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Our Trainers

Our trainers come from a broad range of backgrounds with many years of experience in various fields of finance. They use their expertise and insights to design and deliver engaging and effective courses that meet the needs and goals of the industry.

Kenneth Wong

Kenneth has more than 27 years of financial services industry experience in APAC. He started his banking career with Barclays Bank Singapore in 1993 and he was promoted to the role of Regional Senior IT operations manager managing a team of 6 computer operators to ensure the smooth operations of the entire wholesales banking systems, private banking, trading and settlement applications in adherence to the SLAs. His responsibility also included regional application support and regular operational recommendation to the management to meet regulatory and audit compliance. His key accomplishment was the regionalization of the entire IT operations covering core banking, SWIFT, trading, confirmation matching and NOSTRO reconciliation system in Singapore to support Tokyo, Australia and Hong Kong business. He has also been invited to conduct SWIFT operations training for overseas financial institutions in Singapore.

After Barclays, Kenneth worked for several global banking software vendors (eg. Fiserv, Misys, Fair Issac, Wincor Nixdorf etc) as well as system integrators (eg. NCS, Fujitsu, Virtusa etc) in senior roles like Head of Solution Consulting, General Manager (Solutions), FSI Practice Director, Senior Director (Solution development) servicing the FSI customers in APAC. Hence, he has more than 20 years of banking applications, solutioning and architecting experience. Kenneth is knowledgeable on the banking process and practice across Consumer, Wholesale, Private banking as well as Capital market in the APAC market. Being a FSI practitioner, he constantly keeps himself updated on banking industry trends, banking software development trends and cyber security trends as well as he is familiar with the Fintech/Regtech/Insurtech ecosystem. He often represented NCS as an industry speaker in various industry events. He is also a registered mentor volunteered under Polyfintech 100 in Singapore.

In his regional capacity working for Misys, Fiserv, Wincor Nixdorf & Fair Issac, Kenneth also conducted regular banking solution and product training for customers and partners in APAC region. (1998 – 2008) In NCS & Sun Microsystems as FSI Practice Director and Industry Solution Specialist (2018 – 2019), he also regularly conducted internal training to equip the technical and consulting resources with banking domain knowledge prior to their project deployment and customer engagement.

Kenneth holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration by University of West London as well as a Graduate Diploma in Marketing issued by The Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. He also holds a Diploma in electronics and communication by Singapore Polytechnic.