|Dr Joanne YOONG
Senior Economist, University of Southern California’s Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Director of CESR’s US East Coast office Associate Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
National University of Singapore
Joanne Yoong is a Senior Economist at the University of Southern California’s Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), and Director of CESR’s US East Coast office. She also holds appointments as Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore’s Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, honorary Senior Lectureship at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and adjunct Economist at the RAND Corporation.
Dr Yoong is an investigator on multiple evaluation related to social and economic development, particularly in Africa, South Asia and vulnerable populations in the US, and is the lead author of a Toolkit for the Evaluation of Financial Capability Programs in Low and Middle Income Countries recently published by the World Bank. Most recently, Dr Yoong has led a recently concluded randomised trial of financial education among youth in vocational schools in 88 provinces in China, funded by the Asian Development Bank.
Her research has been supported by the World Bank Group, the US National Institutes of Health, the UK Department for International Development, the OECD, the US Department of Labor, the US Social Security Administration and the US Department of the Treasury. Dr Yoong obtained a PhD in Economics from Stanford University and an AB in Economics summa cum laude from Princeton, with a minor in Applied and Computational Mathematics. Prior to attending Stanford, she worked as an analyst at Goldman Sachs in New York and London.
Senior Executive Leader – Financial Literacy, Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Vice-Chairman of the IOSCO Committee on Retail Investors (Committee 8)
Miles Larbey is the Senior Executive Leader with responsibility for financial literacy at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). Miles is responsible for developing and delivering Australia’s national financial literacy strategy, which is underpinned by research and international best practice. ASIC’s award-winning MoneySmart website for consumers and investors, and ASIC’s work to promote financial education in schools are key achievements of ASIC’s strategy.
Prior to this role, Miles was the first General Manager of the Investor Education Centre in Hong Kong, where he was responsible for establishing the Centre and launching its Strategic Plan for 2013-16. He has a wealth of experience in consumer protection, banking conduct supervision and supervision of insurance companies, gained from working in senior roles in Australia, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.
|Sujatha Sekhar Naik
Chief Executive Officer
Securities Industry Dispute Resolution Center
Sujatha Sekhar Naik has been the Chief Executive Officer of SIDREC since March 2013, when
A former Head of Investor Affairs and Complaints of the SC, Sujatha was responsible for the
At the international level, Sujatha is a member of the International Network of Financial
She represents the SC on the International Organisation of Securities Commission’s
She has experience in both legal practice and as an in-house legal counsel. She obtained
She is also an accredited Mediator on the panel of the Bar Council Malaysian Mediation Centre (a member of Asian Mediation Association).