FWA Exchange: Digitised Securities, The Ecosystem & The Transformation of Capital Markets
FWA, in collaboration with Nomura and iSTOX, is pleased to bring you the next FWA Exchange Session: Digitised Securities, The Ecosystem & The Transformation of Capital Markets.
About this event
FWA, in collaboration with Nomura and iSTOX, is pleased to bring you the next FWA Exchange Session: Digitised Securities, The Ecosystem & The Transformation of Capital Markets. Progressive in this space, Nomura & iSTOX shall share deep background, knowledge and up-to-date information on digitised securities – what they mean, how they work and what impact they may have on the future of the financial ecosystem.
Specifically, we will explore:
• Macro Trends in Capital Markets: Time for Reform
• Digitisation and technological transformation in capital markets
• Regulation & Technology: Unlocking Opportunity in The Digitised Century
• Convergence of regulatory directives to digitalisation
• Leveraging on emerging new technology like blockchain /digitised securities
• New Opportunities in Private Investments
• Types of alternative investments available
• The 21st Century Private Market Ecosystem
Managing Director, Global Chief Operating Officer, Wholesale Digital Office, Nomura
Olivier Dang is the Global Chief Operating Officer for the Wholesale Digital Office of Nomura. He supports the development and implementation of the digital strategy of Nomura’s Wholesale business. Olivier has been at Nomura since 2010 and held various roles in Corporate Strategy and Business Management.
Prior to this, he was a Management Consultant at McKinsey in London and he started his career as an entrepreneur building a mobile internet company in France.
He holds an MSc in Telecommunications from the Chalmers University of Technology, an engineering degree from the Institut Superieur d’Electronique de Paris and an M.B.A. from the London Business School. Olivier is based in Hong Kong.
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, iSTOX
Throughout his career, Darius has helped to guide a variety of public and private sector organizations to achieve operational goals through the careful and judicious use of strategy.
As Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer for iSTOX, Darius oversees day-to-day operations for the company, including commercial growth via investor and issuer recruitment and onboarding. Prior to starting iSTOX, Darius held a variety of roles with GIC, most recently as Vice President of Total Portfolio Strategy (TPS) of the Economics & Investment Strategy department.
He has also served in several roles within the Singapore government, including Head of Strategic and Operational Planning at the Singapore Ministry of Defence and Senior Associate for Investment and Reserves at the Ministry of Finance.
Darius holds a BSc and MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University. He also holds a Master of Science in Financial Engineering from the National University of Singapore.
Ms Oi Yee Choo
Chief Commercial Officer, iSTOX
Ms Oi Yee Choo has 20 years of capital raising and M&A advisory experience. Prior to joining iSTOX, Ms Choo was with UBS for 6 years covering Singapore for UBS Investment Banking. She joined UBS from Morgan Stanley where she was Head of Singapore Investment Banking. Prior to Morgan Stanley, she ran the Southeast Asia real estate investment banking franchise for Nomura Singapore Limited. She started her investment banking career with Citigroup covering Singapore corporates and real estate clients.
Between 2006-2008, Ms Choo was Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for Parkway Holdings Limited, the largest healthcare company in Asia, and helped them create Parkway Life REIT.
She is currently an Authority Member of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore.
Ms Choo graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Accountancy and also has a Masters in Business Administration from Manchester Business School.
The iSTOX Platform is established and operated by ICHX Tech Pte. Ltd. ('ICHX',)
ICHX is regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore as a capital markets services licensee for dealing in capital markets products and providing custodial services, and a Recognised Market Operator.
Company Registration Number 201731973M