2022 WatersTechnology Asia Awards Programme

June 30, 2022 | 10:00AM - 11:15AM HKT/SGT


Opening remarks

10:00 - 10:10

Katie Palisoul

Global Brand Director


Victor Anderson

Global content director


Victor Anderson is editor-in-chief of Waters magazine and WatersTechnology. He joined the Risk Waters Group, now part of Incisive Media, in 2001. Victor was born and grew up in South Africa and was an English, History of Art and Director of Sports teacher before making the change to journalism. Before leaving South Africa, while working for Redsand Publishing, he edited a number of magazines for the United Cricket Board of South Africa, the South African Rugby Football Union, and the Professional Golfers' Association of South Africa. 


Winners announcement
Technology Vendor awards

10:10 - 10:15

  • Best Front-Office Platform

  • Best Middle-Office Platform

  • Best Back-Office Platform 

  • Best AI-Based Solution

  • Best Front-To-Back Office Integration Initiative

  • Best KYC/AML Service

  • Best Market Surveillance Tool

  • Best Execution Management System

  • Best Order Management System

  • Best Reconciliation Platform

  • Best Reference Data Service


Winner Interviews

10:15 - 10:25


Data, Technology and Digital in Partnership: Driving Efficiencies in Data Management as Core of Business
Panel discussion

10:25 - 10:55

  • Sourcing and managing data from the business lens 
  • How technologies and infrastructure are enabling data delivery
  • Collaboration between CTO and CDO and how to drive efficiency?
  • How to democratise data access and maintain control against emerging cyber risk?
Stuart Gurr

Chief Technology Officer APAC

Deutsche Bank

David Sharratt

Chief Data Officer

Commerzbank AG

David has unique experience spanning the full trade lifecycle, execution to ledger. An experienced C-suite executive, David has significant exposure reporting to and working alongside CEOs and other C-suite focussing on strategic direction and operation of firms.

His geographic experience spans London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Moscow and Johannesburg having held senior executive positions in ask these locations. His experience spans established and emerging markets.

Currently based in Singapore he is looking at opportunities to work with businesses focussed on growth and geographical expansion where his strategy and build experience can be leveraged.


Winners announcement
Technology Vendor awards

10:55 - 11:00

  • Best Alternative Data Provider
  • Best ESG Data Provider
  • Best Analytics Solution
  • Best Market Data Provider
  • Best Managed Data Service Provider
  • Best Regulatory Reporting Initiative
  • Best Risk Management Solution
  • Best TCA Solution
  • Best Trading Network
  • Best Enterprise Data Management Provider


Winner Interviews

11:00 - 11:10


Chief Technology Officer Spotlight: Highlights and Innovation in APAC Technology & Transformation Agenda
Keynote Spotlight

11:10 - 11:20

Tinku Gupta

Senior Managing Director, Chief Technology Officer

SGX Group

Ms. Tinku Gupta is the Chief Technology Officer and a member of the Executive Management Committee in Singapore Exchange (SGX Group). She is responsible for the overall planning, development and implementation of the company’s technology-related strategies and initiatives, as well as Information Security and Technology Operations functions in SGX Group.

In a career spanning over 25 years in SGX Group, Tinku has led both business and technology units.  She has led the implementation of many key business and technology initiatives that have helped shape SGX Group into a leading international multi-asset exchange.  A passionate and articulate leader, Tinku is focused on delivering customer value while maintaining a strong culture of accountability and discipline.  She continues to be a role model for women in technology and is active in diversity and community programmes.

She was awarded a place on The World Federation of Exchanges, Women Leaders List for 2021 as one of the talented and gifted women leaders in the Exchange industry through a competitive process of selection by distinguished judges.

Tinku holds a Masters’ degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering with First Class Honours.


Winners announcement
End-user awards

11:20 - 11:25

  • Best Client Communication Initiative
  • Best Cloud Migration Project
  • Best IT Initiative
  • Best Analytics Initiative
  • Best Risk Management Initiative
  • Best IT Team 
  • Best Alternative Data Initiative
  • Best AI Initiative
  • Best Data Management Initiative 


Closing Remarks

11:35 - 11:40

Katie Palisoul

Global Brand Director



End of Announcement

11:40 - 11:45