Fusang announces Board of Advisors and Appointment of Senior Leadership Team Member

Establishment of panel is aimed at ensuring Fusang continues to innovate in the digital marketplace, bolstering the Group’s thought leadership in the dynamic digital assets and blockchain industry.

Fusang, Asia’s only fully regulated end to end digital securities exchange has announced the establishment of a global board of advisors comprising leading figures in the digital financial services marketplace.

“Fusang’s aim of democratising investments by tokenizing a wide range of asset classes depends onus being ahead of the changes in this space. As such we are honoured to have these four digital leaders join Team Fusang,” said Henry Chong, Chief Executive Officer, Fusang.

The panel comprises of:

Benjamin Quinlan
, CEO and Managing Partner of Quinlan & Associates. He is also the Chairman of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong and an Adjunct Professor at the AIT School of Management.Quinlan is also Mentor for PingAn’s Cloud Accelerator, a Guest Contributor for eFinancialCareers andRegulation Asia, and was named as one of Lattice 80’s top 50 FinTech influencers in Hong Kong.

Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz
has over 20 years of experience in regulatory compliance and technology in Asia-Pacific. He is currently the Malaysia Country Director and Head of ASEAN Business for WorldRemit, and on the board of KAF Investment Bank, AKRU robo-advisory and Ethis GlobalVentures. Ridzuan was the immediate past President of the Fintech Association of Malaysia.

Vivien Khoo
, is the CEO and Founder of Digital Boutique Ltd., as well as a Senior Advisor to a number of digital exchanges and family offices. Vivien spent two decades at Goldman Sachs, where she was aManaging Director overseeing Compliance in Asia ex-Japan and a member of the ManagementCommittee for Goldman Sachs Asia. She was also the Chief Operating Officer and Interim CEO at 100x(the holding company of BitMEX), where she played a key role in transforming the company and navigating through the evolving regulatory landscape.

Deniz Guven
is a leader in the banking and fintech industries and currently runs a London-based angel investing platform, PlatformXIT. Deniz has built a licensed bank in Hong Kong entirely on a smart contract structure – Mox Bank, which is one of the first fully cloud-native banks globally. Before founding Mox Bank, he worked for Standard Chartered Group in Singapore and Hong Kong in various global head roles, spearheading its digitalisation initiatives.

Chong at Fusang believes that digitalisation of a wide spectrum of asset classes in a well-regulated marketplace is now starting to be truly appreciated, which will allow for the industry to mature. He added that the extent of this recognition is clearly reflected by Fusang’s pipeline of issuance.

In preparation, Fusang also recently bolstered its Leadership Team with the addition of Farah Jaafar as Managing Director, Malaysia, and Chief Communications Officer for the group. Jaafar brings with her more than 25 years of experience in wholesale financial intermediation, capital markets and business structuring as well as advisory.

She was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Labuan IBFC Inc, the market development arm of theLabuan Financial Services Authority, which is a statutory regulator under the purview of the Ministry ofFinance, Malaysia.

Labuan IBFC is a midshore wholesale financial and business intermediation centre that is home to close to 900 global license holders. It spans a range of industry verticals, including banking, reinsurance, wealth management and Islamic financial services, and boasts one of Asia’s fastest growing digital eco-systems. Labuan IBFC has been established for more than 30 years and is regulated by the LabuanFinancial Services Authority and the Malaysian Inland Revenue Board.

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