Our Advisory Board brings together prominent female trailblazers in the ASEAN payments and fintech industry. This talented group of women provides guidance and input to the Women in Payments ASEAN Symposium program and ensures the experience includes best-in-class keynote speakers, panelists and break-out session leaders.
Head of Assessment and Succession
Financial Services Sector
Miriam has held a variety of increasingly senior roles in the advisory consulting space, most recently as the Head of Assessment and Succession for Asia Pacific in a large multinational consulting firm. With a particular focus on the financial services sector, Miriam brings a depth of experience and understanding of the leadership trends, challenges and opportunities for women in this space.
Head of Treasury Services Asia Pacific, and Singapore Country Chief Executive
Winnie Chen is the Head of Treasury Services for Asia Pacific and the Singapore Country Chief Executive at BNY Mellon, based in Singapore. Winnie leads the regional strategy, business development and governance in her capacity as Head of Treasury Services, Asia Pacific. As the Singapore Country Chief Executive, Winnie drives the growth agenda, commerciality, and client excellence, while ensuring governance and regulatory alignment for all BNY Mellon enterprise-wide activities in Singapore.
Senior VP, Regional Sales for Global Banking Corporates, Global Payments Solutions, Asia Pacific
I have 23 years+ of work experience across multiple markets (India, Hong Kong and now Singapore) in regional and country roles, primarily with HSBC and Standard Chartered. My experience encompasses full transaction banking – Cash, Trade, Supply Chain Finance and Structured financing solutions. Within HSBC I have managed the marquee regional corporate treasury names for Asia Pacific , both in HK and SG
Head of Financial Regulatory, Singapore
Grace has over a decade of experience in advising financial institutions and payments companies on regulatory matters in Southeast Asia, with a focus on Singapore and Hong Kong. She is a strong advocate for digital innovation, investments and critical infrastructural transformation. Grace is also an IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy, and sits on the IAPP Women Leading Privacy Board where she is the key representative for Asia.
Anoushka Dua is the Head of Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) business for Singapore
and ASEAN. She manages the Singapore TTS business, where she is based, which provides
integrated cash management and trade finance services to multinational corporations, financial
institutions, and public sector organizations. She is also responsible for the leadership of the
business in the ASEAN cluster of markets.
Senior VP, Customer Solutions Center, Southeast Asia
Aisha is responsible for creating a sustainable competitive advantage for Mastercard by understanding the needs of customers and translating market strategies into relevant product solutions across ten markets. She is also responsible for identifying and executing on business-building opportunities. Aisha has 20+ years of work experience across different organizations and geographies.
VP, Global Network Services, Asia & South Pacific Growth Markets
Divya heads American Express’ Global Network Services for 20 markets in Asia & South Pacific ensuring card issuing scale and merchant coverage in partnership with large banks across the region. At American Express for 16 years, she’s worked across roles of increasing responsibility in General Management, Business, Strategy, Finance and Operations and has led several D&I initiatives over her tenure, and actively mentors women leaders within and outside the organization.
VP, Legal – International
Daphne Lim is Vice President and International General Counsel for PayPal where she manages a global legal team responsible for enabling the company to operate and expand outside of the United States. She provides strategic advice that helps keep the company at the forefront of the digital commerce revolution, supporting the launch of innovative products and services across international markets, and helping deliver the next generation of value for both consumers and businesses.
Cash Management Product Head
Tesy Mathew is the Cash Management Product Head for DBS Singapore and runs Merchant Solutions in DBS – driving the next phase of innovation and strategy for merchant collections.
A career banker with DBS, Tesy has close to 20 years of experience in banking, having managed the entire array of cash products regionally and domestically.
VP, APAC Business
As VP, Head of Partnerships, Gajia works with financial institution partners around the world to expand Airwallex's payment network and end-to-end financial services platform. She and her team also work with other global technology platforms on joint initiatives to provide businesses of all sizes with a truly borderless financial services experience.
Head of Strategic Initiatives and Business Management, Transaction Banking
Standard Chartered Bank
Danielle Sharpe is Chief of Staff to the Global Head of Transaction Banking for Standard Chartered Bank. She is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Global Transaction Banking business and execution of strategic initiatives. Danielle has held various roles across financial services and law enforcement, spanning both retail and wholesale banking.
Head of Payments, Malaysia
Victoria is the head of Payments for J.P. Morgan Malaysia and is responsible to develop and execute business growth strategy, product development and client engagement for the transaction banking business. With more than 17 years of banking experience across global banks and consulting firms, she brings solution insights that can help Malaysian and multinational corporates in their banking needs.