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Gordian Gaeta

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.


Robert Rubinstein

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.


Wilson Chia

Former International head of retail banking and Board Member

Wilson Chia is one of the most experienced digital bankers in the world with over 30 years as a career banker, mostly with Standard Chartered Bank in international positions. He currently advises CEOs of leading banks in emerging markets on digitalising traditional business lines. His strong financial background and expertise in balance sheet, funding, and product disciplines make him a valuable contributor to the program's operational areas.


Andrew McRobert

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.


Emmanuel Daniel

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.


Axel Winter

Chief Digital & Technology Officer, Partner, & Advisor

Axel Winter is a highly experienced technology leader with strong hands-on experiences in the banking, retail and start-up worlds. He was previously Global Head of Enterprise Architecture & Technology Strategy for Standard Chartered Bank and had similar roles at GE Money and Cisco Systems. He has consulting experience at Accenture and Deloitte, and has recently founded a corporate start-up partnering with Grab and JD.Com. He is currently the Chief Digital Officer for a luxury mall operator and advises start-ups in asset tokenization and eCommerce. His expertise in technology infrastructure for banks and large businesses makes him a valuable contributor.