Kuala Lumpur agenda

Kuala Lumpur agenda

Dedicated agenda for risk, fraud & compliance professionals

09:3010:00

Registration

14:00 - 15:00

10:0010:10

Chairperson’s opening remarks

09:10 - 09:40

Peter Young

Head of event content, Apac

Asia Risk

10:1010:20

Opening speech

13:00 - 13:01

Febrianto Siboro

SAS

Managing director, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam

10:2010:50

Overview of trends in risk & compliance and financial crime
Presentation

14:00 - 15:00

  • What have been regulatory developments around risk & compliance and financial crime?
  • Where are the areas that support is most needed for financial institutions?
  • What has the development of new technologies meant for financial institutions?
  • Outlook of risk & compliance and financial crime in 2024
Yojiro Yanagi

Head of risk and finance advisory for banking sector

SAS

Head of Risk & Finance Advisory for Banking, Asia Pacific, SAS

Yojiro Yanagi leads the SAS Risk & Finance Advisory area for Banking in Asia Pacific. 
SAS Institute is a global leader in advanced analytics as well as risk management software
for the financial services sector. Yojiro leads a team of domain and technical experts driving 
the go-to-market strategy and supporting sales and delivery of the SAS portfolio of risk management 
solutions to customers across the region.

Yojiro has over 30 years’ experience in risk management technology including Stress Testing,
IFRS 9, Climate Risk, Basel IV, ALM, Model Risk Management, Risk Modelling and Operational Risk. 
Before joining SAS, Yojiro held positions with IBM and Sungard with a focus on consultancy services
and pre-sales support for market risk, credit risk and settlement solutions for capital markets.

Yojiro is a member of the Tokyo Risk Management Association steering committee and an alumni 
The Center for Financial Industry Information Systems (FISC),
a public interest incorporated foundation conducting research on diverse topics related to financial information systems

Ian Holmes

Global lead for enterprise fraud solutions, director

SAS

10:5011:20

Networking break

11:10 - 11:30

11:2011:45

Overview of technology priorities, trends, and predictions for risk & compliance and fraud
Presentation

09:35 - 10:15

  • Updates around the latest technological innovations for risk & compliance and fraud
  • Where do resources need to go for financial institutions to develop better technology?
  • Outlook for 2024 in developments of new technologies and use cases
Jason Loh

Head of technology futures, global technology practice

SAS

Jason Loh is the Head of Technology Futures, SAS Global Technology Practice AP. He leads a team of experts to drive modernization strategies with the latest advancements in Data, Analytics & AI on the Cloud architecture for maximum productivity and help businesses thrive in an ever-evolving technological landscape.
 
Over the last decade in SAS, he support and advise customers across Asia Pacific to drive successful projects, from financial services, and government to high-tech companies and actively contributes to public conferences, industry panels and academia on various AI technology topics.

11:4512:30

Practitioners’ perspective 2024: Challenges, priorities, and trends for risk & compliance and financial crime experts
Presentation

14:00 - 15:00

  • What are the greatest challenges around risk, compliance, and financial crime?  
  • What should the priorities be for financial institutions this year?  
  • How are financial institutions preparing for potential pain points?  
  • What are financial institutions most enthusiastic about in 2024? 
Ian Holmes

Global lead for enterprise fraud solutions, director

SAS

Zabedah Giw

Head of advisory and research

EXIM Bank

Jason Goay Ngee Chiew

Chief risk & compliance officer

Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad

George Tai

Regional sales director Asia Pacific, financial services industry

Intel

As part of the Global Financial Services Industry Sales team at Intel, George drives Financial Services Industry Transformation in the region (Japan, SEA, India, Taiwan, AUS) fostering partnerships in the Financial Services Industry ecosystem and advancing financial technology solutions through in-depth collaborations.  Together with Intel’s portfolio of Compute solutions, S/W frameworks and Artificial Intelligence technologies, the Intel Financial Services Industry team is tasked to drive innovation and technology scaling in the areas of Core Banking, High Frequency Trading, AI in Fraud, Money laundering detection, and security.

With over 15 years of sales enabling and business development, George engages with Banks, Governments and Technology providers to strategize and implement technology roadmaps to accelerate Banking digitization and transformation globally.

George is an alumni of the University of Waterloo, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (2006, BaAS) and has completed a Specialization in Epidemiology for Public Health Practice at Johns Hopkins University.

Josephine Woo

Senior vice president

UOB

Josephine Woo has more than 17 years experience in risk management with regional exposures and worked in Australia and Hong Kong prior to relocation back to Malaysia. She has rich expertise as both risk management practitioner and consultant.

Josephine has vast industry knowledge specifically in financial institutions, banking, insurance, asset management and government-linked companies. These includes both conventional and Islamic principles businesses. Additionally, her role involved as regulatory liaison with relevant local regulators of the regional countries.

Josephine currently a chairperson for operational risk committee with RIM and committee member of the global risk professional certification (PRMIA).

Josephine coverage of expertise includes fraud risk management, anti-money laundering risk, regulatory compliance risk, financial risk management, insurance risk management, operational resilience, cyber security risk management and third party risk management.

12:3013:45

Lunch

10:35 - 11:05

Breakout sessions

13:4513:50

Chairperson’s opening remarks

09:00 - 09:10

13:5014:10

From hype to action: banking trends and reality
Presentation

14:00 - 15:00

The session will explore hot topics including alternative data, climate risk and AI/ML, to identify successful outcomes.

  • What can banks do now for climate risk
  • What alternative data is useful
  • Where has AI/ML delivered results
Pablo Chong

Senior solutions advisor - risk, fraud and compliance solutions

SAS

BSc. Economic Engineer with a decade of experience in risk management along the credit lifecycle, including global lending institutions in both LATAM and AP markets. My banking experience includes credit risk modelling, strategy development, decision systems, model validation, and model governance. As a solutions advisor in SAS, I provide global pre-sales support, delivery advisory (SME), risk solutions enablement and content development for the Risk, Fraud, and Compliance division.

Pablo has a decade of experience in banking, working for top lending institutions in Latin America and AP. He has covered various roles in risk management along the credit lifecycle, including modelling, decisioning, and model risk governance.

His first role involved the development of scorecards for retail, SME and corporate portfolios of Banco de Credito del Peru. After moving to Hong Kong, Pablo managed credit strategies for the AP retail portfolio at HSBC, before working as an independent model review manager for global wholesale models.

Before joining SAS, Pablo worked at Mox Bank, where he designed and implemented a real-time loan originations decision engine (end-to-end). Currently, he provides global pre-sales support, delivery advisory as an SME, risk solutions enablement and content development for the Risk, Fraud, and Compliance division.

Pablo has an honours Bachelor of Science in Economics Engineering degree at Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria (Lima, Peru) and passed the Advanced Economics course at Banco Central de Reserva del Peru (BCRP) with distinction.

14:1014:45

The need to address climate risk here and now
Panel discussion

14:20 - 14:30

  • What are the impacts of climate risk on financial institutions that should be considered today?
  • Examining and assessing the impacts of climate risk on financial risks
  • Stress testing for climate risk and impacts on current lending portfolios
Ahmad Shukri Abd Rahman

Chief risk officer

Bank Rakyat

Ahmad Shukri has over 28 years of experience in banking and finance, focusing on areas of risk management and Islamic Finance. He is at present the Chief Risk Officer of Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad. Prior to his current appointment, he was the Head of Risk Management, OCBC Al-Amin Bank Berhad where he served there for about 8 years. Shukri had also served at the following Banks respectively Al-Rajhi Bank Malaysia ,Bank Muamalat Malaysia, the Pacific Bank Berhad and Oriental Finance Berhad.

Shukri is Certified Professional in Islamic Finance (CPIF) under the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professional (CIIF). He also holds an Executive Master in Islamic Banking and Finance from Asia E University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration majoring in Finance from Texas A&M University, Commerce, USA.

Dennis Foong

Vice president of credit model validation

CIMB

Dennis has worked in local, regional and international banking institutions. He is part of the credit model validation team for these banking institutions covering IRB, IFRS9 and AI/ML models. These are retail and wholesale portfolios models for various geographical locations.

Yin Lu

Principal risk advisor (non-financial risk)

SAS

Lu Yin’s primary focus at SAS is on the measurement and management of Non-Financial Risks, such as Model Risk, Operational Risk, and Data Risk to name a few. She has extensive experience working across the ASEAN region gained through working as a Quantitative Analyst at KPMG & Accenture. She’s also previously worked in house at Standard Chartered Bank as a Model Validator (focusing on Market & Liquidity Risks). She holds a PhD in Quantum Physics and is experienced in risk management and quantitative modeling.

14:4515:15

Networking break

11:10 - 11:30

15:1515:35

Operational resilience: Sustainable risk management
Presentation

00:00 - 00:50

  • The current state of risk management systems and their resiliency
  • How to adjust and adapt to the developments of new technologies
  • Constructing cohesive risk management systems
Yojiro Yanagi

Head of risk and finance advisory for banking sector

SAS

Head of Risk & Finance Advisory for Banking, Asia Pacific, SAS

Yojiro Yanagi leads the SAS Risk & Finance Advisory area for Banking in Asia Pacific. 
SAS Institute is a global leader in advanced analytics as well as risk management software
for the financial services sector. Yojiro leads a team of domain and technical experts driving 
the go-to-market strategy and supporting sales and delivery of the SAS portfolio of risk management 
solutions to customers across the region.

Yojiro has over 30 years’ experience in risk management technology including Stress Testing,
IFRS 9, Climate Risk, Basel IV, ALM, Model Risk Management, Risk Modelling and Operational Risk. 
Before joining SAS, Yojiro held positions with IBM and Sungard with a focus on consultancy services
and pre-sales support for market risk, credit risk and settlement solutions for capital markets.

Yojiro is a member of the Tokyo Risk Management Association steering committee and an alumni 
The Center for Financial Industry Information Systems (FISC),
a public interest incorporated foundation conducting research on diverse topics related to financial information systems

15:3515:50

Collating lessons learnt and moving forward
Recap session

14:00 - 15:00

  • What are the key takeaways for risk management?
  • How to move forward with new knowledge and practical considerations for risk management systems
  • Looking ahead to further developments and new innovations within risk
Queenie Wong

Director of customer advisory

SAS ASEAN

Queenie is the Director of Customer Advisory for SAS ASEAN. She is responsible for creating awareness for the SAS offerings and solutions across different industries and working with customers and various stakeholders to improve the analytics adoption and operationalizing analytics.

Queenie focuses on solution sales leadership, building and supporting revenue growth, field enablement and sales support. As a leader, Queenie is responsible for driving SAS towards market expansion of their technology and applications into the mainstream, delivering strategic insight to C-level management, business users and IT across different industries.

Queenie has extensive experience in Enterprise Solutions, including Information Management, Enterprise System Management, and Governance Risk and Compliance. She has over 20 years of ICT experience in management, business development, solution management and consulting with customers and projects with the ASEAN region.

The key industries in which Queenie is actively involved include Banking and Insurance, Telecommunications, and Public Sector.

15:5016:00

Chairperson's closing remarks

00:00 - 00:01

  • Lucky draw
  • Gratitude

13:4513:50

Chairperson’s opening remarks

09:10 - 09:40

Peter Young

Head of event content, Apac

Asia Risk

13:5014:10

The rising case of internal fraud within financial institutions
Presentation

15:00 - 16:00

  • What can be done to detect and mitigate internal fraud within financial institutions?
  • Tracking and following traces of internal fraud and what to observe
  • How does technology play a role in combatting internal fraud?
Ian Holmes

Global lead for enterprise fraud solutions, director

SAS

14:1014:45

What are the current pain points around detection and mitigation of fraud
Panel discussion

15:00 - 16:00

  • Where do financial crime professionals faulter in detection of fraud?
  • Observing patterns and anomalies with implementation of AI and machine learning
  • Improving user experiences for KYC without neglecting proper due diligence
  • Reducing the time throughout financial crime processes
Ian Holmes

Global lead for enterprise fraud solutions, director

SAS

Anuj Gupta

Country risk head - consumer, private and business banking, Malaysia

Standard Chartered Bank

Anuj Gupta is the Country Credit Head and oversees risk management for consumer and business banking products in Standard Chartered Bank, Malaysia. He has over 25 years of well-rounded functional experience in credit risk, collections, fraud risk, operational risk, product management and sales across various consumer and business banking products. His experience spans over markets of diverse economic and operational complexity. He has keen understanding of data and digital and how to leverage the same in business models to optimize business profitability.

Christina Lam

Director of business development, financial services, Apj

Red Hat

Christina is leading the data and cloud initiatives from the financial services industry perspective at Red Hat and she is supporting emerging technologies across APAC, Japan, and Great China. Christina has over 20 years of experience in technology companies serving financial services clients in digital transformation, cloud migration, risk management, data, and analytics. She believes that great technologies can bring better security, better flexibility, better transparency, and better accountability

14:4515:15

Networking break

11:10 - 11:30

15:1515:35

Deep diving into how digital assets is changing the landscape of financial crime
Presentation

15:00 - 16:00

  • How have digital assets created more challenges for financial crime professionals?
  • Understanding the digital assets ecosystem and tracking funds for mitigating risks
  • The need for cohesive financial crime systems to tackle the ways fraudsters are channelling stolen funds 
Ahmed Drissi

APAC AML Lead

SAS

15:3515:50

Collating lessons learnt and moving forward
Recap session

13:00 - 14:00

  • What are the key takeaways for compliance and financial crime?
  • Implementing new technologies and staying ahead of fraudsters
  • Bringing continuity to the financial crime systems in financial institutions
Ahmed Drissi

APAC AML Lead

SAS

15:5016:00

Chairperson’s closing remarks

14:00 - 15:00

  • Lucky draw
  • Gratitude