Remote working is here to stay, whether it’s due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the desire of individuals to work from home or leaders providing workplace flexibility to employees. The benefits of working from home include increased productivity, improved work-life balance and time and cost savings. However, the disadvantages are that employees may feel socially alienated and personal and team bonding compromised due to physical distances and time differences.
How do you build virtual teams that thrive and are able to connect and deliver? In our next session of “Viewpoints from FWA Champions”, we tap on the experiences of FWA Champions - Joris Dierckx, Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking, SEA and CEO, BNP Paribas Singapore, Young Jin Yee, Managing Director, Market Group Head for Singapore and Malaysia, Credit Suisse Private Banking, and Daphne Chan, CEO, Goldman Sachs Asset Management & Head of SEA Institutional Sales – to share with our members how they lead across space, borders and cultures to build effective teams.
Registration starts at 12.15 pm. Registrants will be provided with a zoom link for the event closer to date.
Joris Dierckx, Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking, SEA and CEO, BNP Paribas Singapore
Joris Dierckx is the Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking for Southeast Asia and CEO of Singapore Branch at BNP Paribas.
Joris started his banking career in 1995 as a graduate trainee at Generale Bank in Belgium. At Generale Bank and subsequently at Fortis, he held various roles in export and project finance in Brussels, Dublin, Mumbai and Singapore. In 2008, Joris was appointed country head for Japan at Fortis, while also serving as interim Head of Merchant Banking Asia during the integration with BNP Paribas. Since joining BNP Paribas in 2010, Joris was successively country head for Greece, South Korea and India.
Joris holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Development from the University of London, a Post-Graduate degree in Finance from the University of Leuven, a Master of Laws degree from the University of London and Master’s degree from the University of Antwerp.
Young Jin Yee, Managing Director, Market Group Head for Singapore and Malaysia, Credit Suisse Private Banking
Young Jin Yee is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse AG, Singapore Branch and Market Group Head for Singapore and Malaysia.
In this role, Ms Young oversees Credit Suisse’s private banking relationship management team and ensures that top quality service is delivered consistently to all the bank’s valued clients. She is also responsible for growing and deepening the respective market share of both markets.
Since April 2015, she has been responsible for the further development and growth of Credit Suisse’s Singapore domestic franchise, working together with a team of private banking specialists who focus on providing solutions to high net-worth (HNW) and ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) individual and corporate clients, consisting of entrepreneurs, family offices, trusts and foundations. In September 2018, she took on an expanded role to oversee and manage the Malaysia Market.
Ms Young has 24 years of experience in wealth management in Singapore, 17 of which are with Credit Suisse. She was covering the Greater China market as a Senior Relationship Manager handling UHNW clients before moving on to hold key leadership roles within the bank’s regional private banking franchise, focusing on the Southeast Asia market. With a solid track record in client-facing and leadership roles spanning Private Banking, Compliance and Equity Investments, Ms Young has deep knowledge of the Asian markets, in particular Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Indonesia.
Ms Young is the CEO of SymAsia Foundation, an umbrella philanthropic foundation of Credit Suisse AG, established to support clients with their philanthropic needs and intent and to promote philanthropy in Asia.
Daphne Chan, CEO, Goldman Sachs Asset Management & Head of SEA Institutional Sales
Daphne is the chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) Singapore and head of Southeast Asia Institutional Sales. She is a member of Goldman Sachs Singapore Leadership Group and sponsor of the Southeast Asia Women's Network. Previously, Daphne was a member of the Southeast Asia Institutional Sales team, and before that, served on the Liquidity Sales team. She joined the firm as an executive director in 2010 and was named managing director in 2017.
Prior to joining the firm, Daphne spent 11 years with Societe Generale Asset Management in Singapore and Australia, holding senior roles in distribution, client relations, marketing, product development and compliance. Before that, she was a senior auditor with Arthur Andersen.
Daphne earned a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance from the University of Western Australia and is a CFA and CPA charter holder.
Moderated by Deanna Ong, Chief People Officer & Managing Director, Human Resource & Organization, Corporate Governance, GIC
Deanna Ong is Chief People Officer and Managing Director at GIC, responsible for Human Resource & Organization, and Corporate Governance for the GIC group. GIC is a global investment management company managing the foreign reserves of the Government of Singapore. GIC invests internationally in public equities, fixed income, real estate, private equity and infrastructure assets.
As Chief People Officer, Deanna is responsible for human capital strategy to attract, develop and retain talent for GIC’s group performance, seeded with the right values and culture. As part of the Group Executive Committee, her areas of focus include talent acquisition, leadership development, reward and engagement for business effectiveness, and organizational performance. Deanna also serves as Company Secretary with oversight for corporate governance and client relations.
Deanna was previously Director Finance from 2009 to 2014, where she headed the Finance Group responsible for financial management across GIC’s portfolio, covering financing arrangements for assets, tax planning, investment holding structures, accounting and management of revenue and expenditure.
Prior to GIC, Deanna was a Tax Accountant with Arthur Andersen. She holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore and completed the Stanford Executive Programme. Deanna is a board member of Swiss Re Ltd, the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Nanyang Business School Advisory Board.
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