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Board of Directors

ASIFMA’s governing body is its Board of Directors (the Board) which comprises 28 senior representatives from member firms, including three representatives from the ASIFMA Asset Management Group (AAMG) which has its own separate and independent Steering Committee.

The Board has a Chair, a Vice-Chair and a Treasurer who are each elected for a two-year term. They, together with the CEO of ASIFMA and nine other representatives of the Board, form the Executive Committee which has the authority to act for the Board in between Board meetings.

AAMG has its own Steering Committee made up of representatives from each of its member firms. AAMG’s Steering Committee has a Chair, two Vice Chairs and a Treasurer who are each elected for a two-year term. They, together with two other representatives of the Steering Committee, form AAMG’s Executive Committee which acts for the Steering Committee in between Steering Committee meetings.

Members of the Board

Xiaofeng Zhong


Chief Executive Officer, North Asia

Richard Yacenda

Bank of America

Asia Pacific Chief Operating Officer, Country Executive, Hong Kong

John Laws

Barclays Capital

Managing Director, Head of Regulatory and Government Relations, Asia Pacific

Winnie Pun


Managing Director, Head of Public Policy, Asia Pacific

Stephane Ritz

BNP Paribas

Head of Global Markets, Asia Pacific

Mark Militello

BNY Mellon

APAC Head of Markets and Clearance & Collateral Management

Kok Wei Chu*


Senior Managing Director and Group Head, Treasury & Markets

Yvonne Tsui


General Counsel

Kuldeep Singh


Head of Markets and Securities Services, ASEAN and Head of Strategic Growth and Investments, Asia Pacific Markets

Dominique Blanchard

Credit Agricole

Managing Director, Regional Head of Global Markets Division, Asia Pacific

Patrick Kelly

Credit Suisse

Managing Director, Head of Equity Client Trading and Execution Asia Pacific

Andrew Ng*


Group Executive, Head of Treasury Markets

David Lynne*

Deutsche Bank

Head of Corporate Bank, APAC
Head of Fixed Income and Currencies, APAC
Chief Country Officer, Singapore

Canute Dalmasse*

Goldman Sachs

Head of Execution Services in Asia Pacific and Co-Head of Global Quant Service

Barbara Navarro


Head of Google Cloud, Government Affairs and Public Policy, Asia Pacific 

Patrick Poon

Haitong International Securities Group

Group Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Harrocks


Managing Director, Regional Treasury Management, Asia Pacific

Jack Loh


Global Head of Financial Markets Corporate Sales, Head of Financial Markets Corporate Sales, Asia, Regional Head of Financial Markets (ad interim)

Harshika Patel

J.P. Morgan

Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Head of Strategy, JP Morgan Asia Pacific, Chartered Accountant (ICAEW)

Christopher Spelman

J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Managing Director, Business Manager, Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific Equities

Murat Atamer

Morgan Stanley

NJA Head of Execution Services

Aleem Jivraj


Chief Operating Officer, Global Markets, Asia ex-Japan; and Global Foreign Exchange & Emerging Markets

Leilei Cheng

Shanghai Clearing House

Head of Product Development Department

Kenneth Bentsen*


President and CEO

Eric Rabin*

Société Générale

Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific

John Tan*

Standard Chartered

Global Head, Financial Markets Regions

Marsha Yuan*


Managing Director, IB Operating Officer and CCS Operating Officer, Asia-Pacific

Sneha Sanghvi*


Head of Financial Markets, Asia

Mark Austen*



*Executive Committee Member