Management Team

E K ONG
 

E K Ong

CEO & Co-founder

EK was a Fixed Income trader with career trading experiences in London, New York, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore. Prior to starting Bondlinc, EK was a Managing Director and Senior Asian Credit Trader at US Investment Bank Jefferies International.

Over the course of his career, he has had capital market experiences at DZ Bank, BNP Paribas and Citigroup. He graduated from the London School of Economics with a Economics degree in 2001.

VINCENT CALDEIRA
 

Vincent Caldeira

CTO & Co-founder

Vincent was a Managing Director and Head of Technology and Business Process Re-engineering at Bank of Singapore. Prior to joining Bank of Singapore, Vincent also held various positions in the Global & Capital Markets domains, working with banks such as HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank to develop and implement process and technology solutions to support and manage their Derivatives Trading activities. He has also led the effort of effectively re-engineering and consolidating Treasury Front to Back-Office systems for trade & risk management, processing and accounting across all asset classes including Foreign Exchange, Money Market, Fixed Income and Derivatives (Interest Rates, Foreign Exchange, Equity) for OCBC Bank.

Vincent earned his Master of Science from HEC School of Management in Paris, concentrating his studies on Operations Research and Quantitative Methods, as well as Management of Information Systems. He also completed a Program of International Management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

 

Team Members

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Gusniawan

Senior Technology Lead

Gusniawan is Full Stack Developer with 20 years' experience working in blue chip, startup, companies across different markets sectors, Banking, Stock Trading, and Ecommerce. He has extensive knowledge of Java Enterprise, PHP framework, LAMP stack, experienced in working on multiple operating systems, including Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux.

He is a creative mobile application developer with over five years of experience across both Android and iOS devices.

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rajesh

Senior Developer

Rajesh comes with 8 years of experience as a software engineer. He is an accomplished professional with expertise in application development, integration and project management within the Telecom, Banking, Insurance, and Healthcare domain in Singapore.

He also excels in developing, supporting, and achieving success on diverse and complex web applications. In 2012, he furthered his studies in National Technological University with a Master of Science in Knowledge Management.

 
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Adnan

Senior Developer

Adnan is a Software Engineer with a passion for programming and technology, which he pursued since an early age, and eventually favored over his medical background in his bachelor studies. He started out as a computer and networking technician and branched out into full stack development and software engineering and architecture, solving problems throughout the IT stack.

He has over 6 years of experience developing for initial stage startups to global software companies. He is a firm believer in personal and professional development and adapting to the problem at hand.                                                                      

 
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Wan Ping 

Application Developer

Wan Ping is the youngest of the Bondlinc family, who believes that programming fundamentally means fun! She graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor Degree of Computer Science from Multimedia University Cyberjaya.

Prior to joining Bondlinc, she was a full-time Android Developer who enjoyed delivering intuitive user experience. Transitioning into the current role as Full Stack Developer with specialty in Mobile/Web Development, she looks forward to taking on intriguing challenges-- be it small or big, and is extremely driven to solve them. In her free time, she loves to travel and explore exotic places.

 
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Grace 

Administrative Assistant

Supporting the everyday functions of Bondlinc, Grace joined after graduating in 2017 with a Bachelors of Social Science (double majors in Psychology and Corporate Communications) from Singapore Management University. Prior to university, she worked in several client-facing jobs in Fuji Xerox and Gucci. She also interned in a specialized oil & gas recruitment firm as well as the sports giant adidas. Although her work and education background is neither tech nor finance, she enjoys the atmosphere of innovation and drive in startups.

Her other passions include strength-endurance training, rockclimbing, and trekking to great viewpoints.

 
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Jer Kwang 

Data Analyst / Software Developer

Jer Kwang has experience in statistical modelling and web development using tools such as R, Python, Django and MERN stack. He also has knowledge of investment management, capital markets, financial regulations, and software development through previous roles as financial journalist, as well as analyst with Monetary Authority of Singapore and Ministry of Finance. 

He is a Master's degree holder from KU Leuven, Belgium, focusing on Finance and Statistics. He also holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Brown University, USA and a certificate in full stack web development from General Assembly, Singapore.

 
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Jerald 

Associate

Jerald was a Private Banking Analyst at a tier one international bank where he played an integral role as the first line of defense. He has a strong background in financial crimes compliance, business quality control and mitigation of client risk. His stint at the firm saw him led and oversaw several internal compliance and regulatory mandated projects, most recently validating and implementing the client onboarding structure in Singapore.

Previous experience had him working in Treasury at a commercial FX firm, and as an Analyst at Standard Chartered where he was responsible for mitigating tax evasion and financial crimes risk. Jerald is a business graduate with a double major in Finance and Economics, and is also a certified full stack web developer.

 
 

Advisory Board

 
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Daniel Yu

Special Advisor

Daniel is currently the Treasurer for OCBC Hong Kong branch. Prior to moving to Hong Kong, he was the Head of Credit and Equity Trading at OCBC in Singapore. Before joining OCBC, Daniel was the head of Asia High Yield Credit Trading at JP Morgan in Hong Kong. Daniel began his career as an equity analyst at an event-driven hedge fund in New York.

Daniel conceived of BondLinc in 2014, but only formalized the project when he recruited Eng Keong Ong to be a co-founder and CEO in 2016.  Daniel serves as a non-executive director and heads BondLinc’s Advisory Panel which consists of senior industry professionals.

TERENCE ON SEA ENG

Terence Ong Sea Eng

Banking Advisor

Terence is a veteran banker who recently left UOB to run his new Private Equity Venture, New Silkroutes Asset Management. His last position at the bank was Head of Group Global Markets and Investment Management, where he drove UOB's global treasury and asset management businesses. He was also Chairman of UOB Asset Management and UOB Venture Management, and a member of several of the bank's key committees, including its management executive committee and investment committee.

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Tarun Kataria

Audit Advisor

Tarun is currently an Executive Advisor to Graymatics SG Pte Ltd, an Artificial Intelligence technology company.  He is also a Non-Executive Independent Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Ltd and HSBC Bank (Singapore) Ltd (where he is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee).  He is on a number of listed boards in India.  
Prior to this Mr. Kataria was the Chief Executive Officer of Global Banking and Markets, HSBC India He also headed Institutional Sales for Asia Pacific at HSBC Global Markets.

His other passions include opera (he is on the Board of New Opera Singapore), yoga and African safaris.  His charitable work is focused on the education of female children.

 
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Anthony Chan

Business Advisor

Anthony Chan is the Group Managing Director of Chan Brothers Holdings Pte Ltd.

He is the impetus behind Chan Brothers Group of Companies growth as Singapore’s largest and most established group of travel agencies and tour operators. 

Prior to joining Chan Brothers, Anthony worked at Chase Manhattan Bank (presently JP Morgan Chase) after graduating from the London School of Economics, University of London with a Bachelor of Science
(Honours) degree in Economics.

Tan Ker Wei

Private Wealth Advisor

Ker Wei is currently a senior bond dealer at Bank of Singapore, having been at the institution for close to 15 years. He started his career at ING Asia Private Bank in 2003, where as a management associate he was tasked to help manage client portfolios. He moved to fixed income trading in 2006, where he has since been an integral part of the team handling bond executions. He is an honors graduate from Nanyang Technological University.