Risk ASEAN 2020

Ingrid Van Wees

Vice president finance and risk

Asian Development Bank

Michael Gibbs



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.

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).

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.

Jesse Liew

Chief investment officer

Principal Asset Management Berhad

Pariwat Kanithasen

Deputy director

Bank of Thailand

Karin Boonlertvanic

Department head-central treasury dept