Advisory Board

Advisory board for OpRisk Asia 2020

Emile Dunand

Head of Risk Management Asia

Pictet Group

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.

Mohit Tandon

Chief operating officer

Eastspring Investments

Mohit is a seasoned Risk & Operations professional with over 17 years of multi-country experience in Asset Management, Life Insurance & Consumer Banking industries. Working across the key developed and emerging markets of Asia (Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia & India), Mohit has held senior positions in leading global organisations like Prudential UK and General Electric (GE).

Starting his career with GE Capital in India, he worked across Sales, Operations and Six Sigma functions before going on to head the risk team in the country. Later he joined Prudential group to establish the Risk Management function for its life Insurance business in India. Subsequently he moved to Singapore as ‘Head of Operational Risk and Financial Crime Compliance' functions of Singapore and Hong Kong businesses of Eastspring Investments, the asset management arm of Prudential Plc. In 2015, he moved to Malaysia as the Chief Operating Officer of Eastspring Investments Berhad and heads Retail & Fund Operations, Client Servicing & IT Functions.

Mohit is a certified Six-Sigma Black Belt and also a Claritas Certificate Holder from the CFA Institute.


Dominic Wu

Managing director, senior risk manager, Asia-Pacific

BNY Mellon

Dominic Wu is the managing director and senior risk manager at Bank of New York Mellon, covering APAC risk activities. Dominic has over 20 years of experience in banking, securities, asset management and consultancy. He is a qualified accountant, fraud examiner and professional risk manager and received his MBA from the University of Hull in the UK.

Dominic is often sought to speak on risk management and provides training to regulators, universities, financial institutions and professional bodies. He is the founding member of the Asia Financial Risk Think Tank and chairman of the Hong Kong Chapter of the Institute of Operational Risk (IOR).

Yusuf Yasin

Executive Director/ Head of Framework, Training & Assurance, Group Operational Risk

Standard Chartered Bank

Yusuf has over 20 years of financial services experience in risk and controls space at regional and global level working for Standard Chartered, Lehman Brothers and JP Morgan.

He has worked in both 1LoD and 2LoD roles focused at Financial Markets business and functions such as Market Risk, Finance, Operations and Treasury and in the Group OR function heading the Risk Framework, Training and Assurance team and supporting  Enterprise Risk Management. His specialities include Anti-Fraud, Rogue Trading, Market manipulation, Conduct and Culture

Yusuf is FRM (Financial Risk Manager), PRM (Processional Risk Manager) and CFRP (Connected Fraud Risk Professional). He holds an MBA degree and is enrolled at the Oxford Fintech Programme.