Programme 2020

Programme 2020

Risk ASEAN conference | Programme 2020

08:5009:00

Opening remarks

08:50 - 09:00

09:0009:30

Keynote address: Tackling emerging risk on the horizon

09:00 - 09:30

Ingrid Van Wees

Vice president finance and risk

Asian Development Bank

09:3010:10

Regulatory panel: Addressing regulatory fragmentation in the ASEAN region

09:30 - 10:10

  • How has regulatory fragmentation impacted the ASEAN region
  • How we seen evidence that regulatory fragmentation leads to financial instability?
  • How to reduce the gap between global and local standards to ensure consistency in implementation
  • What would a risk-based framework benefit the recognition of the comparability of derivatives regulatory regimes?
  • Embracing regulatory change in the insurance industry
Anita Menon

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. 

10:1010:40

Morning break

10:10 - 10:40

10:4011:20

Executive panel: How can risk managers stay ahead of the curve?

10:40 - 11:20

  • How prepared is the ASEAN industry for the looming Basel IV deadline? 
  • Defining non-financial risks: who’s held responsible?
  • New risks introduced by disruptive technology
  • Should risk functions be restructured to embrace change?
     
Michael Gibbs

President

Surestep

Michael is the Founder and President of SureStep – a global systems integrator specializing in GRC automation and reporting solutions.

Since 2007, SureStep has successfully completed projects across finance, manufacturing, transportation, natural resource and other industries. Those clients have ranged from 2-person risk and compliance teams to those having over 65,000 participants in their GRC programs. As the practice lead at SureStep, Mike guides clients to best practices and ensures they optimize their GRC technology investments for the long term.

SureStep provides solutions from ServiceNow, Workiva and IBM as well as GRC managed services. Mike’s team works from offices in Hong Kong and Singapore in addition to their New York and Toronto locations.

Michael Lor

Former CEO

Canadia Bank, Advisor to the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Cambodia

Michael Lor has built a distinguish track-record of over 30 years across the Southeast Asian region as a senior-level banker with extensive focus in strategic business transformation, risk management and corporate governance; organization and human capital development.

He is presently an Advisor to the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Cambodia.

Amongst his various professional appointments, he was previously the CEO of Canadia Bank PLC, Cambodia; where he led the transformation of this local bank into a regional financial services group. Prior to Canadia Bank, he was the Group CEO of EON Bank Group, Malaysia. Under his leadership, the banking group was transformed from being previously perceived as a non-descript player in the industry to being regarded as a rapidly growing universal commercial bank and one of the most talked about banking franchise in Malaysia.

Michael was also previously, the Worldwide Director for Banking Solutions with Hewlett Packard; and prior to that, the Group Head of Consumer Banking for RHB Bank, Malaysia. He was a Managing Director with DBS Bank, Singapore for 17 years, serving in various senior management capacities in both their Singapore and Thailand banking operations.

During his professional career, he has been involved in both the banking and technology industries; and have led businesses in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and China, respectively. He is presently a passionate advocate of digital transformation and innovation in the region’s financial services industry; serving in various advisory functions and roles.

Ahmad Shukri Abd Rahman

Chief Risk Officer

Bank Rakyat

Ahmad Shukri has over 29 years of experience in banking and finance,focusing on areas of risk management and Islamic Finance.He is at present the Chief Risk Officer of Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad. Prior to his current appointment, he was the Head of Risk Management , OCBC Al-Amin Bank Berhad where he served there for about 8 years. Shukri had also served at the following Banks respectively Al-Rajhi Bank Malaysia ,Bank Muamalat Malaysia, the Pacific Bank Berhad and Oriental Finance berhad.

Shukri is Certified Professional in Islamic Finance (CPIF) under the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professional (CIIF). He also holds an Executive Master in Islamic Banking and Finance from Asia E University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Adminstration majoring in Finance from Texas A&M University,Commerce,USA.

Shukri is also currently a part time lecturer for Islamic Finance and Risk Management at the International Center for Education in Islamic Finance(INCEIF) and a also member of the Finance Accreditation Agency’s Finance Accreditation Panel (FAP).

11:2011:50

Deep Dive: Margin reform phase V and VI: a reality check

11:20 - 11:50

  • Current challenges facing banks in ASEAN banks
  • Convergence of demand for non-cash collateral across bilateral and triparty activities
  • Adoption of a fully integrated collateral management model for various collateralization
  • Combining the management of IM and VM within the same function
  • Lessons learnt from developed markets
     
Suiunbek Ibraev

Head of Analytics and Market Price Control, Market Risk Management

OCBC BANK

11:5012:30

Spitfire showcase: the ASEAN risk innovator

11:50 - 12:30

4 risk managers from banks across the ASEAN region are invited to present an innovative case study in which they achieved significant cost reduction, efficiency gain and/or improved regulatory compliance through technology and streamlined workflow.
Each risk manager will be given 10 minutes to present their innovation.
 

Jesse Liew, Chief Investment Officer, Principal Asset Management Berhad to present ‘Utilizing technology to enhance efficiencies in bond and equity investing’.

Pariwat Kanithasen, Deputy Director, Bank of Thailand to present on ‘Digital Payments in Thailand. Considering prompt pay and its overlay services and cross border linkage’

Pariwat Kanithasen

Deputy director

Bank of Thailand

Jesse Liew

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.

Sushil Israni

Executive Director, Head of Risk Transformation

Bank of Singapore

‘An enhanced approach maximising a new Collateral Management Engine’

12:3013:30

Lunch

12:30 - 13:30

13:3014:00

The World beyond the global financial crisis of COVID19

13:30 - 14:00

  • What has the impact been to the financial sector and cross border trade in this unprecedented time?
  • Through these unchartered territories what are the challenges the sector now faces to ensure we are prepared for the future?
  • Did we miss the warning signs and could we have been more prepared? Understanding what we could have done to be more prepared?
Man Juttijudata

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.

14:0014:40

Panel discussion: LIBOR transition– How can ASEAN prepare for it?

14:00 - 14:40

  • What are the challenges to processes involving long-dated instruments referencing LIBOR?
  • Impact on THBFIX and valuation methodologies
  • Renegotiate existing contracts
  • Revisit market risk profile and hedging strategies
  • What is the timeline industry should follow?
Karin Boonlertvanic

Department head-central treasury dept

Kasikornbank

14:4015:20

Panel discussion: Tackling challenges in AML detection and prevention

14:40 - 15:20

  • The current challenges in ensuring cross‐border compliance in light of the changing regulatory requirements
  • The role of technology in identifying financial crime motivations and typologies
  • What are the risks and opportunities in the deployment fintech solutions?
  • Benchmarking your AML efforts against international investigation standards
  • Cross-function collaboration in fighting financial crime

15:2015:50

Afternoon break

15:20 - 15:50

15:5016:20

Fireside Chat: Are ASEAN banks ignoring climate change?

15:50 - 16:20

  • Reasons for slow adoption of ESG integration amongst ASEAN banks and asset management.
  • How to assess climate-related risks embedded in banks’ portfolios
  • Integrating ESG principles in product and services – where to start?
  • ESG risks in client and transaction approval
Ahmad Shukri Abd Rahman

Chief Risk Officer

Bank Rakyat

Ahmad Shukri has over 29 years of experience in banking and finance,focusing on areas of risk management and Islamic Finance.He is at present the Chief Risk Officer of Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad. Prior to his current appointment, he was the Head of Risk Management , OCBC Al-Amin Bank Berhad where he served there for about 8 years. Shukri had also served at the following Banks respectively Al-Rajhi Bank Malaysia ,Bank Muamalat Malaysia, the Pacific Bank Berhad and Oriental Finance berhad.

Shukri is Certified Professional in Islamic Finance (CPIF) under the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professional (CIIF). He also holds an Executive Master in Islamic Banking and Finance from Asia E University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Adminstration majoring in Finance from Texas A&M University,Commerce,USA.

Shukri is also currently a part time lecturer for Islamic Finance and Risk Management at the International Center for Education in Islamic Finance(INCEIF) and a also member of the Finance Accreditation Agency’s Finance Accreditation Panel (FAP).

16:2016:50

Live polling and Q&A panel: The next generation of AI/Machine learning adoption in risk management

16:20 - 16:50

A line-up of AI experts will diagnose the current issues in the AI/ML adoption in risk management. Delegates will be able to submit questions to our panel of experts through sli.do. Discussion will cover:

  • Purpose of for AI adoption: cost reduction, efficiency, top-line growth or product differentiation?
  • Winning strategies in presenting business justification
  • How to overcome data quality/standardization challenges
  • Analyse large amounts of data while maintaining granularity of analysis
  • Practical applications and potential challenges

16:5017:30

The “ASEAN VOICE” roundtables

16:50 - 17:30

Delegates will be asked to break into 6 roundtables, each hosted by a subject matter expert to drive industry conversations. The discussions aim at identifying key challenges, solutions and establishing priorities for moving the ASEAN financial industry forward.

  • Roundtable A: Market Conduct
  • Roundtable B: Risk in Wealth Management
  • Roundtable C: Geopolitical risks
  • Roundtable D: Regtech
  • Roundtable E: LIBOR transition
  • Roundtable F: Non-financial risk

17:3017:35

Closing remarks

17:30 - 17:35

17:3517:35

End of conference

17:35 - 17:36