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Alicia Garcia Herrero

Alicia Garcia Herrero

Alicia Garcia Herrero is Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at NATIXIS. She also serves as Senior Fellow at European think-tank BRUEGEL and research fellow at Real Instituto El Cano. Alicia is currently adjunct professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). She holds a PhD in Economics at George Washington University.

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03/06/19 | Too crowded bets on “7” for USDCNY could be dangerous 50 views

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Alicia Garcia Herrero and Gary Ng

Alicia Garcia Herrero and Gary Ng

Alicia Garcia Herrero is Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at NATIXIS. She also serves as Senior Fellow at European think-tank BRUEGEL and research fellow at Real Instituto El Cano. Alicia is currently adjunct professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). She holds a PhD in Economics at George Washington University.

Gary joined Natixis as Economist for Asia Pacific in 2015. He brings his rich experience in sectorial research, with a specific focus on the banking industry. He holds a Bachelor’s of Economics and Engineering with a major in international trade and finance from the University of Queensland.

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21/03/19 | Implication of NPC for Chinese banks: Sticks and carrots to force lendings to private firms in exchange for more capital 43 views

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Christian Gilmour

Christian Gilmour

Christian is an Executive Director, Consulting at Deloitte Southeast Asia. He is a seasoned banking executive with a global track record of motivating and leading teams to deliver complex, time pressured transformations. He has hands on expertise in Investment Banking and Private Banking/Wealth Management spanning business, product, change and client management developed over a decade in Barclays Capital and Wealth. He also has a deep end to end understanding of the full product set for the institutional/private client segments.

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27/02/19 | Digitising investment suitability 119 views

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Dr. Andrew Dahdal

Dr. Andrew Dahdal

Dr. Andrew Dahdal is an assistant professor in the College of Law, Qatar University. He is also the section head, Law and Policy (Economic Diversification) in the Centre for Law and Development, an industry funded think-tank hosted by Qatar University. Andrew completed his PhD at the University of New South Wales in 2014 examining the history of banking in Australia and its interaction with the Australian Constitution.

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25/09/18 | Time to go back to basics for the Australian banking industry 149 views

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    Dr. Silvio Struebi

    Dr. Silvio Struebi

    Dr. Silvio Struebi is a partner in Simon-Kucher & Partners and he is part of the Global Banking Practice and heads the company's banking operations in APAC, with a special focus on international private banking and B2B banking.

    Silvio has more than ten years of consulting experience and advises a broad array of local and global financial institutions on topics, ranging from monetisation and product management to market-specific implementation of growth strategies. Prior to focusing on the APAC region, Silvio served retail and private banks and asset managers in Switzerland and Europe.

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    22/08/18 | Pricing, discounting, and negotiation to maximise profitability 203 views

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    Eiichiro Yanagawa

    Eiichiro Yanagawa

    Eiichiro Yanagawa is a senior analyst with Celent's Asian Financial Services group and is based in the firm’s Tokyo office. His research focuses on IT strategy issues in the Japanese and Asian banking and financial industries.

    Latest Post:
    14/05/19 | Japan Kicks Off Reiwa Era's Payment Infrastructure - Part 1: Zengin 67 views

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    Gary Mellody & Patricia Tay

    Gary Mellody & Patricia Tay

    Gary Mellody is the EY ASEAN Financial Services Risk Advisory leader, whislt Patricia Tay is a Hong-Kong Financial Services partner, Ernst & Young Partnership.

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    01/11/18 | The IBOR transition: A certainty, not a choice 167 views

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      Gavin Gunning

      Gavin Gunning

      Gavin Gunning is a senior director and sector lead within S&P Global Ratings’ Financial Services Ratings group and is a member of the Asia-Pacific financial services leadership team. Gavin is currently co-chair of S&P Global Ratings’ Analytical Oversight and Consistency Council at the global level; and is chair for the same council at the Asia-Pacific regional level. 

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      24/08/18 | Why risks remain for Asia's top banks 250 views

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        Grace Chia

        Grace Chia

        Grace is a Senior Analyst – Services & Payments at Euromonitor International. She previously served as Assistant Research Manager at RFi Group where she led a team in quantitative and qualitative analysis of primary and secondary research across 12 Asian markets on Retail, SME and Commercial Banking.

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        12/03/19 | Winning in The Mobile Wallet Space 293 views

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        Hagen Rooke

        Hagen Rooke

        Hagen is a financial regulatory counsel at Reed Smith in Singapore. He has extensive experience advising on financial regulatory matters in a range of areas, including licensing and regulatory approvals, conduct of business and governance, FinTech and contentious regulatory matters.

        With deep knowledge of Singapore regulation and experience of engaging with the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Hagen advises financial institutions on all aspects of their activities in Singapore. He is qualified as a lawyer in Singapore and England & Wales and, with experience practicing in both jurisdictions, has a unique understanding of the international issues and synergies that affect his clients.

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        09/05/19 | The steady rise of e-payments in Singapore 83 views

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        Lishi Fong

        Lishi Fong

        Lishi is a Partner in Harneys Banking and Finance practice group, and Head of the Transactional Team in Singapore.

        Latest Post:
        06/05/19 | Are CLOs a good alternative investment for Asian Family Offices? 59 views

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        Marc Leong

        Marc Leong

        Marc Leong is the Head of SME Banking at Maybank Singapore where he is responsible for retail SME lending business, including products, promotions and partnerships. Marc Leong is a career banker, having spent the last 20 years in various business segments and disciplines. Prior to his current role in SME Banking, Marc was involved in branch management, wealth and consumer finance product sales, deposit acquisition, account management, commercial banking, cash management etc. He has a business degree with National University of Singapore and an MBA from University of Manchester.

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        30/04/19 | Singapore Budget 2019: SMEs' First Step in a Journey of a Thousand Miles 69 views

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        Neil Parekh

        Neil Parekh

        Neil Parekh is general manager, Asia, at National Australia Bank.

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        01/11/18 | Riding the waves of opportunities: Asia to spur infrastructure growth 75 views

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          Nick Lord

          Nick Lord

          Nick Lord is an executive director and the head of ASEAN banks research at Morgan Stanley. He is based in Singapore. Nick is an experienced analyst and since 1995 has covered a variety of banks in the UK and Europe (including HSBC and Standard Chartered), Hong Kong, China, and now ASEAN. From 1998-2003, Nick was part of the highly rated UK and European banks team at Citigroup in London, and between 2003 and 2005 he was at Deutsche Bank, where he co-headed the European banks team. In early 2006, Nick transferred to Macquarie Securities in Hong Kong, where he headed the Asian banks team and focused on covering Hong Kong and China banking. At Morgan Stanley, Nick has been part of the top three Institutional Investor rated Asian banks team for the past four years and is currently part of the top II rated Singapore team. Nick has a BA from the University of Leeds and an MPhil from the University of Cambridge.

          Latest Post:
          12/03/19 | New payments technologies will continue to disrupt ASEAN banks 139 views

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          Radish Singh

          Radish Singh

          Radish Singh is a financial crime compliance leader at Deloitte Southeast Asia.

          Latest Post:
          10/09/18 | The future of financial crime compliance 663 views

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            Rana Kapoor

            Rana Kapoor

            Rana Kapoor is YES BANK's founder, managing director, and CEO.

            Latest Post:
            01/11/18 | Asia to lead the 21st century through financial inclusion and data-driven banking 142 views

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              Sangiita Yoong

              Sangiita Yoong

              Sangiita Yoong is a Lead Analyst for East & Partners Asia. 

              Latest Post:
              26/02/19 | ESG Financing in Asia: Ready for Take Off? 102 views

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              Silvio Struebi and De Liu

              Silvio Struebi and De Liu

              Silvio Struebi is a Partner at Simon-Kucher's Hong Kong and Singapore Office.

              De Liu is a Senior Consultant at Simon-Kucher & Partners.

              Latest Post:
              04/03/19 | Four Crucial Defense Strategies against revenue erosion for Private Banks in Asia 81 views

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              Thomas Olsen and Sebastian Fritz-Morgenthal

              Thomas Olsen and Sebastian Fritz-Morgenthal

              Thomas Olsen is a partner at Bain & Company based in Singapore. Sebastian Fritz-Morgenthal is a principal based in Frankfurt.

              Latest Post:
              22/08/18 | How banks can prepare for the worst 62 views

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                Vinayak HV and Prateek Bhargava

                Vinayak HV and Prateek Bhargava

                Vinayak HV is a senior partner in McKinsey & Company’s Singapore office, whilst Prateek Bhargava is associate partner at McKinsey & Company Bangkok.

                Latest Post:
                01/11/18 | An Asia perspective: A bank branch for the digital age 416 views

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