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Nautilus 

Supporting Coral Reef Conservation through the Arts.

By invitation only.

The fintech ecosystem is booming and innovative approaches are being offered. The Singapore Fintech Association is supporting this ecosystem of creativity and collaboration.  Join us in the environs of the Nautilus premier, an international art exhibition in aid of the Nature Society, Singapore to network with industry peers and discuss our financial services ecosystem.

Date: Friday, 1 April, 2022 
 
Time: 6.00 PM Registration 

Venue: Badt and Co., 290A Joo Chiat                  Rd, Singapore 427542.

Green Coral and Fish

ABOUT 

Join environmental artists Jassy Husk, Andrew Conley, and Rehyphen® for the contemporary international art collaboration Nautilus. Nautilus celebrates the beauty of the world beneath the waves and draws our attention to the coral reefs' fragile state. Each artistic reflection brings to life a different aspect of oceanic conservation. Organised by Reef Chorus, the exhibition is a unique re-imagining of the voices of the sea in aid of the Nature Society, Singapore.


Nautilus is a series of 11 stunning acrylic and mixed media artworks on canvas by Husk, upcycled contemporary ceramics by Conley, and iconic fashion collectibles by Rehyphen® that call upon the viewer to consider our amazing environment, all its flora and fauna, and relationship with the reef.


Exciting ceramic works by multi-talented New Zealand artist Conley feature in the exhibition. Each art piece is formed with sand from beaches facing environmental change and adorned with Husk’s marine life forms.


Rehyphen® pioneered an up-cycling initiative whereby they collect discarded cassette tapes and weave them into a piece of MusicCloth® to reduce and eliminate electronic waste. For Nautilus, the team have created haute couture accessories from the recordings of Husk.

 

GUEST OF HONOUR

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Shadab Taiyabi

President, Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)

Shadab is the President of the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), a cross-industry initiative designed to facilitate collaboration between all market participants and stakeholders in the FinTech ecosystem. SFA brings together a strong community to foster collaboration, innovation and partnerships among members and the industry at-large, with the goal of strengthening Singapore’s position as a global FinTech hub. As the elected President since March 2021, Shadab leads the SFA Executive Committee, which sets the strategic direction for its activities related to representation, fostering business growth, facilitating access to capital and opportunities as well as growing the FinTech talent pool.
 
Shadab has over 16 years of experience working in the financial services industry with over 14 years at FinTech companies. He has a strong track record of growing businesses in the fintech space. He is currently the APAC Head of Fintech and Innovation at Schroders, where he leads Schroders' collaboration with FinTech players and spearheads innovation initiatives in the APAC region.

 

SPEAKERS

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Patrick Huang

Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Starfish Digital

Starfish Digital represents the culmination of over 20 years' experience in the financial services industry gained at the world's leading banks. Prior to founding Starfish Digital, Patrick was Managing Director and Asia Pacific Chief Technology Officer at Deutsche Bank with strategic responsibility for driving the modernisation of the bank's platforms and new business growth. In addition, Patrick represented technology to the region's regulatory bodies and compliance leadership. As a senior member of the Cloud and Platform Technology Board, he spearheaded the development of Deutsche Bank's automation tools and the processes central to sustainable production engineering and culture. Patrick has worked with cloud accelerators, financial integration partners and innovation labs

Prior to Deutsche Bank, Patrick held global positions where he led corporate integration at Merrill Lynch, Asia Pacific regional development at Credit Suisse, and IT optimisation at UBS. It was at UBS where he was promoted to Managing Director, Asia Pacific Infrastructure

Patrick graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering.

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Sally Clarke

Chief Revenue Officer & Co-founder, Starfish Digital

An entrepreneur with international experience in leading start-ups from early stage development to successful IPO, Sally has held senior global roles at FIS SunGard and IHS Markit. She has managed award-winning, high performing teams in strategic marketing, product management, partnership alliances and digital technologies. In 2011, she moved from London to Singapore and established the advisory practice at Asia's top-ranked think tank, the Singapore Institute of International Affairs. In 2014, Sally received the LaSalle, Singapore Incubator Fund award for an e-commerce company she founded and later sold in 2017. Sally is a passionate supporter of the arts and marine conservation. She is a director and co-founder of Reef Chorus, a UK registered not-for-profit, and Advisor to the Board of Directors at The Substation, Singapore. 

Sally graduated from the University of Barcelona with an MA in International Finance and Commerce, holds an MA in Asian Art History from the University of London, and BA (Hons.) majoring in Economics and Politics.

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Jassy Husk

Artist and Chief Executive Officer , REEF Chorus

Jassy Husk is a co-founder of REEF a non-profit reef conservation community interest company registered in the UK. And an award-winning critically acclaimed music artist. Jassy performs internationally, collaborates with the world's leading luxury brands and artists she has sung on the soundtracks for major films such as Snow White and the Huntsman.

She has worked with the world’s most significant conductors, coaches, and performers, including: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Dennis O’Neill CBE, Richard Bonynge Order of Australia CBE, Dr.Richard Miller and Pete Tong on his Ibiza Classics album.

Classically trained, Jassy studied at the Royal College of Music, graduated with a Master's degree from the Wales International Academy of Voice, she was coached as an Opera Works Young Artist at English National Opera.


IN SUPPORT OF

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Nature Society (Singapore) or NSS is a non-government, non-profit organisation dedicated to the appreciation, conservation, study and enjoyment of the natural heritage in Singapore, Malaysia and the surrounding region. It is a registered society in Singapore under the Societies Act, Cap. 311.

The Society is an approved charity under the Charities Act, Cap.37 since 19 Feb 2008 and has been accorded the status of an Institution of Public Character (IPC) since 1st September 2008.

Its Unique Entity No. (UEN) is S61SS0142H and its registered address is 510 Geylang Road, #02-05, The Sunflower, Singapore 389466.

It was formerly known as the Singapore branch of the Malayan Nature Society. The branch was formed in 1954 and became Nature Society (Singapore) in 1991.

Evening Programme

Title
Topic
Presenter
Job Title
6.00 pm
Registration
6.30 pm
Welcome
Sally Clarke
Chief Revenue Officer and Co - Founder, Starfish Digital
6.35 pm
Fintech ecosystem in Singapore and the role of the Singapore Fintech Association
Shadab Taiyabi
President, Singapore FinTech Association, Head of Fintech and Innovation at Schroders
6.45 pm
Innovation in corporate banking ecosystem
Patrick Huang
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Starfish Digital
6.55 pm
About the Nautilus art exhibition and coral ecosystems
Jassy Husk
Artist and CEO, REEF Chorus
7.00 - 9 pm
Networking with industry peers

VENUE

Badt and Co.

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Badt and Co.,
290A Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427542