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More Than 40 Thought Leaders to Present at TradeTech FX Asia 2017 in Singapore

2017-03-13 09:00
-Join Over 150 Senior Delegates From Across The Region At The Only FX Event Designed For The Buy Side By The Buy Side On 22nd and 23rd March at the Hilton Singapore

SINGAPORE, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 150 senior delegates are expected to gather at the 2017 edition of TradeTech FX Asia to be held at the Hilton Hotel in Singapore, on the 22nd and 23rd of March. This is the only FX trading conference designed for the buy side by the buy side, based on input from 72 industry research interviews and an outstanding advisory board that includes Andrew Maack, Head of FX Trading at Vanguard and Navin Amarnani, Senior Vice President of Proprietary Trading at Edelweiss International.

2017 will be the time to re-think traditional trading, and there will be 35 sessions held over two days at TradeTech FX Asia to help attendees better adapt to the new FX landscape; topics include dissecting the impact of Brexit on Asian economies and currencies, understanding the latest Global Code of Conduct, and how to accelerate electronification.

"Regulatory reforms, market structure transformation and e-trading innovations are changing the FX landscape. Traditional roles are being challenged as a result," commented Gladys Caligagan, Conference Director WBR Asia. "We have worked with an exceptional advisory board to design the TradeTech FX Asia agenda, and we are excited to be organizing such a senior gathering of FX heads in Asia. We know that attendees are busy professionals, and we want to maximize their time at the conference; with regulators, buy side, sell side, trading venues and technology partners all under one roof, we hope that attendees will be able to discover new strategies to enable them to build a winning Asian FX trading and portfolio management blueprint."

48 guest speakers will share their insights on how to build a world-class trading and portfolio management desk, and there will be dedicated in-depth tracks including a Spotlight on China, which will focus on the economic prospects of China in 2017 and the correlation between the Renminbi and other Asian currencies. The popular Oxford-Style Debates will turn the spotlight on G10 vs. EM currency strategies, while a Dragon's Den session will examine the latest in FX trading innovations and technology such as blockchain.

Key speakers include:

  • Navin Amarnani, Senior Vice President, Proprietary Trading, Edelweiss International
  • Leonard Kwan, FX Trader, T Rowe Price
  • Christopher Brandon, Principal, Rhicon Currency Management
  • Laurent Lequeu, Vice President, RHB Asset Management
  • William Goh, Portfolio Manager, Lion Global Investors
  • Christopher Emslie, Country Treasurer Singapore, ABB
  • Goh Seng Ti, General Manager Treasury & Accounting, Isuzu Motors Asia
  • Damian Glendinning, Treasurer, Lenovo
  • David Mercer, Chief Executive, LMAX Exchange
  • Richard Wong, Vice President, Public Sector & Government Practice, Frost & Sullivan

TradeTech FX Asia is part of a series of three financial conferences organized by Worldwide Business Research (WBR) addressing market infrastructures in the Asia-Pacific. WBR also organizes the Fixed Income Leaders Summit and TradeTech Asia.

For further information:

Media Contact:
Ena Yow
Tel: +65 6221 7310

TradeTech FX Asia Contact:
Aditi Mohile
Tel: +65 6722–9455

About TradeTech FX Asia

TradeTech FX Asia is the only FX trading conference designed for the buy side by the buy side, offering content to address your biggest FX trading pain points.

With 150 of the most influential buy-side Heads of FX Trading and Portfolio Managers all under one roof at one time, this is your opportunity to adopt forward-looking strategies and technologies and build a winning FX trading and portfolio management strategy.

About Worldwide Business Research (WBR)

WBR is the world's biggest large-scale conference company and part of the PLS group, one of the world's leading providers of strategic business intelligence with 16 offices worldwide. Our conference divisions consistently out-perform their industry sector competitors on the quality of the events we produce and the relationships we nurture with both delegates and sponsors.

Every year over 10,000 senior executives from Fortune 1000 companies attend over 100 annual conferences -- a true "Who's Who" of today's corporate world. From Automotive events in Bucharest to Logistics conferences in Arizona and Finance summits in Hong Kong, WBR is dedicated to exceeding the needs of its customers around the world. For more information please visit

Source: Worldwide Business Research

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