Hot Topics For Global Boards
Opening Remarks

Mr LOH Boon Chye

Loh Boon Chye joined SGX as CEO on 14 July 2015. He is also an Executive and Non-Independent Director on the SGX Board. He has close to 30 years of experience in the financial industry and has played a key role in the development of Southeast Asia’s capital markets. Prior to SGX, he was Deputy President and Head of Asia Pacific Global Markets, and Country Executive for Singapore and Southeast Asia at Bank of America- Merrill Lynch. He spent 17 years in Deutsche Bank where his last role was the Head of Corporate and Investment Banking for Asia Pacific. He started his career with the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Morgan Guaranty Trust Co. of New York.

Boon Chye currently sits on the boards of GIC, Economic Development Board Singapore and World Federation of Exchanges, and is a council member and Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Banking & Finance Singapore. He was also previously Chairman of the Singapore Foreign Exchange Market Committee, as well as Deputy President of ACI Singapore.

Cyber Risks and Privacy Data Breaches

Keynote Address

Mr Troels Oerting JORGENSEN
Managing Director and Head of Global Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum

Troels Oerting has through his 38 years with national and international law enforcement agencies been engaged in counter-terrorism, organised crime and cybercrime and risks. He has been Director of the Danish National Crime Agency, (NEC), Head of Interpol and Europol in Denmark, Director of Operations in the Danish Security Intelligence Service (PET), Assistant Director Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime, Europol, Director European Cybercrime Agency (EC3), and CISO/CSO of Barclays Plc. Troels Oerting is now Managing Director and Head of World Economic Forum’s Centre for Cybersecurity (C4C).

Troels Oerting is a non-executive director of international companies, advisory board member of SC Magazines UK, advisor to several Cyber Start Ups and expert cyber blogger for Forbes Magazine.


Mr Gerry CHNG
EY Asean Cybersecurity Leader and Singapore Risk Leader, Ernst & Young Advisory Pte. Ltd.

Gerry Chng is EY’s Asean Cybersecurity Leader and Singapore Risk Leader. Gerry has over 19 years of experience in the firm working with the Risk practice, specialising in the management of digital risks through appropriate frameworks, processes, technology and talents. He provides advisory services to clients for their information security initiatives including governance, policies, data protection and privacy, operations and risk management, and also advises on improving the technology environment.

Hot Topics on the Agenda of the Global Board

Panellists (In Alphabetical Order)

Board Director, ECCO Group A/S, RAK Ports, WSS Ltd.

Tom Behrens Sørensen is an experienced board member, senior advisor and venture capital investor with more than 20 years of experience. He has extensive leadership experience in successfully building, scaling and managing industry leading businesses in Asia, notably China and India.

He has been described as a transformational leader with entrepreneurial attributes and being able to navigate complex and highly regulated environments. Tom’s performance record lies in maritime, logistics and other industry sectors across multiple cultures in emerging markets.

Tom is the non-executive director of ECCO Group A/S, RAK Ports, WSS ltd. as well as Red Sea Gateway Terminal ltd.

Tom is a graduate from the A.P. Møller Shipping Academy and has also attended management courses at INSEAD and Wharton University of Pennsylvania.

CEO of Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker

Claus Gregersen is the CEO of Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker. Claus was the CEO of Carnegie Investment Bank from 2010-2017, and also served as chairman of The Danish Securities Dealers Association.

Claus is chairman of Rungsted Sundpark A/S, Skodsborg Sundpark A/S, Skandinavisk Holding A/S and Skodsborg Sundhedscenter A/S as well as deputy chairman of Jeudan A/S. Additionally, he is a board member of Tivoli A/S Axcel Future, Simon Fougner Hartmanns Familiefond, Gyldendal A/S and Fritz Hansen A/S. Claus Gregersen was appointed chairman of the Danish Growth Fund's board on February 1st, 2018, where he uses his considerable experience in terms of investment as well as finance to set the direction of the fund’s activities.

Claus has a graduate diploma in Finance from Copenhagen Business School as well as having Business Administration and Management, Leadership Best Practice courses from Harvard Business School.

Mr Max LOH
Managing Partner – Asean and Singapore, Ernst & Young LLP

Max Loh is EY’s Managing Partner for Asean and Singapore and has overall responsibilities for the operations in the Asean region. With close to 30 years of audit and business advisory experience, his clients span a broad range of industries including technology, food and beverage, construction, manufacturing, trading, hospitality, financial institutions and government concerns.

Max has been involved as an audit partner with various Singapore Exchange (SGX) listed companies, responsible for their financial statement audits and internal control reviews. He is also experienced in strategic planning, reorganisation, risk management and operations improvement projects for companies as part of their globalisation and transformation efforts.

He is a Board Member and Public Accountants Oversight Committee Member of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority; Exco member and Audit Committee Chair of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, among other board-level appointments.

CEO of TRUMPF Financial Services GmbH

Diane Zetzmann-Krien is Chairwoman of TRUMPF Finance (Switzerland) AG, and she is on the Board of Directors of LVM Life Insurances AG and the LVM Pensionsfonds AG. Diane is Chairwoman of Bremer Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft (BUG), Chairwoman of the Venture Capital Committee of the German Federal State of Bremen (BBM) and member of the Administrative Board of the Bremen Guarantee Bank (Bürgschaftsbank Bremen GmbH). Diane is on the Advisory Board Forum at Board Partners.

Diane Zetzmann-Krien has more than 20 years of management experience from operative and strategic functions, the US and top management responsibilities with Deutsche Bank AG, IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG and Südwestbank AG in Stuttgart. Diane started her professional career with a traineeship at Deutsche Bank AG that has been followed by studies at the Frankfurt School of Finance and the LMU University of Munich.


Professor of the Practice of Law and Associate Dean for Executive Education and Special Programs at Stanford Law School; Faculty Director, Rock Center for Corporate Governance

Dan Siciliano has been vice chair of the board of trustees of the American Immigration Council since 2014 and senior fellow for its Immigration Policy Center since 2005. He has also been an advisory board member for the Corporate Governance Center and a visiting professor for the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Law School since 2011. Previously he was co-founder, chief executive officer and executive chairman of LawLogix Group, Inc., a privately held software technology company from 2000 to October 2015. He has been an Independent Director of Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco since 2017.

Stewardship and Sustainability

Presenters (In Alphabetical Order)

Mr Michael JENKINS
CEO, Human Capital Leadership Institute

Michael Jenkins is the CEO of HCLI. He is responsible for implementing the institute’s vision to become the preeminent centre of excellence for leadership and human capital development in Singapore and beyond.

Prior to joining HCLI, Michael successfully led leadership development organisations in three leading institutions: Roffey Park, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) and INSEAD. Throughout his career, he has played a hands-on role in directing research and most recently has been a key contributor to, and thought leader in the areas of organisational resilience, compassionate leadership and developing more humane and productive workplaces. Michael has also worked closely with UK public health organisations to promote better mental health at work.

Over the past nine years, Michael has successfully led Roffey Park through a series of macroeconomic challenges and organisational expansion initiatives. Prior to this, he was Managing Director and Vice-President of CCL Asia Pacific where he started up the organisation’s operations in Asia from Singapore. Over a period of four years, Michael grew the business significantly, building from scratch a strong team of talented professionals and associates, while achieving significant business growth. Before CCL, he spent five years at INSEAD, in France and subsequently in Singapore, where he was responsible for strengthening and developing the school's executive education business, and expanding its footprint in China, Japan, India and Malaysia. Michael has a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Studies from the University of Durham and studied Japanese language, politics and economics as a postgraduate at Nanzan University, Nagoya, on a scholarship from Rotary Foundation International. He is a Fellow of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, and served as a member of the South-East England Council of the CBI (Confederation of British Industry). Michael was named among HR Magazine UK’s Most Influential Thinkers in 2014 and 2016 and has been a regular judge for the UK's Personnel Today Awards.

Mrs Helle Bank JORGENSEN
CEO of Competent Boards and President Emeritus of Global Compact Network Canada, the Canadian Chamber of the UN Global Compact

Helle Bank Jorgensen has 30 years of experience advising global companies and investors within sustainability, climate change and ESG. She is member of HRH Prince of Wales global A4S expert panel (Accounting for Sustainability) and member of the Canadian UN high-level political forum (HLPF) delegation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and of the W20 delegation (part of G20). She created the world’s first Green Account, the world’s first Integrated Report and first holistic supply chain program as well as the CEO/Investor-network for Business Ethics and Non-Financial Reporting. Helle founded Global Compact Network Canada and is global facilitator for UN Global Compact Board Program.

Chairman, The Danish Green Investment Fund; Non-Executive Director, Coloplast Group, VKR Holding, Rockwool, Geberit

Jorgen Tang-Jensen was the CEO of the Velux Group for 17 years and stepped down in 2017. Jorgen is the chairman of The Danish Green Investment Fund and serves as a Non-Executive Director of multiple Corporations among others Coloplast Group, VKR Holding, Rockwool International and Geberit AG.


Prof Lawrence LOH
Director, CGIO, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore

Prof Lawrence Loh is Director, Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) at NUS Business School, National University of Singapore.

Prof Loh leads the Singapore Governance and Transparency Index and the ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard projects. He also heads the initiatives on board gender diversity, business integrity and sustainability reporting. Prof Loh is a regular commentator on governance and sustainability for leading media such as BBC, Bloomberg, Channel NewsAsia, China Global Television Network, CNBC, CNN, Financial Times, Forbes, Nikkei Asian Review, South China Morning Post, The Business Times, The Straits Times, The Washington Post and Xinhua News.

Prof Loh received a PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His thesis on technology governance was awarded first prize in the prestigious worldwide doctoral competition in the field of management information systems.

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