Greg Medcraft was appointed ASIC Chairman on 13 May 2011 for a five-year term. His term was extended for a further 18 months from 13 May 2016.
Greg joined as ASIC Commissioner in February 2009. Prior to ASIC, Greg was Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at the Australian Securitisation Forum (ASF).
Greg spent nearly 30 years in investment banking at Société Générale in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas. More recently, he was the Managing Director and Global Head of Securitisation, based in New York.
In 2002, Greg co-founded the American Securitization Forum and was its Chairman from 2005 until 2007 when he returned to Australia.
Before joining Société Générale, Greg worked as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG.
Greg was Chair of the IOSCO Board from March 2013 to May 2016. Greg is also a member of the Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory Cooperation (SRC) of the Financial Stability Board, which reports to the G20.
Guy Debelle Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) Reserve Bank of Australia Read bio
Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), Reserve Bank of Australia
Guy Debelle is the Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) at the Reserve Bank of Australia, a position he has held since March 2007. Guy is the Chair of the BIS Markets Committee and is the Bank's representative on the BIS Committee on Global Financial Stability. He is Chair of the BIS working group developing a single global code of conduct for the foreign exchange market and is also the Chair of the Australian Foreign Exchange Committee.
Guy joined the Reserve Bank in 1994. He has also worked at the International Monetary Fund, Bank for International Settlements, Australian Treasury and as a visiting professor in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He graduated from the University of Adelaide with an honours degree in economics, and gained his PhD in economics at MIT under Stan Fischer and Rudi Dornbusch.
Adrian Blundell-Wignall Director - Directorate for Financial & Enterprise Affairs, and Financial Markets Special Advisor to the Secretary-General, OECD Read bio
Director, Directorate for Financial & Enterprise Affairs, and Financial Markets Special Advisor to the Secretary-General, OECD
Dr. Adrian Blundell-Wignall is the Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Financial Markets and Director in the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs (DAF) at the OECD. DAF supports governments to improve the domestic and global policies that affect business and markets. Key areas of work include anti-bribery, competition, corporate affairs, international investment, financial markets, insurance and private pensions.
He is founder and chairman of a charitable foundation (The Anika Foundation) that raises and invests an endowment fund to provide scholarships in a critical area of healthcare.
Mr. Blundell-Wignall is an Australian citizen. He has a 1st class Honours degree and a PhD in Economics from Cambridge University, UK.
He is the author of extensive publications on financial markets and monetary policy in learned journals and books, as well as broker analyst studies and reports.
Gavin McCairns is the Deputy CEO Corporate, AUSTRAC, in this role, Gavin is one of two Deputies to the CEO and has senior executive leadership of the People and Integrity, Innovation and Technology, Finance and Infrastructure and the Legal, Governance and Risk functions of the agency.
Gavin recently joined AUSTRAC from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) where he has performed numerous roles over the past 10 years. Gavin migrated to Australia in 1991, after a distinguished career in the UK and Europe in the public, private and community sectors.
In Australia, Gavin has worked in both the State and Federal Governments in policy, operational and corporate roles. He joined the Department of Immigration in 2005 and prior to that, Gavin held the positions of FAS Change Management Taskforce, State Director NSW and Chief Risk Officer.
His Research and Innovation Division was established in December 2014, working in close collaboration with the Chief Scientist for Immigration and Border Protection and across the Portfolio with the strategy, intelligence, policy, operational and technology areas in addition to other agencies in Australia and internationally.
The division devises and tests leading edge technology and business process design to help the Portfolio stay ahead of the increasing volumes of trade and travel and emerging threats to our borders.
Recent initiatives include building analytical capabilities intended to detect, at an early stage, irregular or anomalous behaviour or patterns in people intending to travel to Australia from immigration, security, harm or criminal perspectives. Gavin was also asked (September 2015) to build a new ‘horizontal’ Division covering Identity and Biometrics across the whole DIBP portfolio.
Mark Adams Senior Executive Leader - Strategic Intelligence ASIC Read bio
Mark has recently returned to ASIC from secondments as Principal Adviser, Financial System Inquiry Secretariat and Director, Strategy, Research and Risk, Ontario Securities Commission.
Mark currently leads ASIC's Strategic Intelligence team that provides specialist research and data analytical advice and support to the Commission and ASIC's business teams. Mark also leads ASIC's internal coordination team that implements ASIC's Innovation Hub initiative.
During his time at ASIC, Mark has held a range of senior executive positions at ASIC including lead of ASIC's competition in equity markets project and the Exchange Market Operators, Regulatory Policy and International teams.
Prior to joining ASIC, Mark worked in the corporate and superannuation areas of a national law firm.
Greg was Chair of the IOSCO Board from March 2013 to May 2016. Greg is also a member of the Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory Cooperation (SRC) of the Financial Stability Board, which reports to the G20.
Dinesh Anand Head of Global Sanctions Compliance ANZ Bank Read bio
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 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 a Master’s in Business Administration.
Les Andrews Chief Operating Officer Aitken Investment Management
As a father of nearly 2 children Adam understands that change is inevitable (and can be messy), but not when change is pro-active, positive and socially profitable.
Adam is a collection of experiences curated from 17 years of working for IBM, Gruden Group, Westpac, Industrie IT, VOTEFLUX and BE Digital Group. Having held senior positions within large multi-national organisations, small businesses and as a key member of a number of startups, Adam is able to draw upon a wealth of knowledge and relationships. Knowing that one size does not fit all he loves to tackle the problem head on rather than conforming to a preconceived solution.
His core competencies definitely reside within digital, marketing, strategy, leadership and pushing the boundaries of conventional business thinking. Above all Adam enjoys building relationships with people and chasing the win-win scenario.
Richard Brandweiner, CFA is the Chief Investment Officer for First State Super, one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds with more than $54 billion in funds under management and over 750,000 members. Much of Richard’s career in investment management was spent at Perpetual Investments where he was General Manager Investments and Group Executive Income & Multi Sector. At Perpetual, Richard was Chair of the Investment Review and Multi Manager Investment Committees, which collectively governed Perpetual’s investment activities.
Richard is a member of the Australian Advisory Board for International Social Impact Investment Taskforce, a G8 initiative to help develop the global impact investing market. Additionally, he is a past President of the CFA Society of Sydney, an association of more than 1200 local investment professionals whose aim to promote the highest ethical and professional standards within the investment industry. He has a Bachelor of Economics from University of New South Wales.
Niall Coburn Senior Regulatory Intelligence Expert Thomson Reuters Read bio
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.
Kimberley Cole Head of Sales Specialists, Asia Pacific Thomson Reuters Read bio
Head of Sales Specialists, Asia Pacific, Thomson Reuters
Head of Specialist Sales for the Asia Pacific region of Thomson Reuters’ financial and risk business – worth $6.5 billion. She is a member of the firm’s Asia Pacific executive leadership team –responsible for overseeing the sales and business development of Thomson Reuters’ suite of financial services, compliance, and risk products. In her role she leads a team of more than 150 sales specialists. Kimberley celebrates a 26-year career with Thomson Reuters. She has worked across three continents and has held roles across marketing, product and business management and sales.
Passionate about gender diversity and a keen networker she is also the founder and Chief of the Thomson Reuters Risky Women network. Started in 2014, Risky women is operating in 5 key cities and expanding to more this year. Risky Women brings together the many female leaders in the governance risk and compliance field and connects them across the globe to share, discuss and input to the impact of regulatory change on the industry and the opportunities presented.
s Zirilio’s CEO, Timothy offers over twenty-years’ experience in the information technology profession, with the majority of this time spent specialising in information technology (“IT”) security. Prior to entering the private consulting arena, Timothy built and led Hewlett Packard’s security practice, a very successful component of their business. He also held senior security positions with Westpac, IBM and Telstra. He has since advised 100’s of organisations on technology-focused security strategies, operations, hiring and management. Timothy is well-travelled and is familiar with the complexities of dealing with small and large organisations, across multiple jurisdictions.
Jan Frederic Eger Head of Financial Services Government & Regulatory Affairs Thomson Reuters Read bio
Head of Financial Services Government & Regulatory Affairs, Thomson Reuters
Jan Frederic Eger joined Thomson Reuters in London on 1 September 2011, where he leads their Financial Services Government and Regulatory Affairs. In March 2016 he moved to Hong Kong to establish Thomson Reuters Government Affairs presence in Asia. He is serving his second term as Vice-Chair of the AmCham EU Financial Services and Company Law Committee, where he led the CMU-, FTT-, MiFID-, and Benchmark- workstreams.
Jan moved from the European Parliament, where he had worked for Dr Wolf Klinz MEP, then Chairman of the Special Committee on the Financial and Economic Crisis (CRIS) and a Member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON).
He started his career at Panasonic Europe, working in EU Government Affairs. He holds an MA in International Relations and International Organization from the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, the Netherlands and a BA in European Studies from Maastricht University, the Netherlands (cum laude). Jan Frederic Eger is German.
Roberto is a Partner in EY’s Financial Services Risk practice specialising in conduct risk, risk culture and regulatory compliance.
Roberto has over 20 years’ experience in financial services working in London and Sydney. Roberto has acted as independent expert for a number of significant regulatory remediation and improvement programs, and delivered remediation programs, conduct and risk culture assessments for some of Australia’s largest organisations and global institutions.
Roberto was an ASIC senior executive from 2003 to 2008, and an ASX Corporate Governance Council representative from 2008 to 2010.
Gerard Fullarton Risk and Compliance Manager IFM Investors
Gerard commenced with IFM Investors in August 2010.
At IFM Investors , Gerard is responsible for managing IFM Investors’ corporate risk and compliance including our corporate insurance program along with a global team of risk and compliance specialists. He is also secretary of the IFM Group Risk Committee and represents IFM at the APRA Superannuation Liaison Forum.
Prior to joining IFM Investors, Gerard held various positions with the National Australia Bank, including as Senior Manager Credit Risk and Manager Risk Management and Compliance with National Asset Management (Custodian), Asset Structuring Manager within the Victorian State Credit Bureau and Regional Training Consultant.
Gerard holds a Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance) and a Graduate Certificate in Risk Management, both from Monash University, a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance and Certificate in Governance Practice from the Governance Institute of Australia, along with an Advanced Certificate in Banking & Finance, Cert IV in Compliance Management, Cert IV in Finance (Superannuation) and Cert IV in Training and Assessment.
Nick Giurietto CEO Australian Digital Currency & Commerce Association (ADCCA) Read bio
CEO, Australian Digital Currency & Commerce Association (ADCCA)
Nick Giurietto is an experienced B2B Product and Marketing leader who has lived and worked in six different countries around the world.
As Head of Marketing at the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation he worked with Australian exporters seeking finance to fund growth and investment in overseas markets. The complexities of existing trade finance and asset finance models were often a baffling obstacle for entrepreneurial exporters to overcome.
As Head of Product at Experian Credit Services, Nick worked to design a new format consumer credit report that makes it easier for Australians to access and understand their credit records. He also led the design and build of a cloud solution for major banking clients to manage their complex data reporting obligations for credit records.
Craig Greenwood Chief Compliance Officer Toyota Finance
Craig is a compliance and risk practitioner with over 15 years in the field, all within banking and financial services. He is currently Chief Compliance Officer for Toyota Finance, with responsibility for the overall Compliance and AML Programs. He is also a member of the Toyota Finance Global Compliance Group. Prior to joining Toyota Finance in 2012, Craig held various senior Compliance and AML roles within organisations including HSBC, RBC Capital Markets and Westpac.
Craig holds Postgraduate qualifications in Compliance Management, Applied Finance, Applied AML/CTF Management and Risk Management, together with an International Diploma in AML/CTF and a Masters in Professional Ethics (UNSW). He is certified in Risk (CRP), Compliance (CCP) and Insurance (CIP) as well as holding accreditation with various overseas bodies. Craig also currently serves as a Director for the GRC Institute.
Areas of specific interest include compliance frameworks, culture and metrics: bribery & corruption: conflicts and other conduct risks: governance and ethics.
Nathan Lynch Head Regulatory Analyst, Australia & New Zealand Thomson Reuters Read bio
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.
Tracey Lyons Head of Policy Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA) Read bio
Head of Policy, Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA)
As Head of Policy at the Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA), Tracey Lyons has responsibility for oversight of the policy and regulatory development issues that arise for members across all areas of their business. She works with a team of experts on markets, tax, compliance, legal and regulatory affairs. Tracey also leads AFMA’s policy work on issues affecting retail investors and products.
A current area of focus is the improvement of professional standards in the financial services industry. Tracey leads AFMA’s professionalism in markets initiatives relating to OTC and institutional markets, and is also actively involved in the implementation of the professional standards framework for retail advisers.
Tracey has extensive experience in market structure and regulation. Prior to joining AFMA, she was head of strategic policy at ASIC and also led a team responsible for the oversight of licensed markets and clearing & settlement facilities in Australia.
Blair McAuliffe is the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of MetLife's Australian business, and is an active member of the Australian leadership team. Blair ensures that sound risk management, clearly articulated risk appetite and a healthy risk culture are integral to how MetLife does business. With 19 year’s risk management experience, Blair has an extensive background in Insurance Risk, Market Risk, Credit Risk and Operational Risk and Compliance across Life Companies and Banks. Over half of that time Blair has spent managing the risk in dealing room environments and more recently has managed risk framework development teams.
Thyer McCaffery Founder International Payment & Transactions Monitoring Association Read bio
Founder, International Payment & Transactions Monitoring Association
Thyer founded IPTMA in 2014.
Thyer is the pre-eminent go-to expert on all banking and MSB issues for hundreds of remitters due to strong and trusted relationships that were formed whilst he worked in the banking industry.
These strong relationships led to Thyer becoming an outspoken advocate for non-banking regulated entities, his in depth knowledge of banking requirements and procedures have been instrumental in prolonging the bank account closures of many remitters.
Thyer’s distinctive expertise and thorough understanding of both sides of the industry place him in the unique position of being able to devise an achievable, workable and successful solution to a problem that has up until now seemed insurmountable.
Thyer has over 20 years experience in the financial sector working in various financial institutions in Sydney, London, Germany, Tokyo and Dubai which has provided him with his knowledge and understanding of buy and sell side challenges together with the varying idiosyncrasies that each asset class presents.
With a long track record of successfully implementing new technology and ideas within a regulated environment, Thyer is in an excellent position to implement IPTMA. His most recent success was the expansion of the XYLO system at Westpac that resulted in significant increases in both benefits and value.
Kelly-Ann joined Thomson Reuters in Sydney in April 2013, and is charged with leading the growth of Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence content suite throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to taking on the Asia-Pacific role, Kelly-Ann was focused on leading the Pacific region in growth of sales within the Thomson Reuters’ suite of Compliance, Audit and Risk solutions.
Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Kelly-Ann was a Senior Consultant for Technology Risk and Assurance at Queensland University of Technology, focused on developing risk frameworks and embedding a culture of risk and control, within the IT Department. Kelly-Ann started her career at Deloitte Enterprise Risk Services in Auckland, shortly followed by Sydney and Brisbane. Kelly-Ann holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Graduate Certificate in Commerce, both from The University of Auckland, and in a past life completed her Chartered Accountancy in Australia.
Nicholas McTaggart Advisory Board Member International Payment and Transaction Monitoring Association Read bio
Advisory Board Member, International Payment and Transaction Monitoring Association, and former National Coordinator, Criminal Asset Confiscation Task-force, Australian Federal Police
Nicholas recently retired from the Australia Federal Police after 38 years to commence his own consultancy business, The Murinbin Group. He is currently consulting to AUSTRAC and other public and private sector entities and is on the advisory board of the International Payment and Transaction Monitoring Association.
Nicholas is considered to be a very experienced subject matter expert on anti-money laundering, economic crime and criminal asset confiscation and has been engaged in strategic planning of whole of government approaches to the problem over a number of years.
In the final years of his police career Nicholas held the position of National Coordinator of the Criminal Asset Confiscation Taskforce responsible for criminal asset confiscation for the Commonwealth of Australia. He was also heavily involved with linking the public and private sectors to enhance disruption of criminal activity in his areas of expertise. Nicholas was the AFP’s representative on FATF and APG forums co-publishing two typology reports for those organisations, the first on trade based money laundering and second, the vulnerability of the Gold market to ML and TF.
Nicholas holds a bachelor degree in business and a post graduate certificate in public administration and is an engaging presenter at both domestic and international conferences and workshops. Nicholas is currently on the facility delivering a graduate diploma course on Anti money laundering and terrorist financing in conjunction with the Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA) in Australia.
Siva Navaratnam Head of Risk Assurance - Technology & Shared Operations, Institutional ANZ Read bio
Head of Risk Assurance - Technology & Shared Operations, Institutional, ANZ
Siva Navaratnam is currently responsible for risk assurance of ANZ’s Technology & Service Operations Institutional function. This covers a number of countries in the Asia Pacific region. As part of this role, Siva works closely with the Group Risk function and Country Leadership teams to ensure a uniform and consistent application of the bank’s risk framework. In recent times, Siva has been working closely with senior management to embed a framework for risk culture and look at mechanisms to further enhance our governance and risk capability across the region. Siva also has been in advisory roles with a large consulting firm, held 2nd line risk roles within Markets Risk and ANZ’s Group Compliance.
Bénédicte Nolens Senior Director, Head of Risk & Strategy Hong Kong SFC Read bio
Senior Director, Head of Risk Strategy, Hong Kong SFC
Bénédicte N. Nolens is Senior Director and Head of Risk and Strategy (R&S) of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). Bénédicte joined the SFC in 2012 to establish a new, centralized unit, overseeing risk identification and related strategic planning.
In 2013, R&S published a report entitled “G-SIFI Trends in Risk and Risk Mitigation”, setting out best practices in risk governance and risk culture. In 2015, R&S published a second report entitled “Asset Management: Looking Forward”, setting out risk and strategic trends in asset management, including trends in e-platforms and other innovations in the fund distribution channel.
During the course of 2015, Bénédicte was appointed as a member of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Market Experts Group on Asset Management, as a member of the Hong Kong Financial Service and Treasury Bureau Fintech Steering Group, and also as the Vice Chair of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Committee on Emerging Risks (CER), which issues an annual IOSCO Risk Outlook report. Starting March 2016, Bénédicte oversees the Fintech Contact Point of the SFC.
Before joining the SFC, Bénédicte was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse and an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs. Bénédicte holds an LLM and MBA (high honours), and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1998. In January 2016, Bénédicte was a recipient of the China Daily Asian Women Leadership Awards at the Asia Financial Forum (AFF), recognizing women who are agents of change in their societies and role models in entrepreneurship, innovation, charity and the empowerment of women.
Justin O'Brien Professor of Business Law and Ethics American University of Sharjah Read bio
Professor of Business Law and Ethics, American University of Sharjah
Professor O'Brien is a specialist in the dynamics of financial regulation, with particular reference to capital market governance. He has written extensively on the intersection between regulatory form and ethical considerations. He is the recipient of a range of major grants from the Australian Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council in the United Kingdom.
He is the author of a trilogy of books on regulatory politics: Wall Street on Trial (2003); Redesigning Financial Regulation (2007); and Engineering a Financial Bloodbath (2009). In addition he has edited a series of collections on corporate governance, including Governing the Corporation (2005); Private Equity, Corporate Governance and the Dynamics of Capital Market Governance and Corporate Business Responsibilities (2009). He is co-editor (along with Iain MacNeil of the University of Glasgow) of a major volume on the legal, policy and regulatory implications of the Global Financial Crisis, The Future of Financial Regulation (2010).
Professor O'Brien has held appointments at Queen's University, Belfast, Charles Sturt University and Queensland University of Technology. He has been affiliated to the Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley as a Visiting Scholar and at the University of Glasgow, where he was Visiting Professor of Financial Regulation and Policy. He was an Adjunct Professor at the Australian National University division of the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics from 2009-2012.
Prior to taking up a career in academia Professor O'Brien was an investigative journalist for a range of national and international broadcasters, including three divisions of the British Broadcasting Corporation - Network News and Current Affairs, BBC Northern Ireland and BBC World Service. He was also Editor, Television Current Affairs at Ulster Television in Belfast. He is a regular commentator on financial regulation to the national and international media and writes regularly for the Irish Times and the Australian Financial Review.
Marian Poirier Senior Managing Director, Head of Australia MFS Investment Management Read bio
Senior Managing Director, Head of Australia, MFS Investment Management
Marian Poirier is a senior managing director at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). Marian joined MFS in 2012 and is responsible for managing the distribution team in Australia and New Zealand and institutional sales in the region.
Previously, Marian had been with BNP Paribas Investment Partners Australia since November 2002, and was responsible for institutional business development, client and consultant relationships in New South Wales, ACT and Queensland. Prior to this, Marian spent four years (1998-2002) with BNP Paribas Asset Management in Paris working in the quantitative equity team as an emerging market portfolio manager. Marian has also worked with Paribas Group Australia (1994-1998) in client service and business development for asset management.
Marian earned a degree in Business and French from Queens University of Belfast, N Ireland and a Master of Finance degree from the University of Technology, Sydney. Marian is a Chartered Financial Analyst and is a member of the CFA Society of Sydney (CFAS).
Kylie joined ANZ in 2012 and is currently the Chief Risk Officer for ANZ Wealth. Kylie has worked closely with Risk and business leaders in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific to build strong risk management practices as an integral part of ANZ’s model globally.
Prior to joining ANZ, Kylie was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Financial Services and led the Regulatory Risk consulting practice in Australia. Having worked internationally, Kylie has a strong background in banking and wealth management with more than 20 years’ experience.
Kylie is a Chartered Accountant, a Director of the Risk Management Association of Australia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Anthony Robinson Partner, Financial Services, Cyber Security Ernst & Young Read bio
Partner, Financial Services, Cyber Security, Ernst & Young
Anthony Robinson is the lead partner of EY’s Oceania FS Cyber business based in Sydney. Anthony is a senior Cyber, Information Security, and Risk Management professional with 20 years’ experience in delivery, sales, and practice management roles in Australia and Europe. Anthony joined EY in 2015 and is currently working with Australia’s largest Banking, Insurance and Superannuation clients. He joined EY from Accenture where he was Managing Director of the Australia and New Zealand Cyber practice. Prior to his role in Australia he led Accenture’s UK Cyber Security consulting business for over 10 years. During his career Anthony has led the delivery of many cyber strategy, advisory, large scale systems implementations, as well as multi-year outsourcing engagements. He has a broad range of industry experience across, banking, capital markets, insurance, superannuation, media, telecommunications, utilities, oil and gas, life sciences, retail, and mining.
Daryl Sisson Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand, Financial & Risk Thomson Reuters Read bio
Managing Director, Australia & 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.
Richard Storey Head of KYC & On-boarding, Clients & Consulting Asia Pacific Thomson Reuters Read bio
Head of KYC & On-boarding, Clients & Consulting Asia Pacific, Thomson Reuters
Richard is based in Sydney and leads the Thomson Reuters’ Client On-boarding and KYC Solutions business in Asia Pacific, within the Financial Crime business unit of Thomson Reuters’s $6bn global Risk division. He joined the firm in November 2014, and is responsible for all buyside, sellside and Corporate client engagements for our managed services and workflow solutions offerings.
Richard joined Thomson Reuters after spending many years in structured product, private equity and consulting. His experience included the development and implementation of KYC, AML & CTF processes and policies – as well as responsibility for managing his firms’ responses to banks’ and other counterparties’ requests for KYC data. This inside view of the buyside and sellside issues of KYC/AML/CTF regulations gives him a very practical approach to product and business development with Thomson Reuters. Richard is a graduate of Macquarie University (BA Mass Comm) and has Diplomas in Financial Services and Export Management.
Stuart Stoyan is founder and CEO of Australian marketplace lender MoneyPlace.
MoneyPlace is an online marketplace that connects credit worthy borrowers with investors. MoneyPlace enables borrowers to save money with lower rates, and investors to earn more through higher fixed income returns. MoneyPlace launched in late 2015, after becoming Australia’s second fully licensed marketplace lending platform.
Stuart is a leading member of Australia’s fintech community and has helped shape National fintech and innovation policies. Stuart is a Board member of Fintech Australia (the national industry association) and a member of the Federal Government’s Fintech Advisory Group.
Prior to founding MoneyPlace, Stuart was the Head of Strategy for NAB Business. Prior to that he was a management consultant, helping large corporate clients solve complex problems across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the United States. Key areas of focus included market entry, growth and performance improvement with an emphasis on retail and business banking.
Kristen Tiner Head of Risk Segment, Asia Pacific, Financial & Risk Thomson Reuters Read bio
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.
Janet Torney is an experienced professional director. She has broad non-executive and executive experience across the financial services sectors, commencing at the Reserve Bank and focused in investments, markets and superannuation, and in the engineering sector - manufacturing and consulting. With strong expertise in strategy and governance, successfully driving and managing change is a hallmark of Janet’s career.
Janet’s current non-executive director positions include:
Chairman, Club Plus Super;
Chairman, Whitehelm Capital (global infrastructure investment manager and adviser);
Member, Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (Federal Government’s terrorism re-insurance agency for commercial property);
Director, Fire Brigades Employees’ Credit Union;
Director & Treasurer, Girl Guides Australia;
Director, Australian Cricketers Association.
Janet chairs or is a member of Investment, Governance, Strategy, Audit & Compliance, Finance & Risk and Remuneration Committees across these boards.
She also runs a financial services consulting business and is a mentor to young women & upcoming leaders. Other key leadership roles that Janet has held include CEO at Qantas Superannuation, practice leader at Aon Consulting, investment director at Westpac Investment Management and ASFA director and policy committee chairman.
Janet is a Fellow of the AICD and ASFA and a member of Women in Super, AIST, Women on Boards, the Ethics Centre, the Investment Management Consultants Association and the Australian Business Economists.
The 4th Annual Australian Regulatory Summit
21 June 2016 | Sydney Sofitel Wentworth Hotel
Australia's key regulatory summit for Governance, Risk and Compliance professionals
The 4th Annual Australian Regulatory Summit is the leading forum for debate around topical issues facing the financial services industry in Australia and will deliver a comprehensive and impressive line-up of regulators and industry experts. Find out more.
The summit will consider the key regulatory trends across Australia, including an review of specific regional challenges, conduct risk & responsible culture, and an update on fintech, through a series of exclusive keynote presentations, expert panel discussions and intimate interviews. Find out more.
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