SPEAKERS
Anutosh Banerjee
Anutosh Banerjee
Oliver Wyman
Partner
Anutosh Banerjee is a Partner at Oliver Wyman based in Singapore. Anutosh has over 15 years of experience in management consulting and executive management roles in the Financial Services industry.
Most recently, Anutosh was a member of the regional management team at Barclays in Asia Pacific. He held a range of roles at the bank initially as the Head of Strategy and subsequently as the Chief Administrative Officer and Business Manager for Barclays International, APAC. In these roles, he was a member of the Barclays Asia Pacific Executive Committee (AP EXCO) and several other key governance and decision making committees. He led the day-to-day business management of Barclays businesses, countries and entities in APAC from a regional perspective. Over the eight years spent at the bank, Anutosh has designed and executed large scale strategic transformations, M&A transactions and partnerships. He has identified growth opportunities in new and existing businesses while maintaining a sizeable cost base to high control standards. Anutosh was also on the Board of several trading companies and legal entities that Barclays operated in the region.
Prior to Barclays, Anutosh was a Principal at Oliver Wyman focused on Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) and Wealth and Asset Management (WAM). He joined Oliver Wyman in London and move to Singapore to support the build of the CIB and WAM practices in APAC. Anutosh has extensive project experience across a range of strategic, operational and market transformation topics working with sovereign and financial institution clients in Europe and APAC primarily in institutional banking and asset management. He has also co-authored multiple publications such as with Morgan Stanley on the outlook for financial services sector in India.
Prior to Oliver Wyman and business school, Anutosh worked at a start-up professional services company. He grew rapidly to Group Manager of a business research and analytics practice serving private equity funds, private banks, asset managers and planning divisions of blue-chip corporates.
Anutosh has a Bachelor of Technology in Industrial and Production Engineering (silver medal) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India. He graduated with an MBA from INSEAD at Fontainebleau, France.

Andrew Barman
Andrew Barman
The Network Forum
MD
With a long background (25+ years) in market research of the global securities industry, Andrew launched The Network Forum in January 2017 together with his business partner Ed Jones. Unique to the the custody and post-trade industry, The Network Forum aspires to be the undisputed global community for market participants. Andrew's strengths are in Product and Business Development, Negotiation, Sales and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

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Dominic Che
Bond Connect Company
Director
Dominic Che joined Hong Kong Exchange in early 2018 and serves as VP to the Fixed Income and Currency department. This latest mandate has Dominic focusing on both Product Development in the FIC vertical and a client engagement component, where his extensive relationships in India and Middle East looks to add a different dimension to HKEX.

Before HKEX, a 12½ year tenure at SGX saw Dominic led efforts into India with notable contributions to developing the Nifty index product suite, Islamic finance initiatives and Rupee currency product offerings. Prior to SGX, Dominic held senior positions with JP Morgan and Barclays Capital at both the London and Singapore offices encompassing over fourteen years. He was responsible for the fixed income and derivative sales with coverage spanning Hedge funds, Relative-Value trading desks, Pension and Sovereign Wealth Fund clients.

Mr. Che graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering; BEng(Hons) in Aeronautical Engineering from Queen Mary College, University of London

Chris Daniels
Chris Daniels
Deutsche Bank
Director - Head of Data Products and Goverance
Chris Daniels is the Head of Data Products and Governance in the Securities Services business at Deutsche Bank.
Chris joined Securities Services in 2017 to lead the approach to data and connect business and product expertise with specialist skills in our Data Labs to deliver value to our clients. He has over 12 years’ financial services experience both in Investment and Transaction Banking having held roles in Operations, Technology and Business working on programme management, architecture, product development and regulatory topics with a particular focus on data. Chris has a background in Mechanical Engineering and is leading our adoption of design thinking as part UX strategy. Chris is the Product Owner for our analytics platform and well as our data governance model and joins our Sales and Relationship Management teams in supporting our clients on data related topics.

Goran Fors
Goran Fors
Association of Global Custodians
Chair
Goran has been also a SWIFT Director since 2009. Chairman of the SWIFT Securities Committee of the Board. Joined SEB in 1997. Previous functions include Head of Custody Services and Securities Operations at Swedbank and Gotabank. Serves as a Chairman of Euroclear Sweden Market Advisory Committee,T2S National User Group Sweden, and the Swedish SWIFT National Member Group. Member of VPS Advisory Board.

Gaetan Gosset
Gaetan Gosset
Euroclear
Head of Network Management - Asia and Middle East
Based in Hong Kong, Gaetan Gosset heads Euroclear Bank’s Network Management for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East having management accountability for the Euroclear network of agent providers and links in the region. Mr. Gosset is also part of the Euroclear Bank’s Asia management team.

In his previous role as Head of Product Management for the Asia-Pacific region, Mr. Gosset’s responsibilities covered the services offered by the international Central Securities Depository, including settlement and custody of fixed-income and equity securities, collateral management and investment fund processing.

Margaret Harwood-Jones
Margaret Harwood-Jones
Standard Chartered Bank
Global Head of Securities Services
Margaret is responsible for the strategic leadership of the Securities Services business globally, managing all the business unit functions including Operations, Technology, Client Management, Business Development and Product Management. She also leads the business agenda with Financial Institution clients on a worldwide basis, across cash management, securities services and trade finance.

Paul Hedges
Paul Hedges
HSBC
Head of APAC Network Management & Market Intelligence
An experienced securities industry professional, Paul is a regular conference speaker, panelist and frequent contributor to the industry media. Based in Singapore since 2005, Paul is currently responsible for HSBC’s APAC Securities & Cash Network Management & Market Intelligence function, covering Group businesses for Global Banking & Markets, Global Private Bank and Retail Bank Wealth Management.

Prior to this, Paul was the Asia Regional President of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI). Paul also has experience as COO of a boutique alternative investment firm after having been Regional Sub-Custody Product Head for JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. where he was developing an Asia Pacific business from Singapore. Paul moved to Asia in 2003 as the Global Head, Securities Services with Standard Chartered Bank, where he was responsible for the end to end product and business segment, overall strategic direction, leadership and development of Asian Regional Securities Services, with its customer base extending to North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia.

Danielle Henderson
Danielle Henderson
Northern Trust
Market Advocacy and Innovation
Danielle Henderson is a Senior Vice President and Head of Market Advocacy and Innovation Research for Asia Pacific, Northern Trust, based in Sydney.

Danielle leads interaction with key industry bodies, regulators and governments to positively influence market changes in line with the organisation’s strategic direction. The function also supports new opportunities to accelerate profitable business growth while promoting the next-generation enterprise operating models for clients.

Danielle has over 20 years’ experience within the financial services industry which includes experience across the global securities and market infrastructure sectors delivering post-trade services to large and complex clients in Asia Pacific and Europe, Middle East and Africa. She has a strong focus on commercial strategy, emerging technology and innovation.

Danielle has acted as an independent consultant, advocating for market infrastructure development for the Australian securities industry. She was previously general manager for the Australian Securities Exchange’s (ASX) clearing services where she led product and service innovation in response to regulatory change and competition reform. She was responsible for the market-wide move to T+2 settlements.

Danielle also held a number of senior roles at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and BNP Paribas where she ran relationship management and service functions in international prime brokerage. She has expertise in regulated market businesses and managing capital and risk.

Danielle holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Degree from the University of Sydney

Hanming Ho
Hanming Ho
Sidley Austin
Partner
Han Ming HO is a partner and co-head of Sidley’s Asia Investment Funds practice and is based in Singapore. He focuses on fund formation of open-ended and close-ended entities and related regulatory matters as well as regularly advises fund managers on the establishment of business operations in Singapore, together with the establishment, structuring and registration of investment funds in Singapore and various other Asia-Pacific jurisdictions.
He is also the Asia-Pacific Board (Council) Director and Singapore National Group Chairman of AIMA (Alternative Investment Management Association), a member of the Advocacy Committee of SVCA (Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association), a member of the Regulatory Committee of IMAS (Investment Management Association of Singapore) and a member of the Fund Management Working Group, IBF (The Institute of Banking & Finance).

Paul Jackson
Paul Jackson
Kroll
MD
Paul Jackson is Asia-Pacific Leader for Kroll’s Cyber Security and Investigations Practice, based in the Hong Kong office. Over a career spanning more than 25 years of service in some of the region’s highest levels of law enforcement and corporate enterprise, Paul has earned a stellar record of achievement as a cyber security practitioner, strategist, and thought leader.

Paul was the APAC Head of Fraud and High Tech Investigations for JP Morgan Chase Bank. From 2012-2014, he relocated to New York where he served as the bank’s Global Head of High-Tech/Cyber Investigations. In this role, Paul managed a global team of cyber investigators and responders throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, focused on addressing the pressing needs of managing the evolving threats faced by a global financial institution.

Chaitanya Joshi
Chaitanya Joshi
Standard Chartered
Executive Director

Alexandre Kech
Alexandre Kech
SWIFT
Head of Securities and FX Markets
Alexandre Kech is Head of Securities & FX Markets, APAC at SWIFT, responsible for SWIFT’s business development for the securities & FX customer segments in the Asia-Pacific region. He is also looking at FinTech engagement in the region with a particular focus on Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technology for securities & FX.

Vikram Kothari
Vikram Kothari
NSE Clearing Ltd
MD
Vikram Kothari has worked in areas of product development, operations, risk management and sales in the stock exchange, Custody and Clearing and banking space for more than 20 years . Prior to his current role as Managing Director of National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCCL) in India, he has worked with organizations like JP Morgan Chase, HSBC, NSE in various capacities

Sriram Krishnan
Sriram Krishnan
Deutsche Bank
Head of Securities Services, India

Valentin Laiseca
Valentin Laiseca
MSCI
Client Coverage, Executive Director
Valentin heads the client coverage team covering South East Asia for MSCI index since 2017 and ESG research since July 2018. Previously he had spent 14 years in MSCI’s analytics business selling multi asset class risk management and performance solutions across all clients segments across Asia and Europe. In his early days, Valentin worked at Goldman Sachs equity derivatives desk and the Spanish Exchange of Futures and Options.

Valentin earned his University Degree in the University of Carlos III in Madrid

Tony Lewis
Tony Lewis
HSBC
Area Head, HSBC Securities Services
Tony has been Area Head, HSBC Securities Services (HSS), based in Singapore since August 2010 and is responsible for HSBC’s Institutional Trustee, Custody, Corporate Trust and Loan Agency, Fund Services and Global Custody businesses in HSS’ ASEAN markets.


In his current role, Tony has also been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Singapore) Limited


With the HSBC Group for more than 28 years, Tony has extensive securities services experience having held a number of senior roles with HSS in London, Hong Kong and Singapore including business and product management, global custody operations, client services, sub-custodian network management, business process re-engineering, change management and business technology.

Ross McGill
Ross McGill
GlobeTax
MD
Ross McGill has been the Managing Director of GlobeTax since 2003 and runs all GlobeTax’s offices outside the US. Ross is a subject matter expert and frequent speaker on international withholding tax. Ross has also authored eight books focusing on issues facing financial firms and institutional investors including technology management, standardisation and automation, global regulation and, of course, withholding tax. Ross is also a member of several industry working groups including the International Capital Markets Services Association, ISO20022 Securities Evaluation Group and the EU Tax Barriers Business Advisory Group. Ross is a key member of the product team at GlobeTax currently developing a global tax relief automation service that will substantially improve tax relief processing for sub-custodians, and CSDs. The service is projected for launch in early 2018.

Julia McKenny
Julia McKenny
Standard Chartered Bank
Executive Director, Market Advocacy
Julia started her career as a litigator in corporate and commercial private practice before joining the financial services industry 15 years ago. Julia has held global roles located in Singapore, Australia and London covering legal, compliance and governance. Julia is the Standard Chartered voting representative of the AGC and the Middle East and Africa Committee AGC chair. Prior to becoming the Head of Global Advocacy for the Securities Service business at Standard Chartered, Julia held the roles of Head of Legal and also Head of Compliance for the Securities Services and Corporate Agency and Trust business.

Alex Medana
Alex Medana
FinFabrik
CEO
Alex Medana is FinFabrik CEO and co-founder, a HK-based FinTech company building the next generation of platforms to improve the customer journey particularly in capital markets and wealth management.

Previously, Alex spent 17 years in various Tier 1 global financial institutions overseeing operations across diverse asset classes, client segments and business lines in Europe and APAC.

Alex is also a HK Fintech Association board member where he advocates innovation and education. His knowledge and drive for simplicity has made him a sought-after mentor, advisor and speaker.

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