Daniel Warelis (2019 Annual)

Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Asia-Pacific

Dan is Head of Government and Industry Affairs, Asia-Pacific for Refinitiv actively identifying policy issues that may impact Refinitiv and its customers. This includes legislative and regulatory changes impacting data privacy, anti-money laundering, fintech, regtech and the G20 financial standards.  He represents Refinitiv at industry forums throughout the region and regularly speaks on the intersection of data, technology and regulations.

Previously, he was with the Standards Council of Canada, working with regional organisations and countries throughout Asia, Latin America and Africa to mitigate market access issues facing Canadian companies. A native of Toronto, Canada, Dan started his career working on technical barriers to trade issues related to free trade agreements being negotiated by Global Affairs Canada. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Ottawa.