Rolf Haudenschild is the co-founder of Ingenia. In addition to manging Ingenia, Rolf supports financial institutions in wealth management, fund management, and fintech in obtaining their licence, assists in challenging compliance tasks and supervises internal audits.

Rolf is recognised for his expertise and practical support in compliance with regulatory requirements under the Securities and Futures Act 2001, the Financial Advisers Act 2001 and the Payments Services Act 2019. Drawing on his experience in legal and compliance with leading global and Asian private banks and a regulator, Rolf is keenly aware of regulatory risks and provides robust regulatory solutions. At the same time, Rolf’s own entrepreneurship ensures that solutions are practical, namely for smaller financial institutions, while his affinity for fintech and regtech keeps efficient and effective, cutting-edge solutions in view.

Rolf has extensive experience in regulatory compliance. He has assisted external asset managers, fund managers and payment service providers in their licensing. He has established compliance frameworks for these new financial institutions and enhanced frameworks of existing financial institutions to accommodate regulatory developments and changes in their business. He has drafted policies and procedures and created controls across regulatory topics such as corporate governance, anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism, marketing and distribution, conduct, assessment of outsourced service providers, and the confirmation of accredited investors. In parallel, he is advising financial institutions on the regulatory requirements for their business and changes therein by assisting them in answering regulatory inquiries as well as the creation and implementation of suitable processes.

Rolf lectures on financial regulations and is a regular speaker on regulatory topics. He has teaching engagements with the Wealth Management Institute in Singapore and the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich. In addition, he provided trainings in compliance for financial institutions, at the Singapore Politech, and the University of Liechtenstein as well as on regtech with the Singapore FinTech Association and presents regularly in the Hubbis Compliance in Asian Wealth Management Forum, and the Association of Independent Asset Managers.

Victor Chan is a Director at Ingenia. In addition to heading Ingenia’s internal audit practice, he contributes to the general management of the company with a focus on financial matters.

Victor has extensive experience in accounting, operations, compliance, and risk management. He advises clients across the wealth management and asset management industry as well as in crowdfunding and payment services on regulatory compliance, particularly the Securities and Futures Act 2001, the Financial Advisers Act 2001, the Payment Services Act 2019, and related notices and guidelines issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Victor’s experience in corporate governance includes advising on enterprise-wide compliance and risk management framework, monitoring activities, and reporting to the board of directors to enhance the corporate risk culture. He also advised clients in different aspects of their business activities, including the establishment of portfolio management systems and order management systems, including pre-trade and post-trade mandates monitoring as well as best execution monitoring.

Fadzlun is an experienced senior front and middle office professional with more than 14 years of experience in the Financial Industry. With an exceptional track record in leading change and innovation in business controls and requirements by both foreign and local regulators, such as FACTA, CRS, PDPA and AML notices

Fadzlun has extensive experience in regulatory compliance. He has assisted external asset managers, fund managers and crowdfunding service providers in their licensing. He has established compliance frameworks for these new financial institutions and enhanced frameworks of existing financial institutions to accommodate regulatory developments and changes in their business. He has drafted policies and procedures and created controls across regulatory topics such as corporate governance, anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism, marketing and distribution, conduct, assessment of outsourced service providers, and the confirmation of accredited investors. In parallel, he is advising financial institutions on the regulatory requirements for their business and changes therein by assisting them in answering regulatory inquiries as well as the creation and implementation of suitable processes.

Fadzlun has experience in implementing digital solutions to compliance processes. He interacts frequently with RegTech providers to evaluate and enhance processes to achieve scale and simplify compliance tasks. He has experience with Robotic Process Automation to automate simple compliance surveillance and processes to elevate compliance officers to higher-level tasks.

Vijay has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Vijay spent a significant part of his career with a global fund management company working across finance, risk management and governance in different countries and, ultimately, as Regional Head of Operational Risk for APAC. He then moved into payment services, where he developed the compliance program and managed compliance as Head of Compliance and Regional Head of Compliance respectively for two payment services companies dealing with fiat and cryptocurrencies.

Vijay has extensive experience in operational risk, governance, and regulatory compliance. He led organisation-wide operational risk initiatives and established frameworks to identify, measure and mitigate operational risk. In addition, he worked alongside the leadership team to develop risk appetite and key risk indicators to identify and effectively manage risks. He also established compliance frameworks for payment companies and developed policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. He drafted policies and procedures and created controls across regulatory topics such as anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism, screening, transaction monitoring (fiat and on chain), outsourcing and business continuity. He worked with payment companies in submitting the license application to the authorities.

Vijay has experience in implementing digital solutions to compliance processes. He interacts frequently with RegTech providers to evaluate and enhance processes to achieve scale and simplify compliance tasks. He has experience with robotic process automation to automate simple compliance surveillance and processes to elevate compliance officers to higher-level tasks.

Yip Han is a Certified Internal Auditor with the Institute of Internal Auditors. Expanding from his experience with local and global banks in the area of KYC and AML, Yip Han conducts internal audits and assists various financial institutions in their compliance tasks. He is responsible for conducting internal audits for external assets managers, fund houses, and crowdfunding platforms to ensure auditees meet their financial, operational, and compliance objectives.

In conjunction with internal audits, Yip Han regularly assists in providing regulatory compliance advice to various financial organizations regarding the Securities and Futures Act 2001, Payment Services Act 2019, and related notices and guidelines issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Yip Han has also provided compliance advice to a pawnbroker regulated by the Ministry of Law under the Pawnbrokers Act 2015 and the Precious Stones and Precious Metals (Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing) Act 2019. Yip Han also assisted fund managers in their licensing by establishing and remediating their risk management controls.

Felicia comes from a varied background, drawing experience from employee relations and compliance advisory from private banking. She also has client servicing experience having managed both HNW individuals and corporate clients in the commercial space. An efficient communicator, she has worked with various stakeholders with regard to internal policies and regulatory enforcement.

Felicia conducted compliance induction training, reviewed policies across regulatory topics such as anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism, data privacy, conduct, personal account dealing and gifts and entertainment as well as undertaken compliance projects.

Adrian is the IT Manager of Ingenia. He assists the team by enhancing Ingenia’s IT systems, in particular, by automating and digitalising the company’s processes.

Selina Loh is Ingenia’s office manager. Her key areas of administrative responsibilities include Office Management, Human Resources and Accounting. Selina assists in the implementation of firm policies and procedures; manages and oversees the administration of HR policies, programs and practices within the firm; she maintains accounts payable, receivables and monthly billing. She is responsible for the overall coordination and oversees the day-to-day smooth running that allows the firm to operate efficiently.

With her extensive past work experiences in strong-performance and high-pressure environments, Selina skilfully handles exceptional administrative duties in an efficient and timely manner. In her position, she has never failed to deliver in her operating environment.

Previously a commodity trader for more than a decade with a local commodity broking firm, Selina did a career switch to the administrative managerial role 7 years ago. Prior to the trading job, she has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry in the areas of Private Banking and Asset Management services in foreign banks servicing high-net-worth clients.

Cheryl Hay is a Senior Associate with Ingenia. Her key areas of practice include regulatory compliance for fund management, financial advisory, trust companies, and payment services. Cheryl is currently in the process of obtaining her certification as a Certified Internal Auditor. 

Cheryl regularly assists in providing regulatory compliance advice to various organisations in the financial space, which particularly includes Securities and Futures Act 2001, Financial Advisers Act 2001, Trust Companies Act 2005, Payment Services Act 2019, and related regulations and guidelines issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Through advising on regulatory aspects of securities regulations and other related regulatory and compliance matters, Cheryl has assisted in licensing and due diligence requirements for fund managers, by establishing and remediating their risk management controls.

In conjunction with regulatory compliance advisory, Cheryl is actively involved in conducting internal audits for financial institutions and engaging in appropriate remediations of identified issues through follow-up to ensure the company meets its financial, operational, and compliance objectives.