Advisory board for OpRisk Asia 2020
Managing director, senior risk manager, Asia-Pacific
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).
Chief operating officer
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.
Bureau Chief, Asia
Blake Evans-Pritchard is bureau chief, Asia, for Risk.net based in Hong Kong. Before taking on his current role, he spent three years covering regulatory issues across Asia for Risk.net, 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.