Gerard L. Pennefather
Gerard, a Chartered Accountant by training spent 12 years in corporate finance and treasury in New Zealand with NZ Equities and Ord Minett. He returned to Singapore in 1996 and taught banking for the University of London and the University of Queensland’s MBA program.

In addition, he is chairman of Nexus Structured Solutions and Non-Executive Chairman of Nexus Underwriting Asia.

He is also an independent director of Transamerica Life Bermuda in Hong Kong, Singapore and Bermuda.

Olivier Wallner
Obtained a Masters degree in Business Administration from the leading French business school HEC in 1984. Upon graduation, he joined a subsidiary of the BNP Group as a Private Banker in Africa and returned to France to become the BIAO Group’s treasurer. In 1989, he joined the Lazard Freres Group and held the position of CFO of SOVAC until March 1996 when the Company was sold to GECC. He was one of the founders and Chairman of AFGAP (the French Assets and Liabilities Management Association.) In early 1996, he was appointed Managing Director of Lazard Asia in Singapore. In late 1997, Olivier set up his own management advisory firm, Phoenix Management Asia, and has since then been actively involved in helping global companies operating in the region undertake corporate restructuring and investment projects. In 2001, he founded WP Capital. He currently resides in Brussels.

Anthony Egerton
Tony has over 30 years of experience in (re)insurance and structured finance. After spending the first 15 years of his career in the London insurance market, as both a broker and an underwriter, he has been in Asia ever since, initially in Hong Kong with Centre Solutions - Zurich Group’s finite risk and structured finance subsidiary, and then more recently as President, Asia-Pacific for Lloyd’s of London, based in Singapore. Tony has a Master’s Degree in Economics from Cambridge University, holds a MBA from the London Business School and is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute. He is also a Certified Executive Coach. He also currently resides in Singapore.

Ece Berkün
A mathematician by training, Ece has 21 years of world-wide industry experience; executive roles in Turkey, Germany and Singapore with a Regional scope; assignments in Thailand, Canada and Brazil; project-based consulting work across Europe (UK, Italy, France, Belgium, etc.).

During her 15 years with the Allianz Group, Ece had various leadership roles in multifunctional, multicultural set-ups. At a global scale, she was directly involved in the development and implementation of the Group’s key strategic initiatives sponsored by Allianz SE Board such as; TOM/AOM & Operational Transformation Program, Sustainability, Customer Focus, Innovation (i2s), Moving Towards Cultural Excellence among others.

She graduated from Boğaziçi University in Istanbul in 1998 and is OPEX-Sigma certified Black Belt since 2006.

Ece currently resides in Turkey. She is a Partner in Huntington Group as well as Ancora Management Consulting and sits on the Boards of Dogus Etiket A.Ş. and Skor Veri A.Ş.

Steve Puckett OBE
Steve, a seasoned business leader who, following a successful international career with ExxonMobil corporation, founded a number of enterprises in the energy, tech and financial space. He has broad commercial and financial experience and is currently a board member of both public and privately held businesses, of non-profits and of local and international academia. He is an experienced coach and mentor to rising regional executive talent. He is extensively networked having held various industry leadership roles in Asia, including as President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Singapore and of Britain in South East Asia, and as a former Chairman and a Fellow of various professional institutions. He has been based in Asia for more than 30 years and resides in Singapore.

Devadas Krishnadas
Devadas Krishnadas is the founder and CEO of Future-Moves Group, a boutique consultancy focused on public policy and corporate strategy. Prior to founding Future-Moves Group, Devadas played a leading role in developing Singapore's fiscal and social policy where he led efforts in long term planning and strategic thinking. He served two and a half years in the Singapore Infantry and ten years as a Senior Police Officer, including as Commanding Officer and Head of operations. He served three years as Honorary Aide-de-Camp to the President of Singapore, the late President S.R. Nathan. He also served five years in public policy in multiple Ministries, including the Ministry of Finance.

Ngai Kay Cheung - Director
Ngai Kay has over 10 of years of experience in corporate finance, specialising in research and analysis in merger and acquisitions, capital raising, strategic advisory, due diligence, strategic and organizational reviews for companies, brokers, Lloyd’s syndicates, private equity funds. He currently resides in Singapore.