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David Roy is Managing Director – Product Management at AG Delta. He has been working in FinTech for over 25 years with asset managers, retail banks, system vendors and buy-side consultancies, such as JP Morgan Private Bank, Standard Chartered, LatentZero (now Fidessa) and Sapient Global Markets, across Asia, Europe and the U.S.
David has hands-on experience across the product lifecycle from idea generation, requirements determination and design to development, implementation and client support. His extensive background in asset management, brokerage trading, investment compliance and data management has allowed him to lead global projects and programs that have transformed the way the Business works.
Mok Chung Wing is Chief Technology Officer. He has over 20 years’ IT experience in Wealth Management, having worked for several leading global private banks.
Chung Wing who was the former Asia Pacific Chief Technology Officer at Bank Sarasin, has overseen in all technology facets of the Wealth Management including Software Development, Technical Infrastructure & Architecture design and numerous Trade Order & Execution Management & Regulatory Compliance initiatives regionally.
As Chief Technology Officer, he is dedicated to defining key initiatives within AG Delta’s Solution Architecture and Product roadmap. Chung Wing holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science with Honours from the City University of Hong Kong.
Bhaskar Guntury has over 20 years of experience in multiple disciplines including Program and Project management (delivery skills), architectural and technical skills, development and implementation experience, business analysis skills, and IT / Strategy consulting skills.
Bhaskar heads the Professional Services Delivery Organization that includes Project Management & Delivery Services; Production Support Services & QA Services. Prior to AG Delta, Bhaskar worked with companies such as Strategic Interventions India, TLiAP Singapore, Global 360 consultancy and Standard Chartered Bank, where he was actively engaged on projects that have required his expertise in architecting business solutions, deploying Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Business Process Management (BPM) solutions in banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sectors. Bhaskar holds a Master of Engineering in EE from National University of Singapore.
Andrew Au is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. He has more than 20 years’ experience in investment banking and Financial Services industry, having worked for top-tier global banks including Bankers Trust, Macquarie and Deutsche Bank and Global Financial Technology providers like SunGard, before he founded AGDelta in 2004.
Andrew is a frequent speaker at Wealth Management industry thoughts-leadership forums and an active industry participant in helping define and promote standards in the electronic trading of wealth investment products. Over the past 10 years he has been actively engaging retail and private banking institutions globally in transforming their business by leveraging E-commerce and digital channel models and technology. Andrew holds a Bachelor’s in Business from the University of Technology, Sydney and postgraduate studies in Applied Finance from Macquarie University Australia.
Chew Sutat is a Singapore-based exchange executive who serves as an executive vice president of the SGX. He is head of equities and fixed income trading at the exchange.
Chew joined SGX from Standard Chartered Bank in 2007. At Standard Chartered he was group head of investment and treasury products for the wealth management business. He joined SGX as an executive vice president and head of development. At SGX, Chew served as head of sales and clients prior to heading fixed income and equities. He was also head of corporate and market strategy.
He also worked at OCBC Securities as an associate director and at DBS Bank as an associate.
Raymond has over three decades of diverse experience across different banking segments from consumers, private banking, corporate to investment banking. He was previous group COO of Alliance Bank Malaysia where he was overseeing operations, technology and various support function of the bank. Prior to joining Alliance Bank, he gained a wealth of experience in Citigroup, with assignments in Hong Kong, Toronto, New York and Singapore. He has held key positions in both country and regional capacities.
Frank is one of Asia’s leading strategic voices and market commentators. He is a frequent co-host and commentator on CNBC’s The RunDown, Squawk Box, and Street Signs in both Asia and the USA. He is the anchor for the online show “Unhedged” which airs monthly with interviews of leading global portfolio managers.
Frank is the Founder of SoHo Capital LLC a private US investment firm founded in 1997 with offices in Singapore, Montecito, and Incline Village. CEOs worldwide at the apex of finance and technology have retained SoHo’s team as a strategic advisors, operating executives/partners, and investment bankers to help their companies successfully expand in Asia and Europe.
He received his B.S. in Managerial Economics from Carnegie Mellon University and his MBA in Finance from New York University.
Leo Wang an Industry veteran has 32 years’ of experience and worked with Citi as Chief Operating Officer and Consumer Wealth Advisors (Asia Pacific). He worked with Citi as Head of Securities Services and Cash & Trade business (Korea), Product Risk & Control, Global Transaction Banking (Asia Pacific), Business Risk and Compliance, Private Banking (North Asia). Leo has also worked as Operations Head in Private Banking (HK), Capital Markets and International Stock Brokerage (UK).
His vast experience in Wealth Management helps lead business performance, management process, risk & control and regulatory compliance on KYC, AML, sales process, client profiling and suitability. His expertise also includes Risk & Control, compliance design, implementation and management. He also lead and launched the KYC CADD (Customer Acquisition Due Diligence) and AML Transaction Monitoring Hubs in Mumbai and KL involving extensive regional system and KYC/AML compliance process roll-out.
Over the past years his experience has been instrumental in reviewing end-to-end business and process certification as part of the Business Risk & Compliance covering Private Banking, Transaction Banking and Wealth Management business. He has extensive operational experience in managing day-to-day operations, customer fulfillment, process re-engineering, regionalisation and outsourcing initiatives. Expertise in product design and development with sizeable P&L, product and sales responsibilities and hands-on experience on custody, funds management and servicing, trade finance, payment, collection and mobile solutions.
Ms Tan has over 20 years of finance experience in the IT industry, of which 14 years in lead regional finance roles covering Asia Pacific. Prior to joining AG Delta as an advisory board member, Ms Tan was with SunGard Financial Systems where she last held the position of VP Finance, CFO (M&A), Asia Pacific.
Ms Tan holds a Bachelor degree in Accountancy from National University of Singapore and is a qualified CA (Singapore).
From March 2012 until January 2018, Bénédicte N. Nolens was the Senior Director and Head of Risk and Strategy (R&S) of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). During the course of 2015, Bénédicte was appointed as a member of the Hong Kong Financial Service and Treasury Bureau Fintech Steering Group, and also as the Vice Chair of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Committee on Emerging Risks (CER). She led the drafting of the IOSCO report on Financial Technologies, including blockchain. She also founded the Fintech Contact Point of the SFC and its Fintech Advisory Committee. In this capacity, she interacted extensively with Fintech, Regtech and Cypto-economy companies.
Before joining the SFC, Bénédicte was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse and an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs. Bénédicte holds an LLM and MBA (high honours), and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1998. In January 2016, Bénédicte was a recipient of the China Daily Asian Women Leadership Awards at the Asia Financial Forum (AFF), recognizing women who are agents of change in their societies and role models in entrepreneurship, innovation, charity and the empowerment of women.
the multi asset best execution connectivity hub enables maximum efficiency for the best client experience across the entire trade lifecycle. Financial advisors and dealers can abide by the requirements and principles of MIFID1/2.
Financial Advice can be ACTED UPON swiftly with real CHOICE given to customers.
Using our award winning “Best Execution” platform, these clients have executed in excess of $1.5 Trillion in transaction turnover across ALL investment asset classes in over 15 countries in Asia, Middle East and Europe since 2010. We combine speed and efficiencies with real-time price discovery, execution to a panel of global product providers.
Post Global Financial Crisis, there was no network platform to enable the transparent and electronic trading of OTC Structured Investment Products, an asset class that drives significant fee revenue at both retail and private banking segments in Asia. In 2015, we created a JV in collaboration with 6 other global banks. This was the first network platform that catered the needs of the wealth industry. We own 16.67% of this JV in a company called Contineo (www.contineo.link). It is now the largest network in Asia with 9 private banks and over 10 fee paying investment banks.
powered by a Compliance as a Service Open API that covers KYC Investment Suitability and Cross border regulatory controls. Supporting an Open API approach Compliance can be injected into all stages of the advisory process
Financial Advice will be SUITABLE AND APPROPRIATE across regulatory jurisdictions.
Speed alone in banking is nothing without the right controls. Just ask the banks that have been fined over %150 Billion for mis-selling, due diligence failures, code of conduct breaches since 2010. We built a unique capability to combine automated preventive and audit able controls to address the “Regulatory Compliance” challenges that plague this industry to ensure that financial advice and investment solutions are suitable, appropriate and relevant. This is in production for our clients in jurisdictions in Asia, Middle East and Europe.
powered by proprietary matching algorithms and data , artificial intelligence tech. Our digital recommendation engines crunch data and link investment opportunities with personalised clients profiles & preferences.
Financial Advice will be RELEVANT and TIMELY and augmented with Robo services.
With Bankers and Clients craving for “Digital Advisory” solutions, we built the ability to provide machine –assisted recommendation engines to banks and clients alike in new digital channels using rules, algorithms, newly acquired data, and complex event processing technologies. The Singapore Israel Innovation Research and Development (SIIRD) programme by EDB agrees with our vision which was reconfirmed in 2016 as SIIRD awarded us the first 6 figure R&D Grant a Fintech has ever received. We productionalised Digital Advisory, long before over-used buzz words like robo-advisory, artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data existed.
Robert Saly is Managing Director – Head of Global Products. He has over 30 years of experience in the investment banking industry having worked for several global leading banks such as UBS, Merrill Lynch or Vontobel. He has worked in multiple locations across the world such as Zurich, London, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore.
At Merrill Lynch he was the European Head of Platforms and eCommerce delivering and implementing business-critical eCommerce and technology application across the structured product universe for internal and external clients.
At Vontobel Investment Bank Zurich, he covered the B4B relationship management maintaining strategic dialogs with key-decision-makers of financial institutions. He also developed under his leadership an in-house MIS and CRM system. From May 2012, Robert Saly has initiated and launched the start up of the Vontobel Financial Products office in Singapore for the distribution of structured products to qualified institutional investors in Singapore and Hong Kong.
Anthony Campbell-Brown has a 20 year proven track record of winning complex IT solution sales in difficult international markets and in particular APAC. With a background in capital/debt markets, Risk, IFRS, Transaction and retail banking, he has gained broad and deep understanding of how banks operate which has enabled him to build sustainable revenue streams for FinTech Software companies in SE Asia.
Starting in Bloomberg, he moved on to build and manage sales teams in medium to large size organisation such as Smartstream, Thomson Reuters (Kondor+) and Nucleus whilst also using his entrepreneurial flair to successful start up 2 small businesses in APAC.
Simon Wong has over 15 years’ of sales management and business development experience and is responsible for formulating and executing go-to-market strategies that will expand AGDelta’s business footprints across Asia as well as sales, marketing, partnerships and new market development.
His earlier career includes working as Business Development Representative with a Canadian technology start-up and worked his way up to becoming Regional Director for North Asia, where he successfully opened the Hong Kong and China market. before moving to SuperDerivatives. Simon was appointed as Head of Sales for Greater China in 2012 where he led the team to becoming the top revenue producing region in Asia for two consecutive years.
Jim Ashton, having led SunGard Financial Systems as a Division CEO from 2007 until 2011 and prior to that was the Group CEO of SunGard Treasury, Trading, and Risk from 1999 to 2007, Jim has guided the strategic direction of one of the world’s leading providers in Financial Technology.
Today as a General Partner in NewSpring Holdings LLC at NewSpring Capital, Jim is in the business of private equity investing and portfolio optimisation.
He also sits on the Board of Wealthcare Capital Management and Ultimus Fund Solutions, LLC. He has been a past board member of the International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE). As Chairman of AGDelta’s Board, Jim’s extensive experience in strategic planning and execution will be instrumental in bringing the company’s vision to market.
Michael Syn is the head of Derivatives at Singapore Exchange (SGX). He leads SGX’s growth in the trading, clearing and distribution of Asian derivatives, building on its position as an award-winning exchange.
Michael joined SGX from DBS Asset Management, where he oversaw the regional management of the firm as Chief Operating Officer. He brings with him leadership and business development experience in investment banking and investment management. Michael was educated at Cambridge University.
Lawrence Grinceri is AGDelta’s Co-founder. Over his 25 years’ career, Lawrence has worked for the global leaders in Management Consulting (Accenture), Business Process Integration (TIBCO Inc) and Financial Technology (Reuters Plc & SunGard).
His multi-disciplinary expertise in the design and delivery of high performance, e-commerce transaction systems, governs the technology and operational direction undertaken at AGDelta. Lawrence holds a Bachelor in Engineering in Software Systems from Curtin University in Western Australia.
Alokik Advani is a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, who is focused on market structure strategy and strategic investments for Goldman Sachs’ Securities Division in Asia.