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40 Buy Side Leaders to Present at TradeTech Asia 2017 in Singapore

Discussions will center around recent reforms and the pending shift to a new trading landscape


SINGAPORE, 11th Oct 2017 by C NashantiTradeTech Asia, the only event that brings together Asia’s top buy-side Heads of Trading and Trading Technology Leaders, is returning to Singapore this month. This year’s event will host 60% new speakers and over 250 senior level trading professionals at The Hilton hotel from 25th to 26th October, and a Technology Evaluation & Benchmarking Focus Day on 24th October.


TradeTech Asia 2017 has been designed by the buy-side for the buy-side, and provides an opportunity for participants to benchmark against equity trading and trading technology pioneers. The event has been put together based on extensive market research and 108 in-depth conversations with past participants. The result: a dedicated two-day track on FinTech and a track for Heads of Trading and Heads of Trading Technology, a spotlight on MiFID II, an ETF boardroom and head-to-head debates on industry hot topics – in new learning formats that will maximize your experience.


Key speakers to look out for include:


  • Jon Glennie, Head of Trading Technology Asia Pacific, JP Morgan Asset Management
  • Martin David, Head of Trading, APAC, UBS Asset Management
  • Vishtaspa Rana, Head of Trading, Tata Asset Management
  • Richard Green, Head of Product Management - Asia Pacific, Aberdeen Asset Management
  • Balaji Jayaram, Head APAC Trading Analytics, Citibank
  • Peter Ton That, Head of Investment Technology APAC, Schroders
  • Kevin Foy, Regional Head Sales Trading & Execution, Maybank Kim Eng Securities
  • Dan Liebau, Founder, Lightbulb Capital


“The new rules agreed in the revision to MiFID II are transforming trading and transparency in capital markets around the world. These reforms are ambitious but have been a long time in the making, and will no doubt trigger a major shift to a new trading landscape,” commented Suhana Begum, Conference Director of TradeTech Asia 2017, “How will trading desks cope with these changes, and what must be done to ensure trading processes remain compliant, efficient and cost-effective? We envisioned TradeTech Asia as a central platform for the industry to get together to discuss our industry’s sweeping changes, and more.”


TradeTech Asia is one of two conferences organized by Worldwide Business Research addressing market infrastructures in the Asia-Pacific.



For further information:


Media Contact:

Ena Yow

Tel: +65 6221 7310



TradeTech Asia Contact:

Aditi Mohile
Tel: +65 6722 9497


About TradeTech Asia

TradeTech Asia is the only conference designed by the buy-side for the buy-side, offering you dedicated content to address your biggest equities trading and technology pain points.


With 250 of the most influential buy-side Heads of Equities Trading and Heads of Trading Technology all under one roof at one time, this is your opportunity to benchmark your business with those that are best adapting to the new financial landscape.


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