Aurélie Saada, APAC Risk Lead, Microsoft
Aurelie is currently APAC Site Lead for Fraud Risk for Microsoft. Vice President at Credit Suisse and in charge of assessing and mitigating the risks related to New Business and New Projects for APAC, covering 18 countries in the region.
Previously, Aurelie was Head of Risk for Singapore for AIG Singapore, where she covered all categories of risk from operational risks, reputational risk, financial risks to insurance risks. She was then part of the Executive Committee and presented risk matters to the Board of Director. Through her career she also worked in HSBC for about 7 years, mainly for Private Bank and Asset Management, still in the risk function.
She has over 13 years of international experience in risk management and audit, both in major banking and insurance companies. She accumulated a strong knowledge in all risk areas, as well as in product development, conduct risk, compliance and regulatory matters.
Born in France, she discovered Singapore through an exchange program in 2004 and fell in love with this country, its culture and the food since then. She definitely moved to Singapore in 2010 with her family and considers the “little red dot” as her home.
She holds a Master in Management in Audit and Consulting from a French international business school as well as few local certifications from the Singapore College of Insurance. She also has the CERG (Certified in Enterprise Risk Governance) from ERMA.
Aurelie truly believes in developing diversity at work and increasing ethics in our day to day. She was part of a corporate group raising inclusion and awareness on disabled persons in the working environment.
Aurelie is also a fervent supporter of professional development and women leadership. She’s the currentPresident for PrimeTime Business and Professional Women’s Association, whose vision is to help professional women to achieve their highest potential through training, network and events.