Asia Risk Congress
Asia Risk is delighted to present the annual Asia Risk Congress, Asia'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.
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.
Director, Office of International Affairs
U.S. COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Eric J. Pan is the Director of the Office of International Affairs at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). In this role he oversees the CFTC's international regulatory initiatives, provides guidance regarding international issues raised in Commission matters, and represents the CFTC in various international bodies, including the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and the Financial Stability Board (FSB), and in dialogues with China, Europe, India and Japan. He is responsible for the CFTC's engagement with non-US regulatory counterparts and involved in the development and governance of multilateral and bilateral workstreams involving the CFTC. Eric currently is the chair of IOSCO Committee on Derivatives, staff chair of the OTC Derivatives Regulators Group, and co-chair of the FSB Working Group on UTI and UPI Governance. Before joining the CFTC, Eric was Associate Director for International Regulatory Policy at the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Before entering the government, Eric was a law professor, director of a center on corporate governance, and lawyer in private practice in New York and Washington. He received his A.B. in Economics from Harvard College, M.Sc. in European and International Politics from the University of Edinburgh, and J.D. from the Harvard Law School.
Deputy Secretary General
BASEL COMMITTEE ON BANKING SUPERVISION
Deputy Secretary General
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
Mr Tsuiki became Deputy Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in April 2017. He first served on the Basel Committee Secretariat from 2008-2012 when he contributed to the development of the Basel Committee's response to the global financial crisis.
Mr Tsuiki has had a long career with the Bank of Japan holding various positions including Deputy Director General and Head of International Division of the Financial System and Bank Examination Department, Private Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Head of Market Research Group, and Representative in Europe located in London.
Mr Tsuiki holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an LL.B. from the University of Tokyo.
Dr Laura E Kodres
Division Chief for the Asian Division in the Institute for Capacity Development
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Benedicte N Nolens
Senior Director, Head of Risk & Strategy
SECURITIES AND FUTURES COMMISSION HONG KONG
AUSTRALIAN SECURITIES AND INVESTMENTS COMMISSION
Ephyro Luis B. Amatong
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION PHILIPPINES
Ephyro Luis B. Amatong
Ephyro Luis B. Amatong was appointed a commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2014, and is currently the supervising commissioner for the Markets and Securities Regulation Department and the Economic Research and Training Department.
Before joining the SEC, Mr. Amatong was an Assistant Secretary of the Department of Finance (DOF) where he had an active role in the privatization of 74 hectares of the Food Terminal, Inc. (P24 billion). He was also involved in a number of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects such as the PPP for School Infrastructure Project Phase I (US$397 million), the NAIA Expressway Project (US$345 million), and the Automated Fare Collection System (US$38 million).
He also served in various capacities in the government, namely as Vice President of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (2012-2013), Corporate Staff Officer of the National Power Corporation (2010-2012), Acting Chairman of the Local Water Utilities Administration (2011), Corporate Legal Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary of PNOC Exploration Corporation (2008-2010), Adviser to Amb. Hilario G. Davide, Jr. of the Permanent Mission of the Philippines to the United Nations (2007-2008), and Senior Law Clerk to then Justice Conchita Carpio Morales of the Supreme Court of the Philippines (2003-2005).
Before joining the government, Mr. Amatong was an associate with the Villaraza & Angangco Law Offices (2002-2003), where he dealt with high-profile litigation cases.
Mr. Amatong was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2002 and the New York Bar in 2007. He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M., 2006) degree, International Finance Concentration, from Harvard Law School. He also holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B., 2001) degree from the U.P. College of Law, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics (B.S.B.E., 1997) degree, cum laude, from the U.P. School of Economics.
Tan Boon Gin
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Tan Boon Gin
Chief Executive Officer
Singapore Exchange Regulation
Tan Boon Gin joined SGX as Chief Regulatory Officer on 15 June 2015. He now heads Singapore Exchange Regulation, an independent regulatory subsidiary of SGX, which undertakes all front-line regulatory functions to promote a fair, orderly and transparent market.
Before joining SGX, Mr Tan was the Director of the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force. Prior to this, Mr Tan held several appointments at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) including Director of the Enforcement Division, Director of the Corporate Finance Division and Executive Director of the Investment Intermediaries Department. Mr Tan was seconded to MAS after serving as a District Judge at Singapore's Subordinate Courts.
Mr Tan's earlier roles include serving as a Justices' Law Clerk at Singapore's Supreme Court and a Deputy Public Prosecutor at the Attorney General's Chamber, where he specialised in corruption and white collar crime before leaving to practise at Messrs Sullivan & Cromwell in New York.
Mr Tan is an advocate and solicitor and holds degrees from the University of Cambridge and Harvard Law School. Mr Tan was awarded the Public Administration (Silver) Medal in 2010. He is a member of the Board of the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr Frederick Shen
Head Global Treasury Business Management
Dr. Frederick Shen is Senior Vice President and Head of Business Management for Global Treasury, OCBC Bank, leading to strengthen the infrastructure, processes, monitoring and analytics to tackle the increasing regulatory and risk requirements, all the while enabling the Treasury business for strategic growth in countries we currently operate in and for the future. He also leads the Treasury FinTech strategy employing new and innovative technology solutions to deliver Treasury products to clients and to enhance productivity and efficiencies within the organisation. Fred re-joined OCBC in mid-2013 from Emirates NBD, Dubai, where he headed up the Group Market Risk unit. Prior to the Middle East assignment, he was with OCBC Bank Market Risk for 3+ years, and appointed its Head of Market Risk in 2011.
Fred started his career as a Professor of Finance at the University of Waterloo, Canada, before joining the financial industry, starting with global risk oversight of the financial engineering trading group at RBC Capital Markets. With over 25 years in the financial industry, his extensive experience includes assignments with various financial institutions and specialisations, including structured credit and real-asset securitizations at a privately held investment bank, Head of bank-wide economic/risk capital and risk modeling/analytics at Bank of Montreal, and Head of life insurance and asset management risk management at Manulife. Fred has a PhD in Financial Economics.
Regional Chief Risk Officer
Dr Michael Eichhorn
Global Head of Treasury & Liquidity Risk
Michael Eichhorn, Managing Director, is the Global Head of Treasury & Liquidity Risk at Credit Suisse and a honorary professor at Hochschule Harz, University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Michael joined Credit Suisse in 2014. Before that he spent eight years at RBS in London where he inter alia worked as the Group Treasury CRO. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Lueneburg, Germany. He is a member of the European Risk Management Council (ERMC), a faculty member of Bank Treasury Risk Management (BTRM) and a visiting lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich. He is a regular speaker at conferences and has authored numerous articles on Treasury and Risk Management topics.
Former Global Head of IRRBB Change Delivery
Arnau is a Director in the Risk and Regulation Advisory Practise that has recently joined Principal Search Consulting from HSBC. He has 13 years of experience in consulting, 8 of them in treasury and asset liability management in financial services, mainly retail and Investment banks. During the past 5 years in HSBC, Arnau has been working in ALCM Finance Change across Liquidity and IRRBB, including Stress Testing, being the Global Head of IRRBB Change Delivery during the past 3 years.
BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. As of March 31, 2017, BNY Mellon had $30.6 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.7 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com
LCH endeavours to build strong relationships with partners across the global markets to deliver best-in-class risk management. With our accumulated experience and expertise, we are uniquely positioned to help participants increase capital and operational efficiency, while adhering to an expanding and complex set of cross-border regulations. With rapid volume growth, product expansion, innovation and a commitment to service excellence, ForexClear is a market leader, currently offering clearing for 95% of all NDF trades. With over $11 trillion notional cleared and more than one trillion dollars of open interest, the hallmarks of the service include proven high-volume processing capability as well as an uncompromising commitment to service delivery, including 24-hour clearing across 12 emerging market currencies. As a result, it's no surprise that LCH is the natural choice of the world's leading market participants.
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Quantitative Risk Management is the world's leading enterprise risk management consulting firm. QRM develops industry-leading risk management principles, practices, and models, and provides clients with the advice, knowledge, and tools necessary to adopt those innovations, thus increasing their risk-adjusted returns. For over 25 years, QRM has partnered with clients to enhance their ability to measure risk, identify profitable opportunities, and make sound financial decisions. With offices in Chicago, London, and Singapore, QRM has established over 250 long-term engagements with top financial institutions from the banking, finance, and insurance industries worldwide.
Since its creation in 1986, Murex has played a key role in proposing effective technology as a catalyst for growth in capital markets, through the design and implementation of integrated trading, risk management, processing and post-trade platforms.
Driven by innovation, Murex’s MX.3 Front-to-Back-to-Risk platform leverages the firm’s collective experience and expertise, accumulated through its strategic client partnerships, to offer an unrivalled asset class coverage and best-of-breed business solutions at every step of the financial trade lifecycle.
Clients worldwide benefit from the MX.3 platform’s modular set of business solutions, specifically designed to solve the multi-faceted challenges of a transforming financial industry, while relying on the strength of 2,000 dedicated specialists.