Greg Tanzer Commissioner Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Mr Greg Tanzer was appointed as an ASIC Commissioner for a four‐year term, commencing 5 March 2012.
He served as Secretary General of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) from 2008 until early 2012.
Greg was previously Executive Director for Consumer Protection and International at ASIC, where he worked in various senior positions from 1992 to 2008.
Before joining ASIC, Greg worked in the Australian Government Attorney‐General’s Department and the Department of Finance. He is a qualified solicitor and barrister.
Philip Lowe Deputy Governor Reserve Bank of Australia
Philip Lowe is the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, a position he has held since February 2012. He is also Deputy Chairman of the Reserve Bank Board, and is Chairman of the Reserve Bank's Risk Management Committee.
Prior to his current role, Philip has held the positions of Assistant Governor (Economic) and Assistant Governor (Financial System). He also spent two years with the Bank for International Settlements working on financial stability issues.
Philip holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.Comm (Honours) in Economics/Econometrics from the University of New South Wales. He has authored numerous papers including on the linkages between monetary policy and financial stability.
Camille Blackburn Advisor and Director - Regulation and Financial Systems
Camille Blackburn is a regulatory expert and director with broad experience in regulation and financial systems applied in both the public and corporate sectors. Camille was head of investment banking at ASIC over the GFC and was a principal advisor to the Murray Australian Financial System Inquiry in 2015 with a particular interest in cross border regulation and financial services innovation. Camille has held senior regulatory roles in Banking, other financial organisations and the Public Service. She holds a law degree, master of commerce, is member of the Institute of Company Directors here and in the UK, and is currently undertaking higher study in international law at the London School of Economics.
David McLean Acting Assistant Commissioner Australian Federal Police
Acting Assistant Commissioner David McLean is currently performing the role of National Manager High Tech Crime Operations within the Australian Federal Police. This role encompasses all cybercrime investigations, education and prevention programs, in addition to having responsibility for a wide range of electronic capabilities.
In his substantive role, Acting Assistant Commissioner McLean is responsible for the investigation of significant criminal acts which may compromise computer systems relied upon by the Australian critical infrastructure community or information systems of national and international significance.
Acting Assistant Commissioner McLean is also responsible for Child Protection Operations and the targeting of offenders use the internet to facilitate the sexual exploitation of children or who travel offshore and commit sexual offences against them.
Previous senior executive roles occupied by Acting Assistant Commissioner McLean include Manager Professional Standards responsible for internal investigations and maintenance of the AFP integrity framework; Deputy Chief Police Officer, ACT Policing, the AFP’s community policing arm; and Chief of Staff, responsible for the coordination of information, administrative and support services provided to the Commissioner and AFP Executive.
From 2004 to 2007, Acting Assistant Commissioner McLean was stationed in Washington DC where he served as the AFP Senior Liaison Officer responsible for cooperation with the United States and Canada on policing issues.
Acting Assistant Commissioner McLean is a graduate of the AFP Management of Serious Crime Program, the AFP International Senior Command Program and the Australian Institute of Police Management. He holds a Bachelor of Business and a Graduate Diploma of Executive Leadership.
Greg Yanco Senior Executive Leader - Market & Participant Supervision Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
Greg Yanco has held the position of Senior Executive Leader of the Market & Participant Supervision team at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) since 2008. The Market & Participant Supervision team has responsibility for market surveillance and overseeing compliance by market participants with the Corporations Act, their Australian Financial Services licence conditions and the ASIC market integrity rules.
Greg served as NSW Regional Commissioner for ASIC (2008-2012) and has led some of ASIC's largest programmes, including the transfer of market supervision from the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) to ASIC, and the implementation of ASIC's new integrated market surveillance system. He also played a major role in the introduction of market competition in Australia. Greg sits on ASIC's Technology Governance Board and is an active member of the Market Supervision Advisory Panel, the International Organization of Securities Commission's (IOSCO) Committee 3 and the Intermarket Surveillance Group.
Greg is former Chief Executive Officer of AXE ECN, a joint venture formed to provide an alternative venue to trade Australian listed securities. Prior to this Greg was at the ASX (1986-2006), where he managed diversified teams within the regulatory and commercial environments covering market structure and product management, client relations, market surveillance and broker compliance.
Daryl Sisson Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand, Financial & Risk Thomson Reuters
Daryl Sisson is Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand at Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. In his role, Daryl leads a team of over 350 Financial and Risk (F&R) employees based in Australia and New Zealand, who combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk & media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.
Daryl joined Reuters in 1997 and has held a number of senior management roles in Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney. Prior to his current role of Managing Director,Australia and New Zealand, Daryl was Head of Direct, Asia, responsible for Thomson Reuters Asia’s mid market business. In addition to his day-to-day responsibilities, Daryl is also a Director of the ASX Thomson Reuters Charity Foundation, Thomson Reuters Australia Pty, Energybanklink and Reuters NZ Limited. Prior to joining Reuters, Daryl worked at JP Morgan in London.
Daryl has over 20 years experience in sales and general management roles within the European and Asian financial services industries. A passionate and experienced business leader with a strong commitment to performance, Daryl has a strong track record of profitably growing businesses in diverse and complex marketplaces across Asia. He particularly enjoys making a difference through strong execution, distributed leadership, building and managing teams, change management, driving for results and getting things done.
Daryl has a degree in Commerce and Management from Lincoln University, and has completed post graduate studies at the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the NZIM, and the University of Michigan.In his spare time, Daryl enjoys rugby, golf and surfing. He lives in Sydney with his wife and three children.
Dinesh Anand Head of Global Sanctions Compliance ANZ
Dinesh’s banking career spans some 30 years across Australia, Germany and India. During this period he has worked in various roles including Financial Crime, Credit Risk, Operating Risk, Relationship Management, and Operations. He is currently assigned as Head of Global Sanctions Compliance for ANZ, in which role he is responsible for ensuring ANZ’s compliance with sanctions regulations across all the geographies ANZ operates in. Dinesh is an Honours Graduate in Electrical Engineering and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
Julie Beesley Chief Financial Crime Officer Westpac Group
Julie has specialised in financial crime for the past 20 of her 25 year career and is an international expert and recognised industry figure. At Westpac, she has primary accountability for ensuring effective global financial crime risk management and compliance across anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism financing, anti-bribery and corruption, tax evasion and sanctions. Prior to Westpac, Julie worked in consultancy and was a Forensic Partner at one of the Big 4 firms. Over her career, Julie has worked in more than 20 countries in Europe, the Americas, Middle East, Asia and Australasia and provided risk, regulatory and compliance services to the financial services industry, including high profile cross-border financial crime investigations involving fraud, money laundering, bribery and corruption, tax evasion and insider trading. She is a chartered accountant, certified anti-money laundering specialist and a certified fraud examiner. She also holds a bachelor science honours degree in physics, master degree in criminology and is undertaking a doctorate in organised crime and chaos theory.
Pat Brennan General Manager, Policy Development Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)
Pat was appointed General Manager, Policy Development in September 2014, with responsibility for APRA’s policy agenda across all APRA regulated industries.
Pat joined APRA in 2011 and lead APRA’s specialist credit and operational risk team, and was involved in a number of APRA policy initiatives. Prior to joining APRA, Pat spent 25 years working in the banking industry covering a range of financial markets and treasury roles in Australia, New Zealand and in London.
Pat’s qualifications include a Master of Applied Finance from the Macquarie University
Bradley Brown Director International Policy Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC)
Bradley Brown is currently the Director of International Policy at AUSTRAC. This role has responsibility for considering implications to Australia’s AML/CTF Regime of the revised Financial Action Task Force International Standards. There is a strong partnership in this work with the Attorney-General’s Department. Bradley has been with AUSTRAC since September 2004 and during his time has held various roles in AUSTRAC’s Intelligence Branch, Program and Project Management, Policy and Government Relations. Bradley has represented AUSTRAC and Australia at various international typology meetings presenting on money laundering and terrorism financing vulnerabilities. Prior to joining AUSTRAC, Bradley was a law enforcement officer, serving 15 years with the Queensland Police Service, principally in intelligence positions. Bradley holds a Masters in Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism.
Niall Coburn is the regulatory intelligence expert for the Asia Pacific region. He joined Thomson Reuters in 2013 from FTI Consulting where he was a Managing Director for regulatory investigations in Australia. Prior to that position, Niall was a Senior Specialist Adviser to the Australian Securities&Investments Commission (ASIC) and Director of Enforcement for the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). He was part of an international team that wrote the regulatory and financial market laws and rules for the Dubai International Financial Centre.
Niall is a Barrister of the High Court of Australia and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) and Law degrees from University of Tasmania, a Masters of Law degree from Melbourne University and a Diploma of Business Administration from Mt Eliza Business School. Niall has over twenty years experience in financial markets and international regulation. In 2002, he was awarded an ASIC Australia Day Honour Medal for his work in corporate investigations.
Niall began his career as a legal aid lawyer and also worked with Aboriginal legal aid. Upon entering the Victorian Bar in 1987, he specialised in corporate law. He joined ASIC as a Principal lawyer and was involved in a number of high profile corporate investigations in Australia and internationally resulting in convictions. He has worked in the Middle East and Asia liaising with other international regulatory bodies and government agencies. Niall has published extensively on compliance and financial regulation internationally. He has written a book on corporate investigations and insolvent trading published by Thomson Reuters, and has been a commentator in the Australian Financial Review on financial regulation and compliance.
Professor Kevin Davis Professor of Finance University of Melbourne
Kevin Davis is Professor of Finance at the University of Melbourne, Research Director of the Australian Centre for Financial Studies and a Professor of Finance at Monash University. His primary research interests are financial regulation, financial institutions and markets, financial innovation and corporate finance. He is co-author/editor of 16 books in the areas of finance, banking, monetary economics and macroeconomics and has published numerous journal articles and chapters in books. He is the Deputy Chair of SIRCA, a member of the Australian Competition Tribunal, and has undertaken an extensive range of consulting assignments for financial institutions, business and government. Professor Davis is a Senior Fellow of Finsia, a Fellow of FTA and holds Bachelor of Economics (Hons I) from Flinders University of South Australia and a Master of Economics from the Australian National University. He was appointed by the Federal Treasurer in December 2013 as a panel member of the Financial System Inquiry chaired by Mr David Murray.
John Fildes Chief Executive Officer Chi-X Australia
John Fildes is Chief Executive Officer of Chi-X Australia, joining the organisation in April 2013. He brings extensive experience in stockbroking, investing, market development, market infrastructure and market platforms in Australia and Asia.
Mr. Fildes' previous roles include Director of Strategic Development for Getco Asia and Managing Director and COO, Asia, of Instinet Pacific, where he oversaw regional operations for Instinet in Asia, including Japan. Before joining Instinet in 2006, John Fildes served at Morgan Stanley for 10 years in Hong Kong, where he held positions as the Head of Equity Marketing and Head of Electronic and Program Trading for Asia-Pacific.
Mr. Fildes has been closely involved with the development of the FIX Protocol in Asia Pacific and has served as Director of FIX Protocol Limited, and is a former Board Member of the Stockbrokers Association of Australia. Mr. Fildes is a member of the Australian FMRC Market Quality Advisory Panel and until recently was a member of the SGX Derivatives Committee in Singapore.
Chantal Freeman Legal Counsel SunRice
Chantal Freeman joined SunRice in 2014 and has overall responsibility for the legal and compliance function for both SunRice and its subsidiaries. Chantal has over ten years legal and compliance experience working for FMCG organisations, both here in Australia and in Asia. Prior to joining SunRice, Chantal was International Strategy Counsel for Kirin Holdings Company Limited based in Tokyo. Prior to that, she was Legal Counsel – Group & Wine for Lion.
Richard Gray Executive Director, Head of Regulatory Reform, Westpac
Richard joined Westpac in early 2011 and heads the bank's Office of Regulatory Reform evaluating all international regulatory developments on behalf of the bank. Richard commenced his career as a corporate investigator at ASIC. He then moved into the banking sector and over a diverse 25 year career he has held senior positions at AIDC, Societe Generale and Goldman Sachs JBWere. During that time he established business units and managed teams engaged in corporate and project finance, structured finance, infrastructure advisory, debt origination, capital markets and specialised funds management.
Dr. Brindha Gunasingham, CFA Principal and Founder FitzBiz Investment Analysis & Strategy
Dr. Brindha Gunasingham, CFA provides strategic and economic insights, quantitative and financial analysis, and related strategy consulting services to clients in the investment and finance industry in Australasia, Asia, the US and the UK. She has over 20 years of experience in the global investment industry, with a background in investment banking, alternatives and wealth management.
Brindha is a Past President of the CFA Society of Sydney and the Former Dean and Professor of Economics at S P Jain School of Global Management. Her other previous roles include Head of Strategy and Finance (AMP Sustainable Planner Growth / Horizons Academy); Global Head of Research (AMP Private Capital) and Australasian Head of Research (PricewaterhouseCoopers Financial Advisory Services).
Brindha holds a Doctorate in Banking and Finance (specialising in investment risk) from UNSW and the University of Sydney. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. She also holds MA and Honours Degrees in Economics from the University of Cambridge, and a MSc. Degree in Economics (of the Asia Pacific Region) from the University of London.
Brindha has co-authored a text book (“Introduction to Corporate Finance”). She is on the editorial board of the CFA Digest and is a reviewer for the Financial Analyst Journal. She has been invited to present at numerous industry events around the world.
Richard Harvey Head of Treasury CBH Group
Richard Harvey has for the last five years been Head of Treasury for Cooperative Bulk Handling (CBH) covering both the Treasury and Credit departments. CBH markets approximately ten million tonnes of grain globally predominantly to Asia and the Middle East each year. As Head of Treasury Richard is responsible for the initial assessment and approval of counterparties together with the ongoing monitoring of counterparty risk including financial, reputational and regulatory across the supply chain as a whole. Prior to this Richard ran the Market Risk operation at CBH for three years and has been involved in Financial Markets in trading, advisory and sales roles within the banking and corporate sector for over twenty five years.
Ian Holcroft Head of Procurement - Australian Hub Laing O’Rourke Australia
Laing O’Rourke is one of the world’s largest privately owned construction engineering enterprises with a world-wide turnover in excess of $8bn. Ian has worked for the business for over 21 years all of which have been in procurement and supply chain. For the last 3.5 years he has headed up procurement in Australia at both a strategic and operational level. Ian is responsible for a spend of over $1.5bn . Ensuring that Laing O’Rourke appropriately assesses the financial and ABAC risk within their supply chain is one of his many responsibilities.
Christian Hunt Global Head of Compliance & Operational Risk Control for Asset Management UBS
Christian Hunt is the Global Head of Compliance & Operational Risk Control for Asset Management at UBS.
Prior to joining the Firm last year, he was Chief Operating Officer of the Prudential Regulation Authority (“PRA”), a subsidiary of the Bank of England. The PRA is responsible for the prudential supervision of deposit takers, insurance firms and designated investment firms in the UK. Christian previously held the position of Head of Department at the PRA (and before that its predecessor organisation the FSA) responsible for the supervision of international systemically important banks.
He has also run a London based family office which managed hedge funds and was active in private equity. Prior to that he was a Director in Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank. In addition to his corporate finance responsibilities, Christian also ran the Chairman’s Office and spent two years on secondment at the UK Takeover Panel, regulating takeovers and mergers. He began his career at Arthur Andersen, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds an MA from the University of Oxford.
Costel Ion Digital Crime Officer – Outreach Management INTERPOL
Mr. Costel ION joined the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore in January 2014 and works as a Digital Crime Officer in the Cyber Innovation & Outreach Directorate - Strategy and Outreach Sub-Directorate, being responsible for partnerships and outreach activities. Before joining INTERPOL, he was the Head of the Regional Cyber Crime Unit (Pitesti, Romania) within the Brigade for Countering the Organized Criminality, being responsible for managing all type of cybercrime investigations, for mentoring, monitoring, advising and evaluating the effectiveness and responsiveness of the unit, and coordinating international investigations in co-operation with multiple law enforcement agencies around the world (2009 – 2014).
Mr. ION worked in the Cyber Crime Department (Brigade for Countering the Organized Criminality, Pitesti, Romania) as a cybercrime investigator, being responsible for conducting and also coordinating national and international investigations (2002 – 2009).
Mr. ION holds a Bachelor's Degree in Law, a Postgraduate Certificate in Criminal Law and a Master's Degree (”Combating Organized Crime").
Anatoly Kirievsky Country Compliance Officer Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Anatoly has a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws degree from UNSW with Honours in Finance. He spent 4 years with the Reserve Bank of Australia in financial markets research, liquidity forecasting and dealing support and compliance areas. He then moved to HSBC where he provided compliance coverage for global markets, debt capital markets, asset management, custody & clearing, and personal financial services. Since joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2010, Anatoly has been responsible for regulatory compliance across a variety of business units. In his current role as the Head of Compliance Anatoly is leading the team responsible for all aspects of regulatory compliance for Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Australia.
Anatoly has been an adjunct academic at the University of New South Wales since 2000, across undergraduate, masters and MBA programs, with a focus on risk management and corporate governance. He taught extensively across financial markets & institutions, international business finance, real estate finance and financial risk management.
David Lawrence Chief Operating Officer & Company Secretary Asia Pacific Stock Exchange
David Lawrence CCP(Fellow), MComm, BEc (Hons), PgDip Mgmt, Dip ProjMmt has over 25 years’ experience in the development and supervision of financial securities markets. In a career of over 20 years at ASX , Mr Lawrence held a number of Senior Management positions in market operations, listed company and broker supervision, listed company and broker business development, project management and market surveillance. He was the ASX representative to the international Inter-market Surveillance Group for a number of years.
He subsequently provided consulting services to stockbrokers and exchanges in Australia and China. Since 2012 Mr Lawrence has been responsible for the re-establishment of the APX market in March 2014, primarily directing the technology, operational, supervisory and regulatory development of the market. APX is an emerging listing and trading venue in Australia bridging the gaps between Australian and Asian markets. As the President of the Australasian Compliance Institute (now the GRC Institute) for over 8 years Mr Lawrence fostered ACI’s growth beyond Australia into the Asia Pacific region. ACI is the peak professional body for over 2500 risk and compliance practitioner members.
Mr Lawrence has been a speaker on financial markets and compliance issues in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, USA, Japan, China and the UK.
David Lynch Chief Executive Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA)
David Lynch is Chief Executive of the Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA), which is the industry body that represents participants in Australia’s financial markets including stockbrokers, banks, state treasury corporations, energy traders and a range of specialised market providers. AFMA deals with policy and regulatory issues affecting the businesses of financial market participants and it also coordinates the efficient operation and effective self-management of the over-the-counter (OTC) financial markets. AFMA actively promotes high professional standards in the financial markets through the provision of training and accreditation programmes for market participants and provides a range of data services to the industry, including the BBSW benchmark rate.
Nathan Lynch Head Regulatory Analyst, Australia & New Zealand Thomson Reuters
Nathan Lynch is the head regulatory analyst for Thomson Reuters' Governance, Risk and Compliance operations in the Asia-Pacific region. Nathan joined Thomson Reuters's London office in 2000. He returned to Australia in 2002 and has written about regulatory affairs, anti-money laundering and compliance developments for Thomson Reuters' Compliance Complete service across the Asia-Pacific region ever since.
Nathan is a member of the Australasian Compliance Institute and has presented workshops at the ACI's annual governance, risk and compliance conference. Nathan also appears regularly in print and electronic media as a specialist commentator on financial markets and regulation.
Kevin Nixon Partner Deloitte Australia
Kevin joined Deloitte Australia in November, 2014 as Financial Services Risk & Regulatory Leader for Deloitte Australia.
Kevin is a well-known and respected voice globally on regulation of the financial system. He has returned to Australia from Washington D.C., where he was Managing Director of Regulatory Affairs at the Institute of International Finance (IIF).
The primary focus of the regulatory work of the IIF is the global post-crisis reform agenda as mandated by the G20 and overseen by the FSB. An important adjunct to this work is to develop improved risk governance and industry standards. In this role he engaged regularly at the most senior levels of both financial institutions and regulatory bodies.
Topics covered include Basel III, Resolution, OTC Derivatives, Insurance, Shadow Banking, and more recently Non-Bank Non-Insurance entities.
James Nunn-Price Partner, Risk Deloitte Australia
James recently moved to Australia to lead Deloitte's Cyber Security services, operations and investment across the country, assisting clients locally and globally. Previously he led Deloitte’s UK cyber security practice, setting up the first Cyber Intelligence Centre. He is a member of Deloitte's global cyber leadership team working with some of the world’s largest organisations.
He is a recognised cyber expert and successful business leader contributing to cyber security innovation at businesses and regulators for over fifteen years. He has implemented good practice cyber operations, managed services, global cyber incident response capabilities and has led multiple complex award winning projects for clients. James has given key note addresses at conferences, been quoted a number of times in the press, written articles, appeared on live TV and radio.
Anthony Serhan President CFA Society of Sydney
Anthony Serhan is responsible for the development of research and commentary about investment themes and trends within the Asia-Pacific region, and representing Morningstar’s manager, equity and credit research capabilities. Serhan has more than 25 years of investment and financial services experience in both institutional and retail capacities. At Morningstar, he previously held the roles of CEO Morningstar Australasia, managing director of Ibbotson Associates Australia, and head of adviser and research. Before joining Morningstar in 2003, he was an associate director at ASSIRT, and before that, headed the investment consulting practice at AMP Consulting. Serhan is also a director and president of the CFA Society of Sydney and a director and chair of the Abbotsleigh Foundation investment committee, and was previously a member of the ASFA investment sub-committee for 13 years. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, a graduate diploma in applied finance and investments from Finsia, and a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Technology, Sydney.
Karl Supit Vice President, Global Financial Crimes Compliance Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Karl joined Bank of America in 2014 as the Head of AML/CTF for Australia. Prior to his current role Karl spent 16 years in a range of regulatory, national security and law enforcement positions, mainly with AUSTRAC, Foreign Affairs, and the AFP. In these roles he undertook a range of long and short term assignments to South East Asia and the Middle East. Karl also worked for 3 years in N.M. Rothschild & Sons specialising in resource project financing. Karl has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and a Master of Commerce, both from the University of Sydney. In his spare time, he is an Intelligence Corps officer in the Australian Army Reserve.
Neville Tiffen Principal Neville Tiffen & Associates
Neville is a specialist consultant and mentor in corporate governance, compliance and business integrity. Previously he was the Global Head of Compliance for Rio Tinto and has held other senior corporate governance and legal roles.
Neville advises boards and senior management in assessing, designing and implementing a culture of business integrity and compliance with laws and internal controls. This includes developing compliance programs; reviewing corporate governance practices and developing an overall framework of governance; assessing compliance and other risks; designing and implementing global codes of conduct and standards, including anti-corruption, conflicts of interest, political involvement, antitrust and data privacy; designing and conducting training and communication strategies and implementing strong whistleblower schemes. Neville has spoken at many international conferences on these topics.
His clients include listed companies and small to medium sized organisations. He was retained by the Australian Federal Police to participate in their internal workshop on foreign bribery.
Neville is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, a non-executive director of Transparency International Australia, a member of the World Economic Forum’s expert advisory committee: Anti-Corruption Collective Action Project in Infrastructure/Urban Development Industries and a member of the OECD Secretary-General’s High Level Advisory Group on Integrity and Anti-corruption.
Kristen Tiner Head of Risk Segment, Asia Pacific, Financial & Risk Thomson Reuters
Kristen is the Head of Risk Segment, Asia Pacific for Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk Business. Her remit is to represent the three sectors of products in the Risk Business in APAC – Enterprise Risk Management, Financial Crime & Reputational Risk and Pricing & Reference Services. Previously Kristen served as a Strategic Sales Director within the Risk Business. Her remit was across industries in North Asia with a special focus on the global financial services community and its regulatory compliance, risk, audit & controls functions. She moved to Hong Kong in 2012 from New York where she was a Major Account Director for Banking & Securities at Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk & Compliance Group. Kristen came to Thomson Reuters through the Complinet acquisition as one of the original Governance, Risk & Compliance employees. Prior to beginning her work in compliance & risk she worked for Gartner, Inc in New York on large technology infrastructure projects for media companies and professional sports leagues. Kristen is a member of the Women in Finance Steering Committee and volunteer-coaches hockey at the Hong Kong Football Club. She is a graduate of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, holding a BBA with distinction in Business Administration and a BA in English. She is an avid snow skier, hockey player and traveler.
Ronald Tucker Chairman Australian Digital Currency Commerce Association (ADCCA)
Ronald Tucker the Chairman-Delegate of the Australian Digital Currency Commerce Association, the peak body for digital currency businesses in Australia.
Ron has been living in Australia for the last few years and currently lives in Sydney. He founded Bit Trade Australia - currently the largest digital currency business in Australia - in April 2013.
Ron was born in Newfoundland, Canada in 1981. He has been an entrepreneur for most of his working life and has started several businesses in the areas of retail and publishing in the US and Canada.
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