The conference connecting leaders in Taiwan financial market. The Risk Taiwan conference will bring together senior professionals from major regional and global financial institutions and regulators to analyse the impact of global regulatory reforms and investigate the latest investment strategies adopted by banks and institutional investors from across the region.
The conference connecting leaders in Taiwan financial market
The Risk Taiwan conference will bring together senior professionals from major regional and global financial institutions and regulators to analyse the impact of global regulatory reforms and investigate the latest investment strategies adopted by banks and institutional investors from across the region.
Dr Laurel Ho
Assistant Director General, Department of Foreign Exchange
CENTRAL BANK OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA (TAIWAN)
Dr. Laurel, Lan-chih Ho is Assistant Director General of the Department of Foreign Exchange in the Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan). She has been assigned for overseeing the foreign reserve management since January 2012. She is also monitoring the performance of external asset managers. Before assigned with this position, she was doing research on asset allocation strategies, fixed-income investment strategies, currency overlay strategies etc.
She joined the CBC at February 2004. Prior to that, she was Assistant Professor of the Department of Finance at Yuan Ze University, Taiwan. She has a number of research papers published in academic journals, such as Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting (2011), Review of Financial Economics (2009), Journal of Asset Management (2008), Financial Management (2007), Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies (2005).
Dr. Ho holds PhD in Finance from University of Birmingham, U.K., 1999, and holds FRM in year 2003.
Deputy Director-General of Banking Bureau
FINANCIAL SUPERVISORY COMMISSION
Master(Finance),Graduate School, State University of New York
- Financial Supervisory
- Deputy Director of Department of International Affair, Financial Supervisory Commission
- Chief, Assistant Director-General, Deputy Director and Director of Banking Bureau, Financial Supervisory Commission.
Alexandre Bon is a Senior Manager at Murex. Based in Singapore, he advises Murex customers on solutions design and implementation approaches, and looks after the positioning and go-to-market strategy of Murex product solutions. Since joining Murex in 2000, Alexandre has held product and client management roles with a focus on Market and Credit risk, previously driving the development of the MX.III CVA management module.
Alexandre holds a “Grande Ecole” Master in Management and Finance from HEC Paris.
Executive Vice President, Head of Global Financial Markets
CATHAY UNITED BANK
Henry Chan is head of Global Financial Markets at Cathay United Bank. Henry joined the bank in 2012 as the head of trading desk, before that he was a trader on money-market, rates derivative and FX products at Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered and Credit Suisse. Henry holds a master’s degree in Investment Management from Cass Business School City, University of London.
Bureau Chief, Asia
Blake Evans-Pritchard is bureau chief, Asia, for Risk.net based in Hong Kong. Before taking on his current role, he spent three years covering regulatory issues across Asia for Risk.net, including implementation of Basel III and other international standards in regional jurisdictions. Previously, he spent five years in Brussels writing about the European Union’s financial services sector and competition policy and a number of years as Africa editor for a news service covering post-conflict restitution around the world.
Senior Vice President, Head of Global Markets
CATHAY UNITED BANK
Tony Kao is head of Financial Trading, Global Markets at Cathay United Bank. He had over 22 years banking experience, including 16 years commercial banking experience and 6 years investment banking experience. Tony holds a MBA degree in Investment Management from Pace University, New York.
Jeff is a Senior Manager in PwC Consulting Hong Kong. He specializes in risk & regulatory advisory with a primary focus on market, counterparty credit and liquidity risk management. He has over 8 years of experience in risk system operation review, market & liquidity risk models design and validation, as well as Fund Transfer Pricing (FTP) strategies in the banking industry. He is currently the key driver for all IRRBB initiatives and is the key member in supporting the Hong Kong Association of Bank's ("HKAB") for its response to BCBS and HKMA consultations, covering areas in market risk, IRRBB, counterparty credit risk and liquidity risk.
Jeff holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Hong Kong with dual concentrations in Risk Management and Finance. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM).
Dr Jerry Lin
Deputy Director of Financial Research Institute
TAIWAN ACADEMY OF BANKING AND FINANCE (TABF)
Kok Wah Lok
Head of Market Risk Client Services, APAC
Kok Wah LOK （駱國華）is the Head of Market Risk Client Services, APAC (Asia Pacific) and based in Murex Singapore. He is responsible for Market Risk related client advisories and project deliveries across APAC for Murex business solutions such as VaR, FRTB and Initial Margin Models.
Since joining Murex in 2004, he has led and advised numerous successful Murex risk implementations in the APAC region, shaping the trading risk infrastructure and risk practices of our clients. In additional, he collaborates closely with the product development team to drive the evolution of the MX.III Market Risk Engine to address our clients’ market risk needs.
Kok Wah is a graduate of the National University of Singapore and a CFA charter holder.
Global Principal Product Manager - Margin and Clearing Risk
Sophie Marnhier Foy is the Calypso global product manager for CCPs, Clearing Risk and Margin. In her role, she designs the Calypso margin solutions to meet the various regulatory margin and clearing requirements. Currently, Sophie works very cl osely with clients implementing ISDA SIMM, to ensure that their IOSO/BCBS compliance for Sept 2018, 2019 or 2020 will be successful. Ms Marnhier-Foy is also in charge of the margin services cloud initiative, which is offering native cloud micro-services. The first service is offering ISDA SIMM margin calculation and management.