Agenda subject to change, all times in GMT +8.


AIMA Co-Hosts


8:30 AM – 9:30 AM | Registration

In accordance with Singapore's latest measures to mitigate the risks of COVID-19, this event is subject to Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS) that requires all attendees to present any one of the following for entry:
  • Fully vaccinated status
  • Proof of recovery from COVID-19 within 180 days
  • Proof of medical ineligibility for vaccines

Attendees will be denied entry with no refunds if any of the above required proof is not presented. Due to VDS, mandatory SafeEntry check-in via the TraceTogether app or Token is needed for entry. Other check-in modes, such as using a mobile device’s camera, SingPass Mobile or other QR code reader apps, or using NRIC/FIN and other photo IDs, will not be accepted.

9:30 AM – 9:40 AM | Welcome Remarks


9:40 AM – 9:55 AM | Opening Address

Lim Cheng Khai

Executive Director (Financial Markets Development), Monetary Authority of Singapore


9:55 AM – 10:15 AM | Keynote


10:15 AM – 11:05 AM | Panel 1 – Digital Assets: Next Steps to (Wider) Adoption

Grace Chong

Head of Financial Regulatory (Singapore), Gibson Dunn

Nicholas Dimitriou

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Great South Gate Asset Management

Craig Luton

Partner, Funds & Investment Management, Maples Group


11:30 AM – 12:20 PM | Panel 2 – Ops 2022 and Beyond: Looking Back, Moving Ahead

Ginny Cheok

Director, Singapore Head of Prime Services Sales, BNP Paribas

Edward Bee

Managing Director, Head of APAC, Allvue Systems

Dominic Lim

COO, NUS Investment Office, National University of Singapore (NUS)


12:20 PM – 12:30 PM | CAIA Scholarship Award Ceremony

Presented by:

Jon Robinson

Independent Director, CAIA Association Singapore Office


1:30 PM – 2:20 PM | Panel 3 – Reg & Tax: How Has the Landscape Changed?

Alan Thio

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Astignes Capital Asia. Pte. Ltd.

Stephen Banfield

Tax Partner – Asset Management and Real Estate (Tax), KPMG Services Pte Ltd

Anne Yeo

Co-Head & Partner, Funds and Investment Management Group, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP


2:20 PM – 3:10 PM | Panel 4 – Private Credit: The Asset Class of Choice?

Joel Seow

Partner – Investment Funds, Linklaters

Suzanne Spells

Head of Legal & Compliance, Asia Pacific, Apollo Global Management

Lei Tie

Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer, First Plus Asset Management Pte Ltd


3:40 PM – 4:30 PM | Panel 5 – ESG: Making Money, Doing Good

Sandra Chow

Co-Head of Asia-Pacific Research, CreditSights

Neil Ryan

Global Head of Investment Analytics & Data Services, BNP Paribas Securities Services


4:30 PM – 5:20 PM | Panel 6 – Investor Allocation: Racing for New Dawns

Kif Ho

Associate Director, Singapore Management University


5:20 PM – 5:30 PM | Closing Remarks