Emmanuel Daniel

Founder, The Asian Banker, Wealth and Society

Emmanuel Daniel

Award winning writer and founder of The Asian Banker, Emmanuel is also the author of “On the eve of Finance 5.0” to be published in 2019. He has a background in management consulting and interviewed and has access to some of the leading chairmen, CEOs, policy makers and entrepreneurs around the world. He has also served in several government advisory councils and consults with banks on investor and media relations, as well as on strategy formulation. His first book on the future of the finance industry will be published soon.

Richard Hartung

International Resource Director, The Asian Banker

Richard Hartung

Richard Hartung has over 20 years of experience in the payments & consumer financial services industry. He has held senior roles for financial institutions including Citibank, Mastercard International, and OCBC Cards. Mr Hartung holds position as consultant in the areas of retail banking, cards and payment products to financial institutions, service providers, and software companies throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Foo Boon Ping

Managing Editor, The Asian Banker

Foo Boon Ping

Boon Ping is the managing editor of The Asian Banker, where he manages its publishing and research business in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. He regularly engages the financial services community on transformational issues shaping the industry; speaking at and chairing many of The Asian Banker’s as well as partners’ events. He has more than 25 years' experience in strategic brand management, corporate & marketing communication and research & consulting, covering: retail, corporate and transaction banking, financial markets, risk management, compliance and financial technology. He had previously served in senior management positions at UOB and DBS Bank. He was also formerly a senior consulting manager at Ernst and Young and started his career as a financial journalist.

Christian Kapfer

Research Director, The Asian Banker

Christian Kapfer

Christian Kapfer is research director at The Asian Banker, leading research and consulting engagement with top-tier financial institutions in benchmarking business and strategic capabilities across leadership, commercial, retail and transaction finance, financial markets, risk management, financial technology, and wealth management. Kapfer joined The Asian Banker in 2014 and was responsible for starting many of the company's research programmes, such as Excellence in Retail Financial Services, AB 500 Strongest Banks Ranking and Working Groups.