Anup Bagchi, executive director and head of retail at ICICI Bank, shares his insights on the digital transformation happening in India as the country transitions from a cash-heavy economy to a cashless one, and his bank’s response to the disruption in the payments system.
Khalid Al Rumaihi, chief executive of the Bahrain Economic Development Board, believes that learning from more advanced foreign influences will help Bahrain fast track innovation while securing a sound financial system in the country.
Barney Frank, an ex-congressman of the United States, key architect and part-namesake of the Dodd-Frank Act, speaks to The Asian Banker about US President Trump’s attempts to change the bill, which he described as a “disaster”. In February, Trump signed an executive order to review the mammoth regulatory system put in place after the 2008 financial crisis with the US Treasury Secretary expected to report his findings in June.
Jeremy Hubbard, head of digital and technology at UBank, believes that by championing a new perspective to savings, backed by a focused approach in personalisation and improved customer experience, UBank is on its way to becoming the most referred brand.
Vladislav Solodkiy, managing partner, Life.SREDA, talks about key issues and challenges to financial technology growth in Asia and existing infrastructure gaps that hinder the scaling of fintech in the region.
Dennis Tan, head of consumer financial services at OCBC, shares how the bank is leveraging its data analytics and digital capabilities to increase productivity and efficiency amid tough competition in Singapore.