Conference Programme

    • 17:00 - 20:00

      Registration

      All Participants
    • 07:00 - 20:00

      Registration

      All Participants
    • 07:15 - 13:00

      Working Committee Meeting

      WFE Members Only

      *Please meet in the foyer of Swissotel The Stamford at 07:15, buses will depart for SGX shortly after.

    • 13:00 - 14:00

      Lunch

      WFE Working Committee Members and Board of Directors Only
    • 14:00 - 17:30

      WFE Board of Directors Meeting 1

      WFE Board of Directors Only

      *Please meet in the foyer of Swissotel The Stamford at 12:30 for the bus to SGX. 

    • 18:00 - 19:30

      Welcome Reception

      All Participants

      *Please meet in the foyer of Swissotel The Stamford at 17:15, buses will depart for SGX shortly after.

      • Nandini
        Nandini Sukumar Chief Executive Officer The World Federation of Exchanges
      • Nandini Sukumar

        Chief Executive Officer The World Federation of Exchanges

        Nandini Sukumar is the Chief Executive Officer of the World Federation of Exchanges, the global association for exchanges and CCPs. The WFE represents more than 250 exchanges and clearing houses globally, educating stakeholders on the vital role played by market infrastructures in the real economy and as a standard setter, finding the consensus on issues among the global membership. WFE exchanges are home to nearly 45,000 listed companies, the market capitalization of these entities is over $82.5 trillion and around $81.8 trillion in trading annually passes through the infrastructures that the WFE members safeguard. Ms. Sukumar is Vice Chair of IOSCO’s Affiliate Members Consultative Committee and Chair of the AMCC’s DLT Workstream.

        Ms. Sukumar has been CEO of the WFE since March 2015. Prior to this, she served as Acting Chief Executive Officer from November 2014, having been recruited by the WFE Board as Chief Administrative Officer in May 2014 to run the Federation on a daily basis and work with its global network of members as a proponent of the benefits of fair, orderly, public markets. Ms. Sukumar came to the WFE after a 14-year career at Bloomberg where she created, grew and ran their coverage of market structure, exchanges and UK regulation.

      • Boon Chye
        Boon Chye Loh Chief Executive Officer Singapore Exchange (SGX)
      • Boon Chye Loh

        Chief Executive Officer Singapore Exchange (SGX)

        Mr Loh Boon Chye joined SGX as CEO on 14 July 2015. He is also an Executive and Non-Independent Director on the SGX Board.

        With a career in the financial industry that spans close to 30 years,  Mr Loh was most recently Deputy President and Head of Asia Pacific  Global Markets at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch from December 2012 to  May 2015. He was also the bank’s Country Executive for Singapore and  Southeast Asia and a member of its Asia Pacific Executive Committee.

        Mr Loh began his career as an Investment Officer with the Monetary  Authority of Singapore in 1989. He joined the Singapore branch of Morgan  Guaranty Trust Co. of New York in 1992, managing its Southeast Asia  fixed-income and derivatives business. From 1995 to  2012, he was with Deutsche Bank AG, where he held various leadership  roles including Head of Corporate & Investment Banking for Asia  Pacific and Head of Global Markets for Asia.

        Over the years, Mr Loh has played a key role in the development of  Southeast Asia’s capital markets, having held a number of senior  advisory positions. Apart from his directorship on the SGX Board from  2003 to 2012, he has also been on the Boards of GIC Pte Ltd since  November 2012, Economic Development Board Singapore since February 2017  and the World Federation of Exchanges since September 2017.

        He was also previously Chairman of the Singapore Foreign Exchange  Market Committee, as well as Deputy President of ACI Singapore.

        Mr Loh is a council member and Distinguished Fellow at the Institute  of Banking & Finance Singapore and was awarded for Outstanding  Contribution to Financial Markets in Asia in the Euromoney Awards for  Excellence in 2010. He was also presented the International Financial  Law Review (IFLR) Market Reform Award 2017.

        Mr Loh holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the National University of Singapore.

        Mr Loh was last re-elected as a director at the Annual General Meeting on 20 September 2018.

    • 07:00 - 19:00

      Registration

      All Participants
    • 08:00 - 10:00

      WFE's General Assembly Meeting

      WFE Members Only
    • 10:30 - 10:45

      Opening Ceremony of the Annual Meeting

      All Participants

      Welcome Remarks

      • Nandini
        Nandini Sukumar Chief Executive Officer The World Federation of Exchanges
      • Nandini Sukumar

        Chief Executive Officer The World Federation of Exchanges

        Nandini Sukumar is the Chief Executive Officer of the World Federation of Exchanges, the global association for exchanges and CCPs. The WFE represents more than 250 exchanges and clearing houses globally, educating stakeholders on the vital role played by market infrastructures in the real economy and as a standard setter, finding the consensus on issues among the global membership. WFE exchanges are home to nearly 45,000 listed companies, the market capitalization of these entities is over $82.5 trillion and around $81.8 trillion in trading annually passes through the infrastructures that the WFE members safeguard. Ms. Sukumar is Vice Chair of IOSCO’s Affiliate Members Consultative Committee and Chair of the AMCC’s DLT Workstream.

        Ms. Sukumar has been CEO of the WFE since March 2015. Prior to this, she served as Acting Chief Executive Officer from November 2014, having been recruited by the WFE Board as Chief Administrative Officer in May 2014 to run the Federation on a daily basis and work with its global network of members as a proponent of the benefits of fair, orderly, public markets. Ms. Sukumar came to the WFE after a 14-year career at Bloomberg where she created, grew and ran their coverage of market structure, exchanges and UK regulation.

      • Boon Chye
        Boon Chye Loh Chief Executive Officer Singapore Exchange (SGX)
      • Boon Chye Loh

        Chief Executive Officer Singapore Exchange (SGX)

        Mr Loh Boon Chye joined SGX as CEO on 14 July 2015. He is also an Executive and Non-Independent Director on the SGX Board.

        With a career in the financial industry that spans close to 30 years,  Mr Loh was most recently Deputy President and Head of Asia Pacific  Global Markets at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch from December 2012 to  May 2015. He was also the bank’s Country Executive for Singapore and  Southeast Asia and a member of its Asia Pacific Executive Committee.

        Mr Loh began his career as an Investment Officer with the Monetary  Authority of Singapore in 1989. He joined the Singapore branch of Morgan  Guaranty Trust Co. of New York in 1992, managing its Southeast Asia  fixed-income and derivatives business. From 1995 to  2012, he was with Deutsche Bank AG, where he held various leadership  roles including Head of Corporate & Investment Banking for Asia  Pacific and Head of Global Markets for Asia.

        Over the years, Mr Loh has played a key role in the development of  Southeast Asia’s capital markets, having held a number of senior  advisory positions. Apart from his directorship on the SGX Board from  2003 to 2012, he has also been on the Boards of GIC Pte Ltd since  November 2012, Economic Development Board Singapore since February 2017  and the World Federation of Exchanges since September 2017.

        He was also previously Chairman of the Singapore Foreign Exchange  Market Committee, as well as Deputy President of ACI Singapore.

        Mr Loh is a council member and Distinguished Fellow at the Institute  of Banking & Finance Singapore and was awarded for Outstanding  Contribution to Financial Markets in Asia in the Euromoney Awards for  Excellence in 2010. He was also presented the International Financial  Law Review (IFLR) Market Reform Award 2017.

        Mr Loh holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the National University of Singapore.

        Mr Loh was last re-elected as a director at the Annual General Meeting on 20 September 2018.

    • 10:45 - 11:15

      Session 1: Keynote -

    • 11:15 - 12:16

      Session 2:

    • 12:15 - 13:15

      Session 3:

    • 13:15 - 14:15

      Lunch

      All Participants
    • 14:15 - 15:15

      Session 4:

    • 15:15 - 16:15

      Session 5:

    • 16:45 - 18:00

      WFE Board of Directors Meeting 2

      WFE Board of Directors Only
    • 18:00 - 21:00

      Gala Dinner

      All Participants

      *The venue is a short walk away from the hotel, guests will depart from the foyer of the Swissotel The Stamford at 18:00.

    • 08:00 - 16:00

      Registration

    • 09:00 - 10:00

      Session 7:

    • 10:00 - 11:00

      Session 8:

    • 11:00 - 11:30

      Break

    • 11:30 - 12:30

      Session 9:

    • 12:30 - 13:15

      Session 10: Fireside chat -

    • 13:15 - 14:30

      Lunch

    • 14:30 - 15:00

      Session 11: Keynote -

    • 15:00 - 16:00

      Session 12:

    • 16:00 - 16:30

      Closing Remarks

      • Nandini
        Nandini Sukumar Chief Executive Officer The World Federation of Exchanges
      • Nandini Sukumar

        Chief Executive Officer The World Federation of Exchanges

        Nandini Sukumar is the Chief Executive Officer of the World Federation of Exchanges, the global association for exchanges and CCPs. The WFE represents more than 250 exchanges and clearing houses globally, educating stakeholders on the vital role played by market infrastructures in the real economy and as a standard setter, finding the consensus on issues among the global membership. WFE exchanges are home to nearly 45,000 listed companies, the market capitalization of these entities is over $82.5 trillion and around $81.8 trillion in trading annually passes through the infrastructures that the WFE members safeguard. Ms. Sukumar is Vice Chair of IOSCO’s Affiliate Members Consultative Committee and Chair of the AMCC’s DLT Workstream.

        Ms. Sukumar has been CEO of the WFE since March 2015. Prior to this, she served as Acting Chief Executive Officer from November 2014, having been recruited by the WFE Board as Chief Administrative Officer in May 2014 to run the Federation on a daily basis and work with its global network of members as a proponent of the benefits of fair, orderly, public markets. Ms. Sukumar came to the WFE after a 14-year career at Bloomberg where she created, grew and ran their coverage of market structure, exchanges and UK regulation.

    • 16:30 - 18:00

      Farewell Reception