Vincent Huihttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Vincent-Hui.jpgVincent HuiVincent Hui is General Manager & Head of Personal Banking Division at The Bank of East Asia. He is responsible for overseeing the Bank’s personal banking businesses in Hong Kong, including credit card, consumer finance, mortgage loans, branch distribution & services, channel management & operations and marketing. He holds a Master of Science in Electronic Commerce and Internet Computing from The University of Hong Kong and a Certified Banker from The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers. Vincent has extensive experience in retail banking, marketing, operation & administration, project development & technological application. He has led the internal development of many innovative products and services, including the bank’s award-winning digital branch implementation with paperless i-devices.The Bank of East Asia, LimitedGeneral Manager & Head of Personal Banking Division
Glenn Brouwerhttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Glenn Brouwer.pngGlenn BrouwerGlenn Brouwer is Director of Watson Financial Services Solutions at IBM based out of Amsterdam, and is responsible for Revenue, Profit & Loss and Go-To-Market of Watson FS Solutions. He has deep expertise in Cognitive strategy and transformation and actively worked with clients to adopt AI, define their transformation and growth strategy using AI, and identify sources of competitive advantage by leveraging AI that drive sustainable business value. Prior to this role, Mr Brouwer was responsible for leading global sales efforts and was Director of Enterprise & Industry for IBM Software Europe. Prior to this role Mr Brouwer successfully built and led a brand new Software division, called Industry Solutions, within South West Europe. He is a graduate of the Hogeschool Utrecht (Institute of Technology), where he received a Bachelor of Technical Business Administration. He also holds a MBA from Henley College for Business Transformation and Strategic Direction.IBM/WatsonDirector
Rajesh Kumarhttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Rajesh_Kumar.jpgRajesh KumarMr Kumar is a banking professional with global experience and a proven track record of leading large teams to successfully achieve targets. He has handled various assignments in Banking and IT with demonstrated analytical skills, decision making, achieving business and operational goals. Mr Kumar also has extensive knowledge and experience in: Banking, Corporate Credit, Syndications, Trade Finance, Information Technology, Planning, Software Development, Operations and Project Management, Digital and eCommerce, Mobility and other digital channels, Go and Be Digital, Digital operations and e-Commerce State Bank of IndiaChief General Manager (Digital & e-Commerce)
Tao Taohttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/TaoTao.jpgTao TaoTao joined Alipay, Ant Financial Services in January 2016, mainly focussing on developing strategic partnerships as well as building Alipay / Ant Financial ecosystem between consumer, merchants and payment service providers in EMEA region. Prior to Alipay, Tao has 13 years sales & marketing and senior leadership experiences in in TMT sector. He is one of the pioneers who helped Chinese technologies business successfully established in Europe during the last decade. One notable brand is Huawei Technologies Europe, Tao helped Huawei developed strategic key account enterprise business based in Europe, China and Asia Pacific, responsible for multi-billion turnover each year.Alipay EMEADirector of Business Development EMEA
Kirstine Nilssonhttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Kirstine_Nilsson.jpgKirstine NilssonKirstine Nilsson is responsible for Strategic planning and Regulatory adherence for payments and cash managements, and is engaged in the Swedish and European payment market development through committee work in Swedish Bankers Association, Swedish Centralbank, the Payment Committee of the European Savings Bank Group and other national and European bodies. She is also a member of the EBA Clearing Board and of the EPC Assembly. Ms Nilsson has over 25 years of experience working in the payment market. She joined Swedbank in 1998, working initially as Head of Payment operations before taking on the challenge of SEPA implementation including also regulatory implementation such as PSD and SEPA End date Migration. SwedbankHead of Strategic Engagements & Relationships, GPCM
Chris Scheuermannhttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Chris_Scheuermann.jpgChris ScheuermannChris Scheuermann has headed the Partnerships team at Figo since August 2016. He studied business law and holds a MBA degree from University of Texas Pan American. Mr Scheuermann was previously responsible for new partnerships at PayPal in Berlin. Before that, he held a position as Director of Business Development at NumberFour AG, and was in charge of the Central Banks business in Europe at Software AG, based in Darmstadt. He started his career in payment and banking in the late 1990s at the savings banks company Star Finanz in Hamburg, where he lead the Account Management team. FigoHead of Partnerships
Hubert Knapphttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Hubert_WE_Knapp.jpgHubert KnappHubert W.E. Knapp has over 40 years of management and consulting experience in the financial service industry. During his career he has managed consulting operations for Accenture, Booz Allen & Hamilton, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and IBM Global Services. His expertise in banking includes digital banking strategy, process reengineering, organisation design and banking technology. He has also developed transformation blueprints for commercial and central banks and has in-depth knowledge of Islamic Banking and Finance. He has successfully conducted high profile transformation projects throughout Asia and ASEAN with many of the region’s leading banks. Scale360 Solutions Chairman
Marten Nelsonhttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Marten_Nelson.jpgMarten NelsonMarten Nelson is a technology entrepreneur/executive who has been getting things done in startups and Fortune 100 software companies for over 20 years. His experience spans Product Development, Business Strategy, Business Development and Marketing. Token is his third company to found. Abaca, a leading email security company which was sold to Proofpoint and the edtech LearnCentral which was sold to Blackboard. TokenCo-Founder & VP of Marketing
Antonio Massanellhttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Antonio Massanell.pngAntonio MassanellAntonio Massanell served as General Manager of Resources at CaixaBank until his appointment as Deputy Chairman in June 2014. From 1971 to June 2011, he held several positions in Caja de Ahorros y de Pensiones de Barcelona, "la Caixa", being the last of them, the position of General Manager of Resources at CaixaBank. He has been the non-executive Chairman of Cecabank since 2013. He also serves on the board of Telefónica, S.A. (since 1995), Director of SAREB (The Management Company for Assets Arising from the Banking Sector Reorganisation) (since 2012), a member of the Supervisory Board of ERSTE Group Bank (since 2015), and Director of REPSOL, S.A. (since 2016). In 2015 he was appointed Vice-President of the Board of Trustees of COTEC (the Foundation for Technological Innovation) and Chairman of the Barcelona Centre Financer Europeu association. He has also been a member of ERPB (Euro Retail Payments Board) representing ESBG since 2014, and a plenary member of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce since 2010. Antonio Massanell is Chair of the WSBI-ESBG High-Level Group on Digitisation and Innovation. CaixaBankDeputy Chairman
Chris De Noosehttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Chris De Noose.pngChris De NooseChris De Noose is the Managing Director of the World Savings and Retail Banking Institute and the European Savings and Retail Banking Group. In addition, he is a Member of the European Banking Industry Committee (EBIC), Member of the Board of the Hochschule der Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe, Member of the European Payments Council, Member of the Board of Child and Youth Finance International, former Member of the Banking Stakeholder Group of European Banking Authority and Secretary General of the Mediterranean Confederation. Furthermore, he is also a Member of the Kuratorium of the Foundation for International Co-operation of the German Savings Banks and he is Chairman of the Executive Committee of WSBI Advisory Services.WSBI-ESBGManaging Director

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