Asia Risk Congress

Asia Risk is delighted to present the annual Asia Risk Congress, Asia&#039;s leading risk management, derivatives and regulation event.<br /> The Congress consistently delivers cutting-edge insights and intelligence on the latest financial innovations, risk management strategies, tech advances and regulatory developments.

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13 September, Singapore

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900

Attendees

The most attended risk event including 150+ CROs and Heads of Risk

350

Firms

Leading international and local financial institutions from 20+ countries

100

C-suite

The most influential decision-makers from buy-side firms and banks

50

Speakers

World class line-up featuring regulators and industry experts

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Prominent regulators and industry leaders

The Asia Risk Congress brings together senior professionals from major regional and global financial institutions and regulators to analyse the impact of global regulatory reforms and investigate the latest investment strategies adopted by banks and institutional investors in the region.

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Vibrant meeting place for finance and risk practitioners

Each year Asia Risk Congress provides platform for leading risk professionals to meet and discuss mitigating investment risks in a volatile market, enhancing risk management strategies across credit, market, liquidity, and regulatory risks, and regulatory reforms across financial markets.

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Analysis for Asia's risk and derivatives professionals

The Congress is dedicated to informing risk and finance professionals to understand the challenges of risk management today and provides an unparalleled insight into what is happening at the cutting edge of risk management and regulation across the region.

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Agenda backed by editorial excellence

Speaking with practitioners, regulators and other stakeholders, Asia Risk team develops the most in-depth agenda to help market participants understand the latest developments and challenges of risk management and regulation in the region.

The programme is backed by the editors of Risk.net and Asia Risk, world’s leading source of in-depth news and analysis on risk management, derivatives and regulation.

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Markus Blattmann

Chief Risk Officer Asia

Bank Julius Baer

Markus Blattmann is currently the Chief Risk Officer for Bank Julius Baer in Asia, a role he has held since 2012. In this role, Markus oversees the legal, compliance and risk management functions covering all business units in Asia.

Markus has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, of which 16 years in Asia and predominantly in the area of credit risk management. Prior to joining Julius Baer in 2012, Markus has held senior leadership positions with UBS, including serving as their Chief Risk Officer Wealth Management Europe and Chief Credit Officer Wealth Management Asia-Pacific. Throughout his career, Markus has been involved in mergers and acquisitions, setting up new businesses and "Change the Bank" initiatives.

Markus holds a Master of Law in Legal Studies from the University of Basel.

 

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Sylvie Davidson

Managing Director, Chief Risk Officer APAC

UBS AG

Sylvie Davidson is a Managing Director and CRO APAC for UBS Asia Pacific. Sylvie has worked in Asia since 1994 and has over 28 years’ experience in the industry. Prior to joining UBS she was COO of Barclays in Asia Pacific for Equities, supporting the business in achieving its strategic goals at a regional and divisional level. Before Barclays Sylvie held senior roles at Standard Chartered Bank and Merrill Lynch. Sylvie has extensive experience in trading, sales, structuring, risk management and project management.

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Dr Martin Kimmig

Chief Risk Officer

AIIB

Martin Kimmig, Chief Risk Officer, heads AIIB’s risk management. He joined the AIIB from The Rock Creek Group where he held the position of a Managing Director covering emerging market equities. Prior, he spent a 24-year career at the World Bank Group in particular the International Finance Corporation where he held leadership positions in both investment operations and risk management. Martin Kimmig holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Freiburg and a CFA designation.

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Gareth Nicholson

Head of Fixed Income

BANK OF SINGAPORE

Gareth is the head of fixed income for all the DCM portfolios, accounting for over 7billion AUM. He has over 15 years of investment management experience, situated in both London and Singapore, with two of the largest European asset managers Deutsche Bank asset Management and Standard Life/Aberdeen Asset Management. His responsibilities included helping steer one of the biggest derivative books in London though the Lehman’s collapse, restructure the risk framework for the European Fixed Income Funds during the European crisis and most recently help build the Asian Fixed income business here in Singapore.

He holds a BSc degree in Financial Mathematics from University of Johannesburg and numerous Data Science specializations from Johns Hopkins University and UCLA.

 

 

 

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Urban Wilde

Regional Chief Risk Officer

EFG Bank

Urban is a Swiss national who graduated from Basel University with a degree in law, then started his banking career as a trainee with Swiss Bank Corp in Basel in 1986. Following various assignments in Basel and Geneva in different areas of credit risk, he became regional head of credit risk control for private banking in Geneva. Following the merger with UBS, Urban was appointed regional head of credit risk control in New York in 2000 and in Singapore 2005. After a "gap year" with UBS in Switzerland in 2009, he was appointed regional chief risk officer for Barclays Wealth Asia in 2010, again based in Singapore covering credit risk, operational risk and governance. Following the sale of Barclays' wealth business in 2016, Urban was recruited as regional chief risk officer for EFG Bank in Singapore in 2017 covering credit, operational and market risk.

Asia Risk Congress is being held in the heart of Southeast Asia, find us at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre

1 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018971

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