Deputy Chief FinTech Officer, FinTech Infrastructure Office & FinTech Ecosystem Office, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Damien is the Deputy Chief FinTech Officer and concurrently heads the FinTech Infrastructure Office as well as the FinTech Ecosystem Office at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The FinTech Infrastructure Office is responsible for regulatory policies and strategies for developing safe and efficient technology enabled infrastructures for the financial sector, while the FinTech Ecosystem Office is responsible for FinTech ecosystem development, including international collaborations as well as skills development. Prior to this role, he led the team at MAS on technology risk management and cyber security policies. Before joining MAS, he was a senior manager in InfoAssurance at the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), and led the security domain under IDA’s Singapore Government – Technology (ICT) Reference Model (SG-TRM) program for public sector-wide interoperability and standardisation. He was also one of the co-founders for (ISC)2 Singapore Chapter, and the chapter’s vice president until 2014.