On top of her extensive knowledge of the global technology industry, Grace Chng has layered on innovation and entrepreneurship enabling to give a more nuanced view of the emerging digital economy. She previously worked as a tech editor at The Straits Times in Singapore as well as moderated technology panels and forums in Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, Jakarta and Hong Kong. She has also written two books, including ‘Intelligent Island: The Untold Story of Singapore’s Tech Journey’ and ‘Zero to 30, Singapore’s Supercomputing Journey’.
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 manages The Asian Banker’s 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.
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.
The Asian Banker RadioFinance aims to enhance understanding of the finance industry globally by bringing together thought leaders, industry experts, practitioners and futurists to examine current, critical issues through a discussion facilitated by visual and web-based platforms.
Through the use of interactive technology, participants do not have to take time out from their crowded schedules or leave the comfort of their own desks.