The Changing World of Payments

Implications for Policy Making and Regulation

19 - 21 Setember 2017 | Johannesburg, South Africa

 

Program Overview

The program will combine academic inputs with keen insights from industry experts and practitioners. The methodology will be highly interactive and participant-centered, including brief lectures, experiential activities, simulations, small group discussions and live cases. A Duke CE orchestrator will weave the narrative thread through the various sessions of the program, to create an integrated learning experience, focusing on key take-aways and action items.


About Duke Corporate Education & Visa School of Public Policy

Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE) is the premier global provider of customized leadership solutions, consistently ranked among the top three globally the last 15 years. It is world renowned for its innovative, interactive and engaging methodology that ensures a high level of impact.

The Visa School of Public Policy's primary focus is to be a trusted partner and thought leader to government regulators and policy makers around the world . Our programs are designed to demonstrate the benefits of electronic payments for economies. They are also aimed at creating awareness of the positive impact that can be achieved when policies and regulations enable electronic payments and innovation to flourish.

Duke CE and Visa have jointly designed and developed an exciting three-day program to enable senior policy makers from across CIS to understand the emerging trends and changing business models, driven by innovations in the payment space. The key themes in the program include: the emerging context of the payments industry globally and regionally; key industry game-changers including fintech innovations and disruptions; risk and security; inter-agency collaboration; and implications for regulation and policy making.

We look forward to welcoming you to this exciting program.

Visa Partnerships

In accordance with Visa's core principal of deepening partnerships, the Visa School of Public Policy has been created to be a trusted partner and thought leader to government and public sector stakeholders around the world. The school’s programs are designed to create a collaborative environment that promotes the sharing of specialized knowledge and experiences that deepen understanding of the payments ecosystem.

Since 2011, the school has provided training to over 2,000 regulators and policy makers. The positive response to our workshops has allowed us to maintain ongoing dialogues with all our key stakeholders.

About the Visa School of Public Policy

Program Agenda


Day One: | Setting the Context

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Day Two: | Understanding the Changing Game

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Day Three: | Committing to Change & Action

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Kwan Chee Wei



Summary

Partner, Kerridge & Partners

Location

New Zealand

Education

B.S. Leeds University, UK MBA, University of Leicester, UK

Expertise

Leadership Development, Working of Regulatory Bodies and Stakeholder Networks in ASEAN.

Experience

  • Chee Wei Kwan works with the Kerridge & Partners team to develop new leadership insights from a New Zealand Asian perspective. Chee Wei is also an Adjunct Professor at the Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, in Singapore.
  • Prior to Chee Wei’s relocation to Auckland, he was the founding CEO of the Singapore Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI). HCLI is an institute spearheaded by Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower and Economic Development Board, in partnership with the Singapore Management University (SMU). HCLI is the leading institution in Asia that raises strategic human capital capabilities and develops human capital thought leadership for Asia, from Asia. In addition to driving the strategy and initiatives for HCLI activities, Chee Wei was also the lead facilitator for HCLI’s flagship leadership programs, seminars and conferences. He is very familiar with the working of regulatory bodies and stakeholder networks within ASEAN.
  • Chee Wei has had a career spanning senior corporate HR roles, HR and leadership consulting, and also leading organization development initiatives in the government/military. Chee Between 1997 and 2007, Chee Wei gained his consulting and executive experience leading SHL and Watson Wyatt (now TowersWatson) in Asia.
  • Chee Wei was educated in the UK under a Singapore government scholarship scheme and spent the first 10 years of his career as an organisational psychologist with the Singapore Armed Forces. He has a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) from Leeds University (UK) and an MBA from the University of Leicester (UK).

Joe Divanna



Summary

Managing Director, Maris Strategies

Location

UK

Joe has been an educator on the VISA Business Bank Card School for six years and has presented at numerous VISA events

Expertise

Financial Services. Leadership, Banking and Financial Services, Global Trends

Experience

  • Strategist for numerous banks, technology companies and multinational businesses. He has helped the African Banking Corporation develop its brand strategy in Southern Africa and Barclays Bank, Ghana, develop a strategy for promoting affordable housing in Ghana. Other clients include MasterCard, African Banking Corporation, Barclays, First National Bank, VISA International, J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, UBS, Arabian Society for Human Resource Management, Royal and Sun Alliance, BUPA, BT Global, Deloitte, IBM, Hewlett-Packard.
  • A prolific author, he’s published numerous books on business, finance, technology and strategy published in North America, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia and hundreds of articles in publications such as The Banker, the Financial Times, The Times, Financial World, New Horizons, FinWeek (South Africa), Malta Business Weekly, Islamic Business & Finance (Dubai), and Middle East Banker (Dubai). A frequent television commentator on CNBC (Europe, Africa, Middle East), Citi7-TV, Dubai One, Jyskebank.tv and Summit-TV (South Africa).
  • A frequent commentator on CNBC (Europe, Africa, Middle East), Citi7-TV, Dubai One, and Summit-TV, he is considered an expert on banking, economics, human capital management, emerging markets and Islamic finance
  • Lectures and industry speeches can be heard at numerous industry events on banking, financial services, Islamic finance, emerging markets, economics, innovation, human capital management and leadership

John Sweeney



Summary

Deputy Director, Center for Postnormal Policy and Future Studies

Location

US

Education

PhD, Alternative Futures/Strategic Insight, University of Hawaii at Manoa

MA, Religion/Religious Studies

Expertise

Developing Foresight Capacity

Experience

  • An international foresight practitioner, consultant, and educator. John has extensive project management experience, particularly in developing contexts, and has managed, facilitated, and designed educational workshops and seminars, multi---stakeholder projects, and strategic gaming systems in Belgium, France, Hawai`i, Iceland, Indonesia, Japan, Macedonia, Myanmar, Taiwan, Tonga, Turkey, Singapore, and the U.K. John has professional and working relationships with various international agencies, foundations, and organizations, such the East-West Center, The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, The Rockefeller Foundation, The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and the United Nations Development Programme(UNDP). John currently serves as Deputy Director of the Center for Postnormal Policy and Futures Studies at East---West University and a Researcher at the Hawai`I Research Center for Futures Studies at the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa.

  • He helps leaders wade through and debate both the potential and the challenges facing the public service when developing internal capacity and institutionalizing foresight for better anticipation and appreciation of possible, probable, and desirable futures.

Patrick Duparcq



Summary

Dean, Graduate School of Business, Nazarbayev University

Location

Astana, KZ

Education

PhD in Marketing and Econometrics from Purdue University

MSc. in Quantitative Economics from the University of Antwerpen.

Expertise

Global Marketing, Digital Marketing, Marketing Strategy and Technology Forecasting

Experience

  • Dr. Patrick Duparcq’s teaching and research interests include Global Marketing, Digital Marketing, Marketing Strategy and Technology Forecasting.
  • He has taught in Executive programs in the US, Europe and Asia. Before coming to Nazarbayev University, Dr. Duparcq was at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
  • Dr. Duparcq is a recognized technology strategist and technology visionary with twenty years of expertise in technology forecasting, marketing, and technology implementation. He has a track record of “predicting and planning for the next wave”.
  • Over the last 20 years, Dr. Duparcq’s expertise in technology and marketing has helped companies to develop a digital strategy and implement technology in several business functions; he has helped some of Europe’s top business schools in positioning and globalization; he has also provided advice to federal, regional and local governments.
  • In a 2008 book “Online Marketing Heroes” (Michael Miller, Wiley Publications), Dr. Duparcq was selected as one of 25 successful online marketing gurus shaping the ideas and views on online marketing

Andrei Aleikin



Summary

Business Leader, Head of Emerging Payments & Innovation for CIS-SEE region, Visa.

Experience

  • Andrei Aleikin is currently the Head of Emerging Products & Innovation in CIS & South-East Europe (17 markets). His main areas of responsibilities include: Visa Token Service, Visa Checkout, Cloud-based payments, Contactless payments, Transit, Mobile Contactless payments (NFC), Mobile wallets and Mobile Money solutions, Authentication for eCommerce (VbV) and money transfer services (Visa Direct).
  • Andrei joined Visa in 2005 as a member of Chip and Innovation team. During his 10 years at Visa Andrei successfully managed region-wide implementation of chip technology, contactless payments (Visa PayWave) in 11 markets, mobile NFC & Cloud-based payments in 6 markets, dynamic VbV and Visa Direct in multiple markets.
  • Andrei Aleikin brings to Visa Innovation team over 12 years of experience in IT and financial systems consulting gained with PWC and KPMG.
  • Andrey holds a Master’s Degree in IT Systems architecture and Design from National Technical University of Ukraine, Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.

Galym Tabyldiyev



Summary

Country Manager, CA, Visa

Experience

  • Galym Tabyldiyev is the Country Manager for Central Asia region of Visa since in April 2012.
  • Based in Almaty he is responsible for developing Visa’s electronic payment business across 5 markets, as well as developing relationships with Visa's clients, including financial institutions, government authorities and the merchant community. He oversees matters relating to the development and implementation the business and strategy of Visa in Kazakhstan and in other Central Asia countries.
  • Mr. Tabyldiyev has been working in the card business more than 20 years. Before joining Visa, he led the Department of Debit cards in JSC Kazkommertsbank. In this role, Mr. Tabyldiyev was responsible for product development and strategy, expanding the range of partners, sales of card products, and cooperation with government authorities.
  • Mr. Tabyldiev had begun career in bank sphere in 1994 as a specialist in the Center of authorization in Alem Bank Kazakhstan. From 1996 till 2003 he worked in ATF Bank where he started from position of leading specialist of plastic cards and growth as deputy chief of plastic cards.
  • Galym Tabyldiyev graduated from the Kazakh State Technical University and has an MBA degree from the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Planning (KIMEP).

Michelangelo Hotel

Johannesburg, South Africa


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"Among the luxury hotels in Sandton, lies the magnificent Renaissance architecture of The Michelangelo hotel. The Hotel is one of five Legacy Developments that is in heart of the Richest Square Mile. The Michelangelo is the very essence of status and success located in the rapidly growing Sandton CBD, located on Nelson Mandela Square.

The Michelangelo offers 242 suites and rooms – with ensuite amenities – as well as world-class facilities in a stylish and elegant setting. The Michelangelo provides easy access to some of Africa’s finest shops, restaurants, cinemas and theatres within Sandton.

The Michelangelo is a proud member of the ‘Leading Hotels of the World’ and remains one of the most exclusive hotels in Johannesburg."


Johannesburg Overview


Johannesburg


Overview of Johannesburg

The city of Johannesburg was originally founded in 1886 after gold was discovered on a nearby farm. In less than 10 years, the population boomed to over 100,000 inhabitants.

Today the population of Johannesburg Metropolitan Area is estimated to be more than 4.4 million people, making it the largest city in South Africa. Home to some of the tallest buildings in Africa, the Johannesburg skyline is truly a remarkable sight. Johannesburg is also world-renowned as a “green” city, with more than 6 million trees.


Weather

Johannesburg has a subtropical highland climate. September is considered to last of the winter months that are characterized by dry sunny days and cold nights. Average high in September is 23° C and low is 9° C, with 27 mm of average rainfall for the month.


Currency

The South African Rand is the currency used in Johannesburg. At the time of writing, the exchange rate is 13.16 Rand to one U.S. dollar.


Tipping

Tipping is widely practiced in Johannesburg. In restaurants and bars 10%-15% percent is customary, depending on service. The standard tip for airport and hotel porters is between 5 and 10 Rand per piece of luggage.


Time

Johannesburg is UTC+02:00.


Things to See and Do

South Africa has something for everyone. From game watching and safari trips to luxurious city adventures and nightlife, cultural sights, or just relaxing on the beach. For ideas of what to see and do, visit the official tourism website of South Africa.

Contact Us


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Visa
Pauline Sahetapy

Pauline Sahetapy

Title: Vice President, School of Public Policy

Email: sahetapy@visa.com

Phone: +65 6571 5983

Majeed Hujair

Majeed Hujair

Title: Senior Director, School of Public Policy

Email: hujairm@visa.com

Phone: +971 4 4375018

Gaurav Arora

Gaurav Arora

Title: Project Support, School of Public Policy

Email: gaarora@visa.com

Phone: +971 4 4372362

Duke
Sandhya Karpe

Sandhya Karpe

Title: Managing Director

Email: sandhya.karpe@dukece.com

Phone: +65 9880 7461

John Moran

John Moran

Title: Project Director

Email: john.moran@dukece.com

Phone: +65 6701 5302

John Moran

Janice Loh

Title: Programme Manager

Email: janice.loh@dukece.com

Phone: +65 6701 5308