The Banking Academy’s objective is to identify and meet the diverse training requirements of today’s increasingly competitive financial services industry. It is run by teams of programme developers, researchers and consultants who are supported by an international faculty of experienced bankers and subject matter experts from around the world, handpicked for their proven industry experience and training skills. It furthermore draws on the vast knowledge resources of The Asian Banker Group, of which it is an integral part.
A comprehensive training program designed to sharpen the skills and instincts of your SME Banking business teams
This programme is for bankers, investors, financial executives, wealth managers, consultants and other leaders working in the finance sector
An overview of the complex and dynamic world of banking, packaged in a way for those who are new to the industry and want to catch on the key trends that are shaping the future of banking
This training program will give you a world class view of the issues you face in transforming your institution in the digital world. It will also help you to test your own understanding of key trends shaping the future of digital finance
The Banking Academy hand-picks the Course Directors specifically for each course. Our expert faculty is comprised of professionals who are either accomplished ex-bankers, consultants or academics with proven hands-on implementation experience sourced from around the globe, providing the basis for the world-class content of our programmes.
In today's volatile banking environment, The Banking Academy is fully aware that getting a good return on investment is vital to our clients seeking to boost their competitiveness through targeted training solutions.
If you have six or more individuals to train, our in-house trainings might be the best solutions for your needs.
Banks have not experienced a significant deterioration in asset quality of their MSME exposure, supported by various policy measures.
China has the largest green loan balance in the world, estimates place its green loan balance at $3.3 trillion by end of 2022
Some countries in Asia Pacific posted stronger growth in bank lending to small businesses between 2019 and 2021 as compared to the period from 2017 to 2019
Dennis Khoo, author and former UOB TMRW head, in this wide-ranging interview discussed the lessons from setting up one of the first digital banks in Southeast Asia, the imperative for incumbents to start a digital-only bank experiment and offers a road-map to it.
Licensed digital banks and P2P/marketplace platforms focused on alternative business lending to SMEs are overcoming operating and market challenges to scale and sustain their businesses. Leading players are charging ahead with more comprehensive service solutions and expanding regionally.
Several organisations have jumped on the metaverse bandwagon with alacrity, investing in technology and digital assets to gain from its potential, but developments are still highly experimental and hindered by complexities.
The continuous expansion of the crypto market and the innovations it promises have been closely watched by the financial services industry, particularly by regulators. While it continues to face an uncertain, future. several factors, including the constant offering of new cryptos, new use cases in DeFi and CeFi application, increasing number of users, and structural changes and innovation in financial markets will determine its long-term growth.
Chairman, Wealth and Society
Gordian Gaeta has been an investment consultant for more than 25 years. He has advised and served many of the leading financial services organisations across Asia and close to half of the top 100 banks worldwide. He specialises in developing and implementing analytical solutions for complex strategic issues in financial services-related industries undergoing significant change or being exposed to intricate risk issues. He is currently the principal of Leopard Capital. As chairman, he convenes the advisory boards in their core function of validating the matrices used in the programmes ratings, rankings and awards to ensure that they are conducted in a professional, impartial and accountable manner.
Member, Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards Programme The Asian Banker
Wilson Chia is a highly seasoned banker with over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. was formerly the regional head of consumer banking of Standard Chartered in South East Asia as well as EVP of commercial and SME banking at Fullerton Financial Holdings which manages the portfolio of financial institution investment of Temasek Holdings. As a banking consultant/advisor he has participated in bank transformation in the region. Recently, in 2020, he was the strategic planner and project leader for a digital banking applicant seeking a Digital Bank license in Singapore.
Expert in SME Banking, Credit and Risk Management Advisor, Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards Programme, The Asian Banker
Andrew McRobert is a credit and risk management specialist in development, commercial and SME banking. He currently runs a training and consulting firm in SME and small business banking. He started his banking career in Citicorp and has also held various positions in commercial banking. Andrew had also worked in corporate finance at Price Waterhouse in Jakarta, Indonesia and has undertaken credit, problem loans and risk management assignments for the Asian Development Bank, IFC, African Development Bank and others. He has designed, written and presented financial markets seminars in nearly 30 countries in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and African markets.
Founder, TAB Global
Emmanuel Daniel is the founder of TAB Global which includes The Asian Banker, Wealth & Society, RadioFinance, The Banking Academy and The Skill Store. He is an award-winning writer and author with a background in management consulting. He previously served in several government advisory councils, interviewed some of the leading chairmen, chief executive officers, policy makers and entrepreneurs around the world and currently consults with banks on investor, media relations and strategy formulation. His first book on the future of the finance industry, “On the Eve of Finance 5.0”,is set to be published soon.
Chairman and Founder, Triple Bottom Line Investing (TBLI) Group Member of Advisory Council, Wealth and Society
Robert Rubinstein, chairman and founder of TBLI Group, has been instrumental in building the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and impact investing ecosystem, even before these terms were coined. He taught courses in sustainable finance at the Rotterdam School of Management from 2003-2006, and delivered numerous lectures at international business schools and universities throughout his career.
TBLI is a leading global ESG/impact investing network that has been educating, advising and connecting investors for 25 years.