ACSS Singapore Chapter
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Director of Market Planning – APAC Financial Crime Compliance and Payments
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
With over 22 years of experience in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance industries, Sivabalan has a strong track record in leading the legal and compliance functions and effective business operations in various markets within Asia. He has previously held legal and compliance leadership roles at MUFG, Societe Generale and Future Generali.
Sivabalan is a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and is a two time graduate of the University of Mumbai. In his free time, he enjoys volunteering with several organizations, reading about world affairs and listening to music.
Sr. Leader – International Trade Compliance APAC
Before coming back to GE, Lino played a pivotal role as the Trade Compliance Governance Lead for APAC at Olympus. He further held significant positions such as the Trade Compliance Manager APAC for Shell Chemicals and a Senior Director role at FTI Consulting in their Export Controls, Sanctions, and Trade Practice.
Early in his profession, Lino lent his expertise in export control and sanctions compliance to GE Businesses across ASEAN, ANZ, and various Asian countries. He played a crucial part in improving and upkeeping GE’s Internal Compliance Programs to ensure strict observance to the relevant regulations. He also bridged communication between the ITC Center of Excellence, various business entities, and the Compliance leadership concerning sanctions and export control challenges in the region.
Lino holds a Master’s in Strategy and Security from the University of New South Wales in Australia and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of the Philippines.
Prior to joining Protiviti, Rana was the APAC channel and business director at RDC. He also served as head of KYC and on-boarding sales at Thomson Reuters, where he reported to the Global Head of Industry Solutions and was responsible for buy side, sell side, and corporate client engagement.
Earlier in his career, Rana had several roles at Westpac Institutional Bank in New Zealand and Singapore, including as Associate Director, Natural Resources and as Associate Director of relationships, and commercial card manager. He also served as an associate in financial institutions, government and health and corporate and institutional banking.
Rana holds an MBA from Auckland University, a graduate diploma in marketing from the Manukau Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Calcutta.
Head of Anti-Bribery, Corruption Compliance & Sanctions Advisory
Asia Sanctions Lead
Julie was previously at MUFG Bank, where she established a financial crime intelligence and analytics function in the APAC region. Among other things, her team was responsible for complex investigations as well as optimization of financial crimes monitoring and screening systems.
Prior to MUFG, Julie worked in several roles at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, most recently as Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. In this role, she advised the Under Secretary in oversight of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and worked closely with OFAC colleagues in developing strategies to apply sanctions and other Treasury tools to address U.S. foreign policy objectives. Her previous Treasury roles included leading the Terrorist Financing & Financial Crimes Asia/Africa team and serving as North Korea senior policy advisor. Julie’s experience prior to Treasury centered on nonproliferation and export control in corporate, NGO, and public sector settings.
Julie holds a Masters of Arts in Security Policy Studies from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
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