BAFT Asia Payments Briefing

BAFT Asia Payments Briefing
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
8:00AM - 12:30PM
Room S427, Level 4
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Hong Kong

Overview and Program l Speakers

Tod Burwell
President and CEO

Mr. Tod Burwell is the CEO and President of BAFT. He is responsible for leading the association in its mission to provide advocacy, education and training, and a common industry voice for the global transaction banking community. Prior to being promoted to CEO, he served as the Senior Vice President of Trade Products with oversight of all trade-related initiatives including the Global Trade Industry Council, Trade Committees, and other strategic initiatives of the organization. Mr. Burwell has over 23 years of trade, supply chain and cash management experience as a banking practitioner, as well as serving as a consultant to global corporations and suppliers of strategically integrated trade solutions.

Bill Chua
Former Managing Director & Head of Global Financial Institutions Group
United Overseas Bank Limited

Mr. Bill Chua was the former Managing Director and Head of Global Financial Institutions Group at United Overseas Banking (UOB) Group. He retired in November 3014 after over 34 years of a distinguished career in Financial Services spanning management in Institutional, Wholesale and Retail Banking, and in Front, Middle and Back Offices at Citibank, Overseas Union Bank and UOB. He chaired a number of Banking Industry committees, and was on the Board of the CLS Group for 5 years.
Mr. Chua is currently on the Boards of ST Electronics and Defence Science & Technology Organisation, the investment committees of SAFRA and Singapore University of Design and Techology and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Singapore Management University Business School. He remains active in the financial industry as a consultant and educator.

Eva Kwok
Deloitte China

Ms. Eva Kwok is a Director within the Enterprise Risk Services practice at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Hong Kong office. She has over 15 years of experience in the information system industry. Her main focuses include risk and security consulting/assessment service, IT governance and data governance, and identity & access management ("IAM") consulting and implementation services. In addition, Ms. Kwok also leads vulnerability assessment, privacy assessment, internal controls review, and Sarbanes-Oxley attestation in major industries including financial services, manufacturing and gaming. Eva has in-depth experience in business process re-engineering and controls implementation, to assist companies with improving their business performance through governance, risk management and compliance.

Eugene Ng
Senior Financial Crimes Compliance Manager, Global Banking
The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

Mr. Eugene Ng joined HSBC in 2013. He is a Senior Manager in Financial Crime Compliance, Global Banking & Markets, Asia Pacific, advisory lead on Global Banking and Capital Financing. He also covered Enhanced Due Diligence in partnership with the Financial Institutions Group Enhanced Due Diligence team to assess Correspondent Bank clients’ financial crime controls. Prior to his current position, Mr. Ng was the Regional Head of Transaction Monitoring at JPMorgan in Hong Kong.

Dilip Rao
Director - Asia Pacific
Ripple Labs

Mr. Dilip Rao heads up business development and operations for Ripple Labs in the Asia-Pacific region. In this role he engages with leading banks, regulators and central banks to enable innovation on the Ripple platform. Mr. Rao has over 25 years of experience in senior management with technology multinationals in technical, sales and marketing roles in Asia. He has consulted to major banks and corporates in Australia on innovation and was founder of Australia's first person-to-person payments startup.

Lisa Robins
Managing Director, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Asia Pacific
Deutsche Bank

Ms. Lisa Robins is managing director at Deutsche Bank and the head of global transaction banking, Asia Pacific. She is responsible for the bank's commercial banking activities including cash management, trade finance, securities and trust services in the region. Ms. Robins' international banking career spans over 25 years, working across Europe, United States and Asia. Before joining Deutsche Bank, she was managing director, vice chairman for treasury and security services for JPMorgan China. Prior to that, she ran a subsidiary of the Louis Dreyfus Corporation in Beijing that focused on consulting and trading.

T S Shankar
Head of Clearing & Liquidity Product Management
Correspondent Banking
Standard Chartered Bank

Mr. T S Shankar is Managing Director and Head of Clearing and Liquidity Products at Standard Chartered Bank, based in Singapore. He is primarily responsible for the Design and building up of client centric Clearing and Liquidity Products globally for Correspondent Banks. Mr. Shankar was until recently the Regional Head of Sales for Southern Asia covering both South and South East Asia where he managed a sales team covering the Traditional Correspondent banking which focuses on Cash / Clearing and Trade in the transaction banking area. Shankar joined the bank in 2009 from Bank of America where he worked in various roles covering Non Resident Indian business, Relationship Management and Transaction banking.

Rachel Slade
Asia Council Co-Chair, BAFT
General Manager, Global Transactional Services

Ms. Rachel Slade was appointed General Manager, Global Transactional Services, Westpac Institutional Bank, in September 2014. In this position, she has responsibility for Westpac’s Global Corporate & Institutional market leading sales, service and product teams, which span the domestic and international market. Ms. Slade joined the Westpac Group in 1999 and, since then, has held a number of key positions, including General Manager, Transformation and Delivery, Head of Group Strategy, General Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions and Head of International Trade and Payments. Throughout her career in both consulting and at Westpac, she has focused on creating and executing successful strategies to drive business transformation.

Tony Wood
Deloitte China

Mr. Tony Wood is a Partner at Deloitte Consulting, based in Hong Kong. He has over 20-years' experience in banking, financial services and consulting. Prior to joining Deloitte, Mr. Wood was a Director with PricewaterhouseCoopers Regulatory Advisory Services based in Hong Kong, and was previously Regional CRO with the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, covering 12 countries in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. He has worked extensively across credit, market, operational, reputational and compliance risk types during his career, as well as having held significant general and business management positions in businesses subject to significant change. He works for a broad spectrum of banking clients, with a particular focus on risk, regulation and business strategy.

Lisa Xia
General Manager, Head of Shanghai
Managing Director, Head of International Financial Institutions Greater China
Bank of Montreal (China) Co. Ltd. Shanghai Branch

Ms. Lisa Xia was appointed to General Manager Shanghai branch in May 2010. She is also in charge of BMO International Financial Institutions business development in Greater China. Ms. Xia has had a diverse banking experience in both North America and China, covering investment and corporate banking, trade finance, project finance, credit risk management and correspondent banking. She started her banking career with ABN AMRO Bank as a Credit Analyst and later transferred to Structured Finance Unit as a deal specialist, extensively working on non-traditional lending on project finance basis, including deal structuring, pricing, documentation and execution. Ms. Xia also serves as a director on the supervisory board of Shanghai-based Fullgoal Fund Management Company, in which BMO has an equity interest.

Paul Zanker
Deloitte China

Mr. Paul Zanker is a Partner within the financial services practice of Deloitte Consulting in China and Hong Kong. He is recognized as a transformation specialist across the entire financial supply chain. He advises clients on optimum business models around transaction processing and finance structures. He has worked both with corporates and financial institutions, looking at transaction processing needs and the technologies that support them.

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