30 November 2023

Seminar: (Explore) Beyond Enterprise Risk & Technology Trends in Finance

Event Details:
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023
Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Torarica Ballroom
Please find below the program of this day. 

8:30-9:10 | Opening Remarks

Anuskha Sonai

President - AmCham Suriname
Welcome & Opening Remarks

Robert Faucher

Ambassador - US Embassy Suriname
Opening Remarks

Maurice Roemer

Governor - Central Bank of Suriname
Opening Remarks

Marinus Bee

President - Parliament of Suriname
Official Opening

9:15-9:50 | Session 1: Financial Inclusion

Nawien Ghisiawan

Investment Manager - IDB Invest
Title: Financial Inclusion: The bridge for a better future

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Ricky Rusland

Senior Manager Information Management & Technology -Hakrinbank NV
Title: Financial Inclusion and Innovation

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Anvit Ramlakhan

Chairman - ICT Associatie
Title: Financial Inclusion through Digital Transformation- Suriname ICT Vision 2030

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10:00-10:40 | Session 2: Regulatory Framework

Mariska Purperhart

Centrale Bank van Suriname - Acting Head of Banking Supervision
Title: Regulatory Framework for Banking

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Baidjnath Panday

Coordinator - Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Anti-Money Laundering Program in Suriname
Title: Compliance Requirements for Financial Service Providers

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10:40-12:00 | Session 3: International Collaboration

Eblein Frangie

Chief Executive Officer - Finabank N.V.
Title: The role and importance of correspondent banks

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Bryant Moravek

 Director of AML & Sanctions Compliance - Kaufman Rossin
Title: Developing and Managing a Correspondent Banking Framework

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12:00 - 13:00 | Lunch Break

13:00 - 14:30 | Session 4: Innovation in Financial Services

Alexander van Petten

Chief Risk Officer - De Surinaamsche Bank
Title: Catalyzing Financial Evolution: Reshaping the Payment Landscape in Suriname

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Ryan Croes

Advisory Industry Lead Financial Services - Grant Thornton
Title: Navigating the Digital Wave: Unveiling Compliance Challenges in Financial Innovation

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Damian Schwartz

Risk Advisory Services Director - Kaufman Rossin
Title: Developing and Securing A Digital Payment System

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João Wong A Foe

FinTech Coordinator - Centrale Bank van Suriname
Title: Fostering financial innovation from a regulatory perspective

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Andrew Jong

Chief Information Officer - Banking Network Suriname N.V.
Title: Innovation in payment systems: the need to move the needle securely

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Fabian Westmaas

Digital Transformation Officer - Self Reliance
Title: Disrupting Insurance: Exploring the readyness of Insuretech in Suriname

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14:45-15:00 | Closing Remarks

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