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1 Michael Syn Head of Equities Singapore Exchange

Michael Syn is the Head of Equities at Singapore Exchange. He has management responsibility for SGX’s equities business, as the CEO of the Stockmarket, Central Depository, and Derivatives market.

Michael Syn,
Head of Equities, Singapore Exchange
   
2 Carol Fong Group CEO CGS-CIMB Carol Fong is the Group CEO of CGS-CIMB Securities. In her present role, Carol is responsible for the overall management and financial performance of the group’s equities business, a regional franchise covering Asia Pacific (ex-Japan), as well as offices in London and New York. She was previously country IB CEO of CIMB Group, where she was responsible for building up the investment banking business, key client and regulator relationships in Singapore. Carol Fong,
Group CEO, CGS-CIMB
   
3 Roland Tan Asst. Director of NDI Trusted Data & Services GovTech Roland Tan is the Assistant Director of the National Digital Identity (NDI) Trusted Data & Services team in the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech). He oversees products such as MyInfo Application Programming Interface (API) and NDI-API Portal which enables partners to leverage NDI products to build innovative and seamless digital services for citizens and businesses. He also oversees SafeEntry, the national digital check-in system that logs individuals information for the prevention of the transmission of COVID-19. Roland Tan,
Asst. Director of NDI Trusted Data & Services, GovTech
   
4 Geoff Howie Market Strategist Singapore Exchange Geoff is the Singapore Exchange’s Market Strategist, with more than 20 years of experience in the financial markets and economics. He has a strong background in global macroeconomics and ​a reputation for cutting through market noise, with an ability to quickly identify key market ​drivers and their impact across major asset classes. He is the creator and author of the SGX My Gateway Report which highlights local market highlights and developments, serving investors since 2012. Geoff Howie, Market Strategist, Singapore Exchange Geoff's uncle was Bruce McLaren, founder of the McLaren Automotive Group.  
5 Jamus Lim Associate Professor of Economics ESSEC Business School Jamus Lim is an associate professor of economics at ESSEC Business School and a member of the 14th Parliament of Singapore and, until recently, the chief economist of Thirdrock Group. His research expertise lies at the intersection of international macro-finance, political economy, and development economics. An old Rafflesian, he graduated with first-class honours in economics from the University of Southern Queensland, and went on to graduate work at the London School of Economics, the University of California, and Harvard University.  Jamus Lim, Associate Professor of Economics, ESSEC Business School Merchandise trade as a share of Singapore's GDP has fallen from 344 percent in 2006 to 202 percent in 2019, while services trade has grown from 83 percent to 109 percent over the same period.  
6 Song Seng Wun Director CIMB Private Banking Song holds a Master of Arts in Econometrics from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He started his career as an economist in Malayan Banking Bhd in Kuala Lumpur. He moved to Singapore in 1990, and worked as a Regional Economist with various major multi-national financial institutions such as Merrill Lynch; Warburg Dillon Read as well as ABN Amro. Mr Song’s areas of focus are in the economies of ASEAN-5. He is a familiar icon in South-East Asia's news media as he has greatly contributed his professional views on the regional financial markets. Song Seng Wun, Director, CIMB Private Banking Song Seng Wun is a foodie and home cook (his specialty is claypot chicken rice), and often links his take on the economy to food via his Facebook page  
7 Lim Say Boon Chief Investment Strategist CGS-CIMB Lim Say Boon is Chief Investment Strategist for CGS-CIMB Securities. In a long career in banking and finance spanning 28 years, Say Boon has been, among many things, Chief Investment Officer for DBS Bank and Chief Investment Strategist for Standard Chartered Bank, Wealth Management and Private Banking. Say Boon is also a Non-Executive Director for a number of companies. Lim Say Boon, Chief Investment Strategist, CGS-CIMB Say Boon holds black belts in Shukokai Karate and Shitoryu Karate. And he has been a long time practitioner of Wing Chun Kung Fu.  
8 Nupur Joshi CEO REIT Association of Singapore

Joshi has been the Chief Executive Officer of the REIT Association of Singapore (REITAS) since 2017. She has over 20 years of international experience in investor relations, portfolio management, economic analysis, public accounting and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). ​

Prior to joining REITAS, she held various senior roles with Mapletree Logistics Trust including Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of Investor Relations. Her other previous roles include being an auditor with Deloitte & Touche, USA and economist with Kotak Mahindra in Mumbai, India.

Nupur Joshi, CEO, REIT Association of Singapore If Nupur wasn't in the corporate world, she would want to be a wildlife photographer!  
9 Karen Lee CEO ARA LOGOS Logistic Trust Prior to her current appointment, Ms Lee was the Head of Asset and Investment Management for LOGOS SE Asia Pte Ltd where she was instrumental in the asset management strategic planning for LOGOS’ South East Asia business and growing the Singapore portfolio.  Ms Lee has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry covering industrial real estate development, asset and investment management, business development, leasing, marketing and property management. Karen Lee, CEO, ARA LOGOS Logistic Trust    
10 Paul Tham CEO Keppel REIT Tham is the CEO of Keppel REIT Management, the Manager for Keppel REIT, an SGX-listed commercial REIT which currently owns approximately $8 billion worth of premium Grade A commercial assets in Singapore, Australia and South Korea. Before his current appointment, Mr Tham was the CFO of Keppel Capital, the asset management arm of Keppel Corporation, overseeing finance, compliance, legal, and investor relations functions. Prior to that, Mr Tham was part of Keppel Corporation's Group Strategy & Development department, where he played a key role in the formation of Keppel Capital.  Paul Tham, CEO, Keppel REIT Paul is a big F1 fan, but doesn’t really care who wins, he just wants to watch an exciting race.  
11 Dr S. Supramaniam President ​Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association Dr Supramaniam is a global pioneer of the cleanroom gloves manufacturing industry and has been at it for the past 29 years. He has global experience and intimate knowledge of glove markets and pricing trends, for all glove materials of latex, nitrile, polychloroprene , polyisoprene and polyvinyl. On the R&D front, he heads the research for the glove industry on the usage of nano materials (graphene, single wall carbon nanotubes and green silica) in enhancing the property and characteristics of gloves. Dr S. Supramaniam, President, ​Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association Dr Supramaniam loves the outdoors, he climbed Mount Kinabalu in my 50s and plans to conquer Mt. Everest Basecamp next.  
12 Richard Koh Founder & CEO M-DAQ Richard Koh has over three decades of industry experience in Infocomm, Treasury (Foreign Exchange) and eCommerce.  He is the Founder/CEO of M-DAQ, a Singapore home-grown financial technology startup founded in Jan 2010. It was net profitable since beginning of 2018 with GTV of ~S$10 billion and revenue of ~S$50 million. The company raised S$82 million in equity with S$55 million in cash reserves at the beginning of 2020. M-DAQ is supported by EDB, ESG and MAS. Richard is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) since 2010 and holds an Executive MBA in International Business (First in Class/Valedictorian). Richard holds three design/technical patents. Richard Koh, Founder & CEO, M-DAQ    
13 Ong Khang Chuen Analyst CGS-CIMB Khang Chuen joined CGS-CIMB in 2015, and currently covers small and mid-cap companies in Singapore. Prior to joining the Singapore office last year, he was based in the Hong Kong office covering Chinese consumer, e-commerce and education sectors. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Professional Accounting and Finance from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and is a CFA charterholder. Ong Khang Chuen, Analyst, CGS-CIMB    
14 Lock Mun Yee Analyst CGS-CIMB Mun Yee joined CGS-CIMB in 2014 covering the Singapore property and REITs sector. Prior to joining CGS-CIMB, she was with DBS Vickers and OSK-DMG as an analyst covering Singapore and ASEAN property. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from La Trobe University, Australia. Lock Mun Yee, Analyst, CGS-CIMB    
15 Vincent Fernando Managing Director Zero One Vincent has over 15 years of investment banking experience working at both boutique firms and larger investment banks such as Citi and Macquarie. He has traveled extensively during his career, having been based in New York, Hong Kong, Thailand, and finally Singapore where he was Director of Research covering Southeast Asia. Vincent helped Business Insider launch its finance vertical back when the company was just a start-up. He also founded a financial advisory in Singapore that has helped raise multiple rounds of funding for growth companies and continues to produce investment research published into both Bloomberg terminals and the Smartkarma platform.  Vincent Fernando, Managing Director, Zero One    
16 Jeremy Tan

1. Founder & CEO

2. Co-founder

1. Liquid Group

2. Xnap Network

Jeremy is a veteran in the financial technology industry, having launched, co-invested, built and divested multiple successful payment companies in the past decade. Jeremy is the founder and CEO of Liquid Group Pte Ltd, a mobile payment platform company headquartered in Singapore, with presence across the Asia-Pacific. He is also the co-founder of XNAP Network, an open API-based QR payment acceptance network that that connects bank apps, acquirers and networks, enabling cross border payments between their partners. Jeremy Tan, Founder & CEO, Liquid Group and Co-founder, Xnap Network Jeremy used to be part of a company that scouted for musical talent across ASEAN to put them online (just audio, no video).  He also used to play the drums.  
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