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AIMA Co-Hosts

Halley Caldwell

Managing Director, Head of Prime Brokerage Advisory, BofA Securities


12:30PM - 12:40PM | Welcome Remarks


12:40PM - 1:00PM | Keynote Address

Cheng Khai Lim

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


1:00PM - 1:20PM | Fireside Chat - Portfolio Solutions for Asset Allocators in Uncertain Environment

Kevin Bong

GLG MD and Director, Economics & Investment Strategy, GIC

Kher Sheng Lee

Managing Director, Co-Head of APAC and Deputy Global Head of Government Affairs, AIMA


1:20PM - 2:05PM | Panel 1 – The Future of Operations and Governance: Strategies and Best Practices

Arjen Gaasbeek

Managing Director Business Operations, Verition Advisors (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Jocelyn Oh

Vice President, Securities & Fund Solutions (Alternatives), BNP Paribas

Vijay Fafat

Chief Executive Officer, Aravali Asset Management

Moderator: Jocelyn Oh

1:20PM - 2:05PM | Xchange Pod 1 – A Date with Emerging Markets: Current Thoughts and Trends


2:05PM - 2:50PM | Panel 2 – Navigating the Rabbit Holes of Regulatory Change: 2023 Strategies for Alternative Managers

Anne Yeo

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

Ying Ren Ong

Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Capital Management Pte Ltd

Moderator: Ying Ren Ong

2:05PM - 2:50PM | Xchange Pod 2 – Digital Evolution: Playbook for an Era of Change

Dan Sleep

SVP, Digital Assets & Financial Markets, Northern Trust


2:50PM - 3:20PM | Afternoon Tea

Kindly sponsored by NAV Fund Administration

3:20PM – 4:05PM | Panel 3 – Winning with ESG: From Good to Great

Lindy Monteith

Sustainability Manager, APAC Client Group, Wellington Management

Ron Cheng

Head of Investment Funds, Director of Corporate & Finance, Drew & Napier

Moderator: Stephen Lien

3:20PM – 4:05PM | Xchange Pod 3 – The Talent Advantage: Beyond Recruitment

Jonathan Yuen

Head, Employment & Benefits, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP


4:05PM – 4:50PM | Panel 4 – The Strong Tide of Private Credit: Rising with the Currents

Sumit Bhandari

Lead Portfolio Manager, Asia Private Credit, Alternative Investments, Asia Pacific, Allianz Global Investors

Moderator: Iain Anderson 

4:05PM – 4:50PM | Xchange Pod 4 – ChatGPT Unleashed: AI and The Future of Alternative Investments

Jason Tamara Widjaja

Director of Artificial Intelligence and Responsible AI Lead - MSD, Singapore Tech Center

Kher Sheng Lee

Managing Director, Co-Head of APAC and Deputy Global Head of Government Affairs

4:50PM – 5:35PM | Panel 5 – Fund Marketing and Investor Allocation in the New World

Adam Watson

Partner & Co-Head of Asia Pacific, Partners Capital Investment Group (Asia) Pte Ltd

Ian Bell

Partner & Head of Institutional Client & Product Solutions, Asia-Pacific, Apollo Global Management

Tom Kehoe

Managing Director, Global Head of Research and Communications

Theresa Han

Managing Director, Absolute Return Strategies, GCM Investments Hong Kong Limited

Moderator: Tom Kehoe

5:35PM – 5:45PM | Singapore AIMA/CAIA Scholarship Award Ceremony

Presented by: 

Jon Robinson

Independent Director, CAIA Association Singapore Office

Mae Wang

Investor Relations, Heritage Capital Management



5:45PM – 5:55PM | Closing Remarks


5:55PM – 7:55PM | Networking Drinks

Kindly sponsored by Northern Trust and TradeFlow Capital Management 
Agenda subject to change, all times in GMT +8. This event is being held under the Chatham House Rule. You may use the information received but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s) may be revealed.