FISD Singapore

Nimesh Bharadia

Regional Head – Data, Strategy & Product, Tradition Asia

Scott Cooper

FISD Asia-Pac Regional Representative & Partner, Saquish Partners

Scott spent seven years as the Asia Pacific Global Banking & Financial Markets (GB&FM) Marketing Lead with BT. Scott has been involved representing GB&FM in Prosperity marketing initiatives and interventions and also has responsibilities for APAC Marketing activities for GB&FM Propositions such as BT Unified Trading, BT Radianz and Payments. The objective is to develop BT’s presence for the entire portfolio of core and GB&FM services with financial institutions in the region supporting Steve Rathborne and the APAC GB&FM teams. Scott joined BT as part of the Radianz acquisition in March 2005. He expanded Radianz’s footprint to include Developing Markets such as Korea, Taiwan, China, India UAE and Russia as part of BT Radianz’s infrastructure and cross-border trading strategy to provide secure, reliable and scalable connectivity to the financial community. Prior to joining BT Scott was APAC Deputy Managing Director at Moneyline Telerate, a Market Data vendor that was acquired by Reuters. He also had other key roles in market data and network services. During his career Scott has become familiar with Over-The-Counter (OTC) products such as FX, Fixed Income, Credit Derivatives, etc. where the trading does not take place on an exchange but through money brokers as well as exchange-traded financial products including fixed income, derivatives and commodities. Scott is a member of the Society of Technical Analysts and the FIX Protocol Limited industry groups. He is also versed in regulatory and network service provision issues. Scott has lived in Hong Kong and Singapore for over 25 years and currently resides in Singapore.

Jeremy Green

SVP, Global Head ITT Trade Services, DBS Bank

Nick Merritt

Program Director, FISD

Nick joined FISD in May 2007 and works with members focused on anti-piracy of market data, data provider contract licenses and policies as well as communication among participants in the market data industry. In addition, he serves as the primary point of contact for the Data Vendor Constituent Group and the Index Forum Group. Prior to joining FISD Nick was employed with the American Bankers Association from 2002-2007 and with The NASDAQ Stock Market from 1987 – 2001 where he served as Senior Director Issuer Services. Nick holds a BA from The University of Mississippi and an MBA from The George Washington University.

Stephen Murphy


Stephen Murphy is Sales Director with The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU), responsible for the support and execution of new sales and revenue generation in Europe and Asia Pacific regions.
He originally worked with SmartStream in 2013, establishing the company’s first permanent presence in Hong Kong and expanding SmartStream’s Greater China business. Steve subsequently moved to London and is currently working within the SmartStream RDU business to promote its securities master data utility and MiFID II reference data and registry services.
Steve has over 30 years experience in the financial sector, having held senior sales and management roles with banks and brokerages, as well as financial data vendors and data/investment management businesses. He has extensive knowledge of the Asia Pacific financial industry, having spent the majority of his career in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Paul Nash

Global Business Director, Solace Systems

Parasuraman Nurani
VP, Data, Connectivity & Indices , SGX
Peter Shen
Head of Technology Strategy and Innovation, SGX

Kelvin Tan

Innovation for Treasury & Markets, Technology & Operations , DBS Bank

T-Kiang Tan

CIO, Grasshopper

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