The business we are in
The Banking Academy is a learning platform whose 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 academics from around the world, handpicked for their proven industry experience and training skills.
The user-supplied information collected through the registration process, surveys, registration forms, polls or other similar vehicles is used to improve the content of our site, or for our marketing purposes. It is not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes unless specifically stated.
When you view this website, we may store some data on your computer in the form of a "cookie". This allows us to better match your interests or to store your password to save you having to re-enter it each time.
If you do not wish to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer's hard drive, block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.
Purpose of personal data collected (Previously under Information collection and Use)
Personal data that you provide to us voluntarily via our website and other related channels will be processed for the following purposes ("Purposes"):
Data collected may vary from activity to activity, but we generally will require the following:
For commercial transactions, other data may be required in relation to payments or refunds, including but not limited to:
The Banking Academy does not hold credit card information and only processes the abovementioned data for specific transactions requested by yourself.
Use and Disclosure
We may disclose your personal data to other subsidiaries within our group, including but not limited to overseas branches of TAB Global incorporated in those countries. These subsidiaries will treat your personal data as confidential and will process your data strictly in accordance with the terms set out herein.
We may also disclose general personal data to selected partner organisations such as sponsors of The Banking Academy activities, events, research products/services, for the purposes of customising and improving user experience and content, as well as to share marketing opportunities and updates. For example, in the form of participant lists.
We are responsible for the personal data under our control, including that disclosed by us to a vendor who processes on behalf of us.
Storage and retention of personal data
Your personal data shall be stored either in hard copies in our offices or stored on secure servers located in Malaysia and operated by us or our authorised service providers.
Personal data provided in connection with an application for employment will be used to determine your suitability for a position with The Banking Academy. Your information may also be used to monitor our recruitment initiatives.
Your details may be disclosed to third parties to verify information including education institutions, and current/previous employers. Unsuccessful applications may be retained to match your skills to future job opportunities.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. When a user is asked to provide his/her credit card information, we provide a secure environment through our partners' systems (using industry standard SSL or SET protocols) for this purpose.
For the internet, unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as completely secure. So while we strive to protect such personal data, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any personal data transmitted to us and individuals do so at their own risk. Once any personal data comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
A username and password may be essential for you to use some sections of this website. For your own protection, we require you to keep these confidential and secure.
This site contains links to other sites. The Banking Academy is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.
Right of access to personal data
We want to make sure the information that we have about you is complete, up-to-date and accurate. We will contact you from time to time to obtain updated information from you. You may also notify us of any changes or errors in your personal information via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), write-in (our address below), update through our website (http://www.thebankingacademy.com) or by telephone (65-62366500).
Under the Act, you have the right of access to your personal data held by us to request correction of the personal data that is inaccurate, incomplete, misleading or not up-to-date.
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.