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Main Speakers

Norman T.L. Chan, SBS, JP Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Mr Norman Chan was appointed Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) on 1 October 2009.  He first joined the HKMA in 1993, and was appointed Deputy Chief Executive in 1996.  Before joining the HKMA, Mr Chan was an Administrative Officer of the Hong Kong Government since 1976.

Mr Chan left the HKMA in May 2005 and became Vice Chairman, Asia of Standard Chartered Bank from December 2005 to June 2007.  He was appointed Director of the Chief Executive's Office of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in July 2007.  Mr Chan was the Founding Chairman of the policy think tank, the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre established in 2006.

He Guangbei, Chairman, Hong Kong Association of Banks

Mr. He joined Bank of China in 1980. During the period from 1980 to 1993, he had assumed various positions at the Bank of China. Since May 28, 2003, Mr. He has also been appointed Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of both BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited, and Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited. In addition to the above appointments, Mr. He is the Chairman of the Board of Chiyu Banking Corporation Limited, Member of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority Exchange Fund Advisory Committee and Banking Advisory Committee, Director of Hong Kong Interbank Clearing Limited, Director of Hong Kong Note Printing Limited, President of the Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association and General Committee Member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.

M. Ramaswami, President, Singapore Exchange

Ramaswami is, jointly with the CEO, responsible for steering and growing SGX’s business. In this role, he manages the key functions of operations and technology and further drives the growth of clearing, depository and broker services. Ramaswami is responsible for the transformation of SGX into a post-trade processing hub and the development of ancillary services arising out of its core clearing and trading activities. Prior to joining SGX in July 2007, Ramaswami had worked with Citigroup for almost twenty years holding senior executive positions in operations, technology and transaction banking in their global offices. Ramaswami currently also serves on the board of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore.

José María Roldán, Director General for Banking Regulation of the Banco de España and Chair of the Standards Implementation Group of the Basel Committee

From January 2007 to January 2009, Roldán was the Chairman of the Accord Implementation Group (AIG). He was also the Chairman of the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) from 2004 to 2005. Prior to that, he was the Chairman of XBRL Spain in 2003 and chaired the Banking Advisory Committee (BAC). Roldán was under-secretary of state and Chief of Staff of the Vice-President of the Spanish Government and Minister of Economy and Finance from1996 to 1997. Following his responsibilities at the Ministry, he was appointed one of the five executive members of the Board of the Spanish Securities and Exchange Commission (CNMV), in which he was the General Directorate for the coordination of regulation with the Ministry of Economy and Finance and Market activity.

Speakers and Panelists

Karen Kemp, Executive Director of Banking Policy Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Kemp has been employed by the HKMA since 1995. She was a Deputy General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel prior to being appointed to her current post in 2008. Kemp also served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Exchange Fund Investment Limited from 1999 to 2003. She is a solicitor qualified to practise in Hong Kong and in England & Wales. Prior to joining the HKMA, Kemp was employed by Lovells (a firm of solicitors) in London and Hong Kong.

Colin Lawrence, Director,Prudential Risk Management, FSA, UK
Colin Lawrence joined the FSA in April 2008 to establish the new Prudential Risk Division. He has also been a Director of the PRMIA Board since January 1 2010 and a Visiting Honorary Professor of Risk Management, Cass Business School since 2003. In addition to his 25 years of experience in risk management, he was also the Associate Professor of Money and Financial Markets at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. He has advised the Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors on US exchange rate policy and competitiveness, the FSA on the implementation of the EU CRD (Basle Directive) and advised major Investment Banks and Central Banks. He has published widely in scholarly and professional journals on risk management and macro-economic policy in the financial services industry.
Masamichi Kono, Vice Commissioner for International Affairs, Financial Services Agency, Japan
In Kono’s current capacity, he represents the JFSA in various international bodies and meetings, and is responsible for coordinating policies relating to international affairs for the JFSA. Also, he is serving as Vice-Chairman of the IOSCO Technical Committee since June 2010. He has a long career in financial supervision and the regulation of financial services, both in Japan and in the international arena, since joining the public service in 1978. He was Secretary to the WTO Financial Services Committee between 1994 and 1999, as Counsellor of the Trade in Services Division, World Trade Organization. He has also served for 4 years at the OECD Secretariat.
Martin Maurer, Secretary General Association of Foreign Banks in Switzerland

Maurer joined the Swiss National Bank in 1989 as an economist specialising in banking and was involved in the negotiations for the European Economic Area. In 1991, he worked as an independent consultant, collaborating on various projects with the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, Swiss National Science Foundation and various South American institutions. Maurer joined the Board of the Swiss Bankers Association in 1996 and took charge of numerous working groups on the subjects of financial market regulation, and also led the Swiss Performance Presentation Standards (SPPS) unit. He is also involved in various risk management projects before join the Association of Foreign Banks in Switzerland.

John Lee, Group Chief Risk Officer, Maybank
As Group Chief Risk Officer, Lee oversees the Group Credit and Risk Management function of the Group, which includes commercial banking, investment banking and insurance business across South East Asian markets. The group has oversights on matters relating to credit management, assets and liabilities management, liquidity management, market risk management, and operational risk management. Lee was also recently appointed as a member of the Liquidity Risk Management Working Group, and was the Malaysian representative on the Risk Management Working Group of the Islamic Financial Services Board (“IFSB”), which is set up to ensure the stability of the Islamic financial services industry. Prior to Maybank, Lee was a Partner in KPMG.
Chris Page, Chief Risk Officer, ANZ Bank
A successful project manager and founder of the Shelton Methods, J.A. Flinn has pioneers results risk management as the heart of delivering business transformations and benefits for domestic and international businesses. Her research at Oxford and HEC using global project, many from Asia, provides key factors that leaders must address to reverse their staggering failure to deliver on project and thus strategic promises. She is a key mentor for women within IT. J.A. Flinn has worked with organizations as diverse as Celemi, Neptune Orient Lines, IBM and Citibank.
Michael Zerbs,  President, Algorithmics

Since joining Algorithmics in 1989, Zerbs has led both product and marketing initiatives for the company's risk management solutions. Prior to being appointed COO, he was Vice President of Research and Product Marketing at the firm. He holds several degrees, including a PhD in Economics from Kepler University in Linz, Austria, and an MBA with specialization in finance from the University of Toronto.

Austin Trippensee, Financial Services Analytical Applications Specialist, Oracle Financial Services

Austin Trippensee is Senior Industry Solutions Specialist with Oracle Financial Services Software Inc. In this capacity he works with global customers undertaking risk and finance transformations. He has over 15 years of professional work experience covering the areas of regulatory risks, such as Basel II, CRD, SOX, and Solvency II With expertise in enterprise risk management (market, credit, and operational risks).

Austin has published several papers on enterprise risk management methodologies. He has acquired a deep expertise in technical architecture and design solutions that meet demands of global banks and financial institutions. Most recently, he has shifted his focus to the recent regulatory requirements around liquidity risk, ICAAP, and enterprise risk aggregation.

Diane Reynolds, Senior Director, Economic Capital Solutions Algorithmics

Diane Reynolds is a Senior Director, Economic Capital Solutions, where she heads the new Client Advisor initiative. Since 1997, Diane has worked in numerous areas of Algorithmics including professional services, development, product management, research, and marketing, which spans market, credit, and operational risks. She is a regular conference speaker and has authored several papers in the areas of credit risk, economic capital, scenario generation, and operational risk. Previously, Diane worked for various firms including a large pension fund and a financial software provider. Diane holds two degrees from the University of Waterloo with a MMath in Statistics-Finance and a BMath in Computer and Actuarial Sciences.

Andrew Davidson, Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Davidson & Co

Andrew Davidson is a financial innovator and leader in the development of financial research and analytics. He has worked extensively on mortgage-backed securities product development, valuation and hedging.

For six years Andrew worked at Merrill Lynch, where he was a Managing Director in charge of a staff of 60 financial and system analysts. In this role, he produced research reports and sophisticated analytical tools including prepayment and option-adjusted spread models, portfolio analysis tools, and was also responsible for the development of trading and risk management systems for the mortgage desk covering ARMs, CMOs, pass-throughs, IOs/POs and OTC options.

Andrew Carriline, Chief Risk Officer, Westpac Institutional Bank
Carriline leads the risk management team in Westpac's Institutional Bank and is responsible for managing all risk classes.  Prior to commencing his current role in February 2009, Carriline spent the previous 18 months as Acting Chief Risk Officer for the Westpac Group.  Carriline has been with Westpac for 14 years.  During this time, Carriline has played a key role in Westpac’s extensive outsourcing and mergers and acquisitions agenda, including the sale of AGC and acquisition of BT and Rothschild Australia Asset Management. Before his focus on pure risk roles, Carriline practised corporate law in the public and private sector and held a number of legal and operations roles in Westpac.
Bindu Lohani, Vice-President, Finance and Administration, ADB
Mr Lohani is responsible for the functional areas of treasury, controllership, information technology budget and human resources amidst others. Before his term at ADB began in 1985, Lohani had also worked with the Government of Nepal and was Division Chairman at the Asian Institute of Technology. Most of Lohani’s professional experience was in the fields of environmental management and sustainable development which is underscored in his pioneering works for project investments in Asia-Pacific. Under his leadership, the Bank has broken new ground in its lending and development activities in the region.
Brett King, Author at BANK 2.0, Managing Partner, CEO at User Strategy, Board of Governors at International Academy of Financial Management
Brett is strategic advisor to the financial services sector and the founder of the International Academy of Financial Management, a professional association focused on financial services. A regular speaker at the top global conferences for financial services, Brett is an acknowledged expert on wealth management, customer experience and retail channel distribution strategy. Brett also runs UserStrategy, a boutique consultancy focused on improving customer interaction for leading financial services companies and businesses.
Corinne Neale, Director of Credit Suisse Global Foreign Exchange Client Risk Advisory Group in Asia Pacific

Corinne Neale is Director of Credit Suisse Global Foreign Exchange Client Risk Advisory Group in Asia Pacific. In this capacity Corinne works with government enterprises and financial institutions in the region on developing internal risk management and hedging programs.

Corinne has 20 years of risk management experience. Prior to Credit Suisse Corinne worked for Bankers Trust Company, Standard & Poors and more recently she was  Managing Director responsible for capital management business development for Algorithmics - Fitch Solutions in Asia.

Corinne has extensively spoken at public events and published on the topic of risk and capital management.
Esmond Lee, Executive Director (Financial Infrastructure), Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
Lee is responsible for financial infrastructure. He joined the HKMA in 1993 as Head (Market Systems) and has played a key role in the development and operation of clearing and settlement systems in Hong Kong. From 1998 to 2000, he was the HKMA’s Chief Representative in New York. Since returning to Hong Kong in 2000, he served again as Head (Market Systems) before his promotion to the current position.  Before joining the Monetary Authority, he was working in the Hong Kong Government as a principal economist.
Joanne Flinn, Author 'The Success Healthcheck for IT Projects
A successful project manager and founder of the Shelton Methods, J.A. Flinn has pioneers results risk management as the heart of delivering business transformations and benefits for domestic and international businesses. Her research at Oxford and HEC using global project, many from Asia, provides key factors that leaders must address to reverse their staggering failure to deliver on project and thus strategic promises. She is a key mentor for women within IT. J.A. Flinn has worked with organizations as diverse as Celemi, Neptune Orient Lines, IBM and Citibank.
Michael Harte,  Group Executive Enterprise Services, and Chief Information Officer at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and a Director of One Laptop per Child Australia
Mr Harte is responsible for world-class IT and operational excellence. These teams are putting customer service excellence at the centre of everything they do. Michael joined the Group in April 2006 as CIO to lead a new enterprise-wide technology function and implement a new IT strategy. The Group formed Enterprise Services in October 2008 to enable an end-to-end service and process focus as well as accelerate the delivery of innovative customer solutions. Michael’s experience includes systems deployment and organisational change in Europe and the US.
Tsuyoshi Oyama, former Deputy Director-General, Bank of Japan
Oyama has worked at the Bank of Japan (BoJ) for 23 years, most recently as deputy director-general in Financial System and Bank Examination Department. In BoJ, he conducted several projects to deal with Japanese banks' NPL problem, on-site examinations for Japanese major banks, and recently to lead Basel II implementation in Japan, including Pillar II (economic capital management), IRB and AMA. He has published several books, including “Post-crisis Risk Management” in November, 2009, and “Basel III Impact” in February, 2011. He has also written a chapter “Missing View Points of the Current Global Regulatory Discussions” of the book titled “Art of Risk”, which will be published by early 2011.Currently, Oyama is a partner of the financial industries group at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Tokyo.
Virender Aggarwal (VA), President and RTechnologies for Asia Pacific, Australia New Zealand, Middle East and Africa egional Head for HCL
Virender Aggarwal (VA) is the President / Regional Head for HCL Technologies for Asia Pacific, Australia New Zealand, Middle East and Africa. He joined HCL technologies on May 1st 2009 after an impeccable track record of building up the Largest Indian IT services organization in Rest of the World (ROW) Markets. Since he came on board HCL’s growth in the region has been stupendous reaching over 60% YoY growth this quarter in the APAC-MEA region and becoming the fastest growing region for HCL. Thegrowth has been primarily spurred due to his ability to spot disruptive technology trends well in advance and leverage transformational services (Cloud, Mobility, analytics etc) to create value for customers.

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