Ridzuan Aziz has over 20 years of commercially–driven regulatory, compliance and technology experience in Malaysia and Asia-Pacific. He is the Country Director for WorldRemit Malaysia and Head of ASEAN Business. He is also the President of the FinTech Association of Malaysia.
A well-known fintech influencer, Ridzuan headed compliance function at two foreign banks, co-founded a regional regulatory advisory firm based in Singapore and was a CEO for a subsidiary of a Malaysian PLC that used patented FinTech solution for one of the Islamic contracts using mobile airtime as the commodity to facilitate funding facility offered by more than 40 Financial Institutions in Malaysia. Under his visionary leadership, the company expanded its presence in the financial industry with the introduction of a digital banking hub. Ridzuan was also included on the Islamica 500 list of people to watch.
His clients, within the Financial Industry, are banks, remittance companies, fund management entities, broker-dealers (equity and derivatives) and FinTech startups. He is also well sought after by sovereign funds wealth managers and regulators from Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.
Incumbents and startups often consulted him on regulatory requirements, compliance risks management, licensing, business viability and practical implementation of FinTech and regulatory technology (RegTech).
Speaking Engagements & Appearances
South China Morning Post
China Conference 2018
10 - 11 October 2018
Halal Tech: The next big thing?
Asian Institute of Finance
10th International Conference on Financial Crime and Terrorism Financing
31 October 2018
Future of Financial Services with Fintech & Regtech
Mekong Inclusive Growth Forum
2-3 October 2018
The Forum has been established as a way to enhance economic development in the region by identifying priority actions and facilitating greater cooperation between Mekong countries.
Asean Financial Inclusion Forum 2018
26 September 2018
In the framework of enhancing ASEAN cooperation to support the pillar of Equitable Economic Development of the ASEAN Economic Community, the promotion of financial inclusion in the ASEAN region
Kuwait Finance House
20 September 2018
Fintech and its impact on banking
BankTech Asia 2018
24-25 July 2018
The adaptation and challenges on the implementation of Interoperable Credit Transfer Framework (ICTF) in Malaysia
Alliance for Financial Inclusion
26 September 2018
Safeguarding the future for financial inclusion
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