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 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 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.
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 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 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.