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Gary Dugan (CEO of Purple Asset Management)

Gary Dugan

CEO of Purple Asset Management

Gary Dugan is a seasoned investment professional with 35 years’ experience working in Managing Director roles at some of the world’s leading Banks and Wealth Managers.

For the past twenty years, he has held Chief Investment Officer roles managing money for institutions such as sovereign wealth funds through to Ultra- High Net Worth clients. For the core of Gary’s career (1993-2004) he worked at JPMorgan. Subsequently, he held senior roles at Barclays, Merrill Lynch in Europe, and Emirates NBD and NBAD in the Middle East.

Gary is well-known in the industry for his outspoken but often-timely call on financial markets. He has a track record of calling the markets crashes of 1987 and 2007 and the tech wreck of 2000. But he also saw the upside in markets advising clients at Merrill Lynch to buy equities on March 17th, 2009 within two days of the market low.

Cherine Fok (Director, Sustainability Services of KPMG Singapore)

Cherine Fok

Director, Sustainability Services of KPMG Singapore

Cherine is a Director with Sustainability Services with KPMG Singapore and has more than 12 years of experience in numerous accounting and advisory projects. She specialises in sustainable development – in particular, sustainable finance, corporate sustainability strategies, implementation, monitoring and reporting of social and environmental initiatives, sustainability reporting and sustainability assurance.

Terry Heymann (Chief Finance Officer at World Gold Council)

Terry Heymann

Chief Finance Officer at World Gold Council

Terry Heymann is CFO, overseeing finance and operations. Terry has broad experience across the gold supply chain. During his time with the World Gold Council, he has led the development of the Conflict-Free Gold Standard, the first industry-led scheme to set out responsible business practices in conflict-affected areas. He has also led the development of the Guidance Note on All-In costs, which has been universally adopted by the gold mining industry to improve the transparency and integrity of their financial reporting. In addition to his role as CFO, Terry also oversees the World Gold Council’s work on standard-setting for the industry.
Prior to joining the World Gold Council, Terry was a Principal at Marakon Associates, a leading strategy consultancy, where he helped clients in a number of industries on strategic issues and new product development.

Roshel Mahabeer (Executive Director, Africa Loan Syndications of Standard Chartered Bank)

Roshel Mahabeer

Executive Director, Africa Loan Syndications of Standard Chartered Bank

Roshel has over 12 years banking experience, across client coverage, corporate finance and loan syndications.
She joined Standard Charted Bank focusing on strategic transaction origination of transactions across Africa. She has also recently worked in the bank’s loan syndicate business based in the United Kingdom prior to moving into Sustainable Finance.

Roshel has worked on several high profile and award winning financings raising capital from commercial banks, supranational institutions, development institution, pension funds and asset managers for clients and projects in emerging markets.

Andrew Naylor (Director, Central Banks & Public Policy of World Gold Council)

Andrew Naylor

Director, Central Banks & Public Policy of World Gold Council

Andrew Naylor joined the World Gold Council in 2016. He is part of the central banks and public policy team, and leads the Council’s Islamic finance initiative. The Islamic finance initiative was the catalyst for the launch of the AAOIFI Shari’ah Standard on Gold developed in collaboration with the World Gold Council, and opens up the gold market to the $2trn Islamic finance sector. He regularly speaks at leading financial services conferences, including the EU-ASEAN Business Summit, the World Islamic Banking Conference in Bahrain, and the Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finance Forum.

Prior to this role Andrew worked for international government relations consultancy firm Cicero Group advising financial institutions on foreign investment and trade policy in Asia, and the global regulatory reform agenda. In this role he provided economic and political commentary for global broadcasters including the BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, Channel NewsAsia and China Central TV.

Before joining Cicero Group, Andrew worked at CCHQ in both the business and external relations teams.

Andrew has been a board member of the European Chamber of Commerce in Singapore since 2012, and was chairman of its financial services committee from 2012 – 2014 and treasurer from 2014 – 2016. He also sits on the management committee of the Singapore Bullion Market Association and is chairman of its public affairs group.

Andrew has a degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science.