprise solutions to traditional financial institutions which utilise WeLab’s technology to offer fintech-enabled services to their customers. WeLab operates WeLend and WeLab Bank in Hong Kong, WeLab Digital (我来数科), Taoxinji (淘新机) and Tianmian Lab (天冕) in Mainland China and AWDA in Indonesia through a joint venture with PT Astra International. 

Adrian has close to 30 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. Prior to joining WeLab Bank, Adrian was the former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Director at Standard Chartered in Taiwan. Adrian has previously held a number of senior roles in Asia and Australia with extensive experience ranging from audit, accounting, business advisory, corporate strategy to Chief Executive and board responsibilities. Adrian’s previous key roles include Chief Executive Officer at Prudential Fund Management Company in Vietnam, Regional Head of Finance & Hong Kong CFO at Standard Chartered Retail Banking Division, Financial Controller at the ANZ Bank during the inaugural launch of internet banking in Australia. 

Adrian holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from University of Melbourne and also a MBA degree from the Australian Graduate School of Management. He is also a qualified accountant and a member of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountant. 


ADRIAN TSE
WeLab Bank
Chief Executive
Hong Kong

KELVIN TEO

Co-Founder & Group CEO|Funding Societies | Modalku
Singapore

Kelvin Teo is the co-founder of Funding Societies | Modalku. Selected as one of the Top 200 FinTech Influencers in Asia and appointed Co-Chairperson for the Marketplace Lending Committee of Singapore FinTech Association, Kelvin has spoken at major conferences such as LendIt Shanghai, Boao Hainan and Money20/20. He has also been featured on Bloomberg, BBC and Business Times. Prior to this, Kelvin served as a consulting professional at KKR, McKinsey and Accenture. Kelvin graduated from Harvard Business School and National University of Singapore, and is a certified Chartered Accountant.


KELVIN TEO
Funding Societies | Modalku
Co-Founder & Group CEO
Singapore

HENDRA KWIK

Co-Founder & CEO|PAYFAZZ
Indonesia
HENDRA KWIK
PAYFAZZ
Co-Founder & CEO
Indonesia

LUPINA ITURRIAGA

Founder & CEO|Fintonic
Spain
LUPINA ITURRIAGA
Fintonic
Founder & CEO
Spain

LOUIS LIU XI

Digital Payment Subject Matter Champion / Founder & CEO|AMTD Digital / FOMO Pay
Hong Kong

Louis Liu is the Digital Payment Subject Matter Champion of AMTD Digital, as well as co-founder and CEO of FOMO Pay, one of Singapore’s largest and leading one-stop QR code payment aggregators and payment gateway providers. Mr. Liu was named “30 Under 30” on the Forbes list for finance and venture capital in 2018, as well as Singapore FinTech Leader, Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni. He is a frequent speaker in mobile payment-related conventions and summits on Chinese payment landscape and Southeast Asia payment industry roadmap. In 2020, FOMO Pay is acquired by AMTD, the Asia’s leading financial conglomerate where its investment arm was dually listed on NYSE and SGX.

With his domain expertise on digital payment & digital transformation, his team has dedicated to developing the digital solution to promote financial inclusion and building a cashless society.  His entrepreneur mindset also drives him to actively share his expertise with industry partners about FinTech. As a speaker, he has been invited by Google, Morgan Stanley, Citibank, DBS, Ernst & Yong, Money2020, Visa and Singapore Fintech Festival to share about trends and insights about e-payment & digital banking. Views from Louis have also been featured on The Business Times, Zaobao, South China Morning Post, Channel NewsAsia, TechInAsia, and Forbes etc.

Prior to founding FOMO Pay, Mr. Liu served as management associate at Visa from April 2015 to August 2015. Mr. Liu obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in 2015.

LOUIS LIU XI
AMTD Digital / FOMO Pay
Digital Payment Subject Matter Champion / Founder & CEO
Hong Kong

WILFRED YIU

Head of Markets|Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Hong Kong
WILFRED YIU
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Head of Markets
Hong Kong

ZHIQIANG YAO

Co-Founder|CloudWalk Technology
Mainland China
ZHIQIANG YAO
CloudWalk Technology
Co-Founder
Mainland China

MARIUS JURGILAS

Board Member|The Bank of Lithuania
Lithuania

Marius Jurgilas has brought his experience in both academia and government to the important role of Member of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania with responsibility for supervision, payment systems and research. During his tenure Lithuania emerged as a top jurisdiction for fintech companies within the EU under the leadership of the Bank of Lithuania, forging Mr. Jurgilas' reputation as a leading European thinker on the future of banking.

MARIUS JURGILAS
The Bank of Lithuania
Board Member
Lithuania

VIVIAN XU

Partner|ZWC Partners
Mainland China
VIVIAN XU
ZWC Partners
Partner
Mainland China

LEX GREENSILL

CEO|Greensill Capital
United Kingdom
LEX GREENSILL
Greensill Capital
CEO
United Kingdom

DR. KING AU, MH

Executive Director|Financial Services Development Council
Hong Kong

Dr Au is Executive Director of Financial Services Development Council (FSDC). Prior to joining the FSDC, he was President of Value Partners Group Limited. Dr Au also served as CEO of Eastspring Investments (Hong Kong) Limited and CEO of BOCHK Asset Management Limited. He also held various senior management positions at other financial institutions including Baring, GMO and HSBC Global Asset Management. 

Dr Au was named CEO of the Year in Hong Kong by Asia Asset Management in 2012 and 2014. He was awarded the Medal of Honor by the HKSAR Government in 2008 for his valuable contributions to the securities and asset management industry. He was also the Chairman of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI) from 2006 to 2008 and the Chairman of the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association in 2004/2005.

Dr Au is currently serving as a Council member of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Public Accountants, an Index Advisory Committee member of China Securities Index Co., Limited and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Hong Kong among other public services.

Dr Au is a CFA Charterholder and a Senior Fellow of HKSI. He received his BA in Physics from the University of Oxford and PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics from the University of Durham.

DR. KING AU, MH
Financial Services Development Council
Executive Director
Hong Kong

JOHNSON CHEN

Digital Assets and Private Markets Subject Matter Champion, AMTD Digital|Founder & CEO, CapBridge
Singapore

Johnson Chen is the Digital Assets and Private Markets Subject Matter Champion of AMTD Digital, as well as Founder & CEO of global private capital raising platform CapBridge, which together with secondary trading private exchange platform 1exchange (1X), provide a holistic private capital solution for global growth companies. CapBridge and 1X are formed in partnership with Singapore Exchange (SGX).

With CapBridge and 1X, global growth companies and family businesses can accelerate their growth through intelligent primary capital raises and secure trading of shares, while remaining privately held. CapBridge and 1X provide both growth capital and integrated partial liquidity solutions for private companies and investors alike. This form a comprehensive private markets capital eco-system for deserving companies and sophisticated investors.

An active angel investor and experienced business builder, Johnson has spent over 20 years incubating and steering growth companies. Johnson has founded and listed two companies. He is the Founder and Non-executive Chairman of Clearbridge Health (SGX ticker: 1H3, Bloomberg ticker: CBH.SP), a pan-Asia precision healthcare company. Johnson is also the Founder and Non-executive Director of Biolidics (SGX ticker: 8YY, Bloomberg ticker: BLD.SP), a microfluidic based liquid biopsy tumor diagnosis company. Earlier in his career, Johnson co-founded and successfully exited two tech startups.

Johnson was one of the pioneering team members of Hong Kong based information and incumbent communications technology service company Pacific Century CyberWorks Limited (PCCW). He was subsequently appointed President of CyberWorks Ventures, PCCW’s direct investment arm where he led a team to build up and oversee a multi-million dollar investment portfolio. The youngest member of PCCW’s M&A/investment executive committee at that time, he was responsible for much of PCCW’s strategic expansion, including many of its successful acquisitions and investments.

Johnson sits on the Singapore National Research Foundation Proof-of-Concept grant panel and is a member of the Strategic Research Innovation Fund committee of NTUitive, Nanyang Technological University’s innovation and enterprise company.

As the top graduate in the officer cadet course during his National Service with the Singapore Armed Forces, Johnson was awarded the prestigious Sword of Honour by the President of Singapore.

Johnson holds a Master’s degree and a Bachelor degree in Manufacturing Engineering Tripos (MET) from the University of Cambridge, UK.

JOHNSON CHEN
Founder & CEO, CapBridge
Digital Assets and Private Markets Subject Matter Champion, AMTD Digital
Singapore

VINAY BAGRI

Co-Founder & CEO|Niyo Solutions
India
VINAY BAGRI
Niyo Solutions
Co-Founder & CEO
India

YIFENG ZHANG

President|Zhongchao Blockchain Technology Research Institute
Mainland China
YIFENG ZHANG
Zhongchao Blockchain Technology Research Institute
President
Mainland China

VARUN MITTAL

Global Emerging Markets FinTech Leader|EY
Singapore

As EY Global Emerging Markets FinTech Leader, Varun is responsible for EY FinTech business development in 130 emerging markets across the globe. 

Varun has deep experience in the FinTech domain and is skilled in cross-border management of FinTech operations and business planning, digital banking innovation and strategy, and regulatory strategy development (M&A). His specialization also covers FinTech ecosystem development, FinTech strategy development and implementation, FinTech corporate finance due diligence, and solution development and intrapreneurship. 

Varun holds a Master of Strategy and Operations from National University of Singapore, and a Bachelor of Technology (Computer Science Engineering) from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, India. He is a founding member of the Singapore FinTech Association, the only non-profit FinTech body supported by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

How Varun is building a better working world

As a passionate leader in FinTech, I have worked on a broad spectrum of projects for emerging markets globally – blockchain, payments, digital banks, regulatory policies, national infrastructure and financial inclusion. I will continue to tap into my deep experience in the FinTech domain to drive the development of the ecosystem and build a better working world.

VARUN MITTAL
EY
Global Emerging Markets FinTech Leader
Singapore

ALVIN KWOCK

Co-Founder|OneDegree
Hong Kong

Alvin Kwock is Co-Founder of OneDegree, part of a new generation of InsurTechs that is reimagining the industry with design thinking and digital innovation. Its mission is to set new standards for insurance that puts customers first. Prior to starting OneDegree, Alvin was the Asia-Pacific Head of Emerging Technology and Taiwan Head of Research at JPMorgan. Under Alvin’s leadership, JPM’s Asia Tech Hardware team has been received multiple accolades. He is a member of United Nations ESCAP’s Banking and Finance Task Force, Hong Kong Insurance Authority’s Future Task Force, and he also serves on CUHK Business School Quantitative Finance Advisory Committee. He holds a MA degree in Social Science and a BA degree in Economics, both from the University of Chicago.  


ALVIN KWOCK
OneDegree
Co-Founder
Hong Kong

ALICE LAW

Deputy Chairman and Managing Director|Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority
Hong Kong

Ms. Alice Law is the Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA).  Ms. Law is a Senior Fellow of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, Member of Green and Sustainable Finance Cross-Agency Steering Group, Member of Council of Advisors for Applied Research of the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary and Financial Research of the Academy of Finance, Co-chair of Global Future Council on Responsive Financial Systems of World Economic Forum and MPFA's official representative to the International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS) Executive Committee and Technical Committee.

She was Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of MPFA from 2012-18. She held Director to Senior Director positions at Securities and Futures Commission with last position as Senior Director (Policy, China & Investment Products). She was a partner in a Hong Kong law firm before joining the public sector in 1998.


ALICE LAW
Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority
Deputy Chairman and Managing Director
Hong Kong

DR. ROCKY TUNG

Head (Policy Research)|Financial Services Development Council
Hong Kong

Dr Tung is the Head of Policy Research for the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC). He leads the team responsible for conducting policy research and industry surveys for the formulation of proposals to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and financial regulators.

Prior to joining the FSDC, Dr Tung was the Director of Capital Markets Policy for CFA Institute, covering research areas related to capital market structures (e.g. corporate governance, regulatory environment) in the Asia Pacific region. Before that, he was the Senior Economist for the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, where he oversaw its macroeconomic research, as well as labour- and international trade-related policy research functions. He also served as an economist and a research analyst for banks, a trade credit insurer and a Hong Kong-based think-tank.

Dr Tung holds a doctoral degree in organisational leadership from the Northeastern University in Boston. He received a Master’s degree and a Bachelor’s degree, both in Economics, from the University of Hong Kong and the University of Wisconsin – Madison, respectively.

DR. ROCKY TUNG
Financial Services Development Council
Head (Policy Research)
Hong Kong

CESAR PURISIMA

Former Secretary of Finance / Founding Partner|Republic of the Philippines / IKHLAS Capital
Philippines

Cesar Purisima is an Asia Fellow of Milken Institute. He is a founding partner at IKHLAS Capital. He currently serves on the boards of the AIA Group, De La Salle University, Ayala Land, Universal Robina Corporation, and the International School of Manila. He is a member of Partners Group AG LIFE’s International Advisory Council, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation’s Global Advisory Council, and Singapore Management University’s International Advisory Council in the Philippines. From 2010 to 2016, Purisima was the Secretary of Finance of the Philippines and the Chair of the Cabinet’s Economic Development Cluster. He served as Finance Secretary in 2005 and Trade and Industry Secretary from 2004-2005. Under his leadership, the Philippines received its first investment-grade ratings. He was named Finance Minister of the Year seven times in six consecutive years by a number of publications, a first for the Philippines. Prior to government service, he was the Chairman & Country Managing Partner of the Philippines' largest professional services firm SGV & Co., and a member of the Global Executive Board and Global Practice Council of Ernst & Young.


CESAR PURISIMA
Republic of the Philippines / IKHLAS Capital
Former Secretary of Finance / Founding Partner
Philippines

PROF. LIANGYI OUYANG

Associate Dean|Peking University HSBC Business School
Mainland China

Dr. Liangyi Ouyang is currently Associate Professor, Associate Dean, EMBA/MBA Director  of Peking University HSBC Business School(PHBS) in Shenzhen with the research area of  Investments, Corporate Finance and Alternative Investments. Before PHBS, he was an Assistant and Associate Professor of Department of Finance,School of Economics at Peking University.

In 1999 he entered School of Economics, Peking University and got his bachelor degree. In 2004, he received PhD from The School of Economics and Finance in University of Hong Kong.

PROF. LIANGYI OUYANG
Peking University HSBC Business School
Associate Dean
Mainland China

SELINA LAU

Chief Executive|The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers
Hong Kong
SELINA LAU
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers
Chief Executive
Hong Kong

SERRA WEI

Founder & CEO|Aegis Custody
United States

Aegis Custody CEO Serra Wei graduated from the Department of Finance in National Taiwan University and entered Goldman Sachs as an equity analyst. She entered the MBA of Stanford University with a full scholarship and she also has a lot of investment banking-related business experience in her financial background experience. After getting the Stanford MBA in 2015, decided to start a business of fintech.

SERRA WEI
Aegis Custody
Founder & CEO
United States

NIGEL VERDON

Co-Founder & CEO|Railsbank Technologies
United Kingdom

Nigel Verdon is a well known finTech entrepreneur and founded three finTech firms Evolution, Currency Cloud and more recently Railsbank. He sits on the board of FX Options Hedge fund LCJ and previously was a partner at finTech VC fund Orange Growth Capital, worked at Swiss Bank Corp (now UBS) and a director at Dresden Kleinwort Investment Bank - both banks recognised for their innovation in technology.

NIGEL VERDON
Railsbank Technologies
Co-Founder & CEO
United Kingdom