In today’s evolving financial services technology space, RegTech (regulatory technology), is fast becoming a game-changer in the challenging business area of compliance. RegTech brings agility, speed, integration and analytics into the mix of interpreting regulation and how compliance and operational risk is managed and reported in an automated way.
Taking into consideration both new and existing rules, regulations, sanctions, and industry-specific guidance, as prescribed by the respective regulatory body, RegTech is also creating opportunities for organisations to develop and deliver better customer experience.
ABOUT YOUR SPEAKERS
Deborah Young | CEO | RegTech Association
Deborah is the founding CEO of the RegTech Association (RTA), a non-profit industry member association founded in 2017. The mission for the RTA is to accelerate the adoption of RegTech to solve the greatest regulatory and compliance challenges and to position the APAC region as a centre of excellence for RegTech. Deborah is an accomplished executive, non-executive director, mentor and strategic business consultant. Deborah also has over 20 years' experience as a senior executive across financial services, including investment banking, private equity, venture capital, insurance and superannuation spectrums. Most recently Deborah has worked at AVCAL, Microsoft, Digivizer, Data61 and muru-D, Telstra's accelerator.
Stephen Coutts | Director, Governance and Regulatory Solutions, APAC | RBC Investor & Treasury Services
Stephen works closely with the Regulatory Solutions and Product teams to assess the impact of regulatory changes on I&TS clients and products in the Asia Pacific region and also leads the Regulatory Solutions client engagement efforts in the region. Stephen most recently worked in JP Morgan’s Product Management & Regulatory Solutions team in Sydney, where he was responsible for understanding the impact of regulatory change on JP Morgan’s products and clients and developing solutions for the bank and its clients. Stephen has also served as Chairman of various Australian Custodial Services Association working groups, including those responsible for regulatory affairs, derivatives, and regulatory reporting.
Lisa Schutz | Founder and CEO | Verifier
Lisa is a founding director of the RegTech Association, and in her own business, is pioneering customer driven data sharing and started out by solving for proof of income to solve the responsible lending challenge - by using non-bank data, particularly payroll data. Lisa is on APRA’s Data Collection Strategic Industry Group and is a member of the Advisory Committee established by the Federal Government to advise on the Open Banking standards setting process. Lisa is also the author of Decisions Not Data - a book designed to help CEOs and their teams make more strategic use of data.
Samantha Clarke | Founder and CEO | Advice RegTech
Samantha has 25 years financial services experience spanning strategy, product development, policy, government and regulator relations, marketing, distribution and digital for multi-nationals, NFPs and start-ups. Samantha's work has been recognised with industry awards for Leadership, Compliance Innovation, and Industry Advocacy, including being named as the 2018 Innovator of the Year by Money Management. Samantha's company, Advice RegTech, was featured at ASIC’s inaugural RegTech showcase in 2017, is a founding member of the RegTech Association and a member of FinTech Australia. The brand's compliance automation software takes the burden out of checking advice files for best interests duty.
Harold Lucero | Co-Founder and CEO | Discidium
Harold is a RegTech Association Board Director and the Co-Founder and CEO of Discidium (more to come).