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Dr. Subas Roy

Subas Roy

Subas Roy is the Chairman of the International RegTech Association and drives its vision, mission and purpose. He has served as the global RegTech practice leader in a professional services organisation and has led several global digital risk and compliance transformation programmes over the past 20+ years.

Subas is an adviser, entrepreneur, innovator and strategic consulting leader to the future of Financial Services, Digital trust and compliance including a keen focus on a number of key regulations viz. GDPR, MiFID II, FRTB, CCAR, AIFMD, MAR, Dodd-Frank, Cyber Security and AML, KYC/CTF. He is a qualified Data Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) with years of hands-on experience, also a qualified Chartered Accountant and a PhD in Computational Mathematics.

He has led few of the world's largest digital risk and regulatory compliance transformation initiative including Banking Simplification and rapid adaption of integrated risk framework in the digital banking set up. He is nimble, attentive to detail and lives by the merit-wins principle. A keen professional with several years of experience in start-ups, VCs and tech enabled organizational transformation. Strategic links with a number of C-suites, Government, Financial Regulators, Academics and contributors to the future of FinServ and Financial Inclusion.

He was the Chair of a number of Government led initiatives in the United Kingdom and wider Europe related to innovation in digital trust and compliance. In his last role, he ran the Chief Privacy Officers (CPOs) and Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) forums, led a number of global research projects, surveys.

Innovation-In Trust and RegTech-by Design (RTbD) are the two practical theories developed by him and he continues to research on these further.

When not traveling, he is based in London. A father and a husband, he likes to spending time with his family, reading books and running for leisure!