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Gan Kwai Liang is the Head of Operational Risk Asia Pacific of Bank of New York Mellon Hong Kong Branch
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Who is Kwai Liang?

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Kwai Liang is an experienced risk management professional with over 15 years of extensive experience in the areas of Business, Operational Risk Management (ORM), Technology Risk Management (TRM) and Business Continuity Management (BCM), Audit and pre-sales consulting. He has a proven track record in developing operational risk management frameworks, procedures and implementation strategies and ongoing risk and control monitoring programs in various banks and across the Asia Pacific. He has led end-to-end business process reviews, identified the key inherent risks, performed risk and control assessments to ascertain whether the controls are fit-for-purpose and recommended to businesses on the new or optimize the existing processes and controls to be implemented. Gan is actively involved in new product approval, business management forums, and business change management initiatives and is a trusted partner to the business and functions.

Academic Qualification

Masters in Accounting (Member of the CPA Australia)
Bachelor in Business Administration (Finance)
Completed the Operational Risk Management Course
Certified Operational Risk Management Professional

Professional Qualification

Business Continuity Certified Planner 
BCM Institute


Certified Functional Continuity Planner


Certified ISO27001 Information Security Management System Lead Auditor


Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)


Certified Citrix XP Administrator (CCA)


Current BCM Career

Asia Pacific Head of Operational Risk Management, including Business Risk & Legal Entity Risk Officer Hong Kong Branch
Custody, Treasury Services, Markets, Issuing Services (Corporate Trust)

Bank of New York Mellon
Nov 2020 - Current


Past BCM Career

Asia Pacific Risk & Control Team Lead
CIB Wholesale Payment (Trade and Cash Management), Market & Investor Services (Custody & Fund Services, Cash EQ and CEM - Currency & Fixed Income)
J.P. Morgan (Hong Kong)
Apr 2015 - Nov 2020


VP - Executive Management
Nomura Investment Bank (Singapore)
May 2013 - Apr 2016


Senior Manager - Group ORM Policy, Procedures & Regulatory & Capital
Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore)
Dec 2011 - May 2013
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Securities Anti-Fraud Expertise (SAFE), Head of Singapore Branch
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Bank
Jan 2010 - Dec 2011


Senior Manager (Group Risk - ORM Policies & Methods)
OCBC Bank 
Mar 2008 - Dec 2009


Assistant Vice President (Group Technology & Operation Risk Management & BCM)
DBS Bank
Sep 2006 - Mar 2008


Executive/ Assistant Manager
Ernst & Young
Jan 2005 - Sep 2006


Service Delivery Manager
S & I Systems (S) Pte Ltd
Jan 2003 - Dec 2004
S&I Systems


Distributed System Lead & Service Deliver Manager - Asia Pacific
Computer Science Corporation (CSC)
Jun 2001 - Dec 2002





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