NAF CONVENERS & ROLE PLAYERS

Zhang Lei

Zhang Lei

Founder & CEO
Hillhouse Capital Management
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Speaker

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Mr. Zhang Lei is the founder, Chairman and CEO of Hillhouse Capital Management Group, Ltd., a leading investment firm in Asia with assets under management over nine billion U.S. dollars. Prior to founding Hillhouse, Mr. Zhang worked at NYSE and a global emerging markets fund. Prior to this, he worked with the Yale University Investments Office, which manages the University’s endowment, while a student at Yale.

Mr. Zhang serves on the board of directors for 360buy (Jingdong), a Chinese Internet retailer; Qunar, China’s leading online travel site; Blue Moon, China’s leading household care company, and Global Mediacom, Indonesia’s largest media and television conglomerate. Mr. Zhang is also a Trustee of the Brookings Institution. Mr. Zhang earned an MBA and M.A. in International Relations from Yale University, where he serves on the University Council. Mr. Zhang earned his B.A. in Economics from Renmin University of China, where he serves as the Vice Chairman and Trustee of the Board.

Haslinda Amin

Haslinda Amin

News Anchor
Bloomberg Television
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Moderator: Plenary Session 3

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Ms. Amin is a news correspondent and anchor for Bloomberg Television. Based in Singapore, she has been at the heart of market makers and stories that have driven the transformation of Southeast Asia.

Ms. Amin has reported on financial and political developments in the region as well as interviewed a wide range of top newsmakers, including Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. She also conducted the first international television interview with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak after he took office in 2009.

Other notable interviews include U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker and billionaire Sheldon Adelson of Las Vegas Sands.


Nazir Razak

Nazir Razak

Group Chief Executive
CIMB Group
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NAF Convener & Sector Chair: Capital Markets

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Nazir Razak is the Group Chief Executive/Managing Director of CIMB Group Holdings Bhd. He joined CIMB’s corporate advisory department in 1989 and was appointed Chief Executive in 1999. Nazir spearheaded the Group’s transformation from a Malaysian investment bank to a regional universal bank via several acquisitions throughout the region. Today, CIMB Group is Malaysia’s 2nd largest financial services group and the 5th largest in ASEAN.

Nazir received the “2012 Outstanding Achievement Award” from Euromoney in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Asian financial markets. He was also named “Best CEO (Malaysia)” by FinanceAsia in 2012 and 2011, while in 2010, Asiamoney recognised Nazir as the “Best Executive in Malaysia”. Nazir also became the youngest recipient of FinanceAsia’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2009.

He graduated from the University of Bristol with a B.Sc. (Hons) and obtained an M.Phil. from the University of Cambridge.

Cezar Consing

Cezar Peralta Consing

President & CEO
Bank of Philippine Islands
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NAF Convener & Sector Co-Chair: Capital Markets

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Cezar Peralta Consing is one of the most experienced Asian international investment bankers. In 1985, he was appointed assistant vice president in corporate banking but later joined J.P. Morgan & Co as a transferee from BPI. At J.P. Morgan, Consing built a 20-year career in investment banking while based in Hong Kong and Singapore.

He earned a degree in Economics (accelerated program, magna cum laude) from De La Salle University in 1979, and a master’s degree in Applied Economics from the University of Michigan in 1980.


Chartsiri

Chartsiri Sophonpanich

President
Bangkok Bank
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NAF Convener & Sector Chair: Financial Services

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Chartsiri Sophonpanich is the President of Bangkok Bank, the largest commercial bank in Thailand. After working at Citibank in New York, he returned to Thailand to join Bangkok Bank in 1986. He held various senior management positions in Bangkok Bank before being appointed President in December 1994. Along with his responsibilities at Bangkok Bank, Mr. Chartsiri is also Chairman of the Thai Bankers’ Association and a member of the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University.

In 2005, Chartsiri received the Achievement Award for Leadership in Thailand from the Asian Banker magazine and the Robert H. Goddard Alumni Award from Worcester Polytechnic Institute for exceptional achievement in business.

Mr. Chartsiri was educated in the United States at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he obtained two Master’s Degrees in Chemical Engineering and in Management.

Budi Sadikin

Budi Sadikin

CEO
Bank Mandiri Indonesia

Moderator: Plenary Session 2

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Budi Gunadi Sadikin has been the Managing Director of Micro & Retail Banking at Bank Mandiri since 2006. He is active in many professional organisations. He is a board member of the Bankers Association of Indonesia (IBI), a member of the Executive Council Acquiring Business VISA Asia Pacific, SWIFT member of the Asia-Pacific Advisory Group (APAG) and Chairman of the Payments Association of Indonesia (ASPI).

Mr. Sadikin graduated with a BSc in Nuclear Science from Bandung Institute of Technology in 1988.


Vincent Chin

Vincent Chin

Senior Partner
The Boston Consulting Group
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Moderator: Financial Services

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Vincent Chin is a Senior Partner of The Boston Consulting Group and the managing director of its South East Asian businesses and operations. Concurrently, he also leads BCG’s Retail Banking segment across Asia Pacific. Vincent has over 23 years of experience in line management and consulting positions. A computer scientist by training, Vincent’s core area of focus in consulting has been in Strategy Formulation and Corporate Development. He has worked primarily with clients in Financial Services, Government agencies and Energy and Utilities across Asia Pacific.

Besides serving clients and managing the business in the region, Vincent has authored a number of global reports on energy, financial services and economic development, as well as contributing regularly on economic development issues in national and international forums and media.

Vincent is on BCG’s Asia Pacific Management Team and also sits on the board of several not-for-profit organizations in Singapore and Malaysia.

Dr. Lim Cheok Peng

Dr. Lim Cheok Peng

Managing Director
IHH Healthcare
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Sector Chair: Healthcare

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Dr. Lim Cheok Peng is the Managing Director of IHH Healthcare Berhad and Vice Chairman of Parkway Pantai Limited. He has extensive experience both as a medical practitioner and in managing hospital businesses. Since 1987, Dr Lim has been with the Parkway Group where he has played a leading role in accelerating the Group’s growth in key markets and provided guidance on strategic matters.

A cardiologist by training, Dr Lim sits on the board of several private limited companies in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, India and Turkey. He also served on various committees including Singapore’s Parliamentary Committee for Health and the Economic Review Committee.


Kenneth Mays

Kenneth Mays

Senior Marketing Director
Bumrungrad International Limited
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Co-Chair: Healthcare

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Mays has over 30 years of consumer products, services and healthcare marketing in the US and Asia. He is the Marketing Director of Thailand’s Bumrungrad International for the past 6 years.

Bumrungrad International is the largest private hospital in Southeast Asia and a leading world medical destination.

Penny O'Hara

Penny O’Hara

Partner
Accenture
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Moderator: Healthcare

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Penny O’Hara has more than 30 years of experience working in all aspects of healthcare. She has been a clinician, a CEO of a community health provider, CEO of a health analytics company, and worked within the NPfIT programme in the UK.

Penny received a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from King’s College in the University of London & a Master of Business Administration from the University of Auckland (New Zealand)


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