Head of Asia Pacific Industry & Government Affairs

SGD 160 k

My Client is onel of the largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, they provide leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community - driving performance in trading, investment, wealth management, regulatory compliance, market data management, enterprise risk and fighting financial crime

What you will do

  • Act as point person in Asia-Pac on important thematic policy areas impacting the business with strategic and tactical recommendations. This includes:
  • Financial services regulatory developments at the global, regional or national level
  • AML/CTF policies and regulatory developments
  • Data legislation affecting financial services, including data localization issues
  • Sustainable finance policy and advocacy
  • Policies affecting technology development like cloud, artificial intelligence and electronic trading platforms.
  • Be a spokesperson for the business in engaging government and influencing the stakeholders in Asia-Pac on data topics

What you bring

  • 5-8 years+ experience working directly with Government departments, regulators and agencies in Asia-Pac region. This includes central banks, securities regulators, data privacy offices and industry association.
  • Strong preference for experience with financial data industry and financial data management
  • Understanding of and relationships with Central Banks and Ministries of Finance in the region including both mature financial markets (e.g. Singapore, Japan, Australia) and emerging markets (e.g. Malaysia, Indonesia, India).
  • Understanding of the regulation and licensing requirements within the region for technology and financial services businesses including securities, brokerage, asset management, wealth management and financial data
  • Experience in a regulator, government or trade body favourable

In return, you will benefit from:

  • A highly competitive base salary with good earning potential
  • Benefits including 28 days holiday, private healthcare etc
  • Time and investment in your training, plus clear career progression.

Reach out to Shahbaz khan on shahbazkhan@ec1partners.com for more details.