BIIA is pleased to announce that the board of directors have elected Jane Foo as a director of BIIA and Chairman for a term of two years.  The BIIA board also elected Nandi Anthony, Director and General Manager of the Credit Information Bureau of Sri Lanka and William Lim, Executive Director, Credit Bureau Singapore (CBS) as directors of BIIA. 

About Jane Foo:  Her areas of expertise are in ethics & compliance, operational risk and audit.  Jane looks back on 20 years of experience in compliance, operational risk and audit across a broad spectrum of banking businesses, products and services.  Her past affiliations include being a director of compliance at American Express International, Inc., Singapore.  Head of compliance – retail and wealth management divisions, ANZ  Bank.  Head of compliance – retail and wealth management divisions, ABN AMRO Bank.  Head, control & compliance, Citibank Singapore Limited.  Divisional Head (Vice President), operational risk management & compliance division, UOB Group.  Chair of the ABS operational risk management task force; a member of the ABS financial crime task force.

Now retired from her professional activities she remains active by making her expertise available as a freelance trainer on MAS regulations and ethics with Salmon Thrust.  Jane is a member of the Caritas Board of Trustees, the Caritas Advocacy & Research Committee and a facilitator & moderator at Caritas  conferences.  As of March 16th 2019, Jane is a director of BIIA and Chairman of the board of directors of BIIA.

She holds an LLB (Hons), University of London;  B. Soc Science (2nd Uppers), University Science Malaysia

About Nandi Anthony (FCMA, MBA Sri J.): He is the Director, General Manager of the Credit Information Bureau of Sri Lanka.  He also serves as a member of the Financial Stability Committee and functions as a Task Force Head in the Ease of Doing Business team. 

His career spans over 25 years in the Financial Sector, with a proven track record of extensive Senior Management Experience at a leading foreign Commercial Bank, Investment and Merchant Banks and as Head of Finance in leading stock broking and Investment Management houses in the country. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA), UK and has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. He is also an ACI certified Financial Markets Dealer and Licensed Stock Broker. Nandi Anthony gained vast experience and training, both locally and internationally in Treasury Management, Risk Management, Balance Sheet Management, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, Stock Broking and investment & Portfolio Management. His previous corporate positions include the postings as chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Harris Ceylon private Limited, Director/Head of Asset & Liability Management at Standard Chartered Bank – Sri Lanka, Head of Treasury and Fixed Income Securities at Asia Capital Limited and Head of Corporate Finance & Capital markets at People’s Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka.

About William Lim Wah Liang:  He is the Executive Director of Credit Bureau Singapore (CBS). He was part of the team that established CBS and has been managing CBS since the commencement of its operations in 2002.     He has led the initiative to establish credit bureaus in Asean and has successfully obtained licenses and/or approval to operate credit bureaus in Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Myanmar and Indonesia.  He sits on the board of Credit Bureau Singapore, Dun & Bradstreet Singapore, Dun & Bradstreet Malaysia (D&B), Infocredit Holdings, Credit Bureau Cambodia, Myanmar Credit Bureau and Asia Credit Bureau.     William also serves on the Board of Advisors of the Financial Planning Association of Singapore.   

A lawyer by training, he was previously with the Singapore Legal Service serving as a Deputy Registrar, Magistrate and District Judge before leaving for private practice. His areas of legal practice included litigation, corporate law, law of property and criminal law. He left the legal practice to join the company in 1999.

The BIIA membership congratulates the three professionals on their appointment.   The BIIA Board of Directors also thank BIIA members David Emery,  Founder of Reciprocus International and William Lim, Executive Director of Credit Bureau Singapore for introducing Jane Foo and convincing her to join BIIA.