Deputy Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Damien is the Deputy Chief FinTech Officer and Executive Director for Data and Technology Architecture at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). He also concurrently heads the FinTech Ecosystem Office at the MAS. The Data & Technology Architecture Department develops enterprise architecture and platforms for data flows and collaboration, as well as provide engineering technology support for MAS’ digital transformation. Separately, 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 for the financial sector. 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.