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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

Ajai Kaul


CEO – APAC, Head of Asia Pacific Client Group

Fan Xing

Bank of America

Asia Pacific Chief Operation Officer

John Laws

Barclays Capital

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

Stephane Ritz*

BNP Paribas

Head of Group Markets, Asia Pacific

Tina Tsui*

BNY Mellon

Managing Director and Assoc. General Counsel, Head of APAC Public Policy and Gov’t Affair, Head of Legal for APAC Markets, Clearance and Collateral Management

Shounian Cao

China Construction Bank

Chief Executive of CCB HK Financial Markets Centre & Deputy Chief Executive of CCB, HK Branch

Jiaxing Zhou (Joe) (V)*


Joint Company Secretary, Chief Compliance Officer of the Company and Head of the Legal and Compliance

Pete Monaci


Chief Compliance Officer, CitSec APAC

Charles Lam*


Managing Director, Head of Markets, Hong Kong

Dominique Blanchard

Credit Agricole

Regional Head of Global Markets Division, Asia Pacific and Middle East

Andrew Ng (V)*


Group Executive, Group Head of Global Financial Markets

Priya Pravin Kundamal


CEO and Head of DTCC Data Repository, Singapore Pte. Ltd. (DDRS)

Ashok Kumar Das*

Deutsche Bank

Managing Director, Head, Global Emerging Markets, Asia

Maria Abbonizio


Global Chief Administrative Officer, IM & Head of Hong Kong

Stewart James*

Goldman Sachs

Managing Director and Co-Head of Government Affairs APAC

Selene Chong


Managing Director, Deputy Global Head of Equities & Head of Equities, Asia Pacific

Obbe Kok

ING Bank

Head of Financial Markets and Strategic Products APAC

Harshika Patel (C)*

J.P. Morgan

Managing Director
Chief Executive Officer, Asia Private Bank
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong, J.P. Morgan

Venkat Boppana

Morgan Stanley

Head of IED Product and Product Operations

Todd Coltman


Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer

Nagarajan Sankaranarayanan*


Deputy CEO and COO, Nomura Asia Pacific Holding Ltd. / Asia ex-Japan

Kenneth Lai


Group Managing Director, Head Global Markets,
Global Markets Division

Yashuang Zhang

Shanghai Clearing House

Head of Issuance and Custody Department

Kenneth Bentsen


President and CEO

Christine Perrin

Societe Generale

Chief Operating Officer, Asia-Pacific

John Tan*

Standard Chartered

Financial Markets Head, Asia

Henry Quek

State Street

Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Markets, Asia-Pacific

Jason Tudor*


Investment Bank, Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific

Peter Stein*


Chief Executive Officer

*Executive Committee Member

C = Chair; V = Co-Vice Chair; T = Treasurer