Management Team

 
E K ONG

E K Ong

CEO and 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 and 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.

 

Team Members

Gusniawan

Full Stack Developer

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.


JAISVAR VISWA RAMAMURTHY

Jaisvar Viswa Ramamurthy

Senior Data Analyst

Jaisvar is a data integration and analytics professional with a strong background in mathematics and finance. He has over 12 years of experience across various roles in information technology and 7 years of experience in Banking and Financial Services. He was earlier the Team Lead of Enterprise Data, Risk, Regulatory and Finance IT at Bank of Singapore.

He has implemented various projects within Banking and Financial services in the area of client onboarding, trade and order management systems, confirmation and settlement, market risk, credit risk, business intelligence and regulatory reporting.


GLENN SUNKEL

Software Engineer

Glenn has over 15 years experience as a software engineer across a range of domains. Over the last few years he has been working in major banks specializng in the compliance and regulatory domain, most recently leading the solution architecture for a major global AML implementation.

Previous experience has him working in software houses and startups. This gives Glenn a strong background in the building and maintenance of large, global software projects. 


 
 

Advisory Board

 
DANIEL YU

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 Executive Advisor to Graymatics SG Pte Ltd, an Artificial Intelligence technology company.  He is also Non-Executive Independent Director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Ltd and HSBC Bank (Singapore) Ltd (where he also the Audit Committee Chairman).  He is also on a number of listed boards in India.  Prior to this Mr. Kataria was Chief Executive of Global Banking and Markets, HSBC India and before that in Hong Kong as MD and Head of Institutional Sales, Asia Pacific, 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 focussed on the education of girl 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.