Asia Risk Congress 2021
Asia Risk is delighted to present the annual Asia Risk Congress, Asia's leading risk management, derivatives and regulation event. Attended by 1,000+ delegates, the event will discuss the latest on libor transition, regulatory developments, non-financial risk, and derivatives.
Asia Risk Congress virtual conference
November 15-19, 2021
Access exclusive content in the form of panels, Q&A sessions, expert presentations and case studies at Asia Risk Congress Virtual. The virtual event will be hosted on an interactive online platform, allowing registrants to watch sessions, ask questions, interact with other participants, download relevant content and more.
Chief Finance and Risk Officer
APG Asset Management
Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
Rajeev Bhatnagar has been in International Banking for over 26 years with experience of managing teams in Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe and USA - making him uniquely experienced at working in challenging situations in diverse geographies and cultures. Rajeev has worked with Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) for over 5 years and prior to that with Citigroup for 21 years.
Rajeev has over 16 years of experience in risk management in CRO roles at country / regional / global levels. In his most recent role, Rajeev was the Chief Risk Officer International for CBA’s branches outside of Australia. Prior to that he has been Asia CRO for Citi’s Transaction Banking, Country Risk Manager for Citi’s operations in Egypt & Bangladesh and Risk Director for Citibank Handlowy Poland. Rajeev has been a pioneer in developing product risk discipline and providing end to end risk oversight across risk categories.
Rajeev has broad based banking & risk management experience spanning Corporates & Financial Institutions, Business Banking and Retail Banking. He has managed teams across all risk categories including credit, operational risk, market risk and compliance.
Rajeev is an Engineer by background and holds an MBA from one of the leading business schools in India & Asia Pacific (IIM Ahmedabad). He is currently based in Hong Kong.
Head Investment Solutions
UOB Asset Management
Minh Ngoc Duong
Chief Risk Officer
ERGO Insurance Pte
Duong Minh Ngoc is Chief Risk Officer of ERGO Insurance in Singapore, a subsidiary of ERGO Group, which is the primary insurance arm of Munich Re Group. With over 15 years in the insurance industry, Ngoc’s expertise is in investment management, asset-liability management and risk management. She previously worked for Allianz in its regional office in Singapore from 2001 to 2017. She was part of the team which set up Allianz Investment Management in Singapore in 2007 and managed Allianz’s insurance assets in Asia, steering Allianz’s investment portfolio in Asia safely through the financial crisis and improving its asset-liability management in an environment of low interest rates. Ngoc is Vietnamese, has a degree in Economics & Management from Oxford University and is a CFA charterholder.
Tsao Family Office
Bryan has over 20 years of investment experience managing global multi asset portfolios. He has varied experience from managing Asian and European equities at Arab Bank to managing hedge fund portfolios at Oaks Family Office. He also has business experience co-founding First Avenue Partners, an alternative investment advisory business in London, and later heading alternative investments at DBS Private Bank. Bryan was CIO of Bordier Singapore before joining Karuna Pte Ltd, family office of the Tsao Group, as CIO.
Chief Risk Officer Greater China
Head of Analytics and Market Price Control, Market Risk Management
Dr Ibraev is in charge of analytics and market price control in the market risk management department of OCBC Bank. His responsibilities include validation of derivative valuation models, asset and liabilities management methodologies, oversight of the market data.
Dr Ibraev has 19 years of banking experience. Prior to joining OCBC Bank he worked in Frankfurt, London and Singapore as a front office quant in Dresdner Kleinwort, Commerzbank, VTB Capital, ANZ specialising in interest rate and foreign exchange derivatives. Models developed by Dr Ibraev had been deployed into the production systems, and been used for pricing, hedging and risk management.
He holds PhD in mathematics, global optimisation, from University of Wuppertal, Germany. Dr Ibraev's interests include parallel computing, cryptography, distributed ledger technology, FGPA accelerators, and machine learning.
Director, CIO Office Quants Team
Japan Post Bank
Managing Director and CRO
Kyodo Housing Loan co
Head of Balance Sheet Management
Chief Risk Officer
I took on the role of Chief Risk Officer in March 2018 and am responsible for enterprise-wide risk management for our franchise in South Korea. I have been with HSBC since 2002 having worked in Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, Algeria, and UK before Korea.
Assistant Secretary General
Government Pension Fund Of Thailand
Dr. Man Juttijudata has a background in Engineering. He got his Bachelor from Chulalongkorn University and continued his path for the Master from Columbia University in New York, USA. He also received a scholarship to pursue Ph.D. from the George Washington University in DC. After gained some experiences in the US, he returned to Thailand. He joined TISCO as specialist in Economic and financial modeling covering Equity, Fixed Income and Currency. Later on he moved to Kasikorn Asset Management as Risk Manager. He also involved not only in Risk and Performance Measurement but also in Derivatives and Structured Funds. Finally, he joined Government Pension Fund in the same field of Risk Management. Then he moved to the head of Investment Strategy Department responsible for long-term Strategic Asset Allocation and short-term Tactical Asset Allocation. He was also a member of Asset Allocation team, Fund Manager Selection team, and Member Investment Choice team. Due to his exemplary performance, he was promoted as Assistant Secretary-General responsible for Strategic Management and Business Development, Corporate Consulting Group. At present, he is Chief Risk Officer responsible for Investment Risk Management, Corporate Compliance, and Enterprise Risk Management.
Chief Risk Officer
Hanwha Investment & Security
Chief Representative, Asia-Pacific
International Capital Markets Association (ICMA)
Mushtaq Kapasi is ICMA’s Chief Representative for the Asia-Pacific region. He has been based in Hong Kong since 2002, engaged in senior strategy, capital market and legal roles covering the region at international banks active in Asia. He has worked as a lawyer in debt capital markets and derivatives, a structurer in equities and fixed income, a manager of complex trades with regulatory and accounting considerations, and an adviser to top executives on emerging market strategy. He has also served as a consultant on financial structures of renewable energy projects in frontier markets. He is a member of the New York State Bar, and studied mathematics at the University of Texas and law at Yale University.
CRO/Head of Risk Mgmt & Credit
Nomura Financial Investment (Korea) Co., Ltd
- Nomura Financial Investment (Korea) Co., Ltd, CRO/Head of Risk Mgmt & Credit(2011~)
- Nomura International Securities Seoul Branch, CRO/Head of Risk Mgmt & Credit(2006~2010)
- Woori Investment Securities(LG Securities), Head of Risk Mgmt(2001~2005)
Director, Head of Regulatory Policy, APAC
Chief Investment Officer, ASEAN Fixed Income
Principal Asset Management Berhad
Jessie brings along with him more than 17 years of fund management experience primarily in the fixed income and Sukuk capabilities. Prior to joining us, he was Executive Director and Head of Global Sukuk Investments in BNP Paribas Investment Partners Najman Sdn Bhd. Jesse holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration majoring in international Business from Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland.
Chief Risk Officer
Prudential BSN Takaful Berhad
Anita Menon was appointed as Chief Risk Officer of Prudential BSN Takaful in May 2012. She is responsible for the Risk, Compliance, Legal and Government Relations functions and to drive the Company’s Risk & Regulatory programme. Additionally, Anita has led the implementation of a number of strategic regulatory projects across PruBSN. As CRO, Anita is also a member of the PruBSN Executive Committee and provides risk challenge in the development and execution of the company’s business strategies. She has also been an active contributor at the industry level through her participation in working groups involving both takaful & insurance associations.
Prior to joining Prudential, Anita served at KPMG Malaysia for 12 years and was a Partner and Head of Financial Risk Management and Strategic Management Services. She was also a member of KPMG’s Global Islamic Finance and Investments Group and was leading the Islamic Finance practice in Advisory for Malaysia at the time of leaving. Anita has worked extensively with clients locally and globally in the financial services sector in areas of strategic management, risk management, performance management and feasibility studies while at KPMG.
Anita is frequently invited as a speaker at trainings and conferences and has trained clients in areas such as Risk Management, Islamic finance and Performance Management. She also contributes to thought leadership development in these areas and has had a number of articles published. Anita was a working group member of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) that was involved in developing a set of new standards for the Retakaful Industry and was one of the invited speakers at a takaful training organized by the World Bank for the development of takaful in Abu Dhabi. She was also a panel member of the inaugural Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Industry Advisory Executive Panel (IAEP). Anita holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Nottingham, UK.
Chief Investment Officer, Fund Manager
Robeco Chinese Equities Fund
Victoria Mio is co-Head Asia Pacific Equities and CIO China at Robeco.
She is the lead fund manager of the Chinese equities and Chinese A-Shares equities funds at Robeco. She has been part of the Hong Kong-based Asia-Pacific equities investment team since 2008. Prior to this, she spent 2 years in the emerging markets team in Robeco's head office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and in 2007 she started managing the Robeco Chinese Equities fund.
Victoria Mio holds various professional designations, such as Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Public Accountant (US) and a Financial Risk Manager.
Before joining Robeco in 2006, Victoria Mio worked for seven years in the US and five years in China and held senior positions in several financial institutions including JPMorgan Chase & Co, Asterion Capital LLC, and Banco Nacional Ultramarino SA. Victoria Mio started her career in 1992 and has over 20 years of experience in financial service industry.
Victoria Mio obtained an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Victoria Mio also holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Macau.
Joined Goldman Sachs in 2005 as a lateral hire.
Started as a manager of Tokyo Derivative Operations, expanded to cover Asia Pac Derivative Operations and now managing Tokyo Operations across all products.
Chief Investment Officer
Prudential Hong Kong
Benjamin is the Chief Investment Officer of Prudential HK and leads the investment operations of Prudential. He established Prudential’s investment team and is responsible for managing the company’s investment strategy and asset allocation. Under Benjamin’s leadership, the investment team derives and manages a range of global portfolios covering liquid and alternative assets. The team develops and manages multi asset hedging strategies, selects and oversees fund managers, provides direction to product development teams and supports distribution on investment‐related matters. Benjamin chairs Prudential’s Investment committee and is a member of the EXCO, ALCO, Product Steering and Risk committees.
Holding a qualification of Chartered Financial Analyst, Benjamin has over 20 years of experience in institutional investment including senior executive roles at a number of international financial institutions. Benjamin has been based in Hong Kong for over 15 years. Before joining Prudential, Benjamin was Chief Investment Officer for Hong Kong‐based Caravel Asset Management, which he established in partnership with a HK UHNW group. Prior to this Benjamin held senior investment positions at Ping An Asset Management, Caxton LLP, ABN Amroand HSBC.
Nomura Institute of Capital Market Research and Nomura Securities Co.
Chief Investment Offier, Asia Pacific & Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
Jean-Louis Nakamura is the Chief Investment Officer, Asia Pacific and Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong for Lombard Odier group.
Jean-Louis joined Lombard Odier in March 2008 to head the executive board of the Paris office. In late 2008, he was transferred to Geneva as Head of Quantitative & Overlay Management Team. He was appointed Deputy Global CIO in June 2012 and CIO, Asia Pacific in January 2014.
Prior to joining Lombard Odier, Jean-Louis was CEO of the French Civil Service Pension Fund (ERAFP) after having spent five years as CIO of the French Pensions Reserve Fund (FRR). Previously, he was Head of International Forecast and Macro Analysis at Ministry of Economy & Finance, France from 2001-2003 and as a financial expert covering euro related issues and banking and insurance industry for the European Council from 1999-2001. Jean-Louis began his career in 1995 as an economist at the French Ministry of Finance.
Jean-Louis graduated from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration in 1995 and from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in 1991.
Chief Risk Officer
Regional Australia Bank
Campbell Nicoll is the chief risk officer at Regional Australia Bank, having over 15 years of experience in both credit risk management and operational risk management. Campbell brings a balanced approach to risk management given his background in both risk management and corporate banking. Prior to his role at Regional Australia Bank, Campbell's roles within the financial sector includes general manager positions at ASB Bank (New Zealand) and the CRO role at the Bank of South Pacific (Fiji).
Director, Derivatives and Middle Office Product
HSBC Securities Services
Anthony has over 20 years’ experience in financial services and joined HSBC Securities Services in Dublin in 2006 as an Equity Pricing Specialist. In 2011 he moved into the role of Global Product Manager - OTC Derivative Pricing. His responsibilities in this role include product strategy, regulatory oversight, operating model design and automation of valuation processes. Prior to joining HSBC Anthony was responsible for equity derivative product control at Dresdner Kleinwort in New York. Anthony is based in Hong Kong since 2015 now focusing on listed and OTC derivative solutions for clients across the full trade lifecycle including valuation / model governance and collateral management.
Group Head of Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Planning Department
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
Tomohiro Yamazaki is Group Head of Regulatory Affairs and General Manager of Corporate Planning Department of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) / Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG).
His responsibility includes strategic planning for international regulatory developments.
He also serves as Joint General Manager of the Office of Japanese Bankers Association during SMBC’s chairmanship at the Association in the fiscal year of 2019.
Before assuming his current role in 2014, he was Senior Vice President of Office of the Chairman of the Japanese Bankers Association within Corporate Planning Department, where he covered both international and domestic regulatory issues for the Japanese banking industry from 2012.
Prior to that, he was Head of Financial Research Department in New York. He spent 12 years in New York covering macro economy, market developments, banking business strategy and regulatory issues.
From 1998 to 2000, he was seconded to The Institute for Posts and Telecommunications Policy and served as an economist after having several positions at Jiyugaoka branch and Tokyo main office since 1994.
Group Risk Officer
Bipin PATEL, Group Risk Officer, HKEX (Joined in April 2019)
Japan Securities Clearing Corporation, JPX Group – senior risk advisor (2017-2019)
Deutsche Bank – senior risk consultant (2015-2017)
LCH Clearnet – head of risk, SwapClear listed rates (2014-2015), head of risk, exchanges (equities, commodities, listed rates) (2014), and quantitative risk manager, Forex Clear & Capital SME, LCH Group (2012-2014)
Barclays Capital – quantitative risk manager, global markets (prime services) (2011-2012)
GFT (Rule Financial) – principal consultant, derivatives and risk analytics (2009-2011)
Master of Science in Theoretical Physics (University of Pennsylvania, USA), Bachelor of Science in Physics with Honors (McGill University, Canada), Certificate in Quantitative Finance
Chief Risk Officer
UnionBank of Philippines
Bureau Chief, Asia
Blake Evans-Pritchard is bureau chief, Asia, for Risk.net based in Hong Kong. Before taking on his current role, he spent three years covering regulatory issues across Asia for Risk.net, including implementation of Basel III and other international standards in regional jurisdictions. Previously, he spent five years in Brussels writing about the European Union’s financial services sector and competition policy and a number of years as Africa editor for a news service covering post-conflict restitution around the world.
TOKIO MARINE ASSET MANAGEMENT
Manish is the Head of Asian Equities at Tokio Marine Asset Management International. Over a 25-year career in the investment industry, Manish has previously led Asian investment teams at AllianceBernstein, Lazard Asset Management, and Aviva Investors. He also founded and managed Arjava Capital, a hedge-fund seeded by Citigroup. Manish holds an engineering degree from the IIT Delhi, is a management graduate from the IIM Calcutta, and a CFA charterholder. Manish has been very active in the area of ESG since 2000; besides regular presentations at regional and global forums, he was a key member of the Equity Advisory Group under the International Institute of Finance.
Deputy CEO and Chief risk officer
Mine Superannuation Fund
Vasyl Nair is the Chief Risk Officer of Mine Super and is responsible for its risk, compliance and legal functions (prior to this, Vasyl was employed with Mine Super in the role of Chief Strategy Officer). Vasyl has a background in law and corporate finance, having also held roles across operations, strategy, marketing and risk related functions at some of Australia’s largest financial services institutions (including Westpac Banking Corporation and the Commonwealth Bank). Vasyl holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hon), Bachelor of Commerce, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice and an Executive Master of Business Administration. He is admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW as a solicitor, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has achieved a Certificate of Business Excellence from the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley.
Mine Superannuation Fund (Mine Super) is a profit to members, public offer super fund dedicated to serving the retirement needs of all Australians. Its enduring purpose is to deliver an exceptional retirement for members which achieves peace of mind along the way. Mine Super employs 200 staff and manages over $11 billion in funds for approximately 65,000 members. In addition to superannuation and pension products, Mine Super offers its members insurance and access to financial advice.
General Manager, Risk Management Department
Sompo Holdings, Inc.
General Manager Risk Management Department Sompo Holdings, Inc.
Mr. Koji Takahashi is General Manger of Risk Management Department of Sompo Holdings, Inc. He assumed the role in April 2018 and has been responsible for overall risk management of Sompo Group, which holds the largest Japanese P&C insurance company, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance, Inc.
He is responsible for managing whole spectrum of risks around the complex business portfolio of Sompo Group by making robust Enterprise Risk Management framework.
Prior to leading Risk Management Department, he was Managing Director of Sompo Insurance Singapore Pte. Ltd. (2016 to 2017). Before assuming Managing Director role, he was Senior Division Manager of Corporate Planning Division where he was responsible for Risk Management, Governance and Compliance of the Singapore insurer. (2012 to 2015)
His prior responsibilities also include Planning Manager at Reinsurance Department (2006 to 2012) and Aviation Underwriter at Aviation Insurance Department (1991 to 2003) of Sompo Japan Insurance, Inc.
He has a degree of MBA from University of California, Irvine (2006), and BA from Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan (1991).
Ahmad Shukri Bin Abd Rahman
BANK RAKYAT MALAYSIA
• Graduate in Bachelor In Business Administration (Finance) from Texas A&M University at Commerce and Master (Executive) In Islamic Banking & Finance from Asia E University. • 26 years experience in Banking out of which 17 years in local and Foreign Islamic Banks. • He is one of the pioneer member in setting up the Alrajhi Bank Malaysia in 2006 , before joining OCBC Bank in 2008 to be part of the team in setting up it’s Islamic subsidiary OCBC Al-Amin Bank Berhad . • His last position with OCBC Al-Amin Bank was as Head of Risk Management prior to Joining Bank Rakyat as the Chief Risk Officer in August 2016
General Manager & Head of Trading, Global Markets
China CITIC Bank International
Group General Manager, Chief Risk Officer, Asia Pacific
Mark McKeown is Group General Manager and Chief Risk Officer, Asia-Pacific of The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. He has worked for HSBC Group for 40 years, starting his career with Midland Bank in his home city of Liverpool before moving to London in 1986. He has held senior roles across a range of Global Businesses and Functions. Mark moved to Hong Kong in 2010 as Head of Wholesale Credit & Market Risk and was appointed Chief Risk Officer, Asia-Pacific in January 2015. He serves on the boards of HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Limited and PT Bank Ekonomi Raharja, Tbk., Indonesia.
CIO Of Quantitative Investments
Neuberger Berman Investment Management (Shanghai) Limited
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