Duan Jin Chuan
Duan is the Jardine Cycle & Carriage Professor of Finance and the Executive Director of the Asian Institute of Digital Finance at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Duan received a PhD in finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is an academician of Academia Sinica, a fellow of the Society for Financial Econometrics, and an advisory board member of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers. Prior to joining NUS, he held the Manulife Chair in Financial Services at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Being a leading expert and pioneer in credit analytics, he launched the Credit Research Initiative (CRI) in 2009 which distributes, as a public good, daily updated and machine-generated default probabilities on over 80,000 exchange-listed firms in 133 economies globally. In 2017, he co-founded and has been serving as the non-executive chairman of CriAT, a FinTech company specializing in deep credit analytical solutions for financial institutions.
Lam Jing Jie
Jing Jie is a Final Year BBA student, specializing in Finance and Business Economics. His previous internships include roles as a Wealth Management Summer Analyst in Standard Chartered Bank and a Global Private Banking Summer Analyst in HSBC. He is also the Co-Founder of Wealth Management Group, a student-led initiative by undergraduates from NUS Business School. In his free time, Jing Jie loves watching football and spending time with friends and family.
What is cryptocurrency and how did it come to be? Make sense of this brave new store of wealth that is both enigmatic and exciting. Hear our speakers expound on exactly what cryptocurrency is in relation to other stores of wealth. Also, understand what blockchain is, and how it became almost synonymous with cryptocurrency.
28 July, 5pm
DeFi-ing the norm: The impact of cryptocurrency on finance
How have cryptocurrencies and decentralised finance impacted the industry, both positively and negatively?Join our speaker duo for a balanced and objective discussion on how cryptocurrency has altered the global financial landscape.
11 Aug, 5pm
Investing in cryptocurrency: Risks and rewards
How can both individual and institutional investors use cryptocurrency as an investment tool? What are some useful tips and advice?
25 Aug, 5pm
A career in cryptocurrency
If cryptocurrencies gain popularity and legitimacy as a means of investment and transaction, how will it alter jobs in the sector? How should finance/business students prepare themselves? What types of internship and job opportunities are available in this space?
8 Sep, 5pm