Presenter, Asia Business Report
Rico Hizon produces, reports and presents the live daily business and finance
programme Asia Business Report on BBC World.
Produced close to Singapore's financial district, Asia Business Report offers viewers the latest
company, economic, share and market news from the Asia-Pacific region, with a mixture of studio and
filmed reports. Following every edition of Asia Business Report, there is a one-minute update on the
market indices in Asia.
Rico joined BBC World after eight years with the financial and business news network CNBC, also based
in Singapore, where he was the resident anchor of the morning edition of Market Watch and Power Lunch.
Before working at CNBC, Rico was an anchor and business reporter at the Manila-based GMA-7 network,
responsible for covering capital markets, banking and finance, real estate, investment and corporate
development news. Rico was also a regular contributor to CNN's World Report. For five years, Rico
anchored a one-hour daily business programme, Business Today, and GMA-7's hourly bulletin service
GMA News Live. He was a relief anchor for GMA-7's evening newscast GMA Network News, as well as
supervising producer and writer of the multi-award winning television public affairs programmes
Viewpoint and Issues and Answers. Rico also anchored a daily market-driven show, Stock Market Live
from the trading floor of the Philippine Stock Exchange.
Before entering the broadcast industry, Rico was a lecturer in the Communication Arts Department of
De La Salle University in his home country, the Philippines. Rico has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in
Broadcast Journalism from De La Salle University.
Srinivas Padmasola is Hong Kong-based Vice President of Electronic Trading for
the Asia Pacific Region at Merrill Lynch. Srinivas has been an active member of FPL in the region
and is the current co-chair of the Asia Pacific Education & Marketing Sub-Committee.
Executive Director, Sales and Operations, Asia Pacific
TORA Trading Services
Chris Jenkins is Executive Director for TORA Trading, he is responsible for the
Hong Kong office and Sales and Operations for all Non-Japan Asian Business.
Prior to this, Mr. Jenkins was the Regional Head of Sales for SWIFTNet FIX and was
responsible for the SWIFTNet FIX Programme in Asia Pacific. Before joining SWIFT, Mr. Jenkins worked
at Macgregor and set-up their operation in Hong Kong. He spent 3 years working at AXA Investment
Management in London and prior to that worked for Midland Stockbrokers.
Mr. Jenkins has been an active member and supporter of FPL in Hong Kong and is
currently the Co-Chair of the Education and Marketing Committee of FPL in Asia promoting the use of
Electronic trading throughout the region.
Director of Asian Trading, Franklin Templeton Investments
Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Regional Committee
George Molina is the Asian head of trading for Franklin Templeton's Asian Trading
desks located locally in Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea and Shanghai. He joined Franklin Templeton
Investments in 1997 as a member of their Global Trading Group based out of Florida, USA before being
transferred to Hong Kong in 2002.
Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Mr. Molina worked for
the Scudder Kemper group trading Asian Securities. He is currently Co-chairman of FIX Protocol
Limited Asia where he is responsible for the promotion of electronic trading in the region.
Director, Head of Operations, Asia Pacific
Dean Chisholm is responsible for a wide range of Operations functions in the Asia
Pacific region at INVESCO, a division of AMVESCAP plc with USD 462.6 billion of asset under management
as at end of December 2006. AMVESCAP is a listed independent investment group, not related to any bank,
trustee, custodian, insurance company or other financial institution. In Asia Pacific INVESCO have fund
management operations in Hong Kong, Melbourne, Taipei, Tokyo, Singapore and a joint venture in the PRC,
manufacturing and distributing investment funds and other fund management products. Between 1995 and
1998, he was responsible for the regional Operations functions of LGT Asset Management before the
acquisition by INVESCO. From 1984 to 1993, he worked for PWC audit division in London and Hong Kong
serving financial services clients. He is a past Chairman of the Hong Kong Securities Industry Group
and currently Co Chairman of the OMGEO Hong Kong Advisory Board. Mr. Chisholm has a Bachelor of Science
in Monetary Economics from the London School of Economics. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of England and Wales and is an Associate of the Hong Kong Society of Accountants.
Head of Electronic Trading
Patrick Lawlor is an Executive Director and the Head of Electronic Trading at
Macquarie Securities where he has been responsible for the development of Macquarie's electronic
execution platform. Prior to that, Patrick was the COO of Macquarie Securities and formerly the
Business Manager of ING Securities where he helped to manage the acquisition of ING's Asian cash
equities businesses by Macquarie Bank. Patrick has worked in the Asian markets for over 17 years
in a variety of roles.
IBM Institute for Business Value
Wendy Feller leads the Financial Markets industry team for IBM's Institute for
Business Value, a global research organization focused on issues critical to business executives.
She spearheads the team's strategy-oriented research exploring the most pressing issues facing today's
financial markets organizations. Ms. Feller has ten years of experience in the Financial Services
industry, having previously worked as a strategy consultant for Deloitte Consulting. She has worked
extensively with leading organizations to develop relevant, actionable solutions to enhance company
performance and improve business and IT alignment. She has been involved in and authored multiple
studies examining key industry trends and painting a vision for the future of Financial Markets.
Eddie Guillemette is a Director at Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong. He joined Merrill
Lynch to head the equity finance sales effort in November of 2006 after spending more than six years
at Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong and three years with State Street in Australia. Eddie started his
career in 1990 with State Street in Boston.
Eddie has served as an Executive Director of the Pan Asia Securities Lending Association since 2000
and has a B.S. in Finance from Bentley College with an M.B.A. from Suffolk University in Boston.
Kirtes has 13 years industry experience in trading Global Market Equity Finance
products on behalf of Institutions and Hedge Funds. He started his career at Gartmore, and has
held positions at Cazenove & co and Citigroup.
Managing Director, Regional Head of Equity Swaps/SBL and Collateral Trading
Joseph Cavatoni joined UBS in September 2003 as the Head of Equity Swaps and
Collateral Trading in Asia. He has over 16 years of experience in the banking industry. He has
recently taken responsibility for the regional management of all Asian SBL and Equity Swaps activity
for the firm. Prior to joining UBS, Joseph served with Merrill Lynch as a Credit Analyst and was
responsible for Merrill's Equity Prime Brokerage business in Asia. Prior to that, he was trained
as a credit officer for Bank of America.
Joseph has a Bachelors of Business Administration
from the George Washington University and holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from
Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and the Hong Kong University of Science and
Head of Asian Equity Finance
HSBC Global Markets
With over 20 years experience in the equities business, Chris is currently Head of
Asian Equity Finance of HSBC Global Markets. Prior to joining HSBC, he was the Head of Equity Finance
at Citigroup till 2006. Chris joined Morgan Stanley's Japanese stock lending desk in London in 1994
after working for a large hedge fund. He headed the Hong Kong and Tokyo stock lending desk till 2004.
Chris is currently based in Hong Kong.
Director, Head of AES Sales, Asia Pacific
Brook Teeter has been in the financial services industry for over 12 years.
His current role is Head of AES Sales, Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse. Brook is based in Hong Kong
and is responsible for all sales relating to electronic trading products at Credit Suisse.
Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Brook was Head of Institutional Sales, Asia Pacific
at E*TRADE residing in both Hong Kong and Singapore.
Brook has been an active member of FPL both in the US and Asia since 2000 has been
previously Co-Chair of the Asia Education and Marketing Committee.
E. John Fildes is the Managing Director of Instinet Pacific, responsible for all
the operations of Instinet in non-Japan Asia. Prior to this 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 the Institutional Equity Division in Asia-Pacific. He also represents Instinet
on the Asia Pacific FIX (Financial Information Exchange Protocol) Steering Committee and is active
in promoting the protocol throughout the region. He has written and spoken extensively on the subject.
Prior to joining Morgan Stanley Mr. Fildes held various positions in Europe with the Financial Times
Group, Standard and Poor's and Reuters and has an extensive knowledge of the financial information
Global Head of Equity Electronic Trading
Rob Flatley is a Managing Director and the Global Head of Autobahn Equity at
Deutsche Bank, the firm's electronic equity trading platform. Prior to that Flatley was Managing
Director of Electronic Trading Services at Bank of America where he oversaw the firm's expansion
into the space. Prior to joining Bank of America, he was chief operating officer of Boston order
management technology firm Macgregor and Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales of New York based
Financial Technologies International.
David joined Liquidnet in June 2006 with more than 20 years' experience in the
Asia Pacific financial markets. As Managing Director, David oversees the company's Asian business,
based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Liquidnet, David worked at Credit Suisse from 1999 to 2006,
spending the last five years in Credit Suisse's Hong Kong office as head of Asia Pacific execution
services. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he was head of Westpac Investment Management's dealing
room in Australia.
Co-Chair FPL EMEA Regional Committee
Alasdair Haynes is CEO of ITG's International business. Alasdair began his City career
in the Treasury Division of Morgan Grenfell, where he spent time in London and Singapore. He moved into
the equities markets in 1984, when as a market maker for Morgan Grenfell he helped establish the FTSE 100
Index Options on the London Traded Options Market. Since then Alasdair has spent time working in the
global securities industry - first for Bankers Trust, where he set up the short term UK equity derivatives
business, then as Director of UBS where he was responsible for European listed derivatives living in both
London and Paris. Alasdair joined HSBC James Capel in 1996 as Director and Head of Global Equity
Derivatives. Since 1998, Alasdair has spearheaded the successful development of ITG in Europe and is now
responsible for all ITG's operations outside the US and Canada.
Chief Executive Officer
Greg Yanco is the Chief Executive Officer of AXE ECN. AXE ECN is a joint venture
between NZX, Citigroup, Commonwealth Securities, Goldman Sachs JBWere, Macquarie Securities and
Merrill Lynch formed to provide an alternative venue to trade Australian listed securities.
Greg's previous experience includes twenty years at ASX managing diversified teams within ASX's
regulatory and commercial environments responsible for:
- Market structure and product management for equities, interest rate
securities, derivatives and futures;
- Relationship management for brokers, institutions, clearers and
- Marketing ASX's equities, interest rate securities, derivatives and
futures to retail and institutional investors; and
- Market surveillance and broker compliance.
Greg has a Bachelor of Business and is a CPA and a Master Stockbroker (MSDIA).
Founder and CEO
Seth is founder and CEO of Liquidnet, a global institutional equities trading
system that was ranked the best trading venue in 2005 by Institutional Investor Magazine. Launched
in April 2001, Liquidnet allows money management institutions to trade large blocks of equities
directly and anonymously with significant price improvement and little to no market impact. In 2006,
Liquidnet was named to the Inc. 500's list of fastest growing private companies in America for the
third year in a row.
In 2006, Institutional Investor ranked Seth one of the top ten most influential
leaders in e-finance. He was also recognized as one of the "top ten innovators of the decade" by Wall
Street & Technology in 1999.
Liquidnet is the third technology firm Seth has started. A pioneer in the trading
technology industry, Seth led the way by delivering the industry's first order management system (OMS),
the first compliance system, and the first electronic order routing system for asset managers. At
first embraced only by cutting edge firms, these technologies are now standard on virtually every
trading desk in the U.S.
Prior to Liquidnet, Seth co-founded VIE Systems, Inc., a financial services
application integration software company, in 1997. VIE was sold to New Era of Networks (NEON) in 1999.
In 1985, Seth founded his first company, Merrin Financial, which broke new ground with its institutional
trading solutions. Merrin Financial was sold to ADP in 1996. Prior to this, Seth was a risk arbitrage
trader for CIBC Oppenheimer.
Currently, Seth serves as a trustee of Tufts University, his alma mater. He is also
chairman of the Omidyar-Tufts Micro Finance Fund and co-chairman of JTN (Jewish Television Network)
Asia Pacific Head of Electronic Trading Products
Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Technical Sub-Committee
Joel Hurewitz is the Asia Pacific Head of Electronic Trading Products at HSBC,
responsible for sales and marketing of the Bank's alternative execution products including FIX
Connectivity, Direct Market Access and Program & Algorithmic trading. Prior to joining HSBC, Joel
was Vice President, Electronic Sales and Trading for Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong, specializing in
sales and product development. Joel is also an active member and supporter of FPL, the standards
body for Electronic trading and is currently the Co-Chair of the Technical Committee of FPL in Asia.
In addition, Joel has spent the past two years as the Asia Pacific editor of FIXGlobal, the de-facto
journal of electronic trading, read by industry professionals worldwide.
Chief Executive Officer
Whether running a trading desk or launching a financial technology firm, Eric
Goldberg has been an active participant on the front lines of electronic trading for almost 20 years.
Throughout his career, Eric has held a variety of senior level positions at buy-side and sell-side
firms, running desks specializing in index, portfolio and derivatives trading. Eric also holds
significant expertise in system development, architecture and functionality. In January 2000, Eric
left trading to form Portware with Ary Khatchikian. Since its inception, Portware has established
itself as the leading algorithmic-based trade management system in the industry. Since the system's
introduction, more than 100 firms worldwide have selected Portware as their primary system for trade
Founder & CEO
Tora Trading Services
Robert C. Dykes has held executive management positions in several start-up and
early stage software companies including WebPartner, a software provider of corporate testing
applications, and AudioSoft, a software services company providing online music licensing solutions
sold to Macrovision Corporation (MVSN). In addition, Mr. Dykes has held various management positions
at Deloitte & Touche LLP in its audit, consulting, and mergers & acquisitions divisions. Mr. Dykes
is a graduate of Princeton University with a B.A. in economics with emphasis in mathematics.
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Joseph Ahearn, is a Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer and a Director of
TradingScreen Inc., since March 2000. From 1995 to March 2000, as a Director at Credit Suisse First
Boston responsible for Fixed Income Front Office E-Commerce Trading Application Development, Joe was
leading the development of internet based applications. At CSFB, he designed, developed and managed
electronic trading systems for all major financial markets and functioned as chief technology officer
of CSFB's PrimeWorld family of e-commerce financial products. In this capacity, Joe was responsible
for product development, architecture design, technical infrastructure and project management.
From 1987 to 1995, Joe managed CSFB's Equity Technology group in Tokyo, which built program-trading
applications and electronic exchange connections to all major markets in Japan, and established the
first Straight Through Processing engine, from trader to clearing agent, in the Japanese market.
Prior to his assignment in Japan (from 1984 to 1987), Joe developed personal computer-based financial
analysis tools for CSFB.
Prior to joining CSFB (from 1982 to 1984), Joe was employed by
PaineWebber as an internal systems auditor.
Don Carey oversees the strategy and development of the Bloomberg Execution Management
System, client connectivity for order routing and indications of interest, and the Bloomberg TCA
platform. Since he came to Bloomberg in 1993, he has worked in various business groups including the
Bloomberg Professional Service, Bloomberg Data Services, and the equity and fixed income order
management system (POMS). Today the Bloomberg EMS is directly integrated with POMS, The Bloomberg
Professional, and Bloomberg Trade Book, as well as over 1400 broker destination and 39 algorithmic
trading firms. He represents the broker neutral side of the Bloomberg offering.
Rajeev Baddepudi is the Senior Analyst at Eurekahedge, an alternative investment
research & consulting house with offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, London and New York. The firm has a
suite of database products (online as well as hard-copy directories) in the hedge fund, private equity,
private real estate fund, Islamic fund, and fund of funds universes; the databases support qualitative
in-house research. The firm also provides consulting and marketing services.
Rajeev is responsible for monitoring and reporting on key trends in each of the
alternative investment spaces and the regions they allocate to, and providing content to the in-house
monthly newsletter and a wide range of external publications. He graduated with an MBA from the
National University of Singapore in 2004 and, prior to that, has worked in India in auditing & tax
Regional Head of Execution Marketing
Deutsche Bank AG
Mr Weng Cheah is currently the Regional Head for Deutsche Bank's Execution
Marketing Group in Asia, who provides sales and electronic trading to clients requiring high
performance trading solutions. Prior to his relocation to Asia, Weng has had a career based in
London, Singapore and Sydney in a range of functions that include Fixed Income Risk and the
managing the strategic investment portfolio for DB.
Hindsight Investment Management
Jenkin Leung is the CEO of Hindsight Investment Management with overall business
responsibility. Prior to setting Hindsight with his partners, he was Managing Director at Lehman
Brothers Inc. in Hong Kong as Head of Hong Kong and China Sales. Prior to Lehman Brothers, he was
Managing Director at ING Securities in Hong Kong as Head of Sales Hong Kong as well as Head of Hong
Kong and China Products. Before joining ING, he was a Director for 8 years with Credit Lyonnais
Securities Asia Limited as Head of Sales for Hong Kong and China based in Hong Kong and as Head of
Greater China Sales based in London. Mr. Leung also worked for both UBS and Merrill Lynch in London.
Senior Vice President, Business Development, Alternative Fund Services
HSBC Securities Services
Jonathan Field joined HSBC's Alternative Fund Services division in Hong Kong in
January 2005 with a focus on alternative funds in Hong Kong and South East Asia.
Jonathan has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry, and has
spent the past 9 years in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to his appointment with HSBC, he spent over
15 years with the Hoenig Group (now part of ITG Group) in London and Hong Kong, where his last position
was as Director, Sales and Marketing covering the Asian region.
Jonathan's career has focused increasingly in recent years on servicing the growing
alternative investment industry within the Asian region and globally, having gained extensive experience
in dealing with the most senior players in both the alternative and traditional community.
Jonathan is a UK citizen and member of the UK Securities Institute as well as the
Hong Kong Securities Institute.
Managing Director, Prime Brokerage
Citi Global Markets Asia
Hannah Goodwin is the Managing Director of the Prime Brokerage and Equities Finance
for Citi Global Markets. She has been in the finance industry for 24 years starting in London with
National Westminster Bank. Following that she has worked in the operations departments for SG Warburg
& Co Ltd., Credit Suisse First Boston and finally St James' Place Capital. Ms. Goodwin started her
Prime brokerage career when she came to Hong Kong with Morgan Stanley in mid 1994. During that time,
she covered operations, client service, transition and sales. In 2000, she joined Deutsche Bank Asia
Ltd to set up and launch their Asia PB business. Ms. Goodwin joined Citigroup in April 2005 to build
out and establish the Prime Brokerage business in Asia ex Japan.
Head of Risk Management
HindSight Investment Management
Rocco Paduano is Head of Risk Management for HindSight Investment Management with
overall responsibilities for managing risk and operations. Prior to setting up HindSight with his
partners, he was Executive Director in Prime Brokerage Risk Management for Goldman Sachs International.
Prior to Goldman Sachs, he was Vice President in Prime Brokerage Risk Management for Morgan Stanley &
Co. International, in the Equity Financing Services area, where he oversaw daily operations of the
financial risk management desk within International Prime Brokerage. His responsibilities included
overseeing and managing financial risk for all of the prime brokerage clients operating in Europe and
Asia, and investing across a diverse spectrum of strategies. Constructing and implementing stress
testing platforms to evaluate portfolio risk, and developing, implementing, evaluating and monitoring
a variety of procedures, models and methodologies as part of the risk management programs and policies
of hedge funds.
Principal, GFIA Pte Ltd.
Council Member for Singapore, Alternative Investment Management Association
Director, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association
Peter Douglas has over 21 years experience in the investment management industry,
gained in London, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo.
He is principal of GFIA Pte Ltd www.gfia.com.sg, a Singapore-based consulting firm,
engaged exclusively in the research of hedge funds and their managers. Established in 1998, GFIA is
Asia's oldest hedge fund consultancy, compensated solely by fully disclosed fees from investors and
allocators. Since 2004, GFIA has also offered coverage of the Latin American hedge fund industry.
Peter began his career spending 10 years with the Foreign & Colonial group of asset
management companies, including managing the product development of Latin American Securities (latterly
F&C Emerging Markets), before setting up Aberdeen Asset Management's business activities in Singapore,
and working with Investor Select Advisors, a global fund of hedge funds, where he was responsible for
research and allocation to Asian hedge funds.
Peter is the inaugural Council Member for Singapore for the Alternative Investment
Management Association www.aima.org , the global industry body for hedge fund practitioners. He was
the inaugural honorary secretary and a founder of the Financial Planning Association of Singapore
www.fpas.org.sg and remains special advisor to the association. Peter holds an honours degree from
the University of Exeter, U.K., an Investment Management Certificate from I.I.M.R. in the U.K., an
MBA from INSEAD in France, and is a pioneer-cohort Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)
Peter sits on the board of the CAIA Association, and is a member of the MBA
Admissions Committee of INSEAD. He serves in a non-executive fiduciary capacity for a number of
investment vehicles, is trustee and chairman of a Singapore charity, teaches masters' students at
Singapore Management University, and is a frequent media commentator on the industry.
John Feng, Principal, consults with stockbrokerage and corporate finance clients.
Prior to joining the Firm, John was an associate vice president at GE Capital and a consultant with
McKinsey & Company's financial service practice. John received his BA magna cum laude from Lake
Forest College and his Ph.D. in physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Senior Vice President, Head, Enterprise Systems Design, OCEO, Corporate Strategy
Ron has served in both business and technology roles for the past 12 years developing
electronic markets. Having joined the Singapore Exchange (SGX) in January 2005, he currently heads
Enterprise Architecture and is acting head of its Business Analysis group. He originally joined the
Products and Services division, heading its Market Services Management group, which owns the SGX QUEST
electronic trading platform.
Ron moved to SGX from Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), where he was Business System
Architect for the CME GLOBEX trading system. Ron has been an active contributor to the FIX protocol
since release 4.2 and instrumental in FPL adopting the FAST transport.
General Manager and Chief Representative of Singapore Rep. Office
Tokyo Stock Exchange
Tetsuo Otashiro is General Manager and Chief Representative of the Singapore Office
for Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc.
Mr. Otashiro joined Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc. in 1990. In 1992,
he was promoted to Listing Examiner where he was in charge of listing examinations for domestic and
foreign listing applicant companies. In 2003, Tetsuo was made Project Manager of the Information
System Department. Mr. Otashiro was in charge of project management for system developments of TSE
MAINS (real-time price dissemination system), Stock Index Calculation System and TOSTNET Trading
Mr. Otashiro was educated at Waseda University. He graduated from Faculty of Political
Science and Economics.
Executive Vice President and CEO, Trading Technology Products Group
Sam runs the commercial trading technology products and services business for NYSE
Euronext. His group, NYSE TransactTools, provides network, hosting, and a common, global connectivity
infrastructure to exchanges and market participants. NYSE Euronext has announced partnerships and
alliances with both Tokyo Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India already in 2007,
and Sam's group leads the technology integration efforts for these relationships and others that will
follow. Prior to acquisition by NYSE, TransactTools was an independent software provider founded by
Sam in 2000.
He was previously VP, electronic trading at Goldman Sachs and a co-chair of FPL's Global
Chief Operating Officer
Bursa Malaysia Berhad
Omar Merican is the Chief Operating Officer of Bursa Malaysia Berhad. Prior to
joining Bursa he was founder and Chief Executive Officer of a fund management company, Merican &
Partners Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. from 1997 to 2004. Omar also spent over 10 years in international
financial houses including Salomon Brothers, James Capel and O'Connor Associates. He has a Masters
in Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Economics from the
University of Birmingham, England.
VP Business Development, Asia Pacific
Rob Fowler has been directly involved in the development of electronic trading
and order routing systems for the past thirteen years. He has delivered systems to a diverse range
of clients such as ICAP, and the SWX Swiss Exchange to the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Moscow
Interbank Currency Exchange. For the last eight years he has run a team that analyses, develops
and deploys the interfaces between central trading systems and external systems. His team has
developed and delivered 11 FIX gateways into production and a further 12 gateways utilizing a diverse
range of proprietary and open protocols. Over the last 13 years he has seen the delivery of electronic
interfaces grow from mainly an internal facility to become the primary interface for exchange
National Stock Exchange of India
Managing Director, Asia Pacific Equity Electronic Trading, Citi Markets and Banking
Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Regional Committee
Grace Lin is in charge of the electronic trading business for Asian markets in the
Equities Division of Citigroup. Ms. Lin has worked in Franklin Templeton Investments in the U.S.,
UBS and Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong prior to joining Citigroup in 2003. Ms. Lin has been one of the
pioneers of FIX in Asia Pacific promoting the protocol as well as electronic trading since 1999.