Past Sessions

The Asian Banker aims to promote the development of the finance industry in Asia by bringing together interested players to examine and discuss the most critical issues of the moment, without having to take time out from their crowded schedule or leave the comfort of their own desks!!

View a list of our past teleconsultations below-

01 January 1970

SGX and Temasek: "Building digital asset infrastructure for financial markets"
SGX's Rehan Ahmed and Temasek's Pradyumna Agrawal discuss the joint venture between the two organisations to build a full fledged infrastructure for digital assets in Asia, its growth potential and drivers as well as issues and challenges surrounding building an end-to-end infrastructure and adoption by issuers and market participants
01 January 1970

Pine Labs’ Rau: “We are expanding the buy now, pay later service in Southeast Asia”
Pine Labs, the erstwhile India focused merchant and payment platform company, is now shifting its attention to Southeast Asia. Amrish Rau, CEO at Pine Labs, shares the details of his strategic plans for the upcoming expansion
01 January 1970

Aegis Custody’s Wei: “We're creating digital trade receivables in a $500 billion market”
Serra Wei, founder and CEO of Taiwan-based Aegis Custody, discusses the market potential of digitalised trade account receivables as an alternative investment asset class and what the company is doing to make it accessible to investors worldwide, including high net-worth individuals and family offices.
01 January 1970

Wells Fargo's Amin: “It forces us to be much more focused on value added services and driving solutions”
Well Fargo’s regional president and head of corporate and investment banking for Asia Pacific, Jafar Amin, discusses the rebound in inter regional trade and payments that may buoy outlook for 2021, and the need for institutions to be more efficient, lower cost and higher value-add players in a rate and margin depressed environment
01 January 1970

Monetary Authority of Singapore recognised as Best Conduct of Business Regulator in Asia Pacific in 2020 for increasing diversity and strengthening banking system in the digital economy
Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has demonstrated consistent and holistic efforts to promote digital innovation and competition through the issuance of up to five new digital bank licenses.
01 January 1970

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas recognised as Best Systemic and Prudential Regulator in Asia Pacific in 2020 for ensuring financial stability during the COVID-19 crisis
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) was recognised as Best Systemic and Prudential Regulator in Asia Pacific in 2020 under The Asian Banker Regulation & Supervision Awards at The Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Award Virtual Ceremony 2020.
01 January 1970

Bank Indonesia recognised as Best Macroeconomic Regulator in Asia Pacific in 2020 for strengthening monetary policy and taking bold, fast actions to support economy during COVID-19
Bank Indonesia was recognised as Best Macroeconomic Regulator in Asia Pacific in 2020 under The Asian Banker Regulation & Supervision Awards at The Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Award Virtual Ceremony 2020.
01 January 1970

Wick Veloso wins Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response and Philippine National Bank is Best Managed Bank during COVID-19 in the Philippines
Wick Veloso, president and CEO at Philippine National Bank (PNB), received the award for Leadership Achievement for Best COVID-19 Response in the Philippines at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Abednego Ugwueke wins Promising Young Banker in Nigeria Award
Abednego Ugwueke, head of financial inclusion services at First Bank of Nigeria was named Promising Young Banker in Nigeria at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Wutisak Ongpatanakul wins Promising Young Banker in Thailand Award
Wutisak Ongpatanakul, head of customer experience and digital at United Overseas Bank Thailand, was named Promising Young Banker in Thailand at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Payong Srivanich wins Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response and Krungthai Bank is Best Managed Bank during COVID-19 in Thailand
Payong Srivanich, president and CEO of Krungthai Bank, received Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response in Thailand at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Jonathan Alles wins Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response and Hatton National Bank is Best Managed Bank during COVID-19 in Sri Lanka
Jonathan Alles, managing director and CEO at Hatton National Bank, received Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response in Sri Lanka at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Bassel Gamal wins Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response and Qatar Islamic Bank is Best Managed Bank during COVID-19 in Qatar
Bassel Gamal, group CEO of Qatar Islamic Bank, received Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response in Qatar at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Samuel Tsien wins Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response and OCBC Bank is Best Managed Bank during COVID-19 in Singapore
Samuel Tsien, group CEO of OCBC Bank, received Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response in Singapore at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker. OCBC Bank was awarded Best Managed Bank during COVID-19 in Singapore during the ceremony.
01 January 1970

Morris Li wins Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response and CTBC Bank is Best Managed Bank during COVID-19 in Taiwan
Morris Li, chairman of CTBC Bank, received Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response in Taiwan at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker. CTBC Bank was awarded Best Managed Bank during COVID-19 in Taiwan during the ceremony.
01 January 1970

Justo A. Ortiz honoured with William “Bill” Seidman Award for Lifetime Achievement in Leadership in the Financial Services Industry for 2020
Justo A. Ortiz, vice chairman of Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank), was honoured with the William “Bill” Seidman Award for Lifetime Achievement in Leadership in the Financial Services Industry for 2020 at The Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Award Virtual Ceremony 2020.
01 January 1970

Jonathan Lee wins Promising Young Banker in the Philippines Award
Jonathan Lee, head of products and segments at CIMB Bank Philippines, was named Promising Young Banker in the Philippines at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Ana Delgado wins Promising Young Banker in the Philippines Award
Ana Delgado, chief customer experience officer and consumer finance head at Union Bank of the Philippines, was named Promising Young Banker in the Philippines at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

SmartStream’s Brandli: “Banks are struggling to manage the volumes, cost and controls in contactless payments”
Roland Brandli, strategic product manager at SmartStream Technologies shares key challenges faced by financial institutions in real time payments and how artificial intelligence is finding increasing application in data quality and verification.
01 January 1970

BNY Mellon's Kim and Goldstein: “We are digitising to increase efficiency internally and with our clients”
BNY Mellon’s global trade finance product head Joon Kim, and head of treasury services in Asia Pacific, Arnon Goldstein, discuss the prospects of a recovery in trade and commercial payment volumes, the importance of engendering robust business continuity planning in the corresponding banking network and how the bank is digitising to support its FI clients.