Advisory Council

An international panel of advisors will anchor the programme. It comprises of industry leaders, practitioners and academics who have the requisite experience and expertise to oversee the awards programme. They will supervise and complement the work of The Asian Banker researchers to ensure the integrity and independence of the awards.

Dr. Michael Ong

Dr. Ong is a professor of finance at the Illinois Institute of Technology and author of books on Basel, credit risk modelling and capital allocation that are widely read in the financial services industry. Previously, he was EVP and CRO of Credit Agricole Indosuez, where he held enterprise-wide responsibility for all risk management functions for corporate banking, merchant banking, asset management, capital markets activities, and the Carr Futures Group.

Mr. Edwin Yuen

Mr. Yuen has 13 years of senior management experience in the financial services industry. He served as chairman of the Basel Implementation Committee of the Hong Kong Bankers Association in 2011. Prior to his current position, Edwin was head of risk analytics for Standard Chartered Bank based in Singapore, responsible for the successful global implementation of its Basel II Programme with the UK FSA for the wholesale banking division. He held various senior positions in Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in Toronto, Canada and United Overseas Bank in Singapore.

Andre Thibeault

Dr. Andre Thibeault is a professor of banking and financial markets and head of the Vlerick Centre for Financial Services at the Vlerick Business School in Belgium. He was previously chairman of the finance department at Nyenrode Business University in The Netherlands and director of the finance-insurance department of Laval University in Canada. He has held visiting positions at universities including HEC Lausanne in Switzerland and the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai. He has been active in the financial services industry as programme developer for the Institute of Canadian Bankers and the Belgian Bankers Association, developing several well-known banking and insurance simulations.

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