Bruno is a Director in Barclays International Corporate Banking Division based in Singapore, responsible for the Payments and Cash Management Origination business for Asia Pacific excluding India.
Bruno is an active supporter of the regional diversity agenda, co-chairing the Working Families Network Asia Pacific and chairing the Singapore chapter.
Bruno joined Barclays in 2009 in Portugal and has over 15 years of banking experience, spanning multiple roles and geographies. Prior to his relocation to Singapore from Portugal, Bruno was deputy Head of Cash Management and Head of Liquidity at Barclays Portugal.
Bruno started his carreer as an analysist in the Global Markets and Treasury division of Fortis Bank.
Bruno holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics from Nova School of Business & Economics.
Antony is Director of Digital Assets at R3 in Singapore.
In this role he researches the evolving concepts and technologies in the distributed ledger technology landscape for R3’s financial services clients, policymakers, and the wider APAC community. He leads R3’s blockchain initiatives for central banks and digital assets in APAC. He has been working professionally in the distributed ledger industry since joining itBit (now Paxos) in 2013.
Antony is author of “The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains”, an essential guide for anyone who needs to learn about cryptocurrencies, ICOs, tokens, and business blockchains. Written in plain English, it provides a balanced and hype-free grounding in the essential concepts behind the revolutionary technology. https://amzn.to/2CJLhV5
He also writes a personal blog explaining this technology at www.bitsonblocks.net.
Antony sits on the FinTech advisory committee for the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (HK SFC).
Prior to bitcoins and blockchains, Antony was a technology manager at Credit Suisse in London and Singapore having started his banking career as an FX trader at Barclays Capital.
Joe Tusin has over thirty years of tech industry experience comprising education, management consulting, enterprise software, hardware and cloud computing across the United States and Asia Pacific. When Joe was 24 years old, he became the youngest Director of Research at the University of California (UC), Berkeley and he has deep experience in analytics in education, financial services, and closed-loop customer relationship management (CRM). At Chynge, Joe is passionate in financial inclusion for the unbanked through the digitisation, democratisation and socialisation of payments, and in making the world a safer place from financial crimes.
Maxime has been working in the Transaction Banking space for 15 years across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Maxime relocated to Singapore in 2016 to be responsible globally for the Corporate and Investment bank’s digital platforms, oversee the digitization initiatives across transaction banking and explore opportunities created by disruptive technologies including Blockchain, before joining SC Ventures in March 2018. SC Ventures was set up by Standard Chartered to lead digital innovation across the Group, invest in fintechs and other start-up companies, promote rapid testing and implementation of new business models.
Maxime holds a Master in management from Skema University (France).