Singapore FIX Briefing 2011

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Speakers are listed in alphabetical order by last name.

Sir Jackie Stewart OBE
Formula 1 World Champion 1969, 1971, 1973

Sir Jackie (John Young) Stewart OBE
Grand Prix starts 99
Wins 27
Pole positions 17

First race (Porsche, Oulton Park)

First win (Marcos-Ford, Charterhall, Scotland)

First year of international racing.
First Formula 3 race and win (Cooper, Snetterton)
First Formula 2 race (Lotus, Clermont-Ferrand)
First Formula 2 win (Lotus, Snetterton)
First Formula 1 drive (Lotus, British Grand Prix practice)

First Formula 1 Grand Prix
January 1, (BRM, South Africa, placed 6th, first world
championship point)
First Formula 1 Grand Prix win: September 12, (BRM, Monza)

First Formula 1 World Championship (Matra-Ford, 6 wins, 63 points)

Second Formula1World Championship (Tyrrell-Ford,6wins,62 points)

Awarded the Order of the British Empire

Third Formula 1 World Championship
(Tyrrell-Ford, 5 wins, 71 points). Retired from Grand Prix racing

Formed Stewart Grand Prix

First GP for the Stewart-Ford team

Second F1 season with Stewart-Ford team

Stewart-Ford records first Grand Prix victory and clinches fourth place in the World Championship.
Appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar Racing

Retires as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar Racing (remains as a Board Member).
Elected President of the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC)

16 June 2001 Jackie Stewart knighted by Her Majesty the Queen

Approved ambassador for The Royal Bank of Scotland

Jackie Stewart published critically acclaimed biography ‘Winning Is Not Enough’

Sir Jackie Stewart awarded a Doctorate of Science honouree degree from St Andrew’s University

Sir Jackie Stewart is given the Freedom of West Dunbartonshire

Saijal Patel
CNBC Correspondent
CNBC Asia Pacific

Saijal Patel, brings to CNBC 8 years of financial industry experience. With her extensive background in finance she provides viewers clear analysis and up-to-the minute coverage of news moving the Asian markets.

Patel is a regular contributor to CNBC's global program Worldwide Exchange and also presents live reports on Capital Connection, Squawk Box, as well as the Middle East, Pakistan and India.

She received the Korn/Ferry International 2010 award for being one of the Most Influential South Asian Women Executives in the Media and Entertainment Industry

During her tenure at CNBC, Patel has interviewed many heads of state and government officials including Stephen Harper, Prime Minister, Canada and Gary Locke, US Commerce Secretary. She's also sat down with some of the regions top corporate leaders including Ping An and Capitaland.

Prior to working for CNBC, Saijal worked, both on and off the camera, for Canada's only business channel, Business News Network. Whilst there, she worked as a reporter and producer covering Canadian, US and International markets.

Patel has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba.

Donna Bales
Managing Director
Balmoral Advisory

With 20 years of capital market experience, Donna has earned a solid international reputation for her innovative and strategic approach to business development and her successful track record working with regulators, multiple stakeholders and banking consortiums across three continents.

Recent successes include leading the product development of key industry initiatives such as Markit Boat, Markit MSA and chi-east. Prior to this, Donna spent eight years working in the investment arm of TD Securities where she was responsible for the business and distribution strategy for TD Securities Global Fixed Income E-commerce Solutions.

Donna now resides in Asia and is the Managing Director of Balmoral Advisory, a consultancy committed to providing customized product and business development advice to financial institutions and start-ups. She also sits on the Advisory Board of UK consulting firm, Piccadilly Group.

Donna holds a bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.

Mathias Bellancourt
Account Director, APAC
SunGard Global Trading

Mathias Bellancourt is SunGard Global Trading Account Director APAC. Being in Asia for now 13 years, Mathias has spent the last 6 years developing SunGard business in South East Asia with Exchanges and both local and International brokers.

Steven Cain
Director and Trader
Kelusa Capital China

Steven Cain is the Director and Trader at Kelusa Capital China. In addition to equities trading, Steven also heads the firm’s capital raising and investor relations efforts.

Maria Gabriela Bianchini
Optionality Consulting

Maria Gabriela Bianchini is the founder of Optionality Consulting, a firm dedicated to assisting buyside firms with business and regulatory challenges. Prior to founding Optionality, Ms. Bianchini was the Chief Operating Officer of Algebris Investments, a London-based alternative asset manager, opening offices globally and spearheading numerous new product launches. She began her career at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and was involved in Commission priorities such as the initial public offerings of Goldman Sachs and Google, the development of the first gold ETF, the contested merger of Hewlett-Packard and Compaq, Enron, and the implementation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. She followed her SEC tenure at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, where she advised many of the top global hedge funds and investment banks on regulatory and investment-side issues. She brings this unique combination of business, operational, and legal experience to the challenges facing Asian fund managers today.

Bob Caisley
Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Singapore Exchange

Mr. Caisley is responsible for managing the technology business which comprises the functions of IT planning and governance, enterprise architecture, business analysis, programme management, testing, solutions delivery and service management. The primary purpose of the team is to provide a robust and reliable technology infrastructure that reinforces SGX's strategic business and growth plans.

He provides strategic IT leadership and oversees the development and delivery of IT services and new technologies. He is also responsible for the roll-out of the SGX Reach initiative to create the world's fastest trading engine, establish a world class data centre and connect trading communities in global financial hubs to Singapore.

With more than 25 years of experience in IT project management and operations, Mr. Caisley provides strategic guidance in technology direction and business development at SGX.

Mr. Caisley joined SGX on 14 January 2008. Prior to SGX, he was responsible for the management of the Australian Securities Exchange's (ASX) business solutions projects. In his career, he has been responsible for the successful implementations of key IT projects with the Kuwait Investment Office and Commercial Union PLC. He was also the project leader for the development and implementation of the UK's electronic funds transfer system under BACS (Banker Automated Clearing Service) Ltd.

Richard Coulstock
Director, Head of Dealing
Prudential Asset Management

Richard Coulstock is Head of Dealing for Prudential Asset Management (Singapore) Limited. Prior to joining Prudential in Singapore Richard was Head of Asian Equity Dealing at ADIA for just over 4 years and before that he worked for Scottish Widows Investment Partnership in Edinburgh. He currently heads up a team of 8 looking at multi-asset investments mainly in Asia but also in Latin America and Global Emerging Markets.

Michael Doyle
Division Director
Macquarie Group

Michael is a senior trader with Macquarie Group in Singapore. He has traded emerging market equities for 7 years.

Zoltan Feledy
Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Regional Committee, and
Director, Daiwa Capital Markets

Zoltan is a Director of Daiwa Capital Markets Hong Kong Ltd. and a member of the Electronic Trading team in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Daiwa in May 2011 he worked as a buy-side trader at State Street where he spent 10 years in technology and trading. He serves as the co-chair of FPL’s Asia Pacific Regional Committee and is also a member of FPL's Global Steering Committee. Previously, he was a member of FPL's Algorithmic Trading Working Group where he helped with the development of FIXatdl (FIX Algorithmic Trading Definition Language) an XML based language used to define algorithmic trading parameters.

John Fildes
Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Regional Committee, and
Director of Strategic Development, GETCO Asia

E. John Fildes is Director of Strategic Development for GETCO Asia, where he is responsible for relationships with exchanges, regulators and market participants across the region as well as driving the company's high-frequency trading and market-making strategies in Asian markets.

Previously he was Managing Director and COO, Asia, of Instinet Pacific, responsible for all the operations of Instinet in Asia including Japan. Prior to joining Instinet in 2006 he was with Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong for 10 years where he held positions as the Head of Equity Marketing and Head of Electronic and Program Trading for Asia-Pacific. Before that he was the Head of MSCI for Asia Pacific and was actively involved in the launch of MSCI futures contracts for Taiwan and Singapore on SIMEX. He is the Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Regional Committee, and former Board Member of the Stockbrokers Association of Australia.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley Mr. Fildes held various positions in Europe with the Financial Times, Standard and Poor's and Reuters.

Mr. Fildes studied Law at the University of Liverpool.

Cameron Jones
Managing Director, Head of South East Asian Sales Trading
Credit Suisse Securities

Cameron is currently Head of South East Asian Salestrading, based in Singapore. Cameron joined the Industry in 1995 and spent 11 years at UBS in both London and Australia and in 2005 he moved to Credit Suisse in Sydney. In 2007 Cameron moved to Mumbai, India to help build the new Credit Suisse Equities business and moved to Singapore in 2010.

Charamporn Jotikasthira
The Stock Exchange of Thailand
(Video Interview)

After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard University, Charamporn Jotikasthira worked in the technology sector in United States for four years. Before his appointment as the President of the Stock Exchange of Thailand, Mr. Jotikasthira had over 25 years of banking and capital markets experience in the areas of technology, treasury and capital markets, credit, risk management, and investment banking.

Mr. Jotikasthira also has served in various national committees pertaining to IT, payment, and capital markets affairs. His last position in the commercial banking sector was as senior executive vice president and chief information officer of Siam Commercial Bank Plc.

Josephine Kim
Director - Head of South East Asia Execution Sales
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Josephine Kim is a Director in charge of the South East Asia Execution Sales and Execution consulting for BofA ML out of Singapore. Josephine is responsible for building relationships with market participants and regulators as well as providing advice and analysis on Execution consulting to buyside clients. Prior to joining BofA ML, Josephine was at Credit Suisse working in both Hong Kong and Singapore offices covering North East and South East Asia based clients. She graduated from University of London with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Masters in Finance.

Daniel Lee
Director, Electronic Execution Business
DBS Vickers Securities

Daniel Lee has 14 years of experience in stock broking. He is responsible for the Electronic Trading (DMA), Securities Lending, ETF and Commission Sharing Arrangement business. Prior to joining DBS Vickers, Daniel worked in equity sales, sales trading and research with WI Carr. Before that he was doing research at the University of Cambridge. Daniel holds a first class honours degree from the Queen's University of Belfast. He also holds an MBA and a LLM.

Greg Lee
Director, Head of Autobahn Equity Asia
Deutsche Bank

Greg Lee is Head of the Deutsche Bank Autobahn Equity trading group for the Asian region. Deutsche Bank Autobahn Equity is the Bank's Direct Market Access and Algorithmic trading platform.

Greg started his career at Tibco before moving to Reuters and UBS and has built, deployed and managed trading systems in Australia, New Zealand, United States, Switzerland, Japan, India, Thailand and Hong Kong.

Quentin Limouzi
Co-Chair FPL Singapore Working Group, and
Executive Director, Head of BNPP Electronic & Algorithmic Trading Services (BEATS) Pan Asia
BNP Paribas Securities

Mr. Quentin Limouzi is currently Head of BNPP Electronic & Algorithmic Trading Services (BEATS) based in Hong Kong. He is responsible for the electronic trading platform for cash equities and listed derivatives Pan Asia.

Quentin joined BNP Paribas in 2007 where he was responsible for the development of the electronic trading platform in Japan. After the successful launch there, he spent two years in expanding the platform and execution team in Hong Kong. He has been running the BEATS business for the region since 2009.

Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Quentin was with TradingScreen, an American company based in Japan. He was Head of Sales for Asia Pacific as well as a partner of the firm.

Quentin obtained a Master's degree in Management from EMLYON Business School and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Lyon. He was majoring in Quantitative Analysis.

Edward Mangles
Regional Director, Asia Pacific, FIX Protocol Ltd and
Director, FIXGlobal

Mr. Edward Mangles is the founder and Publisher of FIXGlobal, the official publication of the FIX Protocol. He has a long history within the financial technology sector and has worked closely with FPL for a number of years. He has supported the organisation’s Asia Pacific committee for the past 9 years, playing a key role in promoting FIX adoption across the region. He has also worked for leading financial publishing and marketing firms in both London and Hong Kong. In March 09 Mr. Edward Mangles was appointed FPL Asia Pacific Regional Director.

Lee McQueen
Head of Sales Trading & Execution - Asia Equities

Lee McQueen joined Religare as Head of Sales Trading & Execution, Asia Equities. Prior to joining Religare, Lee was the Head - ASEAN Equity Sales Trading and Execution, responsible for managing a team of twenty sales traders and execution traders based in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippine covering Institutional clients on ASEAN markets. Prior to that, he was with UBS as ASEAN client trading and execution.

Anand Narayan
Senior Dealer
HSBC Global Asset Management (Singapore)

Anand Narayan (Singapore) is a Senior Dealer with HSBC Global Asset Management (Singapore) Ltd and has had industry experience since 1991. Prior to joining HSBC in 2008, Anand worked as Vice President (Sales Trading) at Credit Suisse India Pvt ltd. He holds a Master Degree in Financial Management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (Mumbai), and Bachelors degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai.

Rama Pillai
Deputy Head, Sales & Clients
Singapore Exchange

Rama Pillai is Senior Vice President, in charge of the Broker Sales and Key Clients for Singapore Exchange (SGX). His responsibilities cover the sale of SGX products and services to all Members and Clients. It also includes the management of all business relationships with SGX derivatives and securities broking members, acquiring new Proprietary Memberships for SGX as well as working to grow the Derivatives and Securities business.

Rama has been with the SGX for over 19 years during which time his several responsibilities cover the Marketing, Business Development and Product Development efforts for the Exchange’s derivatives and securities business.

James M. Rae
Co-Chair FPL Singapore Working Group, and
Head of AES Sales SE Asia, Credit Suisse

James Rae is a Credit Suisse Director and Head of AES Sales for Southeast Asia, located in Singapore. James has been with Credit Suisse for 6 years. Previous to joining Credit Suisse he spent 8 years with Instinet in Japan and the U.S.. James moved to Singapore in early 2008 to assist in the further development of the AES product in the Asian region.

Michael B. Robinson
Managing Director & Asia Regional Manager
Millennium Group

Michael B. Robinson is a Managing Director and the Asian Regional Manager for the Millennium Group, a global hedge fund group with approximately $12 billion in assets under management operating from offices in New York, Greenwich (Connecticut), London, Paris, Luxembourg, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Beijing. In that capacity he is responsible for the day-to-day business of the Group in Asia, serves as the CEO of the Group’s Singapore licensed management company and as an RO and executive director of the Group’s Hong Kong licensed management company. He also serves as the Group’s General Counsel - International. Prior to his relocation to Asia, Michael was the Group’s General Counsel - International, based in London.

Prior to joining Millennium, Michael was a corporate attorney with the New York and London offices of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.

Laura Ryan
Chair of FPL Singapore Event Committee, and
Director, Head of South East Asian Sales, Tora Trading

Laura Ryan is a Director with Tora based in Singapore. Tora is a provider of Electronic trading platforms, proprietary Algorithmic strategies and Off market liquidity. She is responsible for sales in SE Asia, India and Australia. Prior to joining Tora, Laura was with Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners overseeing distribution for electronic brokerage services. Currently Laura is Chair of the FPL Singapore working group event committee.

Matt Ryan
Division Director, Regional Salestrading
Macquarie Capital Securities

After 5 years as a buyside trader working for Credit Suisse Asset Management, Matt packed up the tribe and headed for the shaky shores of Taiwan where he joined Macquarie salestrading team. Finding earthquakes unsettling he relocated to Singapore after 3 years where he ran the salestrading team and now gets more pleasure salestrading the Asia region. He likes walks along the beach and average - fine red wine.

Andrea Sorani
Chief Operating Officer
Riley Paterson Investment Management

Prior to joining Riley Paterson in April, 2009 Andrea was the Head of Operations and IT for Japan Advisory LLC, the Tokyo-based investment advisor to the Whitney funds. Before Japan Advisory, Andrea was a Vice-President in Equity Operations at Morgan Stanley Japan Securities, where he built and was responsible for middle-office operations for all equity and equity derivative products, for regulatory and transaction reporting, and a variety of control functions. Andrea also worked in Morgan Stanley's San Francisco office as an associate in the Private Wealth Management division, where he assisted in the management of discretionary equity and fixed income portfolios for high net worth individuals and many leading private and public companies. Andrea started his financial career at Sutro & Co. (now part of RBC Wealth Management – previously RB Dain Rauscher) and has also completed internships with Goldman Sachs, Smith Barney, and Deloitte & Touche.

Andrea earned a B.A. from Miami University (Oxford, OH) with a double major in Diplomacy & Foreign Affairs and Political Science, and a minor in East Asian Studies, holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation and has held Registered Representative and Internal Control Manager licenses from the National Association of Securities Dealers and the Japan Securities Dealers Association.

T K Yap
Executive Director
OCBC Securities Singapore

Mr. TK Yap, CFA, is Executive Director at OCBC Securities where he oversees the Institutional Business Group, which includes institutional execution and electronic execution at the firm, with a focus on the Asean markets. His experience in the investment and securities business since 1984 spanned local and foreign firms, buy and sell sides, distribution and origination. His stockbroking background involved stints as head of research and head of sales of a regional brokerage in the early 90s. He joined OCBC Securities in 1998 to start its broker dealer sales trading and electronic execution business, serving the cash, derivatives, portfolio trading, proprietary and market making desks of the global and regional broker dealers, electronic trading networks, and other market participants who needed an execution service with local sales trading color, such as the trading desks of private banks and buy sides.

TK served on the Board of Governors of the CFA Institute and is advisor to CFA Singapore. He also serves on the Securities Advisory Committee of the Singapore Exchange and other committees on the Institute of Banking and Finance, the Securities Investors Association of Singapore and has also served on Monetary Authority of Singapore committees and task forces.

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