SPEAKERS
Andrew Barman
Andrew Barman
The Network Forum
MD
With a long background (20+ years) in market research of the global securities industry, Andrew launched The Network Forum in January 2017. A new industry initiative for 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).

Marcus Bischoff
Marcus Bischoff
UBS
Director
Marcus is an economist in the Country Risk team at UBS based in Hong Kong. He is responsible for regular analysis of Asian economic developments, as well as sovereign credit analysis used for the bank’s business planning and asset allocation. Previously, he worked in management consulting in China and in private equity in London. He holds degrees from the London School of Economics and from the School of Oriental and African studies.

Gareth Bourne
Gareth Bourne
HSBC
Head of Direct Custody and Clearing Product, Asia Pacific, HSBC Securities Services
Gareth joined HSBC in Hong Kong in May 2013. During this time he has been Head of Clearing Operations APAC for the Listed Derivative Business and been the Business Manager for Global Equity Operations and Global Markets Operations, APAC. In July 2018, Gareth moved to the HSBC Securities Services business to run the DCC Product team in Asia supporting the firm’s Banks and Broker Dealer client sector. Prior to joining HSBC, Gareth worked at J.P. Morgan, Lehman Brothers and UBS in London, holding a variety of operational roles within the Listed Derivative Business.

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Colin Brooks
Standard Chartered Bank
Vice Chairman of Securities Services, Transaction Banking

Roland Chai
Roland Chai
HKEX
Head of Post Trade
Roland has 20 years’ experience in various exchanges, financial institutions, and platform solutions. Prior to HKEX, Roland spent nearly 8 years at LCH in London where he was Head of Equities. Before LCH, Roland was Product Development Manager at ASX and has worked for Rothschild, Accenture, Skandia and Credit Suisse. Roland holds a double degree in Arts and Law from the University of Sydney, Australia.

Tony Chao
Tony Chao
Deutsche Bank
Head of Securities Services - Greater China
Tony W. Chao is a Managing Director and Head of Securities Services, Greater China. He is responsible for the Deutsche Bank’s Securities Services business in Greater China, covering Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, he served as the Head of Securities Services and Product Sales for Non-Bank Financial Institutions and Public Sector for Standard Chartered Bank (China) for over nine years. He has 30 years of experience in the financial industry, and has held various senior sales and relationship management roles for several financial institutions including: Standard Chartered, JPMorgan, The Bank of New York, and Citibank. He has worked in New York, Singapore, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Chris Church
Chris Church
Digital Asset
Chief Business Development Officer
Chris spent more than seven years as the Chief Executive of SWIFT Americas and Global Head of Securities. Chris was also part of the executive team that founded Radianz, Inc, the world's largest extranet. At Radianz, Chris' responsibilities included global sales and marketing before BT acquired the Company in 2005. Chris has held senior management roles at Reuters in both London and San Francisco and has previously served as a Board Member and Vice Chairman of XBRL US. Chris is a member of the FinTech Advisory Committee at the Ontario Securities Commission, he was also a Member of the Board of the International Securities Services Association

Nick Clarke
Nick Clarke
GBST
Executive Manager - Institutional Product
A highly experienced product manager, Nick leads a product-focused team who manage and design the industry’s leading capital markets applications around the globe. He has 20+ years of technology experience in capital markets with prior technology and operations experience with European and Japanese investment banks in the UK. Nick and his team have brought a range of systems to market, covering areas as diverse as risk management, equities middle office, custody and payments.

Ryan Cuthbertson
Ryan Cuthbertson
Standard Chartered Bank
Head of Product Management, Securities Services, Transaction Banking
Ryan has over 20 years’ experience in the securities industry, having worked in a variety of roles in Australia, Singapore, UK and Hong Kong. Ryan has held several senior roles focusing on the evolution and transformation of post trade within capital markets.

In his current role Ryan has a focus on technological enablement for Global Banks, Broker Dealers and Asset Managers and the variants that can lead to efficiencies and scalability. Prior to that Ryan worked for international banks and equities brokers in many operational and client-facing roles.

Philippe Dirckx
Philippe Dirckx
Senfinasia
CEO
Philippe is the Founder of Senfinasia, a management consultancy practice focusing primarily on Securities Post-trade and Market Infrastructures’ developments.
Philippe was Managing Director, Head of the Markets & Initiatives team in the Asia Pacific region, and member of the SWIFT Asia Pacific management team.
Prior to joining SWIFT, Philippe was Managing Director and Regional Head of Intermediaries and Market Infrastructures at Citi Securities Services for Asia Pacific.
Before that, he was Head of Asia Pacific for Euroclear and worked for Fortis Bank in a variety of executive roles in both Europe and Asia.
He is based in Hong Kong for the past 20 years.

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Derek Duggan
Thomas Murray
Director, Sales and Product Development

Michael Flannery
Michael Flannery
J.P. Morgan
Executive Director - Network Management
Mike heads J.P. Morgan’s Securities Network Management team in Asia Pacific and is based in Hong Kong. He is responsible for oversight of J.P. Morgan’s relationships with subcustodians, central securities depositories, clearinghouses and central counterparties.
Mike joined J.P. Morgan in 1994 and has been in the securities servicing business since 1997. He relocated to Hong Kong from New York in 2008. Mike’s prior roles include Finance, Operations, Operational Risk Management and Client Service.
Mike has been in Network Management since 2012, including 4 years as a Network Manager and 2 years managing the Network Client Consulting team in Asia Pacific prior to his current role.

Goran Fors
Goran Fors
SEB
Deputy Head of Investor Services
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.

Brian Godins
Brian Godins
HSBC
Head of HSBC Securities, Asia Pacific
Brian joined HSBC on 17thSeptember 2007 and during this time has run Global Fixed Income change, European Fixed Income and Equity Securities Operations, Global Equities Securities and Global Equities Operations covering cash equities, prime finance, equity derivatives, asset services and tax. In January 2016, Brian moved in to the HSBC Securities Services (HSS) Organisation to run the BOSS Operations proposition, providing post trade securities services to its internal Markets partners and the external broker dealer community. Prior to joining HSBC, Brian worked at Morgan Stanley for 13 years, working in predominantly Run the Bank and Change roles in Operations across all asset classes, as well as time in Technology.

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.

Mike Guy
Mike Guy
Thomas Murray
Director – Asia Sales and Client Management
Mike manages the Asia Sales and Client Management for Thomas Murray based in Hong Kong.

Mike has over 30 years’ experience in banking. He spent most of his career with JPMorgan and was most recently a Managing Director leading their APAC Markets and Infrastructure Management team responsible for the sourcing of cash and securities services across all lines of business. The role included the procurement, due diligence, risk analysis and mitigation, market advocacy and the ongoing management of the service providers.

Prior to moving to Asia, Mike held global and regional roles in the clearing and cash management businesses, from Operations, Service, Sales, Product and Relationship Management.

He has been based in Hong Kong for the last 10 years.

Jonathan Ha
Jonathan Ha
Red Pulse
Founder & CEO
Jonathan Ha is the Founder and CEO of Red Pulse, a China-focused data and knowledge ecosystem. He is also Managing Partner at Ledger Capital, a digital assets investment and advisory firm. Mr. Ha has a prior background in management consulting and studied computer engineering and economics at the University of Pennsylvania, and subsequently earned an MBA from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. Mr. Ha is a CFA charterholder.

Timothy Hogben
Timothy Hogben
ASX Ltd
COO
Tim Hogben is the Chief Operating Officer of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Tim has overall responsibility for the live service environment at ASX. This incorporates compliance with licensing conditions, execution of the organisations business strategy and delivering service excellence to customers. In addition to this he has responsibility for providing clearing and settlement services to Chi-X Australia, National Stock Exchange (NSX) and Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX).
He has a thorough understanding of the operational, technical and regulatory complexities that drive trading, clearing and settlement from both a stock exchange and market user perspective. This has been formed through considerable experience in service delivery, operational workflows, system development, control environments and managing "1 in 20 year" events.
More recently Tim has been exploring next generation technologies such as digital assets, distributed ledgers and block chain for potential use in financial services.

Rick Hu
Rick Hu
Standard Chartered
Head of Securities Services - China
Rick was previously Head, Product for Securities Services China at Standard Chartered. He has a wealth of experience in the securities business, having previously worked with HSBC for almost fifteen years in roles related to securities services.

Edward Jones
Edward Jones
The Network Forum
MD

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