Singapore and Switzerland Co-Organise Level Zero Discussion board to Focus on Innovation in Digital Monetary Expertise


SINGAPORE, Feb. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Swiss Secretariat for Worldwide Finance (SIF) and Elevandi, right now introduced the launch of the inaugural Level Zero Discussion board, to be held on June 21-23 in Zurich, Switzerland. This in-person occasion will present a platform for international leaders throughout the private and non-private sectors to drive the significant alternate of concepts and data to advance FinTech and Web3.0 within the digital economic system. Key matters of dialogue embrace advances in Decentralised Finance, Embedded and Open Finance and Sustainable Finance, implications for policymakers, and alternatives for FinTechs.

The three-day Discussion board is organised in cooperation with the BIS Innovation Hub, the Financial Authority of Singapore (MAS), and the Swiss Nationwide Financial institution (SNB). The Discussion board will even be supported by Finance.Swiss, Milken Institute and Switzerland International Enterprise.

The inaugural discussion board will likely be collectively opened by Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Financial Insurance policies, Heng Swee Keat and Switzerland’s Federal Councillor and the Head of the Federal Division of Finance, Ueli Maurer.

Mr Heng stated,

“Digital expertise has large potential to alter the world for the higher, particularly via finance. To unlock this potential, we should discover new methods to collaborate, and associate each other to sort out key international challenges and journey the brand new wave of alternatives. Singapore and Switzerland have labored collectively to organise the inaugural Level Zero Discussion board, bringing collectively international technologists, monetary establishments and regulators. By means of this Discussion board, we will add to the worldwide FinTech momentum and strengthen the worldwide motion for innovation and alter.”

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Mr Maurer stated,

“As one of many world’s main and progressive monetary centres, Switzerland is a perfect host to convey worldwide monetary market and supervisory authorities along with new gamers from the world of FinTech. Switzerland has lengthy maintained an intensive monetary dialogue with Singapore. Collectively, we’re dedicated to open markets, worldwide competitors and fixed innovation. The Level Zero Discussion board is meant to assist be certain that innovation in digital monetary expertise can flourish and thrive in a safe framework for the advantage of all.”

First audio system, with extra to be introduced, embrace:

  • Heng Swee Keat, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Financial Insurance policies

  • Ueli Maurer, Switzerland’s Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Division of Finance

  • Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board, SNB

  • City Angehrn, CEO, Swiss Monetary Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA)

  • Ravi Menon, Managing Director, MAS

  • Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President & CEO, Ladies’s World Banking

  • Ralph Hamers, CEO, UBS

  • Philipp Rickenbacher, CEO, Julius Baer

  • Joanne Hannaford, Chief Expertise & Operations Officer and Govt Board Member, Credit score Suisse

  • Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO, FTX

  • Dr. Gabriela Maria Payer, Vice-Chairwoman, Sygnum

  • Ben Zhou, Founder & CEO, Bybit

  • Jos Dijsselhof, CEO, SIX

  • Stefan Klestil, Normal Companion, SpeedInvest

  • Jo Ann Barefoot, CEO & Co-Founder, Barefoot Innovation

  • Jason Thompson, CEO, Partior

  • Dr. Darian McBain, Chief Sustainability Officer, MAS

  • Eric Lim, Chief Sustainability Officer, UOB

  • Ericson Chan, Group Chief Data and Digital Officer, Zurich Insurance coverage

  • Teana Baker-Taylor, Chief Coverage Officer, Chamber of Digital Commerce

  • Oliver Bussmann, CEO & Founding father of Bussmann Advisory, Former CIO & Group MD of UBS

  • Dr. Iwa Salami, Reader (Affiliate Professor), Centre of FinTech, Division of Legislation & Criminology, Royal Docks Faculty of Enterprise and Legislation

  • Pinar Özcan, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Oxford College

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Level Zero Discussion board friends can select to find the Switzerland FinTech Ecosystem via a further day of excursions to progressive firms and labs to study concerning the newest developments in Web3.0 and Zug.

Level Zero Discussion board is an invitation-only discussion board for senior leaders from authorities and regulators, monetary establishments, expertise firms, digital asset and blockchain networks, academia and traders. To register curiosity, or to appoint a visitor please go to

State Secretariat for Worldwide Finance

The State Secretariat for Worldwide Finance represents Switzerland’s pursuits in monetary, financial and tax issues not solely vis-à-vis associate international locations but in addition within the competent worldwide our bodies. It’s dedicated to good framework situations to make sure that Switzerland can have an progressive, interconnected and sustainable monetary centre and enterprise location that’s among the many world leaders. The State Secretariat is accountable for implementing the monetary market coverage of the Swiss Authorities.


Elevandi, which implies to ‘raise up’ or ‘elevate up’ was arrange by the Financial Authority of Singapore (MAS), to convey collectively the worldwide private and non-private sectors to advance FinTech in our digital economic system. Elevandi is constructing the way forward for finance by connecting companies and other people, insights and concepts. Our flagship product is the Singapore FinTech Competition alongside quick rising platforms together with the World FinTech Competition and Level Zero Discussion board.

SOURCE Elevandi