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Fireside Chat with Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore

Palo Alto | Wednesday, 13 July 2016 | 6.30pm - 8.30pm




Contact Singapore, the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Overseas Singaporean Unit are pleased to invite you to a fireside chat with MAS Managing Director Mr Ravi Menon.

Mr Menon will share about Singapore's FinTech initiatives, as well as developments in the financial sector in Asia and Singapore. Join us this evening to exchange views with Mr Menon and network with fellow Singaporean financial and tech professionals.

This event is exclusively organised for Singaporeans working in financial institutions or tech companies and Singaporeans studying in finance or tech-related fields. As there are limited places for this event, please register early and all successful registrations will receive an email confirmation. Dinner will be served at this event.

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Date: Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm (Registration starts at 6.15pm)

Venue: Crowne Plaza Palo Alto (Cyprus Room)

For any queries, please contact northamerica@contactsingapore.sg.


Speaker Profile

Mr Ravi Menon | Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore

Mr Ravi Menon was appointed Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in 2011. On the international front, Mr Menon is a member of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Steering Committee and chairs the FSB Standing Committee on Standards Implementation. He chaired the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Deputies Meetings during 2011-2015, and chaired the APEC Senior Officials Meetings in 2009.

Mr Menon was Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Trade & Industry (2007-2011), where he led the ministry’s work in economic strategy; industrial development; energy policies; research and development; and international trade. Mr Menon was Deputy Secretary at the Ministry of Finance (2003-2007), where he was responsible for fiscal policy and government reserves, and led a review of the investment policy of the Singapore Government Investment Corporation.

Mr Menon began his career at MAS in 1987. During his 16 years in MAS, he was involved in monetary policy; econometric forecasting; banking regulation and liberalisation; and integrated supervision of complex financial institutions.

A recipient of the Public Administration Medal (Gold), Mr Menon has served on boards in the public, private, and people sectors. He was Chairman of the Singapore Co-operation Enterprise; Deputy Chairman of the Central Provident Fund; and a board member of the Housing and Development Board; Singapore Totalisator Board; Agency for Science, Technology, and Research; Civil Service College; and National Research Foundation. He was also on the board of directors of DBS Bank, the largest bank in Southeast Asia, and is currently on the board of trustees of the Singapore Indian Development Association, a community volunteer group.

Mr Menon holds a Master's in Public Administration from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Economics from the National University of Singapore. A two-time winner of the Prime Minister's Book Prize, Mr Menon was a prefect and scout leader at Raffles Institution where he had his secondary education.



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Crowne Plaza Palo Alto (Cyprus Room)

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