Professor Malick Sy has had over 20 years of experience in financial consulting and advisory, as well as fund management, and academic research. Dr Sy has been the Managing Director and Principal of his Hedge Fund based in Singapore, with offices in Kuala Lumpur and the Middle East. He has been a Principal Consultant and Director of Risk Management of Bursa Malaysia, and a member of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) Corporate Advisory Committee (SGX-DT). Dr Sy has consulted with financial institutions across Europe (e.g. BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, ING Bank, Credit Suisse, UBS), Asia (e.g. DBS, UOB, OCBC, Maybank, Affin Bank, AmBank, Thai Farmers Bank, VietinBank, ICBC, Construction Bank of China), and Australia (ANZ and ASX). Dr Sy is a Professor of Finance at RMIT University, in Melbourne, Australia, as well as a Visiting Professor of Finance at the City University of New York (USA).