The Global Wealth and Society Programme is managed by a team of highly professional programme managers and research analysts in the Asian Banker, who bring outstanding expertise and experience of organising events and researching the private wealth industry and high and ultra-high-net-worth client segments, respectively. Their work is supervised and validated by our distinguished Panel of International Advisors, comprising of prominent and highly respected individuals in the private wealth management industry.

     Mr. Gordian Gaeta - Chairman, Wealth & Society Programme

Mr. Gaeta has been a banking consultant for around 25 years. He has advised and served many of the leading financial services organisations across Asia and close to half of the top 100 banks worldwide. He specialises in developing and implementing analytical solutions for complex strategic issues in financial services-related industries undergoing significant change or being exposed to intricate risk issues.

     Ms. April Rudin - Advisor, Wealth & Society Programme

Ms Rudin, the Founder and President of The Rudin Group (since 2008) is an acclaimed financial services marketing strategist and digital media expert distinguished by her ability to forecast, analyze and illuminate critical trends in the industry to drive new client acquisition and brand awareness. A wealth management/UHNW sector specialist and a digital/social media authority, she has partnered with many of the most revered financial services institutions in the world to design and execute forward-looking marketing programs that take advantage of essential communications channels to a new audience of high net worth investors. She is also on the Board of Advisors for NexChange – a global financial services social network based in Hong Kong and is regularly featured in international news and business outlets, trade publications and broadcast media for her expert industry commentary.

     Mr. Urs Bolt - Advisor, Wealth & Society Programme

Mr. Bolt has more than 25 years of experience as a senior banker working in the financial services industry, most recently at Credit Suisse. He focuses on wealth management, investment banking, risk & regulation, and financial technology business and his expertise centres on developing and launching new digital business platforms and establishing prime services for high net-worth and ultra-high-net worth clients. His focus is to help financial technology (fintech) and regulatory technology companies and financial service providers review/refocus business strategies, develop products and markets, execute sales, scout for fintech solutions and start-ups, build business partnerships, and implement corporate structures and process.