Ant Group appointed by Elevandi as member of the advisory board | Company

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 31, 2022–

Ant Group has been appointed as a member of the Advisory Board of Elevandi, a company established by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) with a mission to foster open dialogue between the public and private sectors to advance FinTech in the digital economy .

The Advisory Board is made up of senior executives from eight organizations ranging from established financial institutions to Tech/FinTech players. Mr. Chen Leiming, Senior Vice President, Head of International Public Policy and Government Affairs of Ant Group, is the representative of Ant Group. Mr. Chen also oversees the legal, compliance, AML and privacy functions of Ant Group’s international business.

As a member of the Advisory Board, Mr. Chen Leiming will represent Ant Group and be involved in providing strategic advice on:

  1. galvanize global conversations to shape FinTech industry agendas around the world;
  2. identify key structural trends and issues shaping the future of financial services; and
  3. foster an open dialogue between policy makers and FinTech actors on FinTech risks and opportunities.

Speaking on the appointment of Ant Group as a member of the Advisory Board, Mr. Sopnendu Mohanty, Chairman of the Board of Elevandi and FinTech Director of MAS, said: “Elevandi’s mission is to bring together the public and private sectors to embrace technology and build the future of inclusive, impactful and sustainable finance. We invite organizations that have demonstrated passion and dedication to harness fintech for the growth and development of the new digital economy to participate as members of the Advisory Board.

Mr. Chen Leiming, Senior Vice President of Ant Group, said, “It is a great honor to represent Ant Group and contribute to Elevandi’s mission which we share and resonate deeply with. At Ant Group, we are committed to leveraging technology and knowledge to provide inclusive services to the unserved and underserved, and to contributing to society through initiatives such as Ant Forest to promote low carbon lifestyle and 10×1000 Tech for Inclusion to connect global digital skills. difference.”

“We look forward to joining the other members of the advisory board in continuing Elevandi’s efforts to cultivate a more inclusive, green and sustainable fintech landscape for the future,” Mr. Chen said.

As part of Ant Group’s participation in Elevandi, Mr. Douglas Feagin, Senior Vice President for Global Strategic Partnerships and Investments at Ant Group, will participate in the first Elevandi Point Zero Forum in Zurich as a speaker. Point Zero Forum is an invitation-only, in-person gathering to formulate new ideas on Web 3.0 and sustainable finance; developing new regulatory frameworks; and providing access to investment capital.

For more information on Elevandi and the full list of advisory board members, please visit https://www.elevandi.io/media/company-set-up-by-mas-to-advance-fintech-announces-advisory -committee.

About Ant Group

Ant Group aims to create the infrastructure and platform to support the digital transformation of the service industry. It strives to enable all consumers and small and micro-enterprises to have equal access to financial and other services that are inclusive, green and sustainable.

Ant Group is the owner and operator of Alipay, China’s leading digital platform serving hundreds of millions of users and connecting them with merchants and partner financial institutions that offer inclusive financial services and digital services. daily life such as food delivery, transportation, entertainment. , and health care.

Ant Group further introduced Alipay+, which provides global cross-border mobile payment and marketing solutions that connect merchant partners, especially small and medium-sized businesses, to mobile payments and other payment methods, so that they can better serve their users and customers from all countries. in the world.

For more information, please visit our website at www.antgroup.com or follow us on Twitter @AntGroup.

About Elevandi

Elevandi was established by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to foster open dialogue between the public and private sectors to advance FinTech in the digital economy. We work closely with governments, founders, investors, and business leaders to drive collaboration, education, and new sources of value at the industry and national level. Our initiatives have brought together more than 300,000 people since 2016 to drive FinTech growth through events, closed-door roundtables, investor programs, educational and research initiatives.​​

We have built a co-ordinated set of consequential products that drive activity at industry, national, regional and global levels, which include:

  • Singapore FinTech Festival (November 2-4, 2022)our annual flagship event for the global FinTech community.
  • Zero Point Forum (June 21-23, 2022), our invitation-only collaboration with the Swiss government to bring together leaders, investors and founders in Zurich.
  • Elevandi Connects (July 7, 2022), our program and initiative to bring together early-stage startups with leading investors and companies to maximize business success by securing investment deals, co-innovation opportunities and business partnerships.
  • Global FinTech Festival (July-November 2022), our partnerships with the public and private sectors in markets around the world.
  • Series of green shoots, our monthly event that serves as a platform for public and private sector announcements and to discuss critical issues and opportunities in FinTech and the digital economy.
  • Education Initiatives, our certificates and mentorship programs to upskill and reskill the global FinTech community in collaboration with Oxygen by APIX, academic and industry partners.
  • Elevandi Forums, our focused roundtables aimed at bringing together the public and private sectors to advance developments and issues within the FinTech industry.
  • Elevandi FinTech Insider Reportour digital advancements reports for the global FinTech industry which synthesize insights from our work with the public and private sectors.

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PUBLISHED: 05/31/2022 02:32 AM/DISC: 05/31/2022 02:32 AM

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