Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Rajeev Bhatnagar

Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Asia Pacific

BNY Mellon

Rajeev Bhatnagar is the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Asia Pacific, for BNY Mellon.

Based in Hong Kong, Rajeev is responsible for managing risk and compliance in the region — across all risk and compliance disciplines, businesses and legal entities — and for interfacing with local regulatory bodies.

Rajeev has more than 27 years of international banking experience, and has managed teams in Asia Pacific, particularly in Australia, as well as Africa, Europe and the US, making him uniquely experienced to manage complex and challenging situations across diverse geographies and cultures.

Prior to joining BNY Mellon in 2020, he was in senior roles at Commonwealth Bank of Australia for six years and at Citigroup for 21 years.

Rajeev has broad-based banking and risk management experience, spanning corporates and financial institutions, business banking and retail banking. In the last 17 years of his career in risk management, he has held Chief Risk Officer roles at country, regional and global levels. He has managed teams across all risk categories, including credit risk, operational risk, market risk and compliance.

Rajeev is an engineer by background and holds a Masters of Business Administration from one of the leading business schools in India and Asia Pacific, IIM Ahmedabad.

Blake Evans-Pritchard

Bureau Chief, Asia

Asia Risk

Blake Evans-Pritchard is bureau chief, Asia, for based in Hong Kong. Before taking on his current role, he spent three years covering regulatory issues across Asia for, including implementation of Basel III and other international standards in regional jurisdictions. Previously, he spent five years in Brussels writing about the European Union’s financial services sector and competition policy and a number of years as Africa editor for a news service covering post-conflict restitution around the world.

Bryan Goh


Tsao Family Office

Bryan has over 20 years of investment experience managing global multi asset portfolios. He has varied experience from managing Asian and European equities at Arab Bank to managing hedge fund portfolios at Oaks Family Office. He also has business experience co-founding First Avenue Partners, an alternative investment advisory business in London, and later heading alternative investments at DBS Private Bank. Bryan was CIO of Bordier Singapore before joining Karuna Pte Ltd, family office of the Tsao Group, as CIO.

Suiunbek Ibraev

Head of Analytics and Market Price Control, Market Risk Management


Dr Ibraev is in charge of analytics and market price control in the market risk management department of OCBC Bank. His responsibilities include validation of derivative valuation models, asset and liabilities management methodologies, oversight of the market data.

Dr Ibraev has 19 years of banking experience. Prior to joining OCBC Bank he worked in Frankfurt, London and Singapore as a front office quant in Dresdner Kleinwort, Commerzbank, VTB Capital, ANZ specialising in interest rate and foreign exchange derivatives. Models developed by Dr Ibraev had been deployed into the production systems, and been used for pricing, hedging and risk management.

He holds PhD in mathematics, global optimisation, from University of Wuppertal, Germany. Dr Ibraev's interests include parallel computing, cryptography, distributed ledger technology, FGPA accelerators, and machine learning.

Andrew Jan

Head of Balance Sheet Management

TMB Bank

Man Juttijudata

Assistant Secretary General

Government Pension Fund Of Thailand

Dr. Man Juttijudata has a background in Engineering. He got his Bachelor from Chulalongkorn University and continued his path for the Master from Columbia University in New York, USA. He also received a scholarship to pursue Ph.D. from the George Washington University in DC. After gained some experiences in the US, he returned to Thailand. He joined TISCO as specialist in Economic and financial modeling covering Equity, Fixed Income and Currency. Later on he moved to Kasikorn Asset Management as Risk Manager. He also involved not only in Risk and Performance Measurement but also in Derivatives and Structured Funds. Finally, he joined Government Pension Fund in the same field of Risk Management. Then he moved to the head of Investment Strategy Department responsible for long-term Strategic Asset Allocation and short-term Tactical Asset Allocation. He was also a member of Asset Allocation team, Fund Manager Selection team, and Member Investment Choice team. Due to his exemplary performance, he was promoted as Assistant Secretary-General responsible for Strategic Management and Business Development, Corporate Consulting Group. At present, he is Chief Risk Officer responsible for Investment Risk Management, Corporate Compliance, and Enterprise Risk Management.

Maha Krishnan

Director, Head of Regulatory Policy, APAC

Deutsche Bank

Jesse Liew

Chief Investment Officer, ASEAN Fixed Income

Principal Asset Management Berhad

Jessie brings along with him more than 17 years of fund management experience primarily in the fixed income and Sukuk capabilities. Prior to joining us, he was Executive Director and Head of Global Sukuk Investments in BNP Paribas Investment Partners Najman Sdn Bhd. Jesse holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration majoring in international Business from Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland.

Ronaldo Peralta

Chief Risk Officer

UnionBank of Philippines

Ahmad Shukri Abd Rahman

Chief Risk Officer

Bank Rakyat

Ahmad Shukri has over 29 years of experience in banking and finance,focusing on areas of risk management and Islamic Finance.He is at present the Chief Risk Officer of Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad. Prior to his current appointment, he was the Head of Risk Management , OCBC Al-Amin Bank Berhad where he served there for about 8 years. Shukri had also served at the following Banks respectively Al-Rajhi Bank Malaysia ,Bank Muamalat Malaysia, the Pacific Bank Berhad and Oriental Finance berhad.

Shukri is Certified Professional in Islamic Finance (CPIF) under the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professional (CIIF). He also holds an Executive Master in Islamic Banking and Finance from Asia E University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Adminstration majoring in Finance from Texas A&M University,Commerce,USA.

Shukri is also currently a part time lecturer for Islamic Finance and Risk Management at the International Center for Education in Islamic Finance(INCEIF) and a also member of the Finance Accreditation Agency’s Finance Accreditation Panel (FAP).